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Scalia's Unusual Hunting Partner Reveals Herself

AP | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia are ideological opposites, yet they share a pastime. They like to hunt toget...

Want to Get Past Romney's Lies About Women's Rights? Look to the Supreme Court

Michael Keegan | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Romney's dangerous agenda, whatever it is, would last for four years. His right-wing Supreme Court could last for forty years. That's a scary thought for anyone who cares about the rights of women.

Scalia Runs Into Parking Problem

AP | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — Even if you're driving a member of the country's highest court, run afoul of the Philadelphia Parking Authority and you'll find a...

Smirking And Magical Thinking

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 12.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

One of the wonders of our age is the persistence of "birthers" and other true believers who insist that Barack Obama is an Islamist terrorist mole bent on destroying America, but this flight from reality isn't only a problem on the right.

Shrieking With Tongues

Lester & Charlie | Posted 12.11.2012 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Perhaps Mitt Romney's surprise performance at the first presidential debate has them feeling, well... invincible.

Scalia: Death Penalty, Abortion, 'Homosexual Sodomy' Are Easy Cases

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Antonin Scalia says his method of interpreting the Constitution makes some of the most hotly disputed issues that come before th...

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Scott Brown Says Antonin Scalia Is Model Supreme Court Justice | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

LOWELL, Mass. -- During Monday night's Senate debate here, incumbent Republican Scott Brown was asked by NBC's David Gregory to name his model Supreme...

Ethics: The Unfinished Business in the Supreme Court's New Term

Bob Edgar | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Bob Edgar

We're told that the court's docket is dominated by civil rights issues, but the justices have one major bit of unfinished business that's getting almost no attention, and deserves plenty: the court's own ethics.

All About the Justices: Why Republicans Are Falling in Line for Akin

Christine Pelosi | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

As President Bill Clinton famously said, "Democrats want to fall in love; Republicans want to fall in line." Today, for their values, their Justices and their post-Romney ambitions, Republicans are falling in line for Todd Akin.

Scalia Hurls 'Lie' Charge

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics

By Terry Baynes NEW YORK, Sept 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday escalated a war of words with a pro...

The Scalia-Posner War and Why it Matters

Eric Segall | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Eric Segall

Scalia relies no more (or less) on text or history than any other Supreme Court Justice; he just indignantly claims that he does.

Will Acceptance By The Supreme Court Influence Gay Rights Rulings?

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

* Two major gay-rights disputes are coming before court * Gay clerks and employees now open about orientation * Still, n...

The Sage of Monticello Would Be Turning Over in his Grave

Jamin Raskin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Jamin Raskin

If Jefferson is going to be conscripted posthumously to any side in the debate over Citizens United, the Sage of Monticello belongs with the vast majority of Americans who reject the Court's decision to treat CEOs spending corporate money on political campaigns as a form of citizen speech.

Gun Control: It's Time to Challenge the Second Amendment

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

In all the rhetoric that flies around, few people seem to consider the Amendment in full.

Jennifer Bendery

Scalia: There Are 'Undoubtedly' Limits To A Person's Right To Carry Guns | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Sunday that there are "undoubtedly" limits to a person's right to bear arms under the Second A...

Zach Carter

Scalia: Individual Mandate Is Not A Tax | Zach Carter | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Sunday that he does not believe the high court is "political," and refused to comment on Chief...

Scalia Speaks Out On Supreme Court Discord

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is downplaying reports of discord among the justices following last month's decision to uphold...

Scalia Denies 'Falling Out' With Roberts

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Justice Antonin Scalia said Wednesday he hasn't had a "falling out" with Chief Justice John Roberts over the Supreme Court's landma...

Immigration, Racial Profiling, and the Supreme Court

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

In a victory for those who support a humane immigration policy, the Court overturned three sections of SB 1070. But unfortunately, the Court unanimously upheld the most controversial provision.

Supreme Court "Injustices": Why Term Limits Are Absolutely Necessary for Our Nation's Court

David Fagin | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
David Fagin

This decision, made over 225 years ago when monarchies were the main form of government, was, for the most part, due to the fear that politics would play too much of a role if the judges had to worry about losing their jobs under the king. I wonder what they'd say today.

Scalia Under Fire Following Contentious Decisions

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Justice Antonin Scalia drew unusually critical attention during this past Supreme Court term for comments he made in court and in h...

CBS: Roberts Flipped Obamacare Vote

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

Fresh evidence has surfaced regarding suspicions that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts switched his vote on health care reform. CBS News re...

How John Roberts Went Against Conventional Wisdom

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts could have taken down the entire, massive health care law that his fellow Republicans deride as "Obamaca...

How Republicans Can Still Win

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Why Did Roberts Side With Obama on Health Care?

Peter Dreier | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

There will be many analyses of the Supreme Court's ruling, including why Roberts sided with the majority. My own view is that Roberts was looking at history.