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The Roberts Court Strikes Out: Legislators on the Bench

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

Big business couldn't be more delighted by last week's decision in Citizens United.

Supreme Court Prepares For Big Second Half

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Supreme Court entered its holiday intermission with the starkest drama put off until the second act. When justices return on Jan. 11 for their ne...

Stevens' Clerks Believe He Will Retire Next Spring

Newsweek | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Less than two weeks ago, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens made news in a typically elliptical court way. He announced that he had hired only on...

Poisonous Atmosphere Keeping Obama From Appointing Judges

The New Yorker | Jeffrey Toobin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration wanted to send a message with the President's first nomination to a federal court. "There was a real conscious decision to us...

Stevens Retirement Would Signal Shift In Court Politics

True/Slant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the legal gossip world, (hell, even in the real world), a lot is currently being made of the fact that Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has ...

Guys Who Wear Bow Ties: Love It Or Lose It? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 09.18.2012 | Style

Two weeks ago when we asked "Who's the best-dressed Supreme Court Justice?", your answer was Justice Sandra Day O'Connor for her signature lace jabot....

Think Again: Sotomayor and SCOTUS: Captured on a Carousel of Time

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

The debate over Sotomayor's "priorities" has shed next to no light on the nominee views or decisions, but has proven awfully revealing about the state of conservatives' collective neuroses.

SUPREME COURT STYLE: Who's The Best-Dressed Justice? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

*UPDATE: Sandra Day O'Connor has won best-dressed Justice! Scroll down for pull poll results.* The nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor has turned the...

Will Sotomayor Take On Scalia?

Craig Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Crawford

The court needs a fresh voice and a fierce debater to challenge Scalia's ultra-conservative passion behind the scenes, where decisions are hammered out.

Justice Stevens Claims Shakespeare Was A Fraud

Wall Street Journal | JESS BRAVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In his 34 years on the Supreme Court, Justice John Paul Stevens has evolved from idiosyncratic dissenter to influential elder, able to assemble majori...

After Heller, The Gun Lobby's "Slippery Slope" Is Gone; Reasonable Regulations Ahead

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

When the dust settles, most Americans -- and I believe even most in the gun violence prevention movement -- will come to see that there are some positives in this decision.

Toobin: A McCain Court Could Overturn Roe In "Maybe A Year"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

You know what they say: You can pick your nose, you can pick your friends, and you can also pick the next three justices to sit on the Supreme Court. ...