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John Roberts

Racism Has No Place In Jury Deliberations, Supreme Court Finds

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 03.06.2017 | Politics

In a decision that should send ripples through the criminal justice system, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Constitution empowers judges in cr...

Ivanka Trump And Daughter Pay The Supreme Court A Visit

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

Ivanka Trump and her 5-year-old daughter Arabella attended Wednesday’s Supreme Court session, and got a taste of the justices’ daily work issuing ...

Supreme Court Torn Over Whether Constitution Should Apply To Cross-Border Shootings

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― As the administration of President Donald Trump readies a new crackdown on undocumented immigrants, the Supreme Court on Tuesday weighe...

The Only Way To Know What Neil Gorsuch Really Thinks About Gay Sex Is To Ask Him About It

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.22.2017 | Queer Voices

A few days ago I wrote about Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, suggesting that, considering his judicial philosophy, it’s likely...

Supreme Court Won't Mess With Ruling That Struck Down Texas Voter ID Law

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a ruling that found Texas had discriminated against black and Latino voters when it passed a restrictiv...

Donald Trump Meets Chief Justice Roberts To Talk Inauguration

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump had a brief meeting in Washington with Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday, a day before the two men are set to meet a...

Obama Lawyer Urges Supreme Court To Shield High-Ranking Officials From Lawsuits

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Two days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, the Obama administration did him a big favor by telling the Supreme Court it...

The Supreme Court Saved Obama's Legacy. His Legacy Changed The Court.

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics

This piece is part of a series on Obama’s legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week. WASHINGTON ― The relationship be...

Mike Pence To Be Sworn In By Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics

Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be sworn into office on Jan. 20 by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, a conservative legal icon reviled ...

Chief Justice Roberts Will Sit Out Patent Case Over $175,000 Stock Conflict

Reuters | Cristian Farias | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Chief Justice John Roberts will no longer participate in a patent dispute at the Supreme Court involving a unit of Thermo Fisher Scient...

Want To Be A Judge Under Trump? Chief Justice Lays Out What The Job Is Like

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 12.31.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump is nowhere mentioned in Chief Justice John Roberts’ latest year-end report on the federal judiciary. But if you read between the lines,...

Let's Hear It For The Lawyer Who Fought In Court For Merrick Garland -- And Lost

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

Steven Michel canceled a five-week vacation to Nepal because he had to meet a court deadline. The New Mexico lawyer has taken time off of work, import...

If You Were Born After 1969, You Have No Idea What A Liberal Supreme Court Is

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics

Steven Shapiro will step down as national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union next month. During his 23-year tenure leading the group...

Build Series: John Roberts Serves Up Season 7 of Bob's Burgers

Philip Louie | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Philip Louie

John Roberts, better known as the guy who voices Linda, the matriarch in the Belcher family on Bob's Burgers, stopped by Build Series on 9/21/16. Bob...

No, Chief Justice John Roberts Did Not Give Rise To Donald Trump

The Washington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.07.2016 | Politics

Ilya Shapiro argues at The Federalist that some of the blame for the rise of Donald Trump belongs to Chief Justice Roberts’ 2012 opinion in the Obam...

John Roberts' Race-based Agenda

Richard North Patterson | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Richard North Patterson

The Chief Justice has led the Court's conservative majority in a counterrevolution against the fruits of the civil rights movement. This is not a matter of happenstance, but a defining feature of his legal career.

Chief Justice John Roberts Uses Sign Language As Deaf Lawyers Sworn In

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

In an historic first, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts used sign language from the Supreme Court bench on Tuesday as he welcomed a dozen deaf and hard-...

Roberts Swears In Deaf Lawyers Using Sign Language

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

In an historic first, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts used sign language from the Supreme Court bench on Tuesday as he welcomed a dozen deaf and hard-...

What John Roberts Gets Right About What's Wrong With SCOTUS Hiring Process

Laura Mather | Posted 04.13.2016 | Politics
Laura Mather

Interesting (or eerily) Chief Justice Roberts spoke these words 10 days before Scalia's death -- he couldn't have predicted how aptly he would describe Republican senators' refusal to consider Merrick Garland under the current political moment.

John Roberts's Past and Immigration's Future

Brianne J. Gorod | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
Brianne J. Gorod

If Justice Roberts were to change his views on standing in this case, it would do exactly what he laments: make it seem like the Justices' votes are driven by politics, not the law.

Will the Confirmation Process Ever Get Beyond Politics?

James Heffernan | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics
James Heffernan

I have news for Senator McConnell and his fellow Republican senators. When the American people re-elected Barack Obama as president in 2012, they authorized him to nominate anyone he chose to fill a vacancy on the court -- right up to his final day in office.

Chief Justice John Roberts Eulogizes Antonin Scalia As 'Our Man For All Seasons'

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court returned to the bench on Monday after a weekend of mourning and remembrance over the Feb. 13 death of Justice Ant...

Ted Cruz's Vilification Of John Roberts, The Man He Backed For The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.19.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) knows exactly what kind of justice he won't nominate to the Supreme Court if he becomes president: a fake conservative like th...

The Supreme Court No Longer Represents Us

John W. Whitehead | Posted 02.18.2017 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

We can no longer depend on the federal courts to protect us against the government. They are the government.

The Legal Case Against Obama's Supreme Court Pick

John A. Tures | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
John A. Tures

It's a little known fact, but there are legal arguments against President Obama being able to make his Supreme Court pick.