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Chuck Grassley on Judicial Confirmations: 'Let's Do Our Jobs.' (But That Was 2005)

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics
Ari Rabin-Havt

Grassley should simply follow his own admonition from more than a decade ago, come back to Washington, tell his Republican colleagues "let's do our jobs," and get to work confirming Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.

Disqualify Overachievers From the Supreme Court?

Joel Cohen | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
Joel Cohen

How far do we go to make sure all of the people are represented by our justices? Do we really want our judges and justices to be more fairly representative of our society based on characteristics such as intelligence?

Judges Wary Of Osama Bin Laden Photo Release

Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

BY FREDERIC J. FROMMER, ASSOCIATED PRESS Federal appeals court judges seemed skeptical Thursday about forcing the government to release photos and...

Malcolm X to Barack Obama: The Supreme Court Needs Someone Like Me

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Mr. President: In that fight over health care, when you stood for something, and fought for it, you won.

Guantanamo as Alice in Wonderland

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

The US administration's basis for holding prisoners without charge or trial in the "War on Terror" belongs in a fantasy world. At the heart of this fantasy world are the Combatant Status Review Tribunals.