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Christian Bias and Supreme Court Extremism

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The Supreme Court revealed to the world recently an extraordinary religious extremism that belies any quaint notion of judicial restraint.

What Are Honest Services?

James D. Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James D. Zirin

No one can seriously doubt that we live in a time sadly memorialized by the dishonesty and hypocrisy of public officials. Is prosecuting them under an "honest services" statue effective?

Stephen Breyer: Health Care Reform Likely To Come Before Supreme Court

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Justice Stephen Breyer predicted Thursday that the Supreme Court will one day pass judgment on this year's health care overhaul. B...

Supreme Court Looks To Foreign Law For Tips

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The debate over whether the Supreme Court should look to foreign law when interpreting the Constitution is ultimately irrelevant be...

Supreme Court's Scalia, Breyer Talk Twitter, Friendship With Elena Kagan During Capitol Appearance (VIDEO)

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer talked about Twitter and their friendship with Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan on Thursday....

Citizens United Reveals the Danger of Our Right Wing Supreme Court

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Here is the dirty little secret the GOP doesn't want you to know: The four extreme right wing Supreme Court justices are as activist as any judges can get.

6 Supreme Court Justices Attend Catholic Service Red Mass; Cardinal Pleads For Rights Of Unborn

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — An American cardinal on Sunday issued a plea for the rights of the unborn at a church service that included Vice President Joe Bide...

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...

Sotomayor Takes Her Place On High Court Bench

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Justice Sonia Sotomayor has taken her seat at the Supreme Court in front of a packed courtroom that included President Barack Obama...