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Supreme Court Activism

How the Supreme Court Has Come to Play a Policymaking Role

Eric Black | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Eric Black

Compared to Supreme Courts in other democracies around the world, ours is more powerful than most, perhaps more than any.

Sam Stein

Harry Reid Slams Supreme Court Justices John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy For Campaign Finance Decision | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The president and his aides aren't the only Democrats throwing unusually sharp and public jabs at the conservative members of the Supreme Court. On ...

Al Franken and the Sotomayor Hearings: A Senate Star Is Born

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

While colleagues on both sides of the aisle were debating old stories about the Supreme Court of the 1960s and 1970s, Franken focused like a laser-beam on the activism of the Roberts Court.