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You'll Never Guess Who This Is

Posted 07.22.2013 | Women

Just when we thought the Notorious RBG Tumblr couldn't get any better, they posted this incredible image of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg when she was a...

Alito Release Clears Up Big Mystery

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Samuel Alito bowed out of roughly six dozen matters that came before the Supreme Court in the past 10 months with no explanation...

Roberts Says Justices Ask Too Many Questions

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Chief Justice John Roberts says he and his colleagues have become too aggressive in questioning lawyers who argue before the Supreme Cou...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Tumblr Star

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

Supreme Court Justice and glass-ceiling breaker Ruth Bader Ginsburg can now add another worthy accomplishment to her resumé: Tumblr star. The second ...

Justices Have Range Of Options On Key Supreme Court Cases

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The waiting is almost over. Sometime in the next week or so, the Supreme Court will announce the outcomes in cases on California's...

Major Supreme Court Cases Mean High Anxiety For Justices

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - Chief Justice John Roberts clutched a sheaf of papers when he and his black-robed co...

Supreme Court Justices' Wealth Explored

Center for Public Integrity | Reity O’Brien and Chris Young | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

At least five and perhaps as many as eight of the nine members of the U.S. Supreme Court are millionaires according to recently released financial dis...

Supreme Court Archive Has Thousands Of Hours Of Audio

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell's Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word "court" sound as if it had two syllables. And ...

SCOTUS Passes On Big Issues

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court did not announce decisions Thursday in hotly anticipated cases on affirmative action, the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage. The...

Former Supreme Court Justice Questions Bush v. Gore Decision

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens on Thursday cast doubt on the criteria used to decide the 2000 Bush v. Gore case that ultimately delive...

Supreme Court Justices Have Only Been Addressed By How Many Black Lawyers?

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.12.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — In roughly 75 hours of arguments at the Supreme Court since October, only one African-American lawyer appeared before the justices,...

Study: The Supreme Court Loves Business

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

It's no secret big business has some good friends in Congress. But a new study shows that the Supreme Court has also served as an important ally to th...

Women of Consequence Convene

Kamala Lopez | Posted 06.30.2013 | Women
Kamala Lopez

The next wave of the women's movement is about to break. Across the public sphere, women are awakening, becoming reenergized, taking stock and speaking up. Nowhere was this more apparent than at the inaugural YaleWomen Global Conference: Vision, Values, Voices.

Supreme Court Justice Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has been released from a Washington hospital, two days after undergoing surgery for injuries suffer...

The Ennead Awards: Nine Justices, Nine Prizes

John Culhane | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
John Culhane

Well, folks, as we settle into the long lull between the arguments to the Supreme Court on Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act and the expected decision in late June, allow me to present the First-Ever Ennead Awards.

Who Will Be The Next Supreme Court Justice?

Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

As Sri Srinivasan awaits the confirmation hearing on his nomination to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, some legal analysts are floating the princip...

Supreme Court Hearings Show Power of Women's Leadership

Donna P. Hall | Posted 06.05.2013 | Women
Donna P. Hall

From Fox to CNN to NPR to "The Colbert Report," media coverage of the hearings highlighted the incisive questioning of Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan

Sonia Sotomayor Visits Her Roots

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 06.02.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited Puerto Rico to present her new memoir on Tuesday, drawing hundreds of...

Putting A Speed Limit On Change

Dr. Joe Wenke | Posted 06.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Dr. Joe Wenke

Some people are arguing that the movement toward marriage equality is going too quickly. They say that it would be better to go more slowly in granting same-sex couples the right to marry. Should we go slowly in ensuring freedom and equality for all people because it will upset bigots?

God Save This Honorable Court

William D. Blake | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
William D. Blake

I hope my findings will make more Americans aware of how religion shapes a judge's worldview, in a way similar to a judge's race, ethnicity, gender, and past life experiences. However, I hope the next Supreme Court nominee is not subject to a senatorial inquisition over his or her faith.

Supreme Court Justices Sound The Alarm

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Thursday sounded the alarm about the impact of comp...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Retirement

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

The thought of retirement is on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's mind, she told The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin in an interview for an upco...

Sotomayor Condemns Prosecutor's Racially Charged Remarks

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday condemned racially charged lang...

Scalia Gets Bold Praise From Colleague

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says her colleague Antonin Scalia deserves a lot of credit for getting the high court to divine what l...

Sonia Sotomayor Opens Up In Upcoming Memoir

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 02.09.2013 | Books

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says in her upcoming memoir that her lifelong battle against diabetes and the fear that she m...