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Conservative Supreme Court Justices

Republicans Are Stripping Away Rights That Others Fought So Hard to Obtain

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Mark Baer

Since the Supreme Court issued its decision, many people have suggested boycotting Hobby Lobby and other such businesses. While I support such a decision, it misses the bigger issue.

Bush v. Gore Rears Its Head (Part III): Souter's Resignation as an Invitation to Balance a Politicized Court

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Pamela Karlan and, to a lesser extent, Gov. Granholm would be bold nominees, worthy of the first Supreme Court nomination by a President who himself has broken so much new ground already.

Catholics Shouldn't Trust McCain's Abortion Rhetoric

Kari Lundgren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kari Lundgren

In comparison to the plight of the unborn, what is the economy, poverty, labor rights, equal pay for equal work, or the war in Iraq? For some Catholic voters, it is crucial to choose a presidential candidate who would pick justices committed to overturning Roe v. Wade. But would McCain?

Obama's Justice

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

For the Supreme Court not to have liberal justices within its inner counsels undermines the Court's mission and leaves it intellectually crippled. It is flying on one wing.

McCain's Court: Change We Don't Need

Cass R. Sunstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cass R. Sunstein

There is a close connection between the constitutional views of McCain's preferred judges and the political views of the extreme right-wing of the GOP.

Bush v. Gore Rears Its Head: The Triumph of Politics Over Law (Part II)

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Despite the changing winds of politics, the expansion of the voting franchise has been one of our most consistent trends since the birth of the Republic.

Bush v. Gore Rears Its Head: The Politicization of Voting Rights (Part I)

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Today, as the nation prepares to rid itself of the presidential yoke imposed seven years ago by the Supreme Court, the Court continues to engage in partisan judicial activism.

Obama Sides With....The Bush Supreme Court?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By taking an expansive position on capital punishment and siding with the Bush-and-McCain wing of the Court, Obama just made the distinction about what kind of Supreme Court appointments he might make less clear-cut. Perhaps that was the point.

Supreme Court Hands Exxon $2 Billion... and Progressives an Opening

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

At a time when gas prices and oil company profits are record highs, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken $2 billion from 32,000 Americans who lost their livelihood in the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Conservative Supreme Court Justices Skeptically Question DC Handgun Ban

Reuters | James Vicini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The U.S. capital's strict gun control law faced a barrage of skeptical questions on Tuesday from the U.S. Supreme Court's conservatives. A majority o...

Thomas: No Questions in 2 Years

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two years and 144 cases have passed since Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas last spoke up at oral arguments. It is a period of ...

Court Rejects ACLU Challenge to Wiretaps

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An attempt to blast a crippled U.S. spy satellite out of the sky using a Navy heat-seeking missile _ possibly on Wednesday night _ ...

Giuliani To Conservatives: I'll Pick Your Kind Of Judges

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rudy Giuliani assured a conservative legal group Friday that if elected president he would appoint federal judges who adhere to their principles. He a...