"Judicial activism" (or, alternatively, "legislating from the bench") is defined -- no matter what your political beliefs -- as "judges not ruling the...
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California has long had judicial openness rules that are exemplary -- on paper. The time has come to insist that they be followed.
I recently spoke with the inspirational former Supreme Court Justice about her new web site, the judiciary and her legacy as the first woman on the Supreme Court.
Unlike right-wing opponents of equality, who denounce and seek to punish courts for doing their job, I criticize only when they flinch or fail to do it.
We would all do well to remember that litigation, powerful sword that it is, should be a tool of last resort.
Under its power to restrict judges to service during good behavior, Congress can establish a new mechanism for removing lower court judges.
Bush, You had more impact on the country than any other president in my lifetime. One may have to go back to FDR to find a commander in chief that had more influence on the republic.
It would be wrong for an outgoing President who presided over disastrous... enterprises like the torture program to unilaterally slam the door on all future investigations into that conduct.
In passing the ADA Amendments Act, Congress is finally pushing back at a Court that has been hard at work dismantling our civil rights infrastructure.
More and more consumer-oriented contracts have clauses specifying that disputes must go to arbitration rather than our civil justice system. But 98.8% of arbitrations end in favor of the corporations.
God has apparently responded to a lawsuit filed by a Nebraska lawmaker, and one of the filings seems to have dropped in from the heavens. "This one mi...
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