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Former Supreme Court Justice Claims Marijuana Should Be Legalized

The 420 Times | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

Last week, during an interview with NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said that he believes our beloved federal government should legalize marijuana.

Not Justice Ginsburg, But the Two After Her

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The real fight is going to happen when a conservative either dies in office or steps down. Ginsburg is currently the oldest sitting member of the Supreme Court. But not far behind her are three others: Stephen Breyer (who is 75-years-old), Anthony Kennedy (77), and Antonin Scalia (78).

Supreme Court Justices Getting Unusual Gift

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

They are some of the rarest bobblehead dolls ever produced. They're released erratically. They're given away for free, not sold. And if you get a cert...

46 Years Ago: Thurgood Marshall Sworn In Becoming First African American Supreme Court Justice

Posted 10.02.2013 | Black Voices

On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn into the United States Supreme Court, making him the first African American to hold one of the presti...

Ginsburg: 'In My Dreams, I Can Be A Great Diva'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

While recently discussing her passion for the opera, Ruth Bader Ginsburg admitted she's not as great at singing as she is at law. But even a Suprem...

WATCH: The Incredible Story Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Marriage

Posted 02.26.2013 | Weddings

"I came to appreciate that Marty was really interested in what I thought."

Chief Justice Rules On DNA From Suspected Criminals

AP | Posted 07.18.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is allowing police in Maryland to resume collecting DNA samples from people arrested for seriou...

Is Clarence Thomas At The Center Of An Ethics Violation?

ARTINFO | Posted 08.24.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

A quaint historical museum in Pin Point, Georgia, that is set to open this fall has become the target of an exhaustive ethics examination by the New Y...

Clarence Thomas Goes Five Years Without Asking Question In Supreme Court Arguments

The Los Angeles Times | David G. Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Justice Clarence Thomas hasn't asked a question during the Supreme Court's oral arguments for five years. He has said the sessions are unnecessary and...

'Sexually Driven' Memoir

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lillian McEwen, who dated Thomas in the 1980s, has signed with TitleTown Publishing, a Green Bay, Wis.-based publisher specializing in true crime and ...

Sam Stein

Justices Scalia, Thomas Spark Judicial Ethics Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reports that two Supreme Court Justices have attended seminars sponsored by the energy giant and conservative bankroller Koch Industries has sparked a...

A Right-Wing Court? The Democrats Fault

Richard Greener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Greener

To halt the Supreme Court's inexorable march toward the far right, the president must nominate a legitimate liberal, a known quantity, a product of the Democratic Party left

Clearing the Air on Swirling Mistruths About Kagan's Military Stance

Sen. John Kerry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. John Kerry

Misinformation, distortions and flat-out untruths about Elena Kagan's support of the military are growing predictably louder. Here are the facts.

Obama's Unacceptable Replacement for Justice Stevens: Jesus Christ (esq.)

Rob Kutner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rob Kutner

The shoulder pads in John Paul Stevens' robe haven't even cooled yet, but the President has already found a replacement with even more divisive and liberal credentials: Jesus H. Christ.

The Five Factors I Hope the President Considers When Choosing the New Supreme Court Justice

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The new justice must be just liberal enough to be outraged by the philosophies of Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, John Roberts and Samuel Alito.

Dan Froomkin

Justice Stevens, Last Of His Line

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Justice John Paul Stevens's departure from the Supreme Court represents the end of an era. Just not the one you are probably thinking of. Stevens's u...

Stevens Replacements: Who Will Be The Next Supreme Court Nominee? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Shriram Harid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here are the top contenders to replace Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens who announced on Friday that he will retire from the Supreme Court this...

Justice John Paul Stevens' 10 Most Important Supreme Court Decisions

The Huffington Post | Shriram Harid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the course of his 34-year tenure on the Supreme Court, Justice John Paul Stevens, who announced on Friday that he will retire this summer, has op...

Supreme Court Retirement: Latest Stevens News, Reaction, Possible Replacements

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announced on Friday that after nearly four decades on the bench, he will retire this summer. Here is the late...

John Roberts Stepping Down? 'RadarOnline' Claims Supreme Court Chief Justice Considering Quitting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 4:55 AM ET -- Anatomy of a rumor. So, it turns out that the rumor of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts's resignation was all a prank sta...

Sonia Sotomayor Has Achieved Celeb Status As Supreme Court Justice

AP | Jesse J. Holland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

By Jesse J. Holland, AP WASHINGTON (AP) - Apparently, no one told Sonia Sotomayor that Supreme Court justices are supposed to be circumspect, emergin...

Sotomayor Confirmation: Swaying Court May Be Tougher Than Confirmation

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sonia Sotomayor might find it was easier to disarm Republican senators who have one eye on Hispanic voters than to sway Supreme Court ju...

Not-So-Blind Justice: On Style And The Supreme Court

Susan Scafidi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Susan Scafidi

While federal law leaves the justices free to design their own robes, Judge Sotomayor will almost certainly follow tradition and pack her current collection of black robes for the trip to Washington -- and not whip up, say, a hot pink version for the occasion.

A Supreme Court Justice Can be Fat and Fit

Arthur Agatston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Agatston, M.D.

I can't speak for whether our Supreme Court candidates are fat and fit or not. But I can tell you not to judge a book (or a judge) by its cover.

Lawmakers Press For Second Black Justice

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Congressional Black Caucus is launching a campaign to persuade President Obama to appoint one of their members to the Supreme Court seat that will...