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US Supreme Court Judges

What BIG Myth Is The Supreme Court Perpetuating?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.22.2013 | Fifty

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan -- the youngest of the Supremes at age 53 -- dropped a bombshell Tuesday when she described the men and women who si...

Ten Wild and Crazy Facts, a Few Opinions, and One Prediction About the Supreme Court

Eric Segall | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics
Eric Segall

Every sitting Justice went to either Harvard or Yale Law Schools. This makes the Court the least diverse (really diverse) governmental institution in the United States.

Are These Judges Really Conservatives?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

The label "conservative" is really meaningless to these people. An "activist" judge is fine, as long as his or her activism supports your politics.

Stock Market Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 08.28.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — Hospital stocks rose sharply Thursday after the Supreme Court guaranteed them millions more paying customers by upholding the core ...

GOP Candidates Eye Slashing Court Power

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Most of the Republican presidential candidates want to wipe away lifetime tenure for federal judges, cut the budgets of courts that...

Court's Decision in CLS v. Hastings Threatens Free Speech on Campus

Caleb Melby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Caleb Melby

Amidst all that hubbub about Elena Kagan and the Chicago hand-gun ban decision, one piece of Supreme Court news from the past couple weeks went virtually unnoticed. The Court ruled in a case involving a Christian student group and a California public school. And it's a ruling threatens the free speech and assembly rights of students in public institutions everywhere.

Two-Thirds Of Americans Can't Name ONE Supreme Court Justice (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is confirmed by the Senate, she will sit on the the heralded bench next to, er.... umm... uhh. At least that's li...

Sandra Day O'Connor Talks Civics In Chicago

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With more Americans able to name the judges on "American Idol" than those of the nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, retired Justice Sandra Day O...

More RNC Talking Points on Sotomayor Nomination Leaked

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

WATCH: "Is Sotomayor Smart Enough?" Attack Ad

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Maybe the problem is that most right wingers don't know what summa cum laude means. Most likely, they're just desperately making stuff up to try to stop an extremely qualified nominee.

Republicans Get All F*cked Up Over Opposing First Hispanic Supreme Court Choice

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

The artist formerly known as the Republican Senator Arlen Specter said that as a hermaphrodemocratite, if he opposed Sotomayor his head would explode.

Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Nominee: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama has tapped federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, making her the first Hispanic in history picked to wear...

Sotomayor Opposed By Powerful Anti-Empathy Lobby

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor faces new hurdles today, in the form of pressure to block her confirmation from the powerful anti-empathy lobby.