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High court won’t hear appeal on straight-ticket voting
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to hear an emergency appeal in Michigan’s straight-ticket voting case        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Supreme Court of the United States Appeal Antonin Scalia United States Voting Democratic Party President of the United States Supreme court
Sotomayor calls job on high court blessing and curse
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Serving on the U.S. Supreme Court has been both a blessing and a curse and reaching decisions is harder than she ever expected, Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Thursday during a visit to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Antonin Scalia Supreme Court of the United States United States United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Affect Stephen Breyer John Paul Stevens Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Ginsburg suggests Senate should act on Garland nomination, but says it cannot be forced to
“The president is elected for four years not three years, so the power he has in year three continues into year four.”
202 points by The Washington Post | Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bill Clinton Antonin Scalia United States Senate President of the United States Democratic Party John G. Roberts
What we learned about Neil Gorsuch during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing
Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees act out a peculiar Washington ritual in which inquisitive senators gather before TV cameras to hear an aspiring justice politely refuse to answer their questions on all the pressing legal issues of the day. To no one’s surprise, Judge Neil M. Gorsuch,...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Supreme Court of the United States John G. Roberts Party leaders of the United States Senate Antonin Scalia Roe v. Wade United States Senate Law Judge
Sen. Casey says he won't vote for Gorsuch; Dems vow filibuster
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has joined the chorus of Democrats opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Supreme Court of the United States United States Antonin Scalia President of the United States William Rehnquist Democratic Party United States Senate Judge
Schumer: Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination
Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch ended Thursday on a confrontational note, with the body's top Democrat vowing a filibuster that could complicate Gorsuch's expected confirmation and ultimately upend the traditional approach to approving justices. Senate Minority Leader Charles...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Supreme Court of the United States George W. Bush Democratic Party Samuel Alito Barack Obama United States Senate Antonin Scalia Sonia Sotomayor
Trump draws 9,000 for campaign-like rally in Florida
Reminiscent of his campaign rallies, those in attendance wore red "Make America Great Again" hats and T-shirts, shook pom-poms and waved sig...       
33133 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States Donald Trump Antonin Scalia Melania Trump President of the United States Brevard County Florida Melbourne International Airport Trump family
If Michael Bennet opposes Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation, is he being partisan? (4 letters)
I had to laugh when I read Scott Gessler's column warning Sen. Michael Bennet not to be on the "angry, bitter side" of his party and vote "no" on Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the Supreme Court.
4 points by The Denver Post | United States Senate Antonin Scalia Supreme Court of the United States George W. Bush United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Ronald Reagan Mitch McConnell Democratic Party
As the Gorsuch nomination proceeds, this man is taking credit: Mitch McConnell
The Supreme Court vacancy will be remembered by critics and fans as the “McConnell seat” after he orchestrated the obstruction of Barack Obama’s power to replace Antonin Scalia last year.
8659 points by The Washington Post | Supreme Court of the United States Party leaders of the United States Senate Mitch McConnell United States Senate Democratic Party Antonin Scalia Harry Reid President of the United States
For Gorsuch, Toomey gives thumbs up, while Casey not ready to commit
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., has thrown his support behind Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, but Democratic counterpart Bob Casey wasn’t ready to commit after a sit-down meeting with the judge on Capitol Hill Thursday.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia United States Senate United States William Rehnquist President of the United States Clarence Thomas Anthony Kennedy
Constitutional Connections: Textualism and originalism in constitutional interpretation
In a 2016 lecture at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Judge Neil Gorsuch warmly praised former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s approach to constitutional interpretation. Because President Trump has nominated him to serve on the Supreme Court, it is important to understand th...
78 points by Concord Monitor | Supreme Court of the United States United States Constitution Antonin Scalia Harvard Law School Law Originalism Judicial review Stephen Breyer
Ohio voters' backing of Donald Trump signaled they want a Supreme Court nominee like Neil Gorsuch: Jim Renacci (Opinion)
On Nov. 8, voters had a clear choice: Hillary Clinton and potentially Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland or Donald Trump and his pledge to nominate a Scalia-esque justice. Ohio voters overwhelmingly chose the latter, writes U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci. Jim Renacci represents Ohio's 16th congressional district in Congress.Renacci House Head Shots  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Arguably the most consequential outcome from the 2016 presidential election was the fate of the U.S. Supreme Court. After the untimely death of Justice Antonin Scalia, I joined Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in calling for the American people to decide who should fill the vacancy. The direction of the highest court in the land and a generation of jurisprudence were far too important to leave to a lame-duck president. On Nov. 8, voters had a clear choice: Hillary Clinton and, potentially, President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, or Donald Trump and his pledge to nominate a Scalia-esque justice. Ohio voters overwhelmingly chose the latter. Donald Trump won Ohio by more than eight points and nearly half a million votes. Following President Trump's historic election, I was confident he would select someone worthy of Justice Scalia's legacy. While no one will be able to replace Scalia's larger-than-life persona, his judicial ethos of textualism is what must endure. This distinct judicial philosophy of interpreting the letter of the law rather than the intent of the lawmaker is what set Justice Scalia apart. Official tally shows Donald Trump won Ohio by 446,841 votes over Hillary Clinton While members of the other two branches have the freedom to act in a partisan manner, it is imperative that justices put aside their own political and personal beliefs and commit to interpreting the text of the law through the lens of the Constitution, not their own political prism. It is critical that we nominate and confirm such justices. Acting as nonpartisan arbiters of the law undergirds the ability of the judiciary to check and balance the political branches of government when necessary. I am pleased to see that President Trump has chosen to nominate Neil Gorsuch as the next Supreme Court Justice. The president's choice fulfills his promise to nominate a justice in the mold of Justice Scalia, who will stay true to the tenets of textualism and adhere to the intentions of our founders. Should the Senate confirm Neil Gorsuch? Editorial Board Roundtable Neil Gorsuch is truly the perfect successor to Justice Scalia. He has a brilliant legal mind and a sterling judicial record. With a writing style that is exceptionally clear and easy to understand, he has exercised proper judicial restraint, stating the role of judges is to "apply the law as it is, focusing backward, not forward, and looking to text, structure, and history to decide what a reasonable reader at the time of the events in question would have understood the law to be - not to decide cases based on their own moral convictions or the policy consequences they believe might serve society best."  It is no wonder, then, that his nomination has drawn support from both liberal and conservative circles. While some liberal pundits and politicians will reflexively oppose Judge Gorsuch's nomination because of his association with President Trump -- despite the fact that in 2006 the Senate unanimously confirmed him to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by voice vote -- others have expressed their strong support. For example, Neal Katyal, an acting solicitor general under President Obama, wrote in The New York Times that Judge Gorsuch will bring "a sense of fairness and decency to the job, and a temperament that suits the nation's highest court." Furthermore, he stated that he had "no doubt that if confirmed, Judge Gorsuch would help restore confidence in the rule of law. His years on the bench reveal a commitment to judicial independence - a record that should give the American people confidence." Sen. Sherrod Brown pledges opposition to Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch I believe Judge Gorsuch's impeccable legal credentials and his thoughtful body of work as a judge adhering to both an originalist and textualist approach make him the perfect choice for the American people and the Ohio voters who trusted President Trump to make this critical decision. Based on the unanimous bipartisan backing of his previous nomination, I sincerely hope both Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman will work to quickly send Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Jim Renacci of Wadsworth represents Ohio's 16th congressional district in Congress. ********** Have something to say about this topic? Use the comments to share your thoughts, and stay informed when readers reply to your comments by using the Notification Settings (in blue) just below.
1279 points by The Plain Dealer | Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia United States Bill Clinton Harvard Law School Law Democratic Party United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
AP Explains: Trump's options for restoring travel ban
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has promised more legal action after a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Trump tweeted "SEE YOU IN COURT" after the decision came out Thursday, but what he has in mind remains to be seen. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States President of the United States Appeal Supreme Court of the United States Law Antonin Scalia Court Appellate court
Religion in the courtroom: Neil Gorsuch’s faith and writings draw close attention
More than most issues, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s writings on the intersection of religion and the law have faced intense scrutiny ahead of his Senate confirmation hearings. So too has his personal beliefs as a Catholic-turned-Episcopalian who now worships at a self-described "largely liberal" church in Boulder.
299 points by The Denver Post | Supreme Court of the United States Roe v. Wade Antonin Scalia Human rights Abortion Sandra Day O'Connor Supreme court John G. Roberts
Trump finds the limits of executive power
President Donald Trump suffered more than a legal defeat of his immigration ban Thursday night.
13486 points by CNN | President of the United States Supreme Court of the United States United States Antonin Scalia Franklin D. Roosevelt United States Constitution United States Congress Harvard Law School
9th Circuit Court upholds stay to continue blocking enforcement of Trump's travel ban
In a significant pushback from the judiciary, a federal appeals court decided Thursday to continue blocking enforcement of President Trump’s executive order barring travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
37333 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Supreme Court of the United States Appeal Supreme court George W. Bush United States Appellate court Antonin Scalia
Fact check: No, Neil Gorsuch didn’t start a fascism club in high school
Despite what his 1985 yearbook says, Judge Neil Gorsuch did not start a “Fascism Forever Club” at Georgetown Preparatory School.       
22 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States President of the United States United States Ronald Reagan George H. W. Bush Richard Nixon Chief Justice of the United States Antonin Scalia
Gorsuch paid $3.28 million by former firm, under 2005 deal
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch gave up a $1 million a year paycheck when he left his private law practice a decade ago for less financially rewarding work as a government lawyer and then a judge.But he managed to do quite nicely for his first four years on the federal bench even so, earning $3.2...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Supreme Court of the United States John G. Roberts Lawyer Antonin Scalia Judge Law John Paul Stevens Court
Travel ban decision in hands of federal appeals court judges
It was unclear how the three judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals would rule; legal experts said the states appeared to have the edge.
1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | United States President of the United States Supreme Court of the United States George W. Bush Appeal Antonin Scalia Federal government of the United States Democratic Party
Lawsuit targets key funding source for teacher unions
A conservative group has joined with eight California educators in a lawsuit filed this week that seeks to eliminate the right of unions to collect mandatory “agency fees” from teachers — even if they are not full members. Similar litigation challenging the fees failed last year when the Supreme...
766 points by Los Angeles Times | Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia William Rehnquist United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Harvard Law School Clarence Thomas Lawsuit
Appeals court judges question attorneys on both sides of travel ban case
President Donald Trump’s travel ban faced its toughest test yet Tuesday as a panel of appeals court judges hammered away at the administration’s claim that the ban was motivated by terrorism fears while also directing pointed questions to an attorney challenging the executive order on grounds that it unconstitutionally targeted Muslims.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | President of the United States United States Supreme Court of the United States George W. Bush Federal government of the United States Supreme court Antonin Scalia Appeal
Appeals court hammers away at feds over Trump’s travel ban
SAN FRANCISCO — A panel of appeals court judges reviewing President Donald Trump’s travel ban hammered away Tuesday at the federal government’s arguments that the ban was motivated by concerns about terrorism, but also questioned an attorney who said it unconstitutionally targeted Muslims. The hearing before the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges...
6 points by New York Post | United States President of the United States Supreme Court of the United States Appeal Supreme court George W. Bush Federal government of the United States Antonin Scalia
Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch paid $3.28 million by former firm, under 2005 deal
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch gave up a $1 million a year paycheck when he left his private law practice a decade ago for less financially rewarding work as a government lawyer and then a judge.
9 points by The Denver Post | Supreme Court of the United States Lawyer Judge Law John G. Roberts Antonin Scalia Court Appellate court
What Ruth Bader Ginsburg learned being a mom
Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she is a professional success because she is a mother, not in spite of it.       
9751 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg Antonin Scalia Anthony Kennedy Bill Clinton Clarence Thomas Sandra Day O'Connor John G. Roberts
Schumer: Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch avoided answers like the plague
The Senate Minority leader met with the nominee after a conservative group claimed Democrats were snubbing him.       
9232 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States Democratic Party United States Senate President of the United States Antonin Scalia George W. Bush Bill Clinton United States
Democracy Day in Mentor and elsewhere probes corporate political gifts
Democracy Days are taking place this year in 11 Ohio communities to discuss corporate cash in politics in the wake of the Citizens United case. MENTOR, Ohio -- Eleven local cities hold Democracy Days to explore the clout of corporate cash in politics. The cities hold hearings for residents to testify about the influence of corporate donations since the 2010 Citizens United case when the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 to wipe out the McCain-Feingold restrictions on campaign donations. Mentor's Democracy Day hearing is at 7 p.m. Wednesday in City Council chambers on the third floor of the Mentor Civic Center, 8500 Civic Center Blvd. Brecksville's hearing will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Human Services Center, 2 Community Dr. The municipal councils of Cleveland, Bedford Heights and Oakwood have opposed the ruling, and so have voters of Mentor, Kent, Brecksville, Chagrin Falls, Newburgh Heights, Cleveland Heights, Shaker Heights, South Euclid, Toledo and Defiance. Cleveland and the 10 cities with voter initiatives require annual or biennial Democracy Day hearings. Cleveland Heights held its hearing in January. The schedules of other hearings later this year will be posted at municipal websites and at movetoamend.org/ohio. Writing for the majority in Citizens United, the late Justice Antonin Scalia said corporations have the same right of free speech as private individuals. But all corporations are publicly chartered, even if privately held, and given special privileges, such as personal immunity from business liabilities. So Greg Coleridge says they don't deserve every private right. "If money is speech, those who have the most money have the most speech. That's not anything approaching a real democracy," says Coleridge, who leads the Northeast Ohio branch of the American Friends Service Committee and the Ohio branch of Move to Amend, an advocacy group trying to overcome Citizens United by amending the U.S. Constitution. David Bossie, president of the Citizens United group that challenged McCain-Feingold, says on the group's website that the victory "will preserve all Americans' right to free speech... The American people must be free to participate in the political process, and have the freedom to debate the most pressing issues of our time without government restrictions." But Councilman Marty Gelfand of South Euclid says, "It perverts logic and the rights of people in a free society when corporations get all those rights, and they're not really people. When money can be spent at unlimited levels, it pretty much silences everyone else."
10 points by The Plain Dealer | Cuyahoga County Ohio Area code 216 Democracy Antonin Scalia Supreme Court of the United States Cities in Ohio Voting Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
Gorsuch paid $3.28M by former firm, under 2005 deal
The payments resulted from an agreement Gorsuch signed when he joined the Bush administration in 2005        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Supreme Court of the United States Lawyer Judge Law John G. Roberts Antonin Scalia Court Appellate court
Justice Ginsburg laments partisanship in speech at Stanford
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lamented partisanship in Congress during a talk at Stanford University on Monday and said she hoped it would return to an era when "it was working for the good of the country and not just along party lines." Ginsburg did not address the nomination...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg Antonin Scalia Anthony Kennedy Clarence Thomas John G. Roberts Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sandra Day O'Connor
Schumer meets with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch
The Senate Minority leader held a photo op with the nominee after a conservative group claimed Democrats were snubbing him.       
9232 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States Democratic Party President of the United States United States Senate Antonin Scalia United States George W. Bush Bill Clinton
Schumer meets with Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch
The Senate Minority leader held a photo op with the nominee after a conservative group claimed Democrats were snubbing him.       
-2 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States Democratic Party President of the United States United States Senate Antonin Scalia United States George W. Bush Bill Clinton
A gang of 11 could end the madness of Supreme Court confirmations
The Supreme Court confirmation process is broken. Republicans say Democrats started it with their ruthless take down of Robert Bork three decades ago. Democrats say Republicans crossed a line when they covered their ears and pretended President Obama had not nominated Merrick Garland to fill the...
1687 points by Los Angeles Times | Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg United States Senate Antonin Scalia Ronald Reagan Democratic Party United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit George W. Bush
Ruth Bader Ginsburg laments partisanship at Stanford talk
STANFORD, Calif. — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lamented partisanship in Congress during a talk at Stanford University on Monday and said she hoped it would return to an era when “it was working for the good of the country and not just along party lines.” Ginsburg did not address the nomination of...
97 points by New York Post | Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg Antonin Scalia Anthony Kennedy Clarence Thomas John G. Roberts Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sandra Day O'Connor
Legal battle over Trump's travel ban could rest on Supreme Court's view of the limits of presidential power
Even before Donald Trump entered the White House, many were predicting federal courts would serve as an important check on his use of presidential power, particularly given his aggressive style and a GOP-led Congress that has so far been loath to confront him. But few expected the first constitutional...
1579 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Supreme Court of the United States United States Court Law Judge Antonin Scalia John G. Roberts
Justice Ginsburg laments partisanship at Stanford talk
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lamented partisanship in Congress during a talk at Stanford University on Monday and said she hoped it would return to an era when "it was working for the good…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg Antonin Scalia Anthony Kennedy Clarence Thomas Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Harvard Law School John G. Roberts
Trump’s ban hits appeals court as travelers arrive to tears
The fierce battle over President Donald Trump’s travel and refugee ban edged up the judicial escalator Monday, headed for a possible final face-off at the Supreme Court. Travelers, temporarily unbound, tearfully reunited with loved ones at U.S. airports.The Justice Department prepared to ask a San...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | President of the United States United States Supreme Court of the United States Appeal Democratic Party Antonin Scalia Barack Obama Court
Trump's first 100 days: Ban in court, protest votes and 'fake news'
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is holding a hearing on the travel ban Tuesday.
227 points by The Washington Post | Supreme Court of the United States President of the United States United States Antonin Scalia United States Senate George W. Bush Democratic Party Supreme court
Appeals court hears travel ban case Tuesday
Travelers, temporarily unbound, tearfully reunited with loved ones at U.S. airports        
-2 points by The Detroit News | President of the United States United States Supreme Court of the United States Appeal Democratic Party Court George W. Bush Antonin Scalia
Friend of man who claims wrongful conviction: He wasn’t there that night — I was
A Brooklyn man who claims he was wrongfully convicted for the 1995 murder of a 4-year-old girl not only had no part in the fatal shooting — he wasn’t even present at the scene that night, his childhood friend testified Monday. Terrence Morgan told the court he knew his pal Sundhe Moses couldn’t have fired...
45 points by New York Post | Supreme Court of the United States Brooklyn English-language films Conviction Sandra Day O'Connor William Howard Taft Samuel Alito Antonin Scalia
Appeals court weighs Trump ban
Lawyers for the two states said the Trump administration’s move hurts residents and businesses, and is unconstitutional        
-2 points by The Detroit News | President of the United States United States Supreme Court of the United States Democratic Party Appeal George W. Bush Court Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch has sided with businesses on labor issues
In a decade as a federal appeals court judge, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has criticized courts for giving too much power to government agencies that enforce the nation's labor and employment laws. As a lawyer in private practice, he also backed curbs on some class-action lawsuits. His conservative...
450 points by Los Angeles Times | Supreme Court of the United States Employment Antonin Scalia Administrative law Law United States Judge Court
Trump’s blasts at judge raise questions for Gorsuch on independence
Democrats ask whether the Supreme Court nominee would be able to stand up to the president who picked him.
3989 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States Supreme Court of the United States Separation of powers United States Judge Antonin Scalia Democratic Party Executive
Trump faces uphill battle in the courts on immigration ban
Courts that stand in the way are either skeptical, liberal or divided       
47713 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States President of the United States United States Court Antonin Scalia Judge Supreme court Appellate court
VP: Gorsuch will join Supreme Court 'one way or the other'
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence pledged Saturday that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will join the nation's highest court "one way or the other."
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Democratic Party United States Senate United States Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia Barack Obama President of the United States George W. Bush
Protest of Vice President Mike Pence's Philly speech underway

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | George W. Bush Supreme Court of the United States Judge United States Congress Abuse John G. Roberts Antonin Scalia Chief Justice of the United States
2012 case highlights Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's 'pro-gun' record
Advocates for and against gun control agree on this much: Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is a "pro-gun" judge.       
26737 points by USA Today | Supreme Court of the United States Firearm Antonin Scalia Second Amendment to the United States Constitution Felony Law Gun politics George W. Bush
Drawn to the News: Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
President Donald Trump on Tuesday revealed his choice to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court: Neil Gorsuch, a federal judge from Colorado.
1 points by The Denver Post | Supreme Court of the United States President of the United States Antonin Scalia United States George W. Bush George H. W. Bush Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Democratic Party
Trump might push to confirm his Supreme Court nominee quickly. That would cost him.
If a president says a single sentence in public about his Supreme Court nominee, he reduces his odds of passing an important proposal through the Senate.
92 points by The Washington Post | Supreme Court of the United States United States Senate Democratic Party President of the United States Antonin Scalia George W. Bush Samuel Alito William Rehnquist
Judge dashes Merrick Garland's final, faint hope for a Supreme Court seat
D.C. federal judge dismisses case that argued senators had “created a constitutional crisis” by refusing to take up Garland's nomination.
559 points by The Washington Post | United States Senate Supreme Court of the United States United States President of the United States Democratic Party Joe Biden Antonin Scalia United States Constitution
Clarence Thomas: Honor Scalia by reining in government
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called on fellow conservatives Thursday to continue the work of the late Justice Antonin Scalia to keep the power of the courts and other branches of government in check.Thomas told 1,700 people at a dinner in honor of Scalia that the Supreme Court has too...
103 points by Chicago Tribune | Samuel Alito Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia John G. Roberts George W. Bush Clarence Thomas Stephen Breyer Robert Bork
Alito’s guideline on issues of Americans’ liberties: ‘What would Scalia do?’
Justice warns of “constitutional fault lines” that might come before Supreme Court.
3795 points by The Washington Post | Antonin Scalia Supreme Court of the United States Samuel Alito Stephen Breyer Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States John G. Roberts Robert Bork William Rehnquist