Another example of why the filibuster needs to go.
The apparently eminent demise of abortion rights has reignited an old debate.
With choices like these it’s easy to understand why people take plea deals
Oral arguments on the biggest abortion case in decades will be heard today.
A reprise of an almost identical case with a different group of Justices–and the Chief Justice switching sides.
Beto O’Rourke wants to use government policy to punish religious institutions that don’t recognize same-sex marriages.
Just over nine years after retiring from the Supreme Court, former Associate Justice John Paul Stevens has passed away at the age of 99.
President Trump’s first Supreme Court appointment has joined the liberal bloc on several cases.
The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled against a Seattle-area florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding.
A new poll finds that public support for abortion rights is increasing, but it also shows growing support for extreme views at both ends of the spectrum.
As the Supreme Court enters the final weeks of its term, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hints at deep divisions and disappointment for people on the left.
Justice Clarence Thomas is seemingly putting to rest any reports that he’s considering retiring in the near future.
Starting tomorrow, we should be getting some headline-grabbing opinions from the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court sent a signal yesterday that seems to indicate how it might deal with future abortion law challenges and it doesn’t bode well for pro-lifers.
Jon Bel Edwards is a reminder that our divide is cultural, not just partisan.
A panel of three Federal Judges has found Ohio’s Congressional District map to be unconstitutional, but a case currently pending before the Supreme Court could mute the impact of this decision.
A Federal Court in Michigan has found several of that state’s Congressional and state legislative districts to have been subject to extreme partisan gerrymandering.
The replacement of Anthony Kennedy with Brett Kavanaugh is already having a significant impact.
Oral argument hints that we may have a 5-4 ruling allowing state legislatures to continue stacking the deck.
The Justice Department has reversed course and will not fight a December ruling overturning the Affordable Care Act.
The Senate yesterday confirmed a 37-year-old to a lifetime Court of Appeals seat.
Supreme Court watcher Jeffrey Toobin speculates that Clarence Thomas could be the next Supreme Court Justice to step aside.
The Supreme Court is taking up the issue of partisan gerrymandering. This time, though, they’re likely to reach the merits of the cases rather than punting like they did last year.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery to remove cancerous nodes from a lung, but reports seem to point to a quick recovery.
Late last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals became the fifth Federal Court to rule against the Trump Administration’s efforts to repeal DACA.
Sad news from the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court.
New polling shows that a majority of Americans are opposed to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, but the vast amount of Republicans support it.
With four weeks to go until Election Day, Donald Trump and the Republicans are continuing to stoke the divisions laid bare by the Kavanaugh nomination.
Republicans intend to “plow through” on the Kavanaugh nomination even after yesterday’s hearing, but it’s not clear that they have the votes to confirm him.
I’m not the only one confused on what to do about the allegations against President Trump’s nominee to replace Anthony Kennedy.
Day One of questions for Judge Brett Kavanaugh went about as you’d expect.
The confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh begin today, but the outcome seems foreordained.
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination appears to be on track for confirmation before the new Supreme Court term begins in October.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she’d like to stay on the Court at least until she turns 90, but it’s unlikely she’ll go anywhere voluntarily as long as Donald Trump is President.
Senate Democrats appear to be recognizing that there’s basically nothing they can do to stop the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down part of a Hawaii law barring open carry of weapons, but this win for gun rights advocates may turn out to be short-lived.
A fourth poll in less than a month shows that most Americans support keeping the rights protected in Roe v. Wade alive.
Initial polling on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court find the public more divided than they have been for other recent SCOTUS picks, but that’s unlikely to impact the fate of his nomination.
Another poll shows that the vast majority of Americans do not want to see the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade overturned.
At least in these early days, Democrats appear to lack a coherent message, or a coherent strategy, to propel any effort to block Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
There are good arguments as to why progressive Senators should vote against his confirmation. Let’s stick to those.
A selection that is likely to keep the Senate GOP united and red-state Democrats up for re-election under pressure to vote to confirm.
Democrats are making largely meaningless appeals to the so-called ‘Merrick Garland Precedent” to argue for a delay in confirming the President’s next Supreme Court nominee. The American people feel differently.
With the President set to announce his Supreme Court pick Monday evening, another name has entered the game.
With Justice Kennedy retiring, the new center of the Roberts Court is likely to be the Chief Justice himself.