The House Judiciary Committee has issued its report on the impeachment of President Trump.
While Democrats debated among themselves about health care plans that will likely never become law, Republicans were pushing forward with judicial confirmations.
After a flood of stories saying the former Vice President is unsuitable for the modern era, the inevitable pushback is happening.
Despite what seems to be the prevailing mythos, most nominations fights are nothing like the current one.
The Bork hearings have come up in the context of the Kavanaugh confirmation, Some thoughts ensue.
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.
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.
After thirty years on the bench, during which he played a central role in some of the Supreme Court’s most significant rulings, Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring.
How far should judicial confirmation hearings go in asking potential Judges and Justices their opinions about issues that may come before them?
Robert Mueller seems to be getting closer to the President, and the Administration is responding by seeking to undermine his investigation.
The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is hinting at a new Supreme Court vacancy this summer.
The Acting Attorney General was fired last night after announcing that she would refuse to defend President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration. As a result she was fired. Contrary to some arguments, this was not improper.
Just under a year ago, Senate Republicans took a big risk regarding the Supreme Court. Now, it’s paid off big time.
John McCain said that Senate Republicans will unite to block any Supreme Court appointment by a President Hillary Clinton.
It increasingly appears that the GOP is on the losing side of the argument over whether to hold hearings and a vote on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.
Republicans are putting much on the line in their refusal to consider any Supreme Court nomination from President Obama.
It didn’t take long for the political battle over the seat held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia to become another part of the 2016 political battle.
He definitely wouldn’t appreciate it, but in some sense you can thank Robert Bork for the Supreme Court’s opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges.
Every member of the Supreme Court graduated from an Ivy League Law School. That kind of homogeneity is not healthy.
Chief Justice Roberts lamented recently that an increasingly partisan confirmation process could mean that Justices who have contributed much to the Court would not be confirmed today. He’s right.
Another step closer to the Supreme Court.
Another liberal legal scholar is calling on Justice Ginsburg to resign. She’s unlikely to listen to them.
The argument that the Roberts Court has been overly “activist” does not hold up to examination.
Republicans should reject the calls to call for a Special Prosecutor to investigate the unfolding scandals in Washington.
Robert Bork, the controversial jurist whose failed Supreme Court bid ushered in a new climate in American politics, has died at 85.
At some point, however, using the bad actions of the past to justify worse actions in the present has to stop.
In his ruling on the ObamaCare cases, Chief Justices Roberts reached back to a judicial philosophy with roots in men like Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Felix Frankfurter.
The White House and its allies have already declared war on a decision that won’t even be rendered until three months from now.
Ronald Reagan wasn’t really much a of a “Christian Conservative.”
Do the Republican candidates believe that American citizens have a right to privacy? Someone should ask them.
The second round of the rolling Wisconsin recall elections was held yesterday. The Republicans are still in charge.
Michael Cohen argues that our system is broken because Republicans will no longer compromise.