Scalia's Son Talks of Friendship Between Ginsburg and His Father
Christopher Scalia said that his father, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, put an emphasis on his friendship with his colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg, even though the two differed on so many viewpoints.
Gorsuch Sides With Liberals in Immigration Case
Whatever you think of any immigration policies or other issues surrounding this case, one thing is clear: Gorsuch faithfully applied fundamental constitutional principles and upheld the rule of law.
Trump Vows 'Second Amendment Will Never Be Repealed'
"THE SECOND AMENDMENT WILL NEVER BE REPEALED!" Trump tweeted, just a few weeks after he suggested seizing weapons without due process.
Trump Is Packing Courts With Ultra-Conservative Judges
Smart, qualified Republican lawyers who would make fine federal judges are being passed over in favor of ideologues.
Will EPA Chief Pruitt Keep Our Air and Water Clean?
Over 126 million Americans—about 40 percent—live in areas that fail to meet environmental standards.
Michael Dorf: Will Gorsuch Make Court Less Polarized?
Gorsuch may be as conservative as Scalia, but he is not Scalia.
Will Judge Gorsuch End Up Furthering Schumer's Ends?
It's unlikely he'll be a loose cannon on the Court. He is a conciliator, not a rebel.
Supreme Court Puts Gerrymandering on Notice
Does Justice Anthony Kennedy disapprove of gerrymandering done for political motives?
Michael Dorf: Gorsuch's Trump Remarks are a Distraction
The conversation has shifted from Gorsuch's deeply conservative views.
Who Is Neil Gorsuch? All You Need to Know
Now comes the search for scandals and juicy details to derail the nomination.
Democrats Promise Tough Supreme Court Vacancy Fight
Chuck Schumer: "If they don't appoint someone who is really good, we are going to oppose them tooth and nail."
Who Is Bill Pryor, Possible Trump SCOTUS Nominee?
Pryor is well known for the issue over a Ten Commandments monument in Alabama.
Trump Wants to Jail Flag-Burners; so Did Clinton
Clinton co-sponsored the Flag Protection Act as U.S. senator in 2005.
What Will Trump's Supreme Court Look Like?
Imagine a reverse New Deal with a young and anti-regulatory Trump Court.
Justice Kennedy Becomes the Key to the Supreme Court
Kennedy will be the "swing justice" on controversial issues; he may be the biggest winner.
Why Clinton Should Appoint Garland to the Court
Presidents who battle for Supreme Court nominees see fewer congressional successes.
Why McCain Wants to Leave the Supreme Court Hanging
The promise to block any Clinton nominee to the Court is a new low, even for McCain.
Should Ruth Bader Ginsburg Have Chastised Kaepernick?
Ginsburg called Kaepernick's protest "dumb" and "disrespectful," likening it to burning an American flag.
Why the House Will Remain Republican However We Vote
The Supreme Court allowed states to push partisan gerrymandering to the limit.
Why Are Many Liberals Blind to Academic Intolerance?
At Princeton in 2012, 157 faculty and staff gave to Barack Obama's campaign, two to Mitt Romney's—a visiting engineering professor and a janitor.
If Hillary Clinton Gets Her Way With the Supreme Court
A five-vote liberal majority on the court would enable President Clinton to remake the United States.
How Obama Is Selling His Supreme Court Nominee
A carefully crafted operation to sell Obama's choice to Americans has rolled into action.
Obama Nominates Merrick Garland to U.S. Supreme Court
"I've selected a nominee who is widely recognized not only as one of America's sharpest legal minds but as someone who brings to his work a spirit of decency, modesty, integrity, evenhandedness and excellence," Obama said.
Will Obama's SCOTUS Choice Put Hillary in a Bind?
Clinton would come under enormous political pressure to re-nominate Obama's nominee if the Republicans hold no hearings.
Where I Differ With Obama Over Scalia's Replacement
The Supreme Court is meant to adhere to the letter of the law, not to draw on life experiences.
Replacing Scalia Is a Political Decision
We aren't replacing a judge bound by the law but a political official who happens to sit in a courtroom.
Replacing Scalia: Uncertainty Is the Enemy of Justice
If no Obama nominee can be confirmed, the Supreme Court will be without a full complement for two entire terms.
Why Some People Believe Scalia Was Murdered
An academic expert on conspiracy theories thinks questions about Scalia's sudden death are quite rational.
Scalia Doing Stand-Up: The Justice's Deadpan Quips
Recordings reveal how Justice Antonin Scalia cracked up his colleagues on the Supreme Court.
Scalia's Funniest Dissent: What Is Golf?
The Supreme Court was asked to decide: Does a disabled golfer using a golf cart enjoy an unfair advantage?