The latest on Stephen Breyer, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Breyer was nominated by President Bill Clinton in 1994, replacing Harry Blackmun. Prior to serving on the Supreme Court, Breyer served as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit from 1980 to 1994.
Ted Cruz says Democrats "hate" Clarence Thomas because he's Black
Thomas has faced a wave of criticism following a report detailing trips he and his wife, Ginni Thomas, took were paid for by Republican mega donor Harlan Crow.
Stephen Breyer's defense of Clarence Thomas sparks outrage
"Friends regulating each other leads to bad results," wrote one Twitter user who slammed Breyer over his remarks backing Thomas' "integrity."
Stephen Breyer Defends Ginni Thomas' Freedom to Pursue Political Activism
"I'm not going to criticize Ginni Thomas, whom I like. I'm not going to criticize Clarence, whom I like," the former justice said.
Supreme Court Scraps One of America's Toughest Gun Laws
A 6-3 SCOTUS decision on a 100-year-old New York gun law could have a "ripple effect" across America.
Could Roe v. Wade Leaker Change Supreme Court's Historic Abortion Ruling?
Justices could still change their minds before the final ruling, but doing so could undermine confidence in the Supreme Court's ability to remain apolitical.
Current Supreme Court Justices and Who Appointed Them
The court has become increasingly partisan since October 2020, when it gained a six-three conservative supermajority.
Reject Ketanji Brown Jackson
There is not much worse than a Supreme Court justice with a soft spot for mollycoddling pedophiles.
Justice Breyer Says Clarence Thomas Is Fine Amid Health Speculation
Thomas was hospitalized on March 18 after he experienced flu-like symptoms. The Supreme Court has said he doesn't have COVID-19.
How Ketanji Brown Jackson, Biden's SCOTUS Pick, Ruled in Trump Cases
During her current and previous positions as a judge in Washington, D.C., Jackson has ruled on cases related to the former president.
Support for Supreme Court Term Limits Grows, Survey Shows
A new poll found that 69 percent of respondents said they support the idea of 18-year terms for Supreme Court justices.
President Biden's SCOTUS Pick Receives Surprise Support From Fox News
A Fox anchor said she had a "stellar resume" and called her "impressive." However, several Republican Congress members have opposed her nomination.
Jackson Says U.S. 'Greatest Beacon of Hope' as Historic Confirmation Begins
Biden has tapped the circuit judge to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.
Ben Crump Endorses Ketanji Brown Jackson as Biden's SCOTUS Pick
Crump's endorsement comes in contrast to that of Representative Jim Clyburn, who is vouching for J. Michelle Childs to replace Justice Breyer.
Most Americans Back Biden Nominating Black Woman to Supreme Court: Poll
A majority of the respondents said they believed racial and gender diversity were important for the Court.
For SCOTUS Vacancy, Senators Should Give 'Advice' Before They 'Consent'
By providing advice before consent, senators could help President Biden accomplish his two goals.
Ted Cruz Slammed for Comments About Biden's SCOTUS Choice
The Texas senator has been called out for saying it is "offensive" for the president to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court.
23% in U.S. Support Biden's Vow to Consider Only Black Women for SCOTUS
GOP senators have already indicated that they will push back against the president's nomination choice.
J. Michelle Childs Confirmed in Running for Biden's Supreme Court Pick
An upcoming hearing on Childs' nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has been delayed.
Ron DeSantis Demands 'Humility' in Biden's Supreme Court Pick
President Biden has said he will keep a commitment to nominate a Black woman to the nation's highest court.
Why the GOP Won't Put up Much Fight Over Biden's Supreme Court Nominee
Republicans will only lose if they try to fight Biden's nominee. But some are calculating they could win in a different arena if they let things go smoothly.
J. Michelle Childs Now Believed to Be on Biden's Short List
It remains unclear when the hearing will be rescheduled.
'Racist Dog Whistle' to Call Black Female SCOTUS Pick 'Affirmative Action'
"[W]e will be told that noting that this is definitionally affirmative action and race discrimination is itself racist," commentator Ben Shapiro said.
Stephen Breyer's Retirement 'Keeps the Court in the Headlines' for Midterms
The justice's retirement gives President Biden the opportunity to nominate a replacement ahead of this fall's elections.
Scandal-hit Georgetown Law Exec Previously Decried Sotomayor SCOTUS Pick
Ilya Shapiro came under fire on Wednesday over his remarks on President Joe Biden's potential pick for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Breyer's 'Strategic Retirement' Could Save Supreme Court Seat from GOP
President Biden has said he will nominate a Black woman to fill the vacancy Breyer will leave on the Court.
Will We Ever Eradicate the Cancer of Identity Politics?
There is only one way to describe crass identity politics operationalized at this high a political level: Evil.
For Some, Biden's Pledge of SCOTUS Nominee Puts Race Above Achievement
President Joe Biden's promise to name a Black woman to the Supreme Court has already drawn complaints the nominee could be unqualified.
Supreme Court Joins Other Institutions Facing Dwindling Public Confidence
A September 2021 poll found that 53 percent of respondents disapproved of how the higher court is handling its job, a nine percent increase from July 2021.
Chief Justice Roberts Pens Touching Tribute to 'Dear Friend' Stephen Breyer
Justices from the Supreme Court's liberal and conservative wings heaped praise on their retiring colleague as a heated confirmation battle shapes up.
How the Future SCOTUS Nominee Could Impact the Case on Affirmative Action
President Biden said he would appoint the first Black woman to the Supreme Court—would this affect the upcoming case regarding the fate of Affirmative Action?