At Wednesday’s hearing, Democratic senators adopted a new strategy to press the Supreme Court nominee on abortion and campaign finance.
On the second day of Senate hearings, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee offered few clues as to how he’d rule on specific issues if confirmed.
The Colorado judge’s potential rise to the Supreme Court is compromised by the crudest sort of bare-knuckle partisan politics.
Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia possesses the same limited view of religious freedom supported by the conservatives currently on the Supreme Court.
Far from reflexively favoring big corporations over small competitors, Judge Neil Gorsuch has a nuanced view of antitrust law.
Despite judicial setbacks, federal law leaves open the possibility that the president’s new executive order might prevail––if he can keep quiet.
Is racism in deliberations any less toxic than racism in open court?
Why the immigration authorities ID search of a domestic flight at JFK is on weak legal ground.
The Supreme Court considers a case involving a youth on the Mexican side of the border killed by an American border patrol agent on the U.S. side.
Presidents have thought before that they could roll those wimpy-looking nerds with their gavels and robes. It usually doesn’t work out all that well.
The outcome of the battle over Trump’s travel ban focused on seven mostly Muslim nations is hard to predict.
Senators should press Neil Gorsuch on questions fundamental to democratic government.
How will Republicans respond if Democrats attempt to filibuster President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee?
The president’s executive order threatening to deny federal funds to jurisdictions that don’t help the feds deport undocumented immigrants reads like it was drafted by Lionel Hutz.
The Supreme Court will examine two cases that could tell us how the conservative justices feel about the president-elect’s plan for mass deportations.
The Supreme Court considers whether states that charge inmates with fees and restitution have to return that money if their convictions are set aside.
The High Court will hear two cases related to a crucial issue––how states draw their legislative districts.
The Supreme Court will consider whether Texas’s outdated standard on intellectual disability and executions violates the constitutional prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.
The president-elect’s answer on abortion is telling, if contradictory.
Defying the tenor of the 2016 election, during a case over the president’s power to appoint temporary heads of agencies, the Supreme Court tries to function as it should.