Supreme Court Nominations
558 ABA Journal Supreme Court Nominations articles.
Justice Stephen G. Breyer hasn’t indicated when he plans to retire from the U.S. Supreme Court, but some liberals say the timing should be sooner rather than later.
Jan 7, 2021 11:07 AM CST
Everyone, I am sure, will be glad to bid farewell to 2020 and looks forward to better things in 2021. As the year draws to a close, the COVID-19 pandemic is surging with a catastrophic loss of lives and serious illnesses, but there is the hope of vaccines soon becoming widely available. What were the most important stories about the U.S. Supreme Court during this plague year?
Dec 22, 2020 3:09 PM CST
President Donald Trump’s campaign and those who support it have faced dozens of losses and skeptical judges
, including some judges appointed by Trump.
Dec 7, 2020 12:11 PM CST
The U.S. Senate on Monday evening confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate approved Barrett by a vote of 52 to 48. The only Republican to vote against her confirmation was Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.
Oct 26, 2020 7:20 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett mentioned “three hurdles” to overturning the Affordable Care Act when she provided written answers Tuesday to follow-up questions from Senate Judiciary Committee members.
Oct 22, 2020 2:47 PM CDT
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to send the nomination of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate. The committee voted without the support of the 10 Democratic members, who boycotted the meeting.
Oct 22, 2020 9:17 AM CDT
We spoke to a number of legal experts across the ideological spectrum to get their thoughts on this week’s hearings. Here are four takeaways.
Oct 15, 2020 5:00 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett remained unflappable during her confirmation hearing this week, as she politely deflected questions about her views on cases establishing rights to abortion and same-sex marriage.
Oct 15, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett is kind and brilliant, according to a former law clerk and a former law student who said she has been a mentor and source of encouragement.
Oct 15, 2020 1:42 PM CDT
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is done testifying, but her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee continues on Thursday.
Oct 15, 2020 8:15 AM CDT
Lawyers and judges who spoke with the ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary had high praise for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Oct 15, 2020 7:45 AM CDT
Are climate change and global warming happening? U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said she wouldn't comment on the "contentious matter" at her confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Oct 14, 2020 5:37 PM CDT
If a senator wants to vote against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett because of her judicial philosophy, she is OK with that.
Oct 14, 2020 4:59 PM CDT
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee, pushed back Wednesday when Democratic Sen. Christopher Coons of Delaware contrasted decisions of the late Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia.
Oct 14, 2020 2:09 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett said Wednesday her federal appeals court has allowed video recording of oral arguments, and she would keep an open mind about the issue in the high court.
Oct 14, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
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