U.S. Supreme Court

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Supreme Close-Up

As SCOTUS prepares to entertain a new fall audience, one thing is certain: Events will not be televised.

Reagan Arising

At last, the court that conservatives hoped for since the 1980s arrives

Chief Justice Leaves Hospital

Updated: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was released from the hospital today and plans to resume his Maine vacation.

The Washington Post reports that Roberts waved…

Congressmen Support Shareholders

Two Democratic congressmen have asked the U.S. Supreme Court for permission to weigh in on the side of plaintiffs seeking to hold third parties liable for corporate wrongdoing.

House Financial…

Chief Justice Hospitalized for Seizure, Fall

Updated: Chief Justice John G. Roberts was taken by ambulance to the hospital Monday after a reported fall while he was vacationing in Maine.

The fall was caused by a…

NRA Had High Court Misgivings

The National Rifle Association may be a reluctant Supreme Court suitor in a Washington, D.C., case that challenges the district’s handgun ban.

The lawyer who won a federal appeals court…

More View Court as Too Conservative

A lot has happened since Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Samuel A. Alito Jr. joined the U.S. Supreme Court.

The court upheld a ban on partial-birth abortions. It…

Schumer Says Senators ‘Duped’ By Justices

A powerful Democratic senator from New York told the American Constitution Society on Friday that the Senate should avoid confirming another one of President Bush’s Supreme Court nominees.

Sen. Charles…

Hamdan Lawyer to Head Emory U Clinic

A prominent U.S. Navy lawyer will serve as a visiting professor at Emory University School of Law this fall after retiring from the military, and he will help establish a…

Are New Justices Rewriting Case Law?

Two new members of the U.S. Supreme Court reportedly have lost no time in overturning a number of settled precedents. And among those taking note of the situation are members…

DOJ Veterans in Giuliani Group

Republican presidential candidate Rudolph Giuliani has appointed a Justice Advisory Committee that is made up of conservative lawyers from the Reagan and other GOP administrations.

The chair of the committee…

Justice Defends 9th Circuit

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is known for how frequently its liberal-leaning decisions are reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court. In the last session, the reversal rate was…

Inside Gitmo Lawyer Creates a Stir

An Army reserve lawyer with an inside view of military tribunals at Guantanamo is scheduled to testify about his criticisms of the review process before a House committee this Thursday.

SG Sees Antitrust Pro-Business Tilt

The nation’s chief advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court says most of the justices are sympathetic to business interests, decidedly so in antitrust cases.

U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement said…

Empathy Focus for Obama Justices

Presidential candidate Barack Obama told a Planned Parenthood conference this afternoon that judicial philosophy needs to be weighed more carefully for potential U.S. Supreme Court justices.

The former law professor…

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