Antonin Scalia

LIVE VIDEO: Public viewing for Justice Scalia at Supreme Court

Supreme Court<p>Karine Jean-Pierre: Kavanaugh nomination puts everything on the line<p>11:51<p>Tape hints Kavanaugh opposes marriage equality, abortion …

Trump Administration

LIVE: President Obama delivers remarks on the passing of Justice Scalia

Is Trump’s team living in their own reality of ‘alternative facts’?<p>08:59<p>Karine Jean-Pierre: Kavanaugh nomination puts everything on the line<p>11:51<p>Eric …

Donald Trump

This article on Kavanaugh’s sports reporting from when he was in college is the greatest thing you’ll read all day

The humorist James Thurber once differentiated between a laugh and a New Yorker laugh. With the New Yorker <i>,</i> there are no garish guffaws. The …

Donald Trump

Fish Story

There are many versions of the story about Justice Antonin Scalia and the fish. In the play <i>The Originalist</i>, the story goes like this: A young man …

Conservative View

Nino? No, No.

A play about Scalia<p><i>Editor’s Note: The below is derived from a piece about two theatrical productions, including</i> The Originalist <i>(of course), in the</i> …

Conservative View

Slouching toward autocracy

In their book, "How Democracies Die," political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt write: "How do elected authoritarians shatter the …

Donald Trump

Brett Kavanaugh Gonna Strict Constructionist All Your Abortions And Gay Weddings Away

Rachel Maddow brought us a newly relevant bit of tape from the Before Times last night, of a speech Brett Kavanaugh gave when he was just a plain old …

Liberal View

What To Expect In Judge Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

5:44 PM 08/15/2018<p>Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is a resolute man of his word. He said he wanted a vote on Judge Brett …

Donald Trump

Heritage Examines Judge Kavanaugh's Rulings

Former clerks of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh participated in a discussion about their former boss at the Heritage…<p>Steven Aden talked about …

U.S. Supreme Court

Ninth Circuit Returns to Form, Upholds Bizarre California Gun Regulation

Weeks after issuing some surprisingly sensible Second Amendment jurisprudence, the country’s most liberal federal court is up to its old tricks again.<p>…

Guns

Trump's Supreme Court pick calls Antonin Scalia a 'role model' and a 'judicial hero'

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has extolled the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia, and so has his new nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.<p>In some of his most forceful speeches in recent years, Kavanaugh has referred to the conservative justice who served from 1986-2016 as a "role …

Politics

Jazz superstar, boxing champ added to Italian American mural

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A jazz superstar and a boxing champion have been added to a mural in upstate New York.<p>Grammy Award winner Chuck Mangione and …

Boxing

When Conspiracy Nuts Clash

August 13, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>It’s always amusing when conspiracy nuts settle on different conspiracies and start attack one another’s ridiculous …

QAnon

Corpus Linguistics and the Second Amendment (Harvard Law Review) |

<b>Big Data rekindles the debate over the original meaning of the Second Amendment</b><p>The Second Amendment provides: “A well regulated Militia, being …

Linguistics

Kavanaugh's Hero and Climate Science

Senators reviewing U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should consider his likely impact on federal efforts to slow the warming of the planet. …

Bill Clinton

22 former Thomas clerks have landed Trump administration jobs or judicial nominations

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• 22 former Thomas clerks have landed Trump…<p>U.S. Supreme Court<p>Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.<p>Justice Clarence Thomas’ former law …

Donald Trump

What We Can Learn About Stare Decisis (Respect for Precedent) from the Last Supreme Court Term

Posted in: Constitutional Law<p>The 2017–18 Supreme Court term was noteworthy for many reasons. One is the fact that the Court overruled two …

Law

Kavanaugh the good umpire the Supreme Court needs

When President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpPastor at Trump rally prays to shield Trump from 'jungle journalism' Bill Russell: Being criticized by …

Obama Administration

Justice Ginsburg: 'The Returns Aren't In. This Was One Term'

Despite a U.S. Supreme Court term she called “more divisive than usual,” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg this week said the “returns aren’t in” yet on …

Law

Justice Ginsburg: Recent term 'much more divisive than usual'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Wednesday evening described the 2017-18 term as "much more divisive than usual."<p>The term as a whole was "momentous" and filled with "far more than the usual number of high-profile disputes," the 85-year-old Ginsburg, whose career on …

U.S. Politics

Ginsburg says latest Supreme Court term ‘much more divisive’ than usual

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Wednesday night that the latest Supreme Court term was "much more divisive than usual."<p>During an event …

Duke University

ACLU Georgia Vows To Fight Closure Of Polling Places In Majority Black, Rural County

19 hours ago by Frances Langum<p>up<p>About<br>• Embed<br>• Download<p>From Closer Look, NPR's WABE in Atlanta.<p><iframe width="560" height="358" …

Liberal View

Maddow: Kavanaugh Has Bad Poll Numbers Because Policy

On last night's show, Rachel Maddow ran a video of Brett Kavanaugh from a couple years ago, in which he praised the late Justice Scalia for his …

Liberal View

Nino And Me: An Interview With Bryan A. Garner

August is a nice, slow month — a perfect time for lawyers to catch up on their pleasure reading, perhaps at the beach or pool. If you’re looking for …

Law

Liberal Education, Law, and Liberal Democracy - Harvard Law Today

Peter Berkowitz, a political scientist and the Tad and Diane Taube Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, delivered the Scalia …

Law

Kavanaugh Tape Hints Opinion: No 'New Rights' From SCOTUS

A tape of a speech by SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh indicates he approves of the late Justice Scalia's opinion that the court can't "create new …

Liberal View

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Vernon Garrett

By Dale Merrill<p>8/17/18 8:00pm<p>Vernon Garrett has been belting out the soul party monsters since the 1960's. He's never gotten famous but those who …

Donald Trump

Ten Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 1, 2018)

1.<p>Kids in foster care awaiting adoption don’t need backpacks. They need parents who have their backs. They need humans not stuff. They need love that …

Conservative View

Ginsburg plans to wait out Trump: Darcy cartoon

CLEVELAND, Ohio --Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the oldest member of the U.S. Supreme Court, said in an interview that she plans to stay on the court …

United States

Justice Ginsburg Suggests She Has ‘at Least 5 More Years’ on Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she hopes to stay on the Supreme Court until the age of 90.<p>“I’m now 85,” Ginsburg said on Sunday. “My senior …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg