Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing begins today as the Republican-led Senate charges ahead to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with President Donald Trump’s pick and cement the conservative court majority before Election Day.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, passed away on Sept. 17. She was 87 years old. Her death is a huge loss for America.
Democrats in the House of Representatives will reportedly introduce a bill next week to limit the tenure of U.S. Supreme Court justices to 18 years as Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death puts a spotlight on the partisan fight over vacancies.
President Donald Trump is relying on an outlier interpretation of a recent Supreme Court decision to assert broad new powers as he prepares to sign a series of executive orders in the coming weeks.
A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers.
Commentators have focused on Kavanaugh’s decision in Apple Inc. v. Pepper where he sided with Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan.
Maryland Peace Cross: Seven justices agreed that the WWI memorial monument should remain in place. However, the seven disagreed on why it should remain.
On March 19, the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed the government’s authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation after they have completed prison terms.
The Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Twenty-first Amendment potentially affects hundreds of state laws that regulate the intrastate sale and distribution of alcohol.
Kavanaugh hearing: Whatever happens, the fundamental principles of “innocent until proven guilty” and the “burden of proof” have been substantially damaged.