When the Supreme Court meets today to discuss pending petitions for review, the justices’ conference calendar will include a pivotal Second Amendment case.
Christopher Scalia opens up about his father’s contributions to American letters and discusses ‘Scalia Speaks,’ a new collection of the late Supreme Court justice’s speeches.
In his comments on a case concerning the Department of Transportation, Justice Neil Gorsuch made it clear he’s willing to take on the administrative state.
Since the court’s 1990 decision in Employment Division v. Smith, free exercise of religion no longer gets the protection that free speech does.
Our commerce and speech are often inseparably linked, such that the government’s attempt to limit one results in limiting the other.
Trinity Lutheran Church is only asking to be treated the same as everyone else. That shouldn’t be too much to ask.
The ever-changing interpretation of the Constitution Senate Democrats promote imposes litmus tests nearly every justice who is not currently serving would fail.
In the first two days of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings, senators pressed nominee Neil Gorsuch on a variety of issues that may be before the court, from antitrust to campaign finance.
Wisconsin’s junior senator could not hold out for more than 48 hours before giving in to deep partisanship and vindictiveness on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Americans often think the Supreme Court falls into ‘conservative’ and ‘liberal’ camps. But justices usually care more about the law than about politics.
If you look at characteristics other than skin tone and Y-chromosome, you could hardly get a more varied set of candidates to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat.
Here are some of the lessons we must take into the political fight for the Supreme Court.
Congress in 1866 was concerned about an unpopular, reactionary president using the Supreme Court to restrict the people’s rights. In 2017, we will likely find ourselves in a similar spot.
As a matter of constitutional law, the Senate is fully within its powers to let the Supreme Court literally die out.
Today’s strong judicial activism goes against the purpose of the Supreme Court envisioned by the Founders, and defined in the Constitution.
To truly merit a place on the Supreme Court—whether for Merrick Garland or someone else—the next appointee must understand the constitutional power he or she exercises.
It’s time for Congress to return the institution to an even-bodied court. Doing so would create a more legitimate and less politicized institution.
If we understand the history of Supreme Court appointments, we can understand that there is really no such thing as a ‘moderate’ Supreme Court nominee.
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