Chicago’s ‘sanctuary’ cities case offers an important opportunity to challenge a dangerous practice of relatively recent advent: granting a nationwide injunction in a local dispute.
We have divergent interpretive theories that map onto ideologically sorted parties, so is it any surprise that elections are high-stakes for judges?
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is right: Courts matter. They matter because liberal judges long ago stopped interpreting the law and started inventing it.
Every four-year term, a president appoints around a fifth of the judiciary. They continue shaping our world long after the president who appointed them has left the White House.
U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson wrote in an order that suspended the latest version of the president’s travel ban that it ‘plainly discriminates based on nationality.’
President Trump has plenty of qualified, pro-life nominees in tow. Yet that’s not enough, because getting them confirmed has been nearly impossible.
While it would have been better for President Trump to have divested control of his businesses before taking office, not doing so does not necessarily violate the Constitution.
This week, in an echo of the 21 contenders for the Supreme Court rolled out during the campaign, 11 would-be black-robers join last month’s stellar list of 10 lower-court nominees.
This seems to be all just one more episode of Trumpian signaling or, as the court narrated, using a ‘bully pulpit to highlight a changed approach to immigration enforcement’ in the future.
We hold opposite political views and hail from different regions. Yet we stand united in our support of Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
It’s clear the judges went through the exercise of writing an opinion so they could get to the outcome they wanted. The problem is, the outcome they wanted is, legally speaking, wrong.
Brock Turner spent three months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious fellow student. The implications aren’t good.
When the Supreme Court on March 2 assesses the abortion industry’s claims about threats to women’s health, it will have years of real-world tests to examine.
If the Environmental Protection Agency can claim the federal government can regulate manmade ditches and standing water, what private lands will be left?
Congress has sweeping subpoena powers – and legislators should use them to override the injunctions censoring two Center for Medical Progress videos.
Should Americans subject themselves to unconstitutional rulings and laws merely to preserve a corruption of ‘law and order’? Charles Murray doesn’t think so, and neither do I.
Liberals love America’s checks and balances when the system works for them. But just let courts interfere, and they’re immediately illegitimate.
Lifetime appointments have failed their intended purpose of ensuring judicial independence.
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