If the Eighth Amendment is repealed, Ireland will take a giant leap backwards, ironically in the name of progress.
On the cases with less political valence the justices can ‘nerd out’ on legal theories and reveal their jurisprudential minds when they know their decisions won’t make the front pages.
Trump’s first year in office has turned out much better than expected, but don’t let that blind us to some of the long-term costs of Trumpism.
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.
This is the stage some of us have been waiting for: when Trump tacks back to the Left, makes nice with Democrats, and sells out his core supporters.
Many are still seeking to understand this unpredictable president—what he’s accomplished, how he’s failed, and the hard truths both sides refuse to admit.
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.
Eliminating the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees was the natural culmination of a tit-for-tat escalation by both parties. The brinksmanship is all symptomatic of a much larger problem.
Our discourse is full of rhetorical terms used to frighten or cajole the public in a given direction. But these words don’t mean what you think they mean.
I will not agree with all his rulings. But if Gorsuch is confirmed, Americans will gain a Supreme Court Justice who is thoughtful and considerate.
The filibuster is not in the Constitution or part of the American founding. It is a creature born of an accidental omission from the rules.
It looks like Senate Democrats will block the nomination of Neil Gorsuch. It also means the end of the filibuster. Which is a shame.
The ever-changing interpretation of the Constitution Senate Democrats promote imposes litmus tests nearly every justice who is not currently serving would fail.
Law professor Randy Barnett joins Federalist Radio to break down the hearing and confirmation process for Judge Neil Gorsuch.
The Fourth Circuit’s wild departure in Kolbe may be what finally forces the Supreme Court to rule on state ‘assault weapon’ regulations once and for all.
Should pro-lifers who voted for the president because he promised to nominate a judge who would overturn Roe worry it won’t happen?
Will these senators follow their own demands and vote on Neil Gorsuch? After all, only a few months ago they insisted senators must #DoYourJob.
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.
They should follow the precedent Harry Reid set in 2013, and confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with 51 votes instead of 60.
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