Jack Phillips’ persecution is a chilling emblem of a legal system disfigured by the elevation of unfettered egoism over civility and the common good.
Some 400 current and former Yale Law students said Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court represents an existential threat. That’s insane.
Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett joins Federalist Radio to discuss the pros and cons of a potential Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
An expanded Supreme Court would be more effective, and make each appointment less of an apocalyptic event.
Ilyse Hogue recently claimed President Trump ‘is going to put someone on the court who will be the fifth vote to criminalize abortion, punish women and throw them in jail.’
Despite the brouhaha and suspenseful plot twists, the president went with what can in this context be called the conventional conservative choice.
The powerful defense of free speech Kennedy delivered in one of his final cases shows a path forward for a nation struggling with severe partisan divides.
They underscore the right not to be compelled to worship at the government’s altar, speak the government’s message, or join the government’s associations.
The Left expected Anthony Kennedy to not only write and join progressive decisions, but also to chain himself to his chair like a protester until a Democrat won the presidency.
Which is worse: An unelected judge opining on how a mandate to purchase a product could meet constitutional muster, or giving Congress instructions on how to ensure it will? Kavanaugh did both.
If judges are a vindication of Trump, are they also a vindication of Mitch McConnell? And if so, does a good Supreme Court really compensate for a lousy Congress?
Ten particularly outstanding candidates from the list come to mind: five from the South; four from the Midwest; and one establishment pick from the Beltway.
Justice Kennedy’s vote, so often featured in 5-4 decisions, changed the country in fundamental ways. Now Trump will have a court-redefining legacy.
Some on the left have already called the Supreme Court’s ruling an endorsement of discrimination. But people who make such accusations clearly didn’t read either the original executive order or the court’s opinion.
Our cultural elites treat opposition to same-sex marriage as beyond the bounds of reasonable discourse. But three years’ more experience only reinforce that it’s a legal and cultural mistake.
‘Oh my g-d,’ one man says in audio of the moment the news broke inside a Democratic National Committee meeting. A woman can be heard moaning in the background.
In a statement today, Anthony Kennedy said he’s stepping down ‘to spend more time with’ his family, even though ‘his family was willing for him to continue to serve.’
Don’t believe the hype: Wayfair poses no threats to small-government conservatives, nor does it represent a significant impairment to small businesses.
The Supreme Court has taken a constitutional provision intended to limit government power and turned it into a mandate for unlimited government power.
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