It would be both smart politics and good governance to update the list of SCOTUS contenders. When a vacancy emerges, whether before or after the election, who will be considered?
From the internet fever swamps of the left-wing commentariat, plans have emerged to remove Brett Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court by any means necessary.
After years of living happily anonymous as a lawyer and a judge, all of a sudden I found myself recognized nearly everywhere: in the airport, out jogging, even hiking.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas doesn’t want to set fire to the rule of law. He simply wants to let the Constitution, the real Constitution, once again be what it claims to be — the supreme law of the land.
The battle of Bogren was about more than a judicial nominee for a district court in Michigan. It was a fight over whether Republicans will accept the mainstreaming of anti-religious bigotry.
The fusion of populism and conservatism as a workable and ideological political movement is emerging in the actions of two newly elected senators: Rick Scott and Josh Hawley.
They may not love him, but GOP activists should be throwing roses at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell every day of the week.
All too often, lower courts have used a bad legal doctrine to stop states and local governments from protecting the unborn, even when Supreme Court case law would allow it.
Religious tests are unacceptable––we should never let people of faith be automatically disqualified from public service due to their closely held beliefs.
Judge Brian Hagedorn is being publicly trashed for being on the board of a small Christian school, and for blog posts when he was in law school discussing court cases about abortion and gay sex.
Senator Mike Braun discusses the rising costs of education, healthcare and other economic issues with Executive Editor Joy Pullmann.
Both Neomi Rao and Patrick Bumatay have immense potential as conservative jurists. Democrats see that and are getting scared.
Neomi Rao’s writing goes against every narrative the left holds dear––she’s a self-made minority who believes in national unity and personal responsibility.
In the feud between President Trump and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, both are wrong. Judges aren’t partisan hacks, but they do have different approaches to jurisprudence.
An expanded Supreme Court would be more effective, and make each appointment less of an apocalyptic event.
‘When the Constitution was written, people were expected to die in their 50s. The framers never contemplated that these terms would regularly go to 30-plus years as they do now.’
Fox News Host Shannon Bream joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the new SCOTUS nominee, Roe v. Wade, and Miss America.
If Kavanaugh’s views were adopted by other courts, then other frivolous claims attacking religion in the public square would have a better chance of being heard in federal courts.
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.
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.
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