Post Profile

SCOTUS to the World: Do as I Say, Not as I Do?

When it comes to its decisions on ethics, judicial recusals, even civil rights, is the Supreme Court being hypocritical, creating one standard for lower courts and another for itself? That's the argument Gabe Roth, executive director of Fix the Court, made in a recent New York Times op-ed. Roth......
read more

See more about: Supreme Court

Related Posts

Taking Visas to the Supreme Court

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

On February 23, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kerry v. Din. The U.S. government is seeking a writ of certiorari agreement by the Justices to review a lower court decision granting Ms. Din and her Afghan husband judicial ...

SCOTUS: Malice Standard Alive and Well in ATSA Immunity Case

Industries / Law : FindLaw's Writ - Legal Commentary

This term, the Supreme Court of the United States had the opportunity to review a Colorado Supreme Court decision that dealt with immunity against civil liability under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act. Based on the long...

Republican Calvinball Watch: WI State Supreme Court Republicans Block Ethics Case By Recusal

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

After Wi. Supreme Court Justice tried to strangle another Justice, the state judicial commission filed an ethics complaint against him to be decided by his fellow justices. But Prosser came up with an idea to getall four of the cons...

Sen. Cruz: SCOTUS Decision On Same-Sex Marriage Is "Tragic And Indefensible," "Judicial Activism At Its Worst"

US Politics / Conservative : Ace of Spades HQ

Sen. Cruz on the Supreme Court's decision not to hear any of the same-sex marriage petitions: "The Supreme Court?s decision to let rulings by lower court judges stand that redefine marriage is both tragic and indefensible,? said Sen...

Jim Worth: No Longer Supreme

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog

Ethics further tarnish the ebony robes of this court. Though the Supreme Court justices are not held to the same high ethics standards as lower judicial magistrates, ethics must be considered when evaluating their decisions and opin...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC