Jack Pope, a retired chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court who helped establish formal judicial education for Texas judges, has died at the age of 103. Osler McCarthy, a … Click to Continue »
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has named former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz to lead the state's embattled oversight agency at the Vikings' Stadium
Gov. Mark Dayton is tapping a former Minnesota Supreme Court chief justice to lead the state's embattled oversight agency of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium. Dayton named Kathleen Blatz as interim … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, overturns a death-penalty sentence after an expert witness testified the defendant was more likely to commit future crimes because he is black.
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court gave a Texas death row inmate a chance to avoid execution on Wednesday, with Chief Justice John Roberts denouncing the "noxious strain of racial prejudice" that infected the case when a defense witness testified the man was more likely to commit future crimes because he is black. Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts calls the case "a perfect storm" of circumstances that culminated in a lower court "making a decision on life or death on the basis of race."
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a black death row inmate, Duane Buck, whose own attorney called an “expert” to the stand who told the jury Buck’s race made him a danger to society. Chief Justice John Roberts pennedShow More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court gave a Texas death row inmate a chance to avoid execution on Wednesday, with Chief Justice John Roberts denouncing the “noxious strain of racial prejudice” that infected the case when a defense witness testified the man was more likely to commit future crimes...
Chief Justice John Roberts had the best lines at the Supreme Court Wednesday, but all eyes were on the visitors’ row, where Ivanka Trump came to watch the third branch in action.
Karla Gray, the first female chief justice of the Montana Supreme Court, has died of cancer. She was 69. Gray's husband, Myron Currie, tells the Great Falls Tribune (gftrib.com/2m4icvM) that … Click to Continue »
Chief Justice of the North Dakota Supreme Court Gerald VandeWalle, left, administers the oath of office to Governor Doug Burgum on Tuesday in the house chambers. Watching from left are Tom Burgum, 18, first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum and Jesse Burgum, 20. Show More Summary
… cucked Chief Justice John Roberts bent over backwards to save Obamacare? What a sucker!
The former president was critical of Chief Justice John Marshall’s rulings. But it was on constitutional, rather than political or personal, grounds.
HMM. CUI BONO? Texas: Chief Justice and House Speaker call for end of straight-ticket voting for judicial races.
Neil Gorsuch, the 10th Circuit judge nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacant seat on the US Supreme Court, is widely expected to favor big business should he be confirmed by the Senate. "The [Chief Justice John] Roberts...Show More Summary
Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht asked lawmakers Wednesday to pass legislation to improve security for judges, citing a state judge who was shot and wounded outside her Austin … Click to Continue »
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is scheduled to speak to the University of Kentucky College of Law one day after President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his … Click to Continue »
“I thought it was very thoughtful of Chief Justice Roberts to use a fireproof Bible – because once Trump touches it at any time it could have burst into flames,” says Larry Wilmore of Donald Trump’s fiery Inauguration last week. “Very...Show More Summary
Ed Meese in defense of Trump SCOTUS shortlister William Pryor. [The Daily Signal] What the Chief Justice's writings tell us about the constitutionality of the global gag rule. [Slate] What does the cert success rate look like this Term? [Empirical SCOTUS] The potential legal actions over Trump's copycat cake. Show More Summary
On Monday, Donald Trump began his formal assault on women’s rights by reinstating and massively expanding the “global gag rule,” an anti-abortion policy created by President Ronald Reagan and implemented by every Republican president since. Show More Summary