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Federal judge dismisses Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson's effort to win back her position of chief justice.

"Abrahamson filed suit April 8, a day after voters had approved a constitutional amendment to change how the chief justice was elected to a majority vote among the justices every two years."“The court concludes that Wisconsin’s new method...Show More Summary

“Judge dismisses Shirley Abrahamson suit to regain chief justice role”

Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel: A federal judge on Friday dismissed Shirley Abrahamson’s lawsuit aimed at regaining her position as chief justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Abrahamson and five people who voted for her at her last election as chief justice sued … Continue reading ?

Justice Stevens Slams Justice Scalia’s “Disrespectful Rhetoric”

In remarks for an ABA speech today, in the context of a discussion of the Arizona redistricting case:   Justice Stevens is much more full of praise for Chief Justice Roberts, who he says decides cases based on what he … Continue reading ?

Alabama's Antigay Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore Slapped With New Ethics Charges

The Southern Poverty Law Center has supplemented its ethics complaint against Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore with more examples of his disdain for the law. 1 - Name: w-line read more

Complaint: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Attended Anti-Choice Rally With Domestic Terrorists

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore faces another judicial ethics complaint after appearing to attend an anti-choice rally with convicted domestic terrorists. Image: Top News / YouTube The post Complaint: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Attended Anti-Choice Rally With Domestic Terrorists appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Does the Supreme Court Need a Code of Conduct?

In 2011, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., used his annual report about the state of the federal judiciary to defend the probity of his Court colleagues. He was responding to members of Congress, experts in legal ethics, and legal advocacy groups who wanted the Court to be subject to the Code of Conduct for United States Judges, which applies to all other federal judges.

Chief Justice Martin's avoidance of the term "exclusively"

If parts of the Constitution don't fit your argument, just forget they exist: Entitled "State school fund," Article IX, Section 6 provides: The proceeds of all lands that have been or hereafter may be granted by the United States toShow More Summary

Alabama Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Finally Adopt Child, Celebrate Victory Over Roy Moore

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A lesbian Alabama couple put the icing on the cake of their victory over anti-gay Chief Justice Roy Moore this week. After a four-year fight, Cari Searcy and Kim McKeand, the plaintiffs in Alabama’s same-sex marriage case, finalized Searcy… The post Alabama Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Finally Adopt Child, Celebrate Victory Over Roy Moore appeared first on Towleroad.

Texas Supreme Court rules Houston must repeal its pro-LGBT ordinance or put it to popular vote

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore The Texas Supreme Court Friday overturned the ruling of a district state court and said opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) had gathered enough signatures to put it on the...Show More Summary

A look around Canberra – Isaacs

We went down to the Woden Valley this week to take a look at the suburb of Isaacs. This suburb was named after former governor general, attorney general and chief justice Isaac Isaacs. Let’s all just take a moment to appreciate his name and ponder why his parents decided to give him essentially the same name [...]

Cruz Thinks He Can Put 'Real Limits' on Supreme Court

Despite being a graduate of Harvard Law School who once clerked for the Supreme Court's Chief Justice William Rehnquist and went on to litigate cases before the court, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has the dubious belief that it's possible to put "limits" on the nation's highest court. Show More Summary

Why We've Been Duped by Presidential Fundraising Numbers

Just last week, the political establishment was a flurry with news over which 2016 presidential candidate raked in the most money. Ever since the Citizens United ruling came down from Chief Justice John Roberts' Supreme Court, we'veShow More Summary

The complicated world of having your boss decide what kind of birth control you can use

Too bad Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy decided to wait until this session to not be insane about Obamacare. Not only did their Hobby Lobby decision make it okay for bosses to deny their employees health insurance...Show More Summary

The Same-Sex Marriage Decision Had Everything to Do With the Constitution

At the close of his dissent from the five-to-four decision in the Obergefell case granting same-sex couples the constitutional right to marry, Chief Justice John Roberts pouted. "Celebrate," he sniffed, sounding as festive as Ebenezer Scrooge. Show More Summary

Marriage Equality Ruling Makes History -- Literally

Chief Justice John Roberts was wrong in his dissent from the recent Supreme Court decision when he chastised his colleagues on the bench: "The Court today not only overlooks our country's entire history and tradition but actively repudiates...Show More Summary

Man Who Went to Law School With John Roberts Now Homeless

Chief Justice John Roberts and Alfred M. Postell were once classmates at Harvard Law School. More than 35 years later, the two spend most days about 2.5 miles apart: the former at the Supreme Court Building and the latter on the sidewalks in Northwest Washington.

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Addicting Info: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore says Satan led the Supremes astray on marriage equality. Informed Comment: The Iraqi operation to liberate Anbar province from ISIS may present new horrors for civilians. The Reaction: Rick Perry’s donors are not putting their money where his mouth is. Show More Summary

Why the Latest Supreme Court Term Was the Worst In Decades for Conservative Justices

But next term may see conservative backlash. Chief Justice John G. Roberts had just finished reading his biting dissent in the same-sex marriage case when he took up the more mundane duty of announcing that Justice Antonin Scalia had the opinion in the next case: Johnson v. Show More Summary

Alabama’s chief justice: Satan made Supreme Court ‘destroy the institution of God’ in marriage ruling

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Outspoken Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore told a church gathering on Sunday that the U.S. Supreme Court “destroyed the institution of God,” when they legalized same-sex marriage earlier this month. The notoriously Bible-thumping judge somewhat forgave the  justices by...

Roy Moore: SCOTUS Murdered God

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

AL.com reports: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore told a church crowd on Sunday that the U.S. Supreme Court "destroyed the institution of God" by legalizing same-sex marriage. Moore, who made national news when he ordered...Show More Summary

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