North Carolina has filed this emergency stay request with Chief Justice Roberts. The three-judge lower court has denied the stay filed in that court. I think the Supreme Court is very likely to grant the stay even if, as likely, it … Continue reading ?
I think he's being serious here. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said late Wednesday that partisan extremism is damaging the public’s perception of the role of the Supreme Court, recasting the justices as players in the political process rather than its referees. [...]Show More Summary
Even if you are trying to be ethical, you just might fall into one of these pitfalls. [United States Law Week / Bloomberg BNA] Chief Justice John Roberts unloaded some Microsoft stock so he can hear the Xbox 360 case. [Associated Press] Sex toys really can bring us closer together: longtime rivals reach agreement over sex toy patent. Show More Summary
Chief Justice Roberts would like you to simmer down with all the political talk.
WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Continue reading ? The post Partisan fights over Supreme Court nominations hurt the court’s image, Chief Justice Roberts says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. sells off hundreds of thousands of dollars in Microsoft stock to avoid a possible conflict. Martin Shkreli sneers at members of Congress. And the NYT profiles the NFL's in-house investigator—a former Manhattan prosecutor. This is a roundup from ALM and other outlets.
Three justices own individual stocks, and that's created more conflicts recently.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominees have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court. Roberts tells an audience at New England...Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts said that “partisan extremism is damaging the public’s perception of the role of the Supreme Court, recasting the justices as players in the political process rather than its referees,” the Washington Post reports. For members: The [...]
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Above: Chief Justice John Roberts Allow me to expand on Scott’s point from earlier about the Supreme Court becoming the postbellum Democratic Party incarnate. I’d say it is further than that. The current Supreme Court is the recreation of the Gilded Age courts. The same courts deciding Plessy and all the other cases of the […]
When the new president is sworn in on January 20, 2017, Chief Justice John Roberts, who administers the oath, will be 61. His colleagues, on that day, will be mostly older. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be 83. Justices Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia will be 80. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court may undo President Obama's legacy... of executive actions. [Talking Points Memo] Speaking of United States v. Texas, it just may be Chief Justice John Roberts's worst nightmare. [Slate] Today is a special anniversary: six years, the Supreme Court issued its Citizens United decision, and democracy hasn't looked the same since. Show More Summary
The chief justice of the United States did not look particularly peppy when he trundled onto the bench on Tuesday. There are, of course, many reasons why John Roberts might have looked bleary-eyed and drained on that freezing morning. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is getting grief for his attack on Chief Justice John Roberts, which is actually an attack on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who advocated Roberts’ confirmation to the Supreme Court but is now having second thoughts about Roberts. In an interview with ABC News, Trump, who, like Cruz, is...
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The Washington Post hired a Wilmer Hale lawyer to help work on the release of reporter Jason Rezaian. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes to attacking Sen. Ted Cruz's support for Chief Justice John Roberts. This is a news roundup from NLJ and other publications.
Donald Trump told ABC News that Supreme Court Justice John Roberts was an “absolute disaster” and he blames Ted Cruz. Said Trump: “Cruz fought like hell to get Justice Roberts in there. Justice Roberts turned out to be an absolute [...
Trump hits Cruz for endorsing chief justice, though Cruz has renounced his support