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A critical non-decision from the Supreme Court

In a highly anticipated case involving voter ID, the Supreme Court punted, denying certiorari. Chief Justice John Roberts, who wrote the majority opinion invalidating the pre-clearance requirement for nine states under the Voting Rights Act (VRA), issued a rare explanation of the decision not to hear the case. The case concerned a North Carolina law that […]

U.S. chief justice taps New York judge to handle Puerto Rico bankruptcy

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday appointed a federal judge based in Manhattan to oversee Puerto Rico's landmark bankruptcy case two days after the island's government filed for protection from creditors. In a brief statement, Roberts said he had designated U.S. Show More Summary

US chief justice appoints New York judge to handle Puerto Rico bankruptcy

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday appointed a federal judge based in Manhattan to oversee Puerto Rico’s landmark bankruptcy case. In a brief statement, Roberts said he had designated U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the Southern District of New York to the biggest bankruptcy...

John Roberts appoints New York judge to oversee Puerto Rico bankruptcy

Chief Justice John Roberts appoints Laura Taylor Swain to lead the complex bankruptcy.        

Puerto Rico's fate hangs on Chief Justice John Roberts

A little-noticed provision gives John Roberts the power to appoint the case's judge.        

The Supreme Court says cities may sue banks over predatory lending

IN 2012, John Roberts, America’s conservative chief justice, angered conservatives when he formed a majority with his four liberal colleagues to save Obamacare from its first major legal attack. Three years on, in 2015, he did so again to uphold campaign-finance rules for judges.

Adam Liptak, Sent to Prison by a Software Program’s Secret Algorithms

Adam Liptak, Sent to Prison by a Software Program’s Secret Algorithms: Driverless judiciary? It’s not scfi, it’s here today according to the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court: When Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. visited Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute last month, he was asked a startling question, one with overtones of science fiction. Show More Summary

Supreme Court's John Roberts: Trump stance in immigration case invites 'prosecutorial abuse'

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts took issue on Wednesday with the Trump administration's stance in an immigration case, saying it could make it too easy for the government to strip people of citizenship for lying about minor infractions. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Chief Justice Roberts Admits He Once Drove Over The Speed Limit

WASHINGTON ? The chief justice of the United States has broken the law. John Roberts made the unexpected confession Wednesday as he and his Supreme Court colleagues considered a case that tests some of the circumstances the federal government...Show More Summary

Chief Justice Roberts Admits He Once Drove Over The Speed Limit

last monthNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? The chief justice of the United States has broken the law. John Roberts made the unexpected confession Wednesday as he and his Supreme Court colleagues considered a case that tests some of the circumstances the federal government...Show More Summary

Justices weigh ethnic Serb woman’s bid to regain US citizenship

last monthNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts raised concerns on Wednesday about the Trump administration’s stance in an immigration case, saying it could make it too easy for the government to strip people of citizenship for lying about minor infractions. Roberts and other Supreme Court justices indicated...

Justice Breyer's cellphone rang during oral argument today.

SCOTUSblog reports the news and refers to the sound as a "lively chime."Justices Samuel Alito and Elena Kagan chuckle. Breyer looks to Chief Justice John Roberts with an apologetic expression before sharing a laugh with Justice Clarence Thomas. Show More Summary

Neil Gorsuch Is Neither Republican Nor Democrat, Says Chief Justice Roberts

last monthNews : Huffington Post

The day after the swearing-in of Justice Neil Gorsuch, Chief Justice John Roberts sounded off, in judicious terms, about the bitter partisan battle over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Speaking at New York’s Rensselaer...Show More Summary

Chief Justice Roberts to speak at RPI event

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is slated to appear at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in a public event a day after Justice Neil Gorsuch was sworn in by President … Click to Continue »

Nets Downplay Gorsuch Swearing In, Ignore Tom Daschle Scolding Senate Filibuster

On Monday, Judge Neil Gorsuch became the 113 th associate justice to sit on the Supreme Court after he was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts. The event was a culmination of many hours of testimony, a damaging filibuster by Senate...Show More Summary

Gorsuch Takes First Oath to Become SCOTUS Justice

Neil Gorsuch has taken the first oath to become the 113th justice of the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. administered the oath in...

A New Generation On the Court

By a vote of 54-45, the Senate today concluded the long, bruising battle to confirm President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts is scheduled to swear Judge Gorsuch in at 9:00 a.m. Show More Summary

The Guesstimator: Predict the Gorsuch nomination vote and win a prize!

During the confirmation hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court, current Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. famously compared judges to baseball umpires calling balls and strikes. But, as many baseball fans know, different umpires have different strike zones. That’s the central reason President Trump’s Jan. 31 nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the high court […]

'Some Toxins Can Be Deadly in Small Doses'

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.

Rejecting 'noxious' prejudice, U.S. top court backs black death row inmate

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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

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