The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wasn’t a fan of the Affordable Care Act and opposed it when it came before the nation’s high court every time. Known for his blunt writings, here are some highlights from a dissenting opinion he wrote, published June 15, 2015, in what was [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more. TED CRUZ: "We have 80 years of precedent of not confirming Supreme Court justices in an election...Show More Summary
The shocking news that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died suddenly yesterday put America’s political culture into high partisan gear — almost within minutes of the news. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other GOPers immediately made it clear they were not going to allow any nominee by President Barack Obama to go forward. And [...]Show More Summary
This story first appeared at Raw Story on June 30, 2015. Jon Stewart blasted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday’s Daily Show, cutting through Scalia’s complaints about ignoring the voters’ wishes as the high court legalized same-sex marriage. “I think we found...
President Barack Obama said Saturday that he would nominate a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia, whose death at 79 could realign a court that is often sharply divided, with the four justices appointed by Democratic presidents on one side and the five who were elevated to the court by Republicans on the other.
The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this weekend will scramble much more than just election-year politics. It could recast several decisions pending before the high court, including arguably the most important labor case in years. Show More Summary
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a leading conservative voice on the high court, has died at the age of 79, a government source and a family friend told CNN on Saturday. Scalia died in his sleep during a visit to Texas. A government official said Scalia went to bed Friday night and told friends he wasn't feeling well. Show More Summary
With Justice Antonin Scalia's death this weekend, and its nearly instantaneous politicization, it's worth asking why we don't subject our high court justices to limited terms or mandatory retirement ages -- like nearly every other country in the world. For starters, are term limits even a good idea? A lot of sharp thinkers on both sides of […]
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death shocked everyone when it was announced on Saturday afternoon, and it didn’t take long for it to become highly politicized on both ends of the spectrum. Rather than taking a moment to focus on the Scalia death as the loss of a human life, conservatives and liberals saw it... Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Scalia, who has just died unexpectedly, was a highly influential figure in American jurisprudence and legal thought. There will be much written about his legacy over the next few days. Yet even in the first few hours after the announcement of his passing, politicians are staking out their positions on the politics […]
President Obama will nominate the new Justice, but may face a tough confirmation fight with a GOP-controlled Senate. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at 79, leaving a vacancy in the high court just as the country is in the process of choosing a new leader. Read Full Story
Any time there's a high court vacancy, it's a big deal, but replacing Antonin Scalia creates a dynamic unlike anything we've seen in a very long time.
Just minutes after the public learned Justice Antonin Scalia, the longest-serving Supreme Court judge, had died of natural causes on Saturday, conservatives were already vowing to block any future high court nominations from President Barack Obama. Scalia’s death comes in the midst of a hotly...
The conservative icon, known for his intellect, wit and biting opinions, had a huge impact on the high court.
A new dissent cites Johnny Cash for wisdom in addressing the rights of prisoners. That's actually a subject The Man In Black sang about a lot.
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of EPA’s Clean Power Plan until the pending litigation against the rule is resolved, including any appeal to the high court. This means the rule will be in legal limbo until the Supreme Court rules on the merits of the case. read more
While Google continues facing multiple antitrust probes at the European level, the company will be cheered today by a U.K. High Court decision that has ruled in its favor on a specific anticompetitive complaint. Read More
Justice Samuel Alito, after ten years on the high court, remains a star player for conservatives. A judge orders the feds to make additional releases of Hillary Clinton emails. And the Brooklyn U.S. attorney's office could get the first crack at prosecuting Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. This is a roundup from ALM and other publications.
The Supreme Court's delay of federal clean power rules could save Arizonans money while keeping carbon emissions high.