Judge Diane Sykes, one of the people on President-elect Donald Trump’s list to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court bench, recently wrote a critical decision in defense of
Donald Trump has said that he plans to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia within his first two weeks in office The post Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate William Pryor appeared first on Macleans.ca.
President-elect Donald Trump has said that, just two weeks after his inauguration, he will nominate somebody to replace pro-life Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. One of his leading candidates has taken a strong pro-life position and condemned Roe vs Wade, the Supreme Court decision that allowed virtually unlimited abortions. Judge William Pryor, a […]
President-elect Donald Trump's shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees includes more than a dozen jurists -- but one who used to work closely with former Justice Antonin Scalia is either a shoo-in or a long-shot for the job, depending on who you ask. Show More Summary
In the coming weeks, president-elect Trump is expected to decide whom he’ll pick to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. During the campaign he famously put out a list of eleven names representing the kind of people he’d look for when selecting a justice. He then added another ten names to the list [...]
A new poll conducted by The Marist Poll has found overwhelming support for the swift nomination of a Supreme Court justice who will apply the constitution as originally written in the same way as the late pro-life Justice Antonin Scalia. Majorities of Americans also support interpreting the constitution as originally intended and quick action to […]
The past year was really something else. 2016 saw the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the end of Merrick Garland's Supreme Court dreams, the death of David Bowie. Not even Mariah Carey made it out unscathed. But, before we bid the year a final adieu (or good riddance), it's......
FUNDAMENTAL TRANSFORMATION: Inside Trump’s strategy to remodel the Supreme Court. “Trump’s team wants to make filling the seat held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia one of the earliest acts of his presidency, according to multiple transition officials, in hopes of scoring an energizing and unifying victory for the conservative movement.... While […]
2016 was not a typical year for the Supreme Court. The passing of Justice Antonin Scalia early in the year upended normal Supreme Court practice, as his vacated seat became part of an unprecedented struggle over naming a replacement justice, leaving the Court short-staffed and deadlock-prone. The fact that......
With all efforts to stop a Trump presidency seemingly exhausted, President Obama still has one final shot to get his blocked Supreme Court nominee on the bench. Following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, 2016, President Obama attempted to fill the notoriously conservative justice’s vacant seat with U.S. Show More Summary
New York Times editorial board: Soon after his inauguration next month, President-elect Donald Trump will nominate someone to the Supreme Court, which has been hamstrung by a vacancy since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February. Show More Summary
Campaign Action In case you've lost track, it's Day 297 since Justice Antonin Scalia died, and Day 266 since President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to fill his seat. on the Supreme Court. Republicans held firm on their contentionShow More Summary
The battle lines are forming over Donald Trump’s anticipated Supreme Court nominee. A conservative advocacy group is running TV ads urging Trump to appoint a justice in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia. New Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer fires back that Democrats will try to block any nominee who isn’t “mainstream.” Trouble is, […]
Ex-congressman Barney Frank left an MSNBC panel speechless when he made an eyebrow-raising claim about late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The former Massachusetts representative, who is openly gay, appeared on “Hardball with Chris Matthews” Tuesday to discuss President-elect Donald Trump. Show More Summary
Openly gay former congressman Barney Frank went after deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Tuesday while discussing Donald Trump’s tweets about flag burning. Early on Tuesday, Donald Trump tweeted that flag burning should be illegal… Read The post Barney Frank: ‘Scalia Was Leading Advocate of Fag Burning, Not Flag Burning’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
WHEN the Supreme Court ruled in 2002 that “mentally retarded” persons’ diminished powers of reasoning and culpability made them ineligible for the death penalty, a dissenting Justice Antonin Scalia wrote that his six colleagues’ “newest invention” would turn “capital trial[s] into a game”.
Former congressman Barney Frank Monday shocked his fellow MSNBC panel members, quipping that the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia “was actually the leading advocate of fag burning, not flag burning.” Discussing Donald Trump’s penchant for late-night tweetstorms, Frank warned Chris Matthews...
Former Congressman Barney Frank's reaction to Donald Trump's flag burning tweet featured a comment about the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia that made Chris Matthews a little uncomfortable.
Donald Trump tweeted that people who burn the American flag should lose their citizenship or be put in jail. But please, tell us more about how he wants to appoint Supreme Court justices like Antonin Scalia (who famously held thst flag...Show More Summary
The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stressed that flag burning is protected by the Constitution — even if he doesn't think it should be. In 1989, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in Texas v. Johnson, which found a man...Show More Summary