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What Donald Trump's Presidential Victory Means for the Supreme Court
Donald Trump ’s victory in the presidential election will likely have wide-ranging implications for the nation’s highest court, which currently has only eight sitting members following the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia earlier this year. To help achieve clarity on what the business
Supreme Court Wrestles With Partisan Politics
The Supreme Court today wrestled with the role partisan politics plays in drawing congressional district maps. At issue is a Texas congressional redistricting plan engineered by former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay , which helped Republicans gain six congressional seats in the 2004 election.
Can Victims' Families Wear Buttons in Court?
Supreme Court Weighs Whether Buttons Worn by Victims' Grieving Kin May Influence Jurors
John Paul Stevens: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Asked My Advice on Retirement
ABC’s Adam Teicholz reports: In a wide-ranging interview airing today on “This Week,” retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens revealed that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sought his advice on when she should retire from the Court, an issue that has been the consistent subject...
Cameras In the Supreme Court? Not So Fast
A group called the Coalition for Court Transparency is launching a campaign to urge the Supreme Court to allow cameras in the court. That might be a tall order. Many of the justices have expressed reservations over the years regarding the impact cameras would have...
John Roberts: With 'ObamaCare,' the Supreme Court's New Swing Vote?
When Glenn Beck starts telling T-shirts calling you a coward, you're no longer the hero of the right sitting on the highest bench in the land. Such is the fate of one John G. Roberts Jr ., the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, appointed by George W. Bush, who once was conservatives' white knight.
Justice Breyer Is Robbed Again
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has been robbed again. This time a housekeeper discovered that his Georgetown home had been burglarized while no one was home on May 4th. The DC police is currently investigating the matter a court spokesperson said. It was only...
Supreme Court Takes Up Affirmative Action Case
The Supreme Court announced today it would take up another hot button social issue – affirmative action – around the time of the next presidential election. Today the Court agreed to hear a case brought by Abigail Fisher, a white student, who says she was...
Affirmative Action - Could Justice Alito's Vote Change the Game?
The Supreme Court could decide this week whether to delve into yet another hot-button social issue: affirmative action. At issue is a lawsuit brought by Abigail Fisher, a white student, who said she was denied admission to the University of Texas because of the color...
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Faces Intruder
The justice, his wife and two guests came face-to-face with an armed intruder.