White House spokesperson Raj Shah confirmed today that former Sen. Jon Kyl will lead the efforts to guide whoever Donald Trump nominates to the Supreme Court, a role that is for some reason described as a “sherpa.”
To hear Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tell it, the clear victim of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s resignation isn’t women or LGBTQ people or anyone else whose civil rights are now in even greater jeopardy from the impending swing towards a solidly far-right court. No, the chief victim is poor Mitch…
Because absolutely nothing gold can stay, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced today that he is retiring, handing President Donald Trump his second vacancy to fill on the nation’s highest court and giving him a perfect opportunity to drag the court even further to the right.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that employers can limit class action lawsuits by their employees and instead force them to address grievances through individual arbitration. The ruling could also mean that employers can force employees to sign away their rights to file class action suits just to get a job.
The Supreme Court on Monday took the first steps in what many observers believe will amount to the decimation of public sector unions.
Donald Trump, a capricious dilettante, nearly canned the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorusch over concerns about his loyalty.
Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s forever-tainted pick for the Supreme Court, is embarking on a speaking tour of conservative groups that looks an awful lot like a victory tour to thank his biggest supporters.
It seems like just yesterday that Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was reminiscing about mutton-busting and wondering whether he’d rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck.
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The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Thursday evening to immediately restore its contentious travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries while it reviews a lower court’s decision.
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch once wrote a book on the moral and ethical arguments surrounding the debate on assisted suicide and euthanasia. In that book, he argued against legalizing euthanasia by stating that human life is intrinsically valuable and intentional killing is always wrong.
It’s official: Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s ultra-conservatice nominee to the Supreme Court, is becoming Justice Neil Gorsuch, and the Supreme Court’s right-wing tilt is once more firmly in place.