Celina Baez Sotomayor, mother of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, has died of complications from cancer. She was 94.
Urging the 83-year-old liberal-leaning justice to make up his mind, the Minnesota Democrat said she was wary of how Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell would handle the next high court vacancy.
We're at the front end of what could come to be known as the Great Rights Retraction
President Biden’s Supreme Court commission heard Tuesday from a group of lawyers who practice before the justices and who did not have a favorable response to progressive proposals to pack the court. Maureen Mahoney, co-chair of the Supreme Court Practitioners’ Committee, told the panel in its third public meeting they oppose moves to enlarge the court.
The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court met on July 20 for its second public meeting, hearing from 27 witnesses about everything from the court’s
Cologne court imposed penalty on Polish theologian for inciting hatred.
Many court watchers are still paying attention only to how liberal or conservative the justices are. But there’s another factor at work.
Robert Thomas made a thorough observation on his Inverse Condemnation blog: Chief Justice Roberts is the Supreme Court's "property guy":
Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer hasn’t decided on his retirement plans, according to a new interview with CNN published Thursday. The most senior justice on the liberal wing of the court said he is weighing two factors when it comes to vacating his seat on the high court. “Primarily,
In an interview with CNN, Breyer discussed the factors that will inform a retirement decision and his role as the senior liberal on the bench.
Democrats have been pinning their hopes on Justice Stephen Breyer retiring while they still have a majority in the Senate. Liberal groups have launched billboard campaigns pressuring the 82-year-old j