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SCOTUS stall

The prospect of a bruising confrontation over a Supreme Court nomination has raised the stakes in the 2016 presidential election. But while both parties seem...
Barack Obama

As the close of his presidency approaches, Barack Obama seems a bit melancholy. As outgoing presidents often do, Obama is performing a retrospective review of...
Obama McConnell

There is good reason to lament the fact that the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will be the cause of an escalation of...
Antonin Scalia

Sometimes the death of a person is expected, the final act after a long, slow decline that finally frees an individual from misery. Other times...
Scalia

With the sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, the United States has lost a great justice and a Great Dissenter. The Supreme Court has known...
scotus

This weekend the nation is mourning Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who died on Saturday at the age of 79. Scalia was one of the most...
coal

Yesterday, in a ruling that surprised many legal experts, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay that blocked the federal government from implementing a series...
Arlin Adams

So far, we’ve spent a disproportionate amount of time during the current presidential campaign talking about the candidate’s personalities. Perhaps that was unavoidable in a...
Arizona independent redistricting commission

In 2000, the people of Arizona, by initiative and referendum, took away from the state legislature the power to draw district lines for both the...
gerrymander myth

In yet another instance of the U.S. Supreme Court twisting the plain meaning of the words of the Constitution, a 5-4 majority ruled that states...
EPA Coal Regulations

Conservatives who have come to view the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice John Roberts with contempt in recent years had that belief vindicated by...
gay marriage decision

In the wake of Friday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize same-sex marriage as a constitutionally protected right, a lot of conservatives are...