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GINSBURG: STILL NO PLANS TO STEP DOWN

July 6, 2011
GINSBURG: STILL NO PLANS TO STEP DOWN

Democrats and liberals have a nightmare vision of the Supreme Court’s future: President Barack Obama is defeated for re-election next year and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at 78 the oldest justice, soon finds her health will not allow her to continue on the bench. The new Republican president appoints Ginsburg’s successor, cementing conservative domination of […]

First Amendment Wins in Arizona Campaign Finance Case

June 29, 2011

The Supreme Court continued its rollback of campaign finance “reforms” that have seriously infringed our First Amendment rights over the past 35 years.  The court, in a 5-4 ruling Monday, struck down as unconstitutional Arizona’s public financing system for state elections. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the majority opinion, issued in the final week of […]

Have the “Supremes” Gone Plumb Loco?

June 13, 2011
Have the “Supremes” Gone Plumb Loco?

”….. a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect?”  What happened to that as the lofty goal of the judiciary and all other men?  “Liberty” ….. a pipe dream, when an irrational ideology arises to trump it.  That ideology is liberalism, progressivism, socialism and/or communism and for the last 100 years or […]

Kagan Assigned DOJ Lawyer Who Argued Obamacare Cases In Appeals Courts

June 6, 2011
Kagan Assigned DOJ Lawyer Who Argued Obamacare Cases In Appeals Courts

On Wednesday, Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal did what his job called for: He traveled to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and defended President Barack Obama’s health-care-reform law against a challenge that had been filed by the Thomas More Law Center. The challenge claims Obamacare’s individual mandate […]

Groups Target Thomas’ Wife’s Work to Force Him to Sit Out High Court Rulings on Health Care

June 2, 2011
Groups Target Thomas’ Wife’s Work to Force Him to Sit Out High Court Rulings on Health Care

Eyeing a potential 5-4 decision on President Obama’s Affordable Care health care reforms, some Democratic lawmakers are trying to pressure Justice Clarence Thomas to sit out any health care case that may come before the Supreme Court. And in an added tack to influence the court’s decision-making, one election watchdog has demanded an FBI probe […]

Wisconsin case should’ve had different judge

May 31, 2011
Wisconsin case should’ve had different judge

A legal expert who has been watching the court battle over Wisconsin’s collective bargaining law says it was not only wrong for the judge to void the measure, but she should have recused herself from the case. Hans von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, thinks Judge Maryann Sumi should have withdrawn herself […]

Supreme Court’s Scary Power Grab

May 24, 2011
Supreme Court’s Scary Power Grab

The U.S. Supreme Court effectively ordered California on Monday to release 33,000 inmates over two years from an in-state prison population that numbers about 143,000. Kent Scheidegger of the tough-on-crime Criminal Justice Legal Foundation blogged that Californians shouldn’t “bother investing much in a car. It will be open season on cars, given that car thieves […]

Documents Raise Questions about Kagan’s Role in Obamacare Defense

May 24, 2011
Documents Raise Questions about Kagan’s Role in Obamacare Defense

If Obamacare reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, which it surely will, one key question may determine whether or not the president’s socialist healthcare takeover will remain the law of the land: Will Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan recuse herself from the case? Kagan has said she was not involved in Department of Justice (DOJ) preparations […]

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