• Supreme Court Sep 23, 2020

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Former Law Clerks Line Up to Honor Her on Supreme Court Steps

    Dozens of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s former law clerks stood outside the Supreme Court Wednesday morning as the late justice’s flag-draped casket was brought into the building.

  • Donald Trump Oct 9, 2018

    Trump Apologizes to Kavanaugh ‘on Behalf of Our Nation'

    Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in —again, for the cameras, this time — Monday night at a White House ceremony, but not before President Donald Trump slammed Kavanaugh’s opponents for a “campaign of personal destruction.” In a ceremony that could have been a unifying moment for the nation, Trump instead delivered remarks that even he acknowledged began “differently...

  • Donald Trump Jul 10, 2018

    Born Inside Beltway, Kavanaugh Part of GOP Legal Elite

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who worked for the justice he has been nominated to replace, investigated a Democratic president, served in a Republican White House and now is an influential member of what is often called the second most powerful court in the country. The 53-year-old Kavanaugh was even born...

  • Donald Trump Jul 9, 2018

    Trump's Supreme Court Pick: What to Know About the Top 4

    President Donald Trump is scheduled to announce his Supreme Court nominee Monday at 9 p.m. ET. He is expected to choose among four top candidates drawn from a longer list of conservative contenders. Trump was tasked with nominating his second Supreme Court pick after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement last month. Here’s what you should know about each of...

  • Donald Trump Jun 27, 2018

    In Blow to Public-Sector Labor Unions, Supreme Court Makes Dues Optional

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can’t be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor. The justices are scrapping a 41-year-old decision that had allowed states to require that public employees pay some fees to unions that represent them, even if the workers choose not...

  • California Dec 9, 2017

    Prominent 9th Circuit Judge Accused of Sexual Misconduct

    Six women who served as clerks or externs at the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals allege to The Washington Post that Judge Alex Kozinski subjected them to inappropriate sexual comments or conduct, including asking them to watch pornography in his chambers, the newspaper reported Friday. Heidi Bond, who clerked for the Pasadena, California-based judge from 2006 to 2007, told...

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