WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday that he “should not have used the words I used” when he declared at a rally in front of the Supreme Court that two justices would “pay the price” for their decision in an abortion case. Republicans chastised Schumer for the remark and Chief Justice John Roberts in a rare […]
The conventional wisdom that the court is split along partisan lines based on the political views of the president that appointed each justice is false, a U.S. Supreme Court justice said.
The Supreme Court on Friday threw out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury.
Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high court confirmation.
It's the storm before the calm at the Supreme Court.
GALLOWAY, N.J. — A return to civics and civility is crucial to the continued flourishing of the American experiment, Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch told an audience of college students Tuesday before delving into his judicial philosophy of orginalism and the rituals required of new justices. Gorsuch also drew chuckles with his impression of […]
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch discussed the importance of civility and civics education in a speech Thursday at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, an address criticized by liberal groups who said his decision to speak there raised questions about his independence from the president who nominated him. Gorsuch’s speech, one of his […]
LOUISVILLE — New Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch espoused a limited role for the judiciary in a speech Thursday in the hometown of the powerful Kentucky lawmaker who championed his confirmation. A limited judicial role sometimes means that a “real-life ‘good guy'” loses a case because a judge’s ruling conforms to “exactly what the law […]
TROY, N.Y. — The “partisan hostility” surrounding the confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch is of concern because it could undermine public confidence in the apolitical nature of the judicial system, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday at a college appearance in upstate New York. The appearance a day after Gorsuch was sworn […]
WASHINGTON — Justice Neil Gorsuch took his place in history Monday as the newest addition on the bench of the Supreme Court, restoring a narrow conservative majority and marking a much-needed political victory for President Donald Trump. Gorsuch was sworn in during a sun-soaked ceremony in the Rose Garden, nearly 14 months after the seat […]
Neil Gorsuch takes his Supreme Court seat heads news summary including Wells Fargo seeks recompense, legal jobs drop and a governor had an affair to forget.
WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump’s nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court. Vice President Mike Pence was presiding as the Senate voted 54-45 in favor of Gorsuch, a 49-year-old […]