Everyone agrees that under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers are forbidden from discriminating on the basis of sex. Are they also forbidden from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation? In a momentous decision earlier ...Read More »
The Post reports on the upcoming fight to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace late justice Antonin Scalia: “If Democrats successfully filibuster Gorsuch, (Mitch) McConnell and his caucus are likely to agree to change the chamber’s rules and end filibusters ...Read More »
The keystone of President Donald Trump’s executive order on the environment, signed Tuesday, is a directive to the Environmental Protection Agency to review and rescind the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, which aimed to shift the country’s electricity generation from ...Read More »
Charles Schumer, leader of the Senate minority, has said that he will ask Democrats to filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch. In response, the Senate Democrats have four options. Each of the four has considerable appeal, but each also ...Read More »
Should courts look behind the four corners of President Donald Trump’s second executive order temporarily banning entry from a group of Muslim-majority countries in assessing its legality? The constitutionality of the order turns on the answer. Both federal judges who ...
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Ordinary Americans may be understandably perplexed by the controversy over nominating a judge to the highest court in the land. Isn’t appointing a top judge like appointing a top chemist? You want someone technically competent and professionally responsible, and that ...Read More »