What do the justices of the Supreme Court do for fun to unwind from presiding over all those cases? Well, they preside over more cases, of course! And by "more cases" we mean fake ones. Frequently justices have been presiding over the trials of literary characters ...Read More »
Law profs: Court needs code of conduct
On Feb. 23, a group of 107 law professors from across the country sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee leaders Sens. Patrick Leahy and Charles Grassley and House Judiciary Committee leaders Reps. Lamar Smith and John Conyers ...
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Three justices disciplined
The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct on Tuesday announced that three town justices have been publicly disciplined. From the Niagara County Town of Somerset ...
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Americans weigh in on High Court
Nearly half of Americans know very little about the confirmation and appointment process for justices of the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a recent poll by Harris Interactive.
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Scalia: High Court should not be moral arbiters
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Antonin Scalia believes U.S. Supreme Court justices are all too often deciding the nation’s morals from the bench. He thinks the nomination process has turned into “absurd political theater.”
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