Tag: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court Wasn’t Designed For This Political Heat
The confrontation over selecting a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court shows how politicized our courts have become, exposing judicial decisions as political choices rather than legal ones.
Scalia Leaves the Plutocracy One Vote Short
The timing of a new appointment to the Court could hardly be more dramatic in what has already been proven to be an historically dramatic election year.
Moments After Scalia’s Death is Confirmed, GOP Senate Staffer Pledges to...
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away recently leaving President Obama with the responsibility of finding someone new.
Caving to Coal Interests, Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action
"We’re disappointed the rule has been stayed, but you can’t stay climate change and you can’t stay climate action," says EPA spokesperson.
Ted Cruz Promises To Create The Most Right-Wing Supreme Court In...
"I will be willing to spend whatever political capital is necessary ... I give you my word."
The Supreme Court Just Blocked The Harshest Abortion Ban In The...
But that doesn't mean reproductive rights are safe from the justices.
Ban on Life Without Parole Sentences for Kids Expanded by Supreme...
The ruling will give thousands of people a chance at parole.
Non-Candidates for President
Corporations and billionaires are able to fund their favorite presidential hopeful campaigns in order to have their candidate repeatedly exposed to the U.S. people. The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision has resulted in this unfair way of campaigning.
The GOP Whiffs Again on Health Care
The GOP is throwing a political tantrum over The Affordable Care Act and once again is turning to the Supreme Court over the already passed landmark law. Will he swing and whiff again?
The Arc of Justice Bends Like a Rainbow
The painful struggle by brave gay and lesbian activists along with the movement for equality arose from the Stonewall Inn in New York in 1969. And therefore the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling came out of the power of struggle.