by | Mar 6, 2020

“I want to tell you, Gorsuch, I want to tell you, Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price. You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.” So, instantly infamously,…

by | Mar 5, 2020

There was a huge abortion debate at the Supreme Court Wednesday, as the pivotal June Medical Services v. Russo case saw oral arguments delivered by the two sides. At issue is a Louisiana law that requires doctors at abortuaries, like at other…

by | Mar 5, 2020

“I want to tell you. Gorsuch. I want to tell you, Kavanaugh. You have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price. You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful decisions.” — Sen. Charles…

by | Dec 5, 2019

On December 27, 2013, it was reported that Pamela Karlan would join the Obama administration. She initially had been a leading Obama preference for the Supreme Court, but her name was not submitted because it was determined that she never…

by | Nov 6, 2019

In Federalist 78, Publius (Alexander Hamilton) distinguished the three branches of government in part by a characteristic inherent to each. While he defined the legislature by exercise of will and the executive in its use of force, the judiciary possessed…

by | Jul 15, 2018

Washington In May 2016, when candidate Donald Trump released a short list from which he pledged to choose a U.S. Supreme Court nominee, he probably clinched his victory in November. In one gesture, the former Democrat running in the GOP…

by | Jul 11, 2018

Into the slough, the swamp, the quagmire called 21st-century American life walks the prospective Supreme Court justice, Brett Kavanaugh: Lord help him, even while helping 21st-century America get its act together. Maybe. You can hope. However… Americans, some time ago,…

by | Mar 1, 2018

Sacramento We’ve got a box of red balls at the office imprinted with a simple line drawing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and the words, “But Gorsuch.” Whenever someone complains about President Donald Trump — and I routinely…

by | Jan 19, 2018

“I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, so help…

by | Apr 7, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, who won unanimous approval from the Senate upon his appointment to the federal bench more than a decade ago, now faces a Democratic caucus nearly as unanimous in its filibuster of him. Donald Trump can have that effect…

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