More Judicial Branch Articles

  • Federal judge tells Supreme Court to 'STFU' after Hobby Lobby decision

    "This term and several past terms has proven that the Court is now causing more harm (division) to our democracy than good by deciding hot button cases that the Court has the power to avoid. As the kids say, it is time for the Court to STFU."

  • Nonprofit launches new effort against campus speech codes

    The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education on Tuesday announced a significant litigation effort to fight campus speech codes in colleges and universities across the country. FIRE, a non-profit foundation that advocates for academic freedom, filed four separate lawsuits against Ohio...

  • McCullen a half-victory for pro-life movement

    The Supreme Court handed anti-abortion activists a partial victory Thursday in McCullen v. Coakley when it found that a Massachusetts law establishing a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics violated the First Amendment. Writing for a unanimous Court, Chief Justice John Roberts said the...

  • Supreme Court deals blow to Obama on recess appointments

    The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that President Obama overstepped his constitutional authority to make government appointments while the Senate was in recess, saying the upper chamber was in session when the president put members on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012.

  • Which conservative Supreme Court justice are you?

    The Supreme Court isn't just divided along liberal and conservative lines. Even its conservative majority is divided. On questions as different as gay marriage, freedom of speech and police searches, the five justices appointed by Republican presidents come to different conclusions.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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