Topic: Antonin Scalia
Readers write in about Elena Kagan and diversity on the Supreme Court.
07/28/2010 02:40 pm
Elena Kagan is as guarded as any other Supreme Court nominee about her views on specific cases. But she is winning over senators anyway – by drawing giggles, laughs and even some outright guffaws from the lawmakers.
06/30/2010 11:47 am
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan started answering questions from senators today. Here's what she can expect.
06/29/2010 11:32 am
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a board overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission operated under rules that violated the Constitution's separation of powers clause.
06/28/2010 08:04 pm
The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Second Amendment's right to bear arms applies to every jurisdiction in the nation. It places in doubt the constitutionality of Chicago's handgun ban.
06/28/2010 02:46 pm
The case centered on a Washington State referendum on a domestic partnership law. Fear of harassment, the Supreme Court ruled, is not enough to keep petition signers anonymous.
06/24/2010 06:03 pm
The US Supreme Court narrowed the definition of 'honest services' fraud, throwing out a portion of Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s conviction. It’s a blow to the Justice Department.
06/24/2010 03:48 pm
Offshore drilling: Judge Martin Feldman, who overturned the government's moratorium on offshore drilling for oil, has reported owning stock in Transocean Ltd, the company that owned the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig which exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico over two months ago.
06/23/2010 12:06 pm
On Monday, the Supreme Court upheld a statute – part of the Patriot Act – that outlaws the provision of 'material support' to terror groups. Such support includes assistance that might nudge a group toward nonviolence.
06/21/2010 04:48 pm
The Supreme Court ruled against a group of waterfront property owners who said the state of Florida owed them money because it pumped sand onto beaches eroded by storms, lowering property values.
06/17/2010 06:59 pm