Topic: John M. Harlan
Descendants of the two parties in Plessy v. Ferguson, which established the notorious 'separate but equal' doctrine that legally justified segregation, have joined to create a foundation to advocate for better racial harmony.
06/10/2011 05:52 pm
Readers write in about Elena Kagan and diversity on the Supreme Court.
07/28/2010 02:40 pm
Confirmation of Supreme Court nominees has not always been so contentious. But with the defeat of Robert Bork in 1987, nominees' political positions as well as their judicial qualifications have been probed. This will likely be the case in replacing retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
04/10/2010 12:18 pm
A Supreme Court confirmation hearing is a Washington tradition that seems as old as the Constitution – but isn’t.
09/24/2009 02:24 pm