Topic: Sandra Day O'Connor
Where lawmen Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday mowed down outlaws at the O.K. Corral, Arizona immigration law brings its modern brand of western justice to the issue of illegal immigrants.
05/17/2010 02:02 pm
Elena Kagan once urged aggressive questioning of and candid responses from Supreme Court nominees, but has lately backed off those views. Senate Democrats hail her 'diversity of experience.' Republicans question her qualifications.
05/11/2010 09:49 am
If Elena Kagan were confirmed, she would become the third woman on the Supreme Court. Is three enough?
05/10/2010 03:36 pm
President Obama praised Elena Kagan for her intellect and passion, but he only hinted at the quality he earlier deemed an essential ingredient in a Supreme Court justice: empathy.
05/10/2010 01:52 pm
Gallery Notable women in US politics
Solicitor General Elena Kagan will be nominated Monday to the Supreme Court.
05/10/2010 08:58 am
Replacing retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens depends largely on who President Obama nominates. But given Obama's political standing these days, confirmation by the Senate is unlikely to be quick and easy.
04/09/2010 08:13 pm
He could, but probably wouldn't (although he attended White House party crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi's wedding). But he might help you say 'I do' if you're a close personal friend or served as one of his law clerks.
02/13/2010 01:46 pm
The Supreme Court campaign finance ruling on Thursday means corporations can spend freely on political ads leading up to elections. The Thursday decision invalidates a part of 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform law that sought to limit corporate influence.
01/21/2010 04:18 pm
As the New Englander retires, he and Chief Justice John Roberts exchange warm letters of farewell – and a few verses of Robert Frost.
06/30/2009 01:00 am