Topic: U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange claimed Friday that US prosecutors are carrying out a secretive grand-jury probe into WikiLeaks activities.
12/17/2010 12:43 pm
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has said he will take up the DREAM Act next week. The bill would open a path to citizenship for some young illegal immigrants.
11/23/2010 07:47 pm
Sexist attitudes in the media toward female candidates don't just hurt women, they hurt all of us – lowering public discourse and damaging political representation. It's time to push back.
10/27/2010 06:10 pm
Storefront booths, such as East Village Radio in New York, reach millions online – if they can cut legal static.
09/21/2010 12:23 pm
Elena Kagan was confirmed to a seat on the Supreme Court Thursday. The Senate voted 63-37, mostly along party lines, to make Kagan America's 112th Supreme Court justice.
08/05/2010 05:47 pm
Elena Kagan debate began in the Senate Tuesday. The start of several days of discussion over her nomination to the Supreme Court was marked by partisan divides, but Elena Kagan is expected to easily win confirmation.
08/03/2010 09:28 pm
Sen. Richard Lugar becomes the second Republican to say he will support Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan. Sen. Lindsey Graham announced his support Tuesday.
07/21/2010 07:13 pm
Elena Kagan moved one step closer Tuesday to becoming the third woman on the US Supreme Court, to the satisfaction of President Obama and women's groups. Next up: full Senate debate and a vote before the August recess.
07/20/2010 06:29 pm
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan 13 to 6 Tuesday, with one Republican joining 12 Democrats. Ms. Kagan now faces a confirmation vote from the full Senate later this month.
07/20/2010 02:36 pm
Elena Kagan has shown a troubling willingness to defer to the tyranny of the majority, instead of upholding individual rights.
07/20/2010 02:21 pm