Topic: Yale Law School
Because Obama has avoided engaging the empathy debate, Republicans tried to use Kagan's mentor and former US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall as a way to taint Kagan's reputation.
07/08/2010 01:32 pm
As the BP oil spill cleanup continued last week, Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) proposed new legislative action that would raise the BP's liability. Are we entering a new era of increased regulation?
06/07/2010 12:22 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
This stunning debut novel finds the beauty – and confusion – in a young life touched by tragedy.
02/19/2010 05:30 am
Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito apparently took umbrage at President Obama’s comment about the court’s recent decision on corporate campaign contributions. Was either of them out of line?
01/30/2010 10:39 am
Richard Blumenthal, expected to run to replace retiring Sen. Christopher Dodd (D), has been Connecticut's attorney general since 1991. He enjoys high approval ratings in his home state.
01/06/2010 12:18 pm
Billions in Goldman bonuses could generate the kind of public outrage that can rewrite the very terms of free enterprise.
12/17/2009 05:39 pm
Judge David Hamilton is elevated to the US appeals court, after GOP effort to stall a vote failed. Republican resistance signals more political fights are likely over Obama's nominees to the federal bench.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
A Republican effort to stall an Obama appeals court nominee failed Tuesday. A full Senate vote on Judge David Hamilton is set for Wednesday.
11/17/2009 12:00 am