A book on the U.S. Supreme Court justice reveals the bruising backstory to the Texas affirmative action case set to be heard again this fall.
On the most recent episode of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" the comedian released what MSNBC's Rachel Maddow called Monday "an asset in our nation's arsenal in how to cover civics." And by "asset" she means clips of every Supreme Court justice in the Roberts court as a dog. Yes, a dog.
The Senate could soon consider a constitutional amendment that would give Congress and states the ability to limit money in politics, possibly reversing the effect of recent Supreme Court rulings. But the amendment doesn’t appear to have the votes to pass.
Sotomayor's eloquent dissent against the decision to allow Michigan to discriminate by race and sex in the college admissions process has the power to wake those asleep in the dream of our country's presumed inevitable progress.Sotomayor's dissent against the decision to allow Michigan to discriminate by race and sex has the power to wake those asleep in the dream of our country's inevitable progress.
In a decision that will take its place alongside Citizens United as the worst of the Roberts court, the Supreme Court struck down part of the Voting Rights Act last year.
No matter how you parse it, the Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday in Shelby County v Holder is a constitutional train wreck of historic proportions But unlike most such disasters, this is one we saw coming No matter how you parse it, the Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday in Shelby County v.
A look at the day's political happenings, including congressional action on student loan rates and Glenn Beck trying to profit off of the Supreme Court's Obamacare ruling.
The Supreme Court's decision upholding the health care law is not only a huge victory for President Obama but also a moment of leadership for Chief Justice John Roberts. The court's mixed verdict could create problems, notably in its weakening of the law's Medicaid provisions in the name of states' rights.