We can appreciate the full import of Gorsuch’s position on the Supreme Court only by analyzing his written orders and decisions.
The ruling for an Asian-American band named the Slants is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their fight to keep the team name, which many find insulting.
It’s time for Truthdig’s annual—and only partially tongue-in-cheek—review of the highlights, lowlights, pratfalls and pitfalls of the Supreme Court over the past 12 months.
The Supreme Court’s ruling was a win for advocates of counting every resident in drawing up election districts. But it leaves the door open for future mischief by those who hope to weaken the voices of minority voters.
The justices unanimously uphold the principle of "one person, one vote," but not all of them agree fully with the opinion of colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The conservative Supreme Court justice holds the key to their fate in a case with blockbuster potential.
Francis' full-throated opposition to the death penalty puts him at the opposite end of the moral universe from Scalia, Thomas and Alito.