The Roberts Court turns down one reproductive rights case as it considers taking up a host of others.
Senate Democrats finally decided to do something about Republican obstruction of judicial nominations.
On Monday, Senate Republicans successfully blocked Judge Robert Wilkins’ nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, bringing to a head the fight between the Obama administration and conservatives over the future of the second most powerful court in the country.
After what feels like years on the defensive, reproductive rights advocates pushed ahead with proposed federal protections for reproductive rights.
Justice Thomas’ actions have once again raised questions about unethical conduct of judges after he appeared at a $200-a-plate black-tie fundraising dinner for the Federalist Society, a conservative legal advocacy organization funded in part by the Koch brothers.
Republicans have now blocked three well-qualified women from serving on the nation’s second highest court.
What’s the link between big money donors like the Koch brothers and the wave of anti-choice restrictions?
Two new reports on state court elections show the damaging role outside money plays in local judicial elections.
Senate Republicans filibuster a centrist judicial candidate, successfully blocking the second woman nominated by President Obama to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
It looks like the Roberts Court may take up the Hobby Lobby contraception challenge, while other federal appellate courts refuse to buy the argument that corporations can exercise religious beliefs.