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Senate Confirms Kagan for U.S. Supreme Court

Elena Kagan has been confirmed by the Senate as our next Supreme Court Justice.

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On the Fourth Day…Still Talkin’ Gays, Guns, and Abortion

The fourth day of the Kagan hearings included – once again, guns, gays, abortion, and let me throw in judicial activism, because what’s a Supreme Court Justice hearing without cries of “judicial activism” after all?

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Weekly Pulse: SCOTUS Nominee Kagan a Cipher on Choice

Despite a long career in legal academia, Kagan has published very little and seems to have studiously avoided taking a stand on almost any controversial issue. 

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VIDEO: Senator Lindsay Graham to Support Sotomayor

Senator Lindsay Graham announced today on the Senate floor his intention to support the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to sit as a justice on the Supreme Court.

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Norma McCorvey, aka “Jane Roe,” Arrested at Sotomayor Hearing

Norma McCorvey, the “Roe” in Roe v. Wade, was arrested at the confirmation hearing of Sonia Sotomayor among a wave of anti-abortion protesters who lined the sidewalks outside the Senate office buildings.

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Obama to Announce Sotomayor as Supreme Court Nominee Today

It is being widely reported by many news outlets that President Obama will, at about 10:15 am ET this morning, announce that appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor is his nominee for the Supreme Court.

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Courts Rein in Wild West Sheriff

An Arizona state court ruled that a county sheriff’s unwritten policy refusing to provide transportation to female prisoners seeking an abortion violated women’s rights. Last week the U.S. Supreme Court let the decision stand.

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