11 hrs ago
Fun With SCOTUS: Quizzes to Waste Your Time, Test Your Trivia
It's the Friday before Memorial Day and the last thing you want to do right now is focus on tasks that require thinking.
Thu May 23, 2013
Talking Points Memo
Senate Confirms Srinivasan To Powerful D.C. Circuit Court
The Senate voted unanimously on Thursday to confirm President Obama's nominee to the second most powerful court in the country.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Miami Herald
Supreme Court Notebook: Sotomayor at Yale
Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the author of a unanimous decision delivered at the Supreme Court on Monday, but Sotomayor was hundreds of miles from Washington when the court convened.
Mon May 20, 2013
UPDATE 2-U.S. justices rule for PPL Corp in overseas tax case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled for utility PPL Corp in its dispute with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over credits the company claimed to offset overseas tax payments.
Access online today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases
Access online today's rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court in argued cases: The Court today issued four decisions in argued cases.
Fri May 17, 2013
Globe and Mail
Supreme Court upholds acquittal of mother who left newborn in Walmart toilet
The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld an acquittal for a Saskatchewan woman who was accused of abandoning her baby after it was born in a Walmart bathroom.
Thu May 16, 2013
Top appeals court nominee sails toward confirmation
He's argued more than two dozen cases before the Supreme Court. Now, Sri Srinivasan could be moving toward a seat on the bench himself.
Tue May 14, 2013
Bruni the Clueless? NYT Columnist Mocks 'Clueless'...
In his Sunday New York Times column, former White House reporter Frank Bruni took a whack at " America the Clueless " and Republicans in particular, but made a couple of pretty clueless errors of his own ? According to another survey, taken last year, about 65 percent of us can't name a single Supreme Court justice.
Mon May 13, 2013
Monsanto wins landmark patent case in Supreme Court
The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of biotech giant Monsanto, closing the door on a patent case that has pitted a smalltime farmer from Indiana against a titan of the agriculture industry.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
In entire court term, justices see 1 black lawyer
In this Feb. 27, 2013 file photo special counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Debo Adegbile, speaks with the media outside the Supreme Court in Washington after presenting arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v. Holder voting rights case.
Fri May 10, 2013
Juan Williams: It's time for President Obama and Justice Thomas to talk
I know both men. It is fair to describe Justice Thomas as an introvert. It is fair to say President Obama is very reserved, often criticized for being too "cool," and never showing anger.
Thu May 09, 2013
Black Voice News
U.S. Supreme Court Says Jamaican Man Wrongfully Deported Over Ganja
The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a Jamaican national who was deported from the United States over possession of a small amount of marijuana.
Wed May 08, 2013
Media Research Center
Maureen Dowd Compares Air Force Officer Charged With Sexual Battery to Clarence Thomas
Maureen Dowd offensively roped Clarence Thomas into her column on the arrest on sexual battery charges of Jeffrey Krusinski, the Air Force officer in charge of sexual assault prevention programs for the branch.
Justice Ginsburg is close behind Judge Judy on most trusted list
But actors are apparently the most trusted people in America, according to a Reader's Digest poll.
Tue May 07, 2013
If Clarence Thomas isn't 'elite,' who is?
Editor's note: LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and was a 2011 Online Journalism Award finalist for commentary.
The American Spectator
The Plantation President
"I always knew that it would have to be a black president who was approved by the elites and the media.
I guess that Gov Richardson would not call me a Hispanic either
Now I know just how Justice Clarence Thomas feels. Many blacks don't think that he is a black because he is a conservative and doesn't dance to the rhythms of Jackson & Sharpton.
Mon May 06, 2013
Clarence Thomas: 'The Elites' had to Approve a Black President
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court's only African American jurist, opened up recently about his thoughts on race and the White House.
Justice Thomas: Any black president must be approved by 'elites'
Justice Clarence Thomas says he expected to see a black president win election in his lifetime, as long as the candidate got the approval of "the elites and the media." Thomas offered his views in comments at Duquesne Law School last month that are just now being picked up by the media.
Sat May 04, 2013
Clarence Thomas: "Obama Was Elected Because He's Approved By Elites And The Media"
Asserts the U.S. Supreme Court justice and conservative Republican. From Mediaite : "Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued, in an interview aired by C-SPAN, that President Obama was elected because he had the approval of 'elites and the media.' Those who don't fit the 'prescribed' mold of 'what to expect from a black person,' he said, are ... (more)