Supreme Court

pack court

Dear Democrats, pack the court and nuke the filibuster. I dare you

28 October 2020 5:49 am

In the end, there was nothing the protesting left, the heavily slanted progressive media or the Democratic party could do.…

amy coney barrett

The Barrett hearings show the Democrats have wised up since Kavanaugh

15 October 2020 12:04 am

There was nothing original about Amy Coney Barrett’s appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee other than her incessant professions of…

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The GOP’s Faustian bargain with Trump pays off

14 October 2020 2:57 am

I don’t know who is going to win the election. I write this on the fourth anniversary of the Billy Bush Access…

rigged

Trump’s right, the US election could easily be rigged

1 October 2020 11:23 pm

In the furore over Trump’s bid to fill the vacant Supreme Court slot, commentators have pointed out that his nominee’s…

democrats

Their rantings betray them

28 September 2020 4:47 am

The compulsive and self-righteous bellicosity of the Democratic leaders in Congress over the Supreme Court vacancy has opened an opportunity…

amy coney barrett

Amy Coney Barrett is the ultimate Walmart soccer mom

27 September 2020 10:01 am

The biggest takeaway from the 2016 presidential election was that Main Street America was so sick of elites in Washington…

amy coney barrett

Will Amy Coney Barrett save America — or wreck it?

26 September 2020 2:02 pm

Americans hate the Supreme Court. You wouldn’t think so from a look at the polls, which usually show that the…

hypocrisy

Democrats must face their own SCOTUS hypocrisy

23 September 2020 7:09 am

‘Oh the hypocrisy!’ cried the Democrats after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would bring President Trump’s new Supreme…

pagan

The pagan rites of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

23 September 2020 4:33 am

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg succumbed to cancer, #RestInPower immediately trended. The ACLU, New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand, actress Reese Witherspoon and the ostensibly…

seat

Fill the seat

20 September 2020 4:23 am

When you have power in Washington DC, use it. That saying is true for both parties. There has been much…

The 'Notorious RBG' and her triumph over tribalism

20 September 2020 1:16 am

Ruth the Moabite is the only Biblical figure to merit the description ‘eshet chayil’ – ‘a woman of valour’. One…

supreme court

Donald Trump should nominate a Supreme Court Justice today

20 September 2020 1:13 am

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear: the Bulwark is fretting that he who shall not be named might, sneaky devil…

The persistent myth of a non-political Supreme Court

19 September 2020 9:40 pm

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a terrible blow to Democrats, but there is an important point to…

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

19 September 2020 10:14 am

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87 on Friday due to complications from metastatic…

rbg

A look into the post-RBG world of American politics

1 August 2020 6:01 am

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in the hospital — again. The 87-year-old has overcome many health concerns while…

Pro-lifers, it’s time for civil disobedience

11 July 2020 11:41 pm

The Supreme Court has ruled in June Medical Services, LLC vs Russo that the dismemberment and removal of unborn human lives was more…

leaders

How rich is Trump?

10 July 2020 1:53 am

The celebrations by Donald Trump’s opponents may be premature. Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling that he is not above the…

legal

The conservative legal movement is dead

22 June 2020 12:18 am

Imagine if Sonia Sotomayor, once she got on the Supreme Court, started ruling like Clarence Thomas. I know, I know,…

judges

Why banking on judges is a poor strategy

16 June 2020 9:18 am

Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Bostock v. Clayton County was massively significant for two reasons. As a legal matter, the…

split

Why secession beckons

21 January 2020 2:26 am

The craziness of our politics makes you wonder what’s round the bend. After the ‘resistance’, the pussy hats, the non-stop…

wrong

What could go wrong for Donald Trump in 2020?

31 December 2019 5:23 am

What are the four things that can go blooey for President Trump in the next year? First, he can get…

Could a sex-strike solve Brexit?

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Last week the Lawyers Group of the charity Classics for All held its fifth moot (cf. ‘meet’) in the Supreme…

Paul Dacre: Do I regret the ‘Enemies of the people’ front page? Hell no!

5 October 2019 9:00 am

So what to make of the extreme language, veering from the histrionic to the hysterical, dominating political discourse? The words…

Letters: We must grasp the dangers of cannabis before it’s too late

28 September 2019 9:00 am

On judging the judges Sir: The spectacle of judges questioning essentially political decisions is not an edifying one. But we…

The rule of law has become the rule of lawyers

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Is that enormous silver spider that Lady Hale wore her badge of office? If so, it is appropriate. The Supreme…