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This is the grave of Potter Stewart. Born in Jackson, Michigan in 1915, Stewart was a member of a powerful Ohio Republican family. His father was mayor of Cincinnati and then served on the Ohio Supreme Court. Stewart went to Yale and graduated in 1937. He then went to Yale Law School, finished that degree […]
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Sorkinism

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On February 27, 2017
Aaron Sorkin truly is the Broderite wankertastic gift that keeps on giving. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) is floating the idea of simultaneously confirming both Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee, and Merrick Garland, former President Obama’s nominee, to the Supreme Court. The New Mexico Democrat told reporters Monday that he pitched moving the two judges during […]

The People Had Their Say

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On December 2, 2016
Remember when the Republican Senate shredded the only norm—luck of timing—that stands between the Supreme Court’s standing as an institution and the implications of its complete politicization? Here are some examples of the core logic that Republican officials used to justify their actions: …. A lifetime appointment that could dramatically impact individual freedoms and change the direction of […]

The Corporate Court

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On March 13, 2016

There are two types of Supreme Court justices when it comes to corporate matters. There are those who are virulently pro-corporate. And there are those who are moderately pro-corporate. But there aren

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