Brett Kavanaugh sure is a nice man: A Supreme Court argument on Wednesday over the detention of immigrants during deportation proceedings seemed to expose a divide between President Trump’s two appo
I know I can’t wait for cases like this to get to the Supreme Court where Roberts and Friends can decide that the free speech definition used in Janus only applies to labor unions. Citing a U.S.
This is the grave of William O. Douglas. Born in 1898 in Maine Township, Minnesota, Douglas’ father was an itinerant preacher and the family moved around a lot. By 1904, they were in the state o
This is the grave of Lewis Powell. Born in 1907 in Suffolk, Virginia to wealthy parents, Powell attended Washington and Lee University and wanted to study the law because he felt lawyers made history.
One thing that drives me nuts is how conservative state Democrats consistently buy into the conventional wisdom that governing to the right and voting with Republicans is how to win an election. Now,
This is the grave of Warren Burger. Born in 1907 in Saint Paul, Minnesota to a working class family, Burger’s father was a salesman and railroad cargo inspector. He had to deliver newspapers at
This is the grave of Melville Fuller. Arguably the worst Supreme Court justice of all time, Fuller was born in Augusta, Maine in 1833. He graduated from Bowdoin in 1853, briefly attended Harvard Law,
This is the grave of John Marshall. Born in 1755 in Germantown, Virginia to an upwardly mobile father who continued to move west, eventually to Kentucky after his oldest son (of 15 children) grew up,