Articles Tagged 'Samuel Alito'
Alito’s politically charged address draws heat
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito delivered an unusually inflammatory public speech Thursday night, starkly warning about the threats he contends religious believers face from advocates… READ MORE
Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion law from taking effect
The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a Louisiana abortion law from taking effect in a split 5-4 vote.
Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s… READ MORE
SCOTUS denies GOP request to block PA gerrymandering decision
The Supreme Court on Monday denied Republican requests to delay a Pennsylvania state court ruling requiring the state’s congressional map be redrawn, increasing the likelihood… READ MORE
Taxation’s legality is key to health reform
By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times
One afternoon in 1934, Supreme Court Justice Harlan Fiske Stone decided to quietly help Labor Secretary Frances Perkins out of a jam.
Her quandary was how to write a Social Security law that would survive scrutiny by the court’s conservative bloc. Stone, a progressive, pulled her aside during aÂ tea partyÂ at his home, … READ MORE
Justice Alito to sit out next State of the Union address
By Mark Sherman-Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” When Supreme Court justices enter the House of Representatives in their black robes for the president’s next State… READ MORE