Stories tagged: Antonin Scalia
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Gorsuch dives into the fray at first Supreme Court arguments
Justice Neil Gorsuch dived into the public side of his new job Monday, piping up early and often as he took his seat on the Supreme Court bench for the …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Neil Gorsuch sworn in as 113th Supreme Court justice
Colorado appeals court judge Neil M. Gorsuch took his oaths to be the Supreme Court’s 113th justice Monday, first in a private ceremony at the court and later at a …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to become the newest associate justice on the Supreme Court Friday, elevating Donald Trump’s nominee following a corrosive partisan confrontation that could have lasting impacts …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Top Senate Dem Chuck Schumer opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster
The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch defends adherence to law at Senate committee hearing
Thirteen months after Antonin Scalia’s death created a vacancy on the Supreme Court, hearings are getting underway on President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace him.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Merrick Garland’s faint Supreme Court hope dashed by judge
Merrick Garland’s last, long-shot chance at being confirmed as a Supreme Court justice has now vanished: A federal judge this week dismissed a case that sought to force the Senate …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Talk of holding a Supreme Court seat vacant for four years is without precedent
One issue weighing heavily on Republican minds these days is the Supreme Court seat vacated in February with the passing of Antonin Scalia. In an unprecedented step earlier this year, …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Sen. Cruz raises prospect of lasting Supreme Court gridlock
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who famously led the charge that partially shut down the federal government in 2013, raised the specter of leaving an indefinite vacancy on the Supreme Court …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
A mystery solved: Where is Antonin Scalia buried?
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral was attended by thousands and carried on live television, but when the hearse pulled away from the church and headed to his burial site, …
Tue., June 14, 2016
Opinions from past add perspective
Editorials covered everything from soup to the Supreme Court to the war in Iraq.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Donald Trump unveils list of top Supreme Court picks
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans to vet to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
Thin Supreme Court to rule on cheerleaders’ outfits, adult diapers
The Supreme Court agreed this week to decide a patent dispute between two makers of adult diapers, not to resolve whether one company stole the design of another, but only …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 10:03 a.m.
Supreme Court appears split over Obama’s immigration plan
The Supreme Court appeared deadlocked Monday over President Barack Obama’s plan to offer work permits to as many as 4 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Obama: Senate inaction on Supreme Court pick will erode public faith in courts
President Barack Obama warned Thursday that the Senate’s refusal to begin the confirmation process for his Supreme Court nominee is more than a run-of-the-mill fight with lawmakers: It’s a political …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 12:30 p.m.
High court gives unions major win
In the clearest sign yet of the impact of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, labor unions on Tuesday won a high-profile Supreme Court dispute they once seemed all but certain to …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Supreme Court fight pits conservatives vs. liberals
Conservative and liberal groups are only beginning their battle over the Supreme Court vacancy, with a smattering of television ads and behind-the-scenes research serving as warning shots in what’s sure …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Obama narrowing list of possible Supreme Court candidates
Despite calls to select a Supreme Court nominee from outside the judicial monastery, President Barack Obama doesn’t appear to be ready to leave the faith.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Democrats denounce GOP ‘pinata’ comment on Supreme Court
Democrats accused Republicans on Tuesday of taking their cues from Donald Trump after the Senate’s No. 2 Republican said President Barack Obama’s nominee to the Supreme Court should expect to …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Obama said to be considering Iowa judge for Supreme Court
President Barack Obama is considering a federal judge in Iowa to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a person familiar with the matter said.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
Supreme Court to decide key abortion law
In a vast region of Texas that is “larger than California,” the Supreme Court was recently told, no doctors or health clinics would be licensed to perform abortions if the …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Supreme Court vote analysis: House lawmakers want their say
What if a single story dominated Congress for an entire election year, and four out of every five members had no formal avenue for getting involved?
Tue., March 1, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Obama, Senate GOP still at odds over Supreme Court vacancy
President Barack Obama called Democrats and Republicans to the White House Tuesday to discuss election-year standoff over the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Neither side showed signs of budging.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 7:16 a.m.
Justices issue first opinion since Scalia’s death
The Supreme Court has issued its first opinion since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, upholding a lengthy prison sentence for a man convicted of possessing child pornography.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Supreme Court, now without Scalia, confronts Texas abortion clinic law
The abortion debate is returning to a recast Supreme Court that now may be tilted against the restrictive Texas law in question.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
Dow Chemical settles case citing Supreme Court uncertainty
Dow Chemical says it will pay $835 million to settle a long-standing class action lawsuit, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia decreased its chances of prevailing at the Supreme …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 1:33 p.m.
Little hope of Supreme Court nominee vote, survey finds
Neither Republican nor Democratic staffers who responded to CQ Roll Call’s Capitol Insiders Survey in February expect the Senate to confirm a replacement for Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
Obama warns high court credibility at stake in nominee fight
President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court’s credibility could be diminished if Republicans go through with a threat not to vote or hold a hearing on his nominee.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
McConnell: No Senate vote on Obama Court pick
Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that his party won’t permit a vote on any Supreme Court nominee submitted by President Barack Obama and will instead “revisit the matter” …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 12:02 p.m.
Coming battle over Justice Scalia vacancy departs from historic norm
The history of Supreme Court nominations is dominated by tales of picks the Senate debated and approved with little angst. President Barack Obama’s upcoming effort to fill the vacancy created …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016
Krauthammer: Senate must reject Obama court nominee
Fight over court nominee is all about power. Just Power.