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Justice Ginsburg Admitted to Hospital After Serious Fall

Justice Ginsburg Admitted to Hospital After Serious Fall

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . A second public investiture ceremony is expected to follow in the coming weeks. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was seriously injured in a Wednesday evening fall in her chambers at the U.S. Supreme Court. The health of the 85-year-old justice and progressive favorite is much-watched, lest a sudden […]

Senate Tees Up KAVANAUGH Confirmation on Close Vote

Senate Tees Up KAVANAUGH Confirmation on Close Vote

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Senate invoked cloture on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court Friday morning, teeing up a final confirmation vote for this weekend. The vote to end debate and prepare the final confirmation carried on a 51-49 vote. GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska joined […]

Flake Falters, Calls for FBI Probe of Blasey Ford Claims as Kav Advances to Floor

Flake Falters, Calls for FBI Probe of Blasey Ford Claims as Kav Advances to Floor

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter Anxiety and confusion prevailed in the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday, as GOP Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona struck a tentative deal with Democrats providing for an FBI probe of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Wasting no time following a […]

A Second Woman | Kavanaugh Decries Last Minute Smear as New Accuser Emerges

A Second Woman | Kavanaugh Decries Last Minute Smear as New Accuser Emerges

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . A second women, Deborah Ramirez, levied allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday night.  Kavanaugh and his allies vigorously denied the charge, calling Ramirez’s accusation a “smear.” The White House remains supportive of Kavanaugh, and there are no signs of a possible […]

It Took Five Seconds for the Kavanaugh Hearing to Turn Into a Raging Dumpster Fire

It Took Five Seconds for the Kavanaugh Hearing to Turn Into a Raging Dumpster Fire

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter  Chaos gripped the opening moments of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing Tuesday, as Democratic senators attempted to delay proceedings while protestors heckled Republican lawmakers. As GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, gave his opening statement, Democrats urged the panel to adjourn […]

A Judge Stopped Trump’s Efforts to Get Control of The Federal Workforce

A Judge Stopped Trump’s Efforts to Get Control of The Federal Workforce

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . A federal judge in Washington, D.C., struck down core provisions of three executive orders President Donald Trump issued to curb union power in the federal workforce late Friday. U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, an Obama appointee, found that the orders violate the First Amendment, the separation of […]

Colorado is Going After Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop Again

Colorado is Going After Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop Again

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop fame is suing the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The Commission commenced new proceedings against Phillips on behalf of a transgender complainant just weeks after he prevailed at the U.S. Supreme Court. Phillips’ attorneys say the Commission is engaged in a concerted campaign to […]

Trump 9th Circuit Nominee Tanks As Scott, Rubio Join With Democrats To Oppose Him

Trump 9th Circuit Nominee Tanks As Scott, Rubio Join With Democrats To Oppose Him

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter The nomination of Ryan Bounds for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was withdrawn Thursday, in a dramatic last-minute reversal after two Republican lawmakers joined with Democrats to block his confirmation on the Senate floor. GOP Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina withheld his support for Bounds during […]

Supreme Court Posed For Rightward Shift Under Kavanaugh

Supreme Court Posed For Rightward Shift Under Kavanaugh

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to the Supreme Court, heralding a decisive rightward shift on the nation’s highest judicial tribunal. In a prime time East Room ceremony at the White House, the president trumpeted his […]

President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Is Judge Brett Kavanaugh

President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Is Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to the Supreme Court. The appointment will likely precipitate a sharp shift in the Court’s balance of power, solidifying a conservative majority on the panel for the foreseeable future. Conservative […]

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