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In Rare Interview, Justice Thomas Denounces Anthem Protests

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas appeared on Fox News for a rare television interview Wednesday night, where he expressed concern about societal cohesion in view of protests staged by professional athletes during the national anthem. “What binds us? What do we all have in common anymore?” Thomas asked. The justice…

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Texas Supreme Court Judge Don Willett Nominated to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Outspoken conservative and Texas’ official Tweeter Laureate Justice Don Willett was nominated to the join the federal bench as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by the Trump Administration, the White House announced Thursday. Upon hearing the nomination was made public, Judge Willett took to…

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Donald Trump’s Travel Ban Temporarily Restored as Supreme Court Issues Stay on Lower Court

The Supreme Court on Monday temporarily restored a Trump administration executive order that blocks thousands of refugees from entering the United States. The decision comes after the Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to block an appellate court ruling issued last week that would require the U.S. to admit any…

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Commentary: Was Choosing Gorsuch for SCOTUS Trump’s Greatest Accomplishment to Date?

  by Jeffrey A. Rendall If you polled a hundred Americans at random and asked what they considered to be President Donald Trump’s greatest accomplishment during his first half-year in office, the responses might look a little like this: “He appointed a great cabinet;” “He reduced illegal immigration by over…

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Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch Has Democrats In Meltdown Less Than 80 Days Into His Life Tenure

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Senate Democrats savaged Justice Neil Gorsuch’s early performance on the Supreme Court, as his first rulings evince an important shift in the balance of power on the high court. Three Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee gave grave assessments of the junior justice’s first months on the bench to Politico,…

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Justice Kennedy May Reconsider Retirement After James Comey Firing

Tennessee Star

President Donald Trump’s abrupt dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey disrupted the political scene in ways that White House did not anticipate, and the fallout may stymie one of the administration’s top priorities. The prospect of future Supreme Court vacancies has kept the Republican party unified behind Trump at…

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Justice Neil Gorsuch Sworn In

Tennessee Star

  A little more than a year after the sudden death of beloved Justice Anotin Scalia, President Donald Trump introduced Judge Neil Gorsuch to take the Oath of office to be the next Associate Justice on the Supreme Court Monday. Following a private swearing to the Oath of Office all federal…

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Commentary: Chuck Schumer Lied and the Filibuster for Supreme Court Nominees Died

  by Jeffrey A. Rendall One could almost sense an audible rumbling sound as the roll was called in the Senate at about half past noon (EDT) on Thursday, with the fate of the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees precariously hanging in the balance. When the votes were tallied the…

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