The U.S. Supreme Court.
Democrats won the popular vote in six of the last seven presidential elections, but Republican presidents have appointed a majority of the sitting justices. Is the court out of step with America?
In this April 28, 2015 file photo, demonstrators stand in front of a rainbow flag of the Supreme Court in Washington as the Supreme Court was set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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A legal scholar explains why Kennedy's opinions on same-sex relationship rest on fragile constitutional grounds.
President Trump, Neil Gorsuch and wife Marie Louise and Justice Anthony Kennedy.
With Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, President Trump will appoint a second justice to the Supreme Court. Will his nominees be impartial if Trump ends up in the court because of the Russia probe?
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
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Appointing judges to lifetime terms can be among a president’s longest lasting legacies. The overwhelming majority of Trump’s nominees are conservative, white and male.
Pro-life and anti-abortion activists converge in front of the Supreme Court on Jan. 27, 2017.
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What will happen to the landmark abortion rights ruling with Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court?
Justice Scalia speaking in 2014.
The long-serving justice changed how judges talk about statutes, but not, argues one law professor, how they ultimately interpret them.
The new normal?
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This week’s news brings an important “ah hah” moment. The conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries and their political network of donors and opaque outside groups are…