Tag Archives: justice

Will Kagan’s Nomination Satisfy Liberals?

After President Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court vacancy, left-leaning democrats immediately started to gripe. Overall, democrats seemed pleased with her nomination. Some, however, do not think that Kagan is liberal enough. Specifically, some liberals think…

Obama Warns of Conservative Judicial Activism

President Obama, on the verge of nominating a successor to Justice Stevens, criticized the Supreme Court of engaging in conservative judicial activism. Obama criticized the Court earlier this year, when it declared a campaign finance law was unconstitutional. That decision…

Will Stevens Replacement Be Opposed No Matter What?

Post by Randall Ryder As soon as Justice Stevens announced he was stepping down, conservatives began preparing for a battle against an alleged "liberal replacement." Now there is buzz that liberals will oppose a replacement who is not liberal enough. Conservatives…

Who Will Replace Justice Stevens on the Supreme Court?

Post by Randall Ryder With Justice Stevens stepping down later this year from the Supreme Court, rumors are buzzing about who will take his place. His vacancy is regarded as extremely important, as Stevens generally casts the deciding on cases before…

Judge Orders Southern Schools to Desegregate

A US District Court Judge ordered a southern Mississippi school district to stop allowing white students to transfer out of school districts that are predominantly African-American. The controversy surrounded two towns in the same district that are ten miles apart.…

Who Will Obama Appoint to Replace Justice Stevens?

Supreme Court Justice Stevens has announced he will step down during Obama’s presidency to help ensure his replacement will maintain the current idealogical balance on the court. The Supreme Court has 9 justices, and most cases are decided by a…