By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said repeatedly she isn't going to retire her seat — this year. But court watchers and legal experts see a caveat in that affirmation and say that may be her way of keeping open the door to a 2015 retirement, while President Obama is still in office.
President Obama's record on nominating federal judges lags behind those of his predecessors, and nowhere is his failure more glaring than on the prestigious U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The federal government has a "powerful interest" in a single, uniform definition of marriage, even if it excludes gay unions that are legal in individual states, the lawyer defending the federal Defense of Marriage Act said Wednesday as the Supreme Court concluded two days of landmark arguments on gay marriage.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that textbooks and other goods made and sold abroad can be re-sold online and in discount stores without violating U.S. copyright law. The outcome was a huge relief to eBay, Costco and other businesses that trade in products made outside the U.S.
The wait continues for the Supreme Court to choose gay marriage lawsuits.
Sandra Kyong Bradbury was star struck. She had just spied Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg a few feet away.
We are heading into the last days before the most momentous election in the 21st century, in which the voters in the United States are faced with a stark choice between two different visions for the country.
Supreme Court justices on Monday weighed copyright protections for publishers, creative artists and manufacturers in a global marketplace in a case that has attracted the interest of Costco, eBay and Google. The outcome has important implications for consumers and multibillion dollar annual sales online and in discount stores.
When you are thinking about the next election, don't forget the third branch of government. The judicial branch, headed by the Supreme Court, is extremely important for all the issues we are concerned about this election.
On the final day of the Supreme Court's 2012 term, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. issued his blockbuster decision on the constitutionality of Obamacare -- aka the Affordable Care Act. In a single opinion, Justice Roberts gave us a treatise on constitutional law in National Federation of Independent Businesses v. Kathleen Sebelius.
Marriage advocates are anxiously watching the Supreme Court to see which cases it will take up — or turn down — regarding the constitutional status of gay marriage.
A super political action committee supporting President Obama is running the first television advertisement using Republican Mitt Romney's words from a closed-door fundraiser.
There is a lot of conservative disappointment in Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.'s ruling on the constitutionality of the so-called Affordable Care Act. The focus on his ruling has distracted conservatives from the very real threat revealed in Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's dissent on behalf of all four of the court's liberal justices.
For faithful right-wingers, Chief Justice John G. Roberts' switcheroo on Obamacare is basically akin to a romance gone wrong. Yet here's the rub: He isn't going anywhere. The man is 57, has a lifetime appointment and, ironically, a great government health plan. He'll be rocking the black robes for a long, long time to come.
Justice Antonin Scalia drew unusually critical attention during this past Supreme Court term for comments he made in court and in his writing that seemed to some more political than judicial.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said repeatedly she isn't going to retire her seat — this year.
An evaluation of the child's interest could well leave Veronica with her father, said Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.