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  • Supreme Court fiddles while ethics questions burn

    Supreme Court fiddles while ethics questions burn
    Currently, all federal judges are required to obey a Code of Conduct for United States Judges. There's just one exception: the Supremes. For Supreme Court justices, following the code of conduct is voluntary. Or, as Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. put...
  • There's no unlimited right to bear arms

    There's no unlimited right to bear arms
    There is an opinion abroad in the land that the right to bear arms is unlimited, an absolute right, like the right to vote or the right to a fair trial. This heartfelt conviction has surfaced lately in state legislation that attempts to nullify...
  • A liberal nightmare at the Supreme Court?

    The Supreme Court will hear three cases during the 2013-14 term that might dramatically alter the landscape of constitutional law. Campaign finance reform, abortion and the separation of church and state are all on the agenda. When the dust settles, if...
  • Ann Ravel, California's -- and now D.C.'s -- pol monitor

    When the sky became the limit for most political spending after the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision, the skywatchers like Ann Ravel had to readjust their telescopes. As head of California's Fair Political Practices Commission, she policed the...
  • Justice Scalia voices uncommon dissent in California prison ruling

    Justice Scalia voices uncommon dissent in California prison ruling
    WASHINGTON -- Not all the justices on the U.S. Supreme Court were in agreement with the decision Friday that will force California to remove more than 9,000 inmates from its overcrowded prisons by the end of the year. Though the court’s...
  • Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Watches 'Duck Dynasty'

    "Duck Dynasty" may not be the most highbrow show on TV, but the beloved bearded hunters have attracted one fan of major political standing: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. In his lengthy new Q&A with New York Magazine, the conservative icon touched...
  • Does Justice Antonin Scalia believe in the devil? You bet

    WASHINGTON — Justice Antonin Scalia earned his reputation as the Supreme Court’s most outspoken conservative with sharp one-liners in his opinions and sarcastic cracks in the courtroom. When a government lawyer defending campaign funding...
  • What world does the Supreme Court live in?

     What world does the Supreme Court live in?
    Having read your recent editorial about the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on campaign finance limits ("Another blow coming to campaign finance reform," Oct. 7), here's what I would tell the justices: To Justice Antonin Scalia: Who do you think is...
  • Supreme Court declines to review Md. handgun carry permits

    Supreme Court declines to review Md. handgun carry permits
    The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday that it will not examine Maryland's handgun permit law, leaving to stand a lower court ruling that the state's restrictive rules for carry permits do not unconstitutionally infringe upon gun-owners' rights. The...
  • In N.J., a judge walks into a comedy club ...

    Have you heard the one about the judge who moonlighted as a comedian? It wasn't a laughing matter for the New Jersey Supreme Court, which ruled recently that Municipal Court Judge Vince Sicari — who also appeared in comedy clubs and on television...
  • Scalia: What do I know about NSA spying?

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may come across as the ultimate know-it-all, but the truth is that he likes to emphasize what people in his lofty position don’t know. In June, in a decision in which the court unanimously ruled that drug...