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Supreme Court Restores Trump’s Travel Ban

Matthew VadumThe Supreme Court has allowed President Trump’s ban on travelers from Islamic terrorist-infested nations to take full effect, marking a huge victory for the rule of law, common sense, and U.S. national security. That the Supreme Court took this dramatic action suggests it may be ready to permanently rule that Trump’s efforts to protect

Americans, Property Rights and the Supreme Court

Ken Blackwell, Kelo v. City of New London stands as the apogee of Supreme Court cases regarding property rights, especially for conservatives. A narrow 5-4 decision recklessly expanded the scope of eminent domain, allowing private developers and the government to collude and forcibly take private property away from citizens for “public use” under the Takings

Justices Should Toss Dems’ Phony Election Lawsuit

Betsy McCaughey, If you can’t win, change the rules. Democrats and progressive activists are joining forces to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to interfere in how election districts are drawn in all 50 states. In Gill v. Whitford, they’re challenging how Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew the state’s election map. The justices will hear the

Will Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch recuse himself on his first day on the job?

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch’s first day on the high court’s bench is likely to be a T.S. Eliot special: All whimper, no bang. Gorsuch’s first time sitting with the Supreme Court as the newly-installed Associate Justice on Monday morning is set to include hearing a trio of cases, none of which are likely to

Justice Gorsuch: Senate Confirms Trump’s First SCOTUS Pick

Ian Mason, The Senate voted just before noon Friday to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Nation’s highest bench. The vote, originally set for Friday evening, was moved up to the morning after Democrats agreed to wave part of the final debate period. Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s pick to replace conservative anchor of the Court,

As Gorsuch Confirmation Approaches, Democrats are out of obstruction strategies

Joseph Klein, President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court is heading for a final showdown Friday, in what is emerging as likely the most high-stakes partisan battle yet during the first 100 days of the Trump administration. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the

Grassley: ‘Gorsuch is going to be on the Supreme Court by midnight Friday’

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee told Fox News’ “The First 100 Days” Monday night that Judge Neil Gorsuch would be confirmed to the Supreme Court this week regardless of whether Democrats attempted to filibuster him. “Let me assure you that Judge Gorsuch is going to be on the Supreme Court by midnight Friday

SCOTUS Hears Arguments in Case that Could Bankrupt Religious Hospitals

Lauretta Brown, The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Advocate Health Care v. Stapleton Monday, a debate over church pension plans that could threaten the continued existence of religiously affiliated hospitals. The case asks whether church-affiliated hospitals should continue to have a church exemption from federal pension protections, however, as The Atlantic noted in