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  • Is she done? Ginsburg will miss oral arguments NEXT week as well

    01/11/2019 12:11:50 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 71 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 1/11/19 | Jon Dougherty
    Officials with the U.S. Supreme Court have tried to downplay the fact that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed three days’ worth of oral arguments this week as related to her recent cancer surgery. “Her recovery from surgery is on track. Post-surgery evaluation indicates no evidence of remaining disease, and no further treatment is required,” said court spokesperson Kathy Arberg. While that statement can be taken a couple of different ways, The Hill is reporting that the Clinton-nominated justice will also be out next week, which will no doubt set off panic among Left-wing groups and congressional Democrats...
  • Ginsburg Illness: If Trump Appointee Replaces Supreme Court Justice It Will Be 'Brutal,' (trc)

    01/11/2019 9:50:48 AM PST · by SMGFan · 78 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 11, 2019
    After Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed her first oral arguments in more than 25 years on the bench this week while recovering from an operation to remove two cancerous growths from her left lung, many have expressed concern over whether she would return to the bench. While doctors have said that Ginsburg's recovery time would be "normal" for the procedure she underwent, the 85-year-old's third struggle with cancer comes at a critical time for the Supreme Court. If Ginsburg, who will turn 86 in March, is unable to return to the bench, President Donald Trump would have the...
  • Ginsburg to miss next week's Supreme Court sessions, but recovery 'on track'

    01/11/2019 9:54:13 AM PST · by SMGFan · 184 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 11, 2019
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will miss next week’s court sessions and work from home, but her recovery from early-stage lung cancer surgery remains "on track" and no further treatment is needed, the court announced Friday. “Justice Ginsburg will continue to work from home next week and will participate in the consideration and decision of the cases on the basis of the briefs and the transcripts of oral arguments. Her recovery from surgery is on track,” Supreme Court public information officer Kathy Arberg said in a statement. “Post-surgery evaluation indicates no evidence of remaining disease, and no further treatment...
  • Gorka: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    01/10/2019 9:15:55 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 303 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 11, 2019 | Sebastian Gorka
    Multiple sources tonight tell me Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not even in DC, but in New York and preparing to step down from the Supreme Court.
  • The Supreme Court is about to get a lot more interesting

    12/31/2018 5:45:00 PM PST · by be-baw · 40 replies
    CBS News ^ | December 31, 2018 | AP
    The Supreme Court began its term with the tumultuous confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. It was followed by a studied avoidance of drama on the high court bench — especially anything that would divide the five conservatives and four liberals. ... When they gather in private on Jan. 4 to consider new cases for arguments in April and into next term, the justices will confront a raft of high-profile appeals. Abortion restrictions, workplace discrimination against LGBT people and partisan gerrymandering are on the agenda. Close behind are appeals from the Trump administration seeking to have the court allow it to...
  • Is John Roberts’ Clash With Trump An Ominous Warning Of Things To Come?

    11/23/2018 12:21:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 72 replies ^ | November 23, 2018 | Scott Morefield
    After yet another liberal California judge earlier this week blocked one of President Trump’s policies - this time a new asylum rule that would have required applicants to arrive at a designated port of entry (a lot to ask, I know) - the understandably frustrated president lashed out at liberal courts in general.“I think it’s a disgrace when every case gets filed in the 9th Circuit,” said Trump. “That’s not law, that’s not what this country stands for. Every case that gets filed in the 9th Circuit, we get beaten and then we end up having to go to the Supreme Court,...
  • Trump hits back at Chief Justice Roberts

    11/21/2018 1:24:43 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 89 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/21/18 | John Bowden
    President Trump fired back at Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday after the leader of the Supreme Court rebuked the president over his criticism of "Obama judges." "Sorry Chief Justice John Roberts, but you do indeed have “Obama judges,” and they have a much different point of view than the people who are charged with the safety of our country," the president tweeted Wednesday afternoon. Trump's tweet came after Roberts released an unprecedented statement criticizing the president earlier Wednesday, saying the U.S. doesn't have "Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges.” “What we have is an extraordinary...
  • A “view” from the courtroom: The investiture of Justice Brett Kavanaugh

    11/08/2018 4:08:20 PM PST · by simpson96 · 12 replies ^ | 11/8/2018 | Amy Howe
    Today the Supreme Court held an investiture ceremony for Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh took the oath of office on October 6, shortly after he was confirmed, and he began to participate in the Supreme Court’s cases two days later, so this morning’s six-minute ceremony is largely a formality, at which the court will officially receive Kavanaugh’s commission; the ceremony, which is followed by a reception, also gives Kavanaugh a chance to celebrate with his family, friends and colleagues.(snip) Many (if not all) of the judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, where Kavanaugh was...
  • Soutered Again?

    10/14/2018 11:21:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 127 replies ^ | October 14, 2018 | Gil Gutknecht
    Many conservative friends could not contain their excitement when the final vote for Judge Kavanaugh was announced. Many rushed to their Twitter account to predict that Roe v. Wade would soon be consigned to the ash heap of history. The histrionics of the looney left mirrored the excitement on the right. We smiled at the scenes of unhinged demonstrators pounding on the metal doors of the Supreme Court. Those scenes will be remembered for a long time. We will also remember the anticipation, waiting for the 3:00 announcement of Maine’s Senator Susan Collins. When she finally delivered her speech on...
  • Trump may not be done shaping the Supreme Court in his image

    10/10/2018 5:09:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    Market Watch ^ | October 10, 2018 | Paul Brandus
    If you are a Republican and a Trump lover, I’m going to tell you something that will absolutely thrill you. If you are a Democrat and a Trump hater, I’m going to tell you something that will absolutely terrify you. And that is: After putting two conservatives on the Supreme Court in 20 months—Neil Gorsuch and now Brett Kavanaugh—President Trump could easily get one, perhaps even two more chances to make his mark on this third branch of the federal government, even if he serves just one term in office....
  • Grassley: Judiciary Panel Won’t Consider Supreme Court Nominee for 2020 Vacancy

    10/09/2018 5:42:33 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 97 replies
    rollcall ^ | October 9, 2018
    Declaration could put Iowa Republican at odds with Mitch McConnell Revealing a potentially contentious Republican chasm, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley told Fox News on Tuesday night that if he still leads the committee in 2020 and a Supreme Court seat becomes vacant, the panel would not consider a nominee. That could put the Iowa Republican at odds with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell signaled last week that he could reverse himself and consider what would be a third high court nominee for President Donald Trump should a vacancy arise in 2020. The Kentucky Republican famously blocked President...
  • Caption Justices Thomas And Ginsburg @ Kavanaugh Swearing-In Ceremony

    10/09/2018 12:10:39 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 147 replies
  • Washington Post's E.J. Dionne Urges Rage and Revenge over Kavanaugh (Dems Freak Out)

    10/09/2018 3:27:58 AM PDT · by CptnObvious · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 8, 2018 10:45 PM EDT | P.J. Gladnick
    Vengeance is mine sayeth the horde! Washington Post columnist is in such a rage over what he calls the "coup" of confirming Brett Kavanaugh as a Justice on the Supreme court that it caused his mind overload to the extent of forgetting about the federal system of government established by the Constitution. In addition, he is now out for revenge against conservatives by packing the Supreme Court chock full of additional seats occupied by liberals.
  • HERE SHE IS ..... Ginsberg's replacement

    10/08/2018 4:58:09 PM PDT · by knarf · 212 replies
    FB ^ | October 8, 2018 | knarf
  • McConnell open to Supreme Court nomination in 2020

    10/08/2018 3:29:23 PM PDT · by fision · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/8/2018 | Justin Wise
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a new interview that he may be willing to consider a Supreme Court nominee during the final year of President Trump's first term. “We’ll see if there is a vacancy in 2020,” McConnell said after Brett Kavanaugh was officially confirmed as the newest Supreme Court justice, according to The Associated Press.
  • LIVE Thread: Ceremonial Swearing in of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh! White House Monday 7pm

    10/08/2018 3:22:12 PM PDT · by 4Liberty · 438 replies
    CSPAN ^ | October 8, 2018 | CSPAN
    Starts at 7 pm on CSPAN. Right Side Broadcasting covering too!
  • Kavanaugh will help decide Trump admin cases with BLUE states

    10/08/2018 10:17:22 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 20 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 10/8/18 | USA Features
    Last Laugh: Now that Justice Brett Kavanaugh has taken his rightful place as the newest Supreme Court member, he’ll be involved in decided several cases involving the Trump administration’s many legal battles with deep blue states. Included in those cases are emissions standards and various environmental issues, illegal immigration, and the Internet. While ‘abortion’ isn’t on that list (yet), gun rights, religious rights, and other ‘thorny’ issues are bound to come up as well, and the court’s constitutionalist make-up means that the winner will be our small ‘r’ republican form of government bequeathed to us by our founders.
  • Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh allegations “a hoax”

    10/08/2018 11:05:29 AM PDT · by Golden Eagle · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 8, 2018 | Bob Fredericks
    President Trump on Monday angrily attacked Democrats and the college professor who accused his Supreme Court nominee of a sex assault — calling the allegations “a hoax” and predicting the opposition party would pay a heavy price in the midterms. “I thought the way they behaved was absolutely atrocious. I have never seen anything like it,” Trump told reporters as he prepared to board Marine One outside the White House, the first leg of a trip to Florida. “I thought that the way they conducted themselves, the way they dealt with a high-level brilliant … going to be a great...
  • Victory lap: Trump to swear in Kavanaugh in prime-time ceremony

    10/08/2018 8:52:51 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 191 replies ^ | October 08, 2018 | by Robert Donachie
    President Trump will ceremonially swear in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh at a prime-time event in the East Room of the White House on Monday evening. The ceremony follows perhaps the most contentious confirmation battle for a Supreme Court nominee in history and the administration is using Monday evening to show voters they can make good on its promises. In front of a room full of reporters, television cameras and Republican lawmakers at 7:00 p.m. Monday, the president will stand next to Kavanaugh and present him to the nation as one of the crowning achievements of his first two years...
  • Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations a 'hoax set up by the Democrats'

    10/08/2018 8:50:14 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 72 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/08/18 | BRETT SAMUELS
    President Trump said Monday that he expects a lot of Democratic voters to support Republican candidates in the upcoming midterms because of how the party's lawmakers handled sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. "The main base of the Democrats have shifted so far left that we’ll end up being Venezuela. This country would end up being Venezuela. I think a lot of Democrats are going to be voting voting Republican on Nov. 6," Trump told reporters at the White House before departing for a law enforcement event in Florida. The president seized on the specter raised by...