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Samuel Alito

  1. Supreme Court Topples Precedent to Hobble Public UnionsIn a major blow to labor, public-sector unions will have to represent nonmembers without compensation.
  2. The Supreme Court Continues to Chip Away at Protections for Minority VotersThe conservative majority seems very comfortable being aggressive on this issue, as its decision on racial gerrymandering shows.
  3. The Supreme Court Just Put a Ding in the Surveillance StateChief Justice Roberts broke from his fellow conservatives to make cell-phone location data less accessible to cops.
  4. Supreme Court Opens Door to More Red-State Voter PurgesIn a 5-4 decision, SCOTUS finds a rationale for policing voting rolls in ways that disproportionately affect minorities.
  5. Trump Is the Most Substantively Anti-Abortion President EverOther Republican presidents have talked a good game against abortion. But Trump has delivered.
  6. Why the Supreme Court Just Opened the Doors to Legal Sports Betting in AmericaIt has a lot to do with the Tenth Amendment.
  7. Clarence Thomas Angry That SCOTUS Doesn’t Love GunsThomas can’t seem to get three other conservative justices to get aggressive in defending gun rights. So he’s drawing attention to the problem.
  8. The First Amendment Won Big at the Supreme Court TodayThe court handed down rulings that could make the Washington Redskins and anyone blocked on Twitter by Donald Trump very happy.
  9. fashion gets serious
    The Supreme Court Heard Abercrombie’s Discrimination Case TodayThe retailer defended its controversial “look policy.”
  10. Justice Samuel Alito Will Be in Hawaii TonightAs far away from the State of the Union as he can get.
  11. America Shakes Its Head at Samuel AlitoEveryone hates his recent campaign-finance opinion.
  12. Why Justice Alito Was Moving His Mouth Last NightAnd was he right and Obama wrong?
  13. Justice Samuel Alito Disagrees With President ObamaSupreme Court Justice proves that he’s not a robot.
  14. These Guys Can’t Agree on AnythingThe latest official portrait of the Supreme Court is hilarious.
  15. Bankers to Paulson: You’re Kidding, Right? (Updated)Wall Streeters hope that Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s plan for overhauling the U.S. financial system is an April Fools’ joke, Goldman head Lloyd Blankfein buys his maid a nice apartment, and someone has a birthday in our roundup of finance, law, media, and real-estate news.