Samuel Alito

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Legislative Prayer Gets Supreme Court Review

The Supreme Court, which asks for God’s protection before every public session, will settle a dispute over prayer in the halls of government.

11/04/2013

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court justices. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins Amid Government Shutdown

The justices take the bench Monday for the start of their new term with important cases already on tap.

10/07/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Term Begins With Contentious Topics

The Supreme Court is beginning a new term with controversial topics that offer the court’s conservative majority the chance to move aggressively to undo limits on campaign contributions, undermine claims of discrimination in housing and mortgage lending, and allow for more government-sanctioned prayer.

10/06/2013

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito listens as President George W. Bush speaks at the the Federalist Society's 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner at Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 15, 2007. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Alito: Getting In Question At Oral Argument Like Grabbing ‘Item On Sale At Walmart Day After Thanksgiving’

Samuel Alito came to the Supreme Court with two ideas about how he would conduct himself when questioning lawyers. He would try to ask real questions — “with a question mark at the end” — and he would wait for the lawyer speaking to at least conclude a paragraph.

06/21/2013

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

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