The Supreme Court, which asks for God’s protection before every public session, will settle a dispute over prayer in the halls of government.
The justices take the bench Monday for the start of their new term with important cases already on tap.
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.
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.
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.