judicial branch

President Donald Trump will nominate another Supreme Court justice now that Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement.
The last few days are showing how the resistance to the furious, insane and untrue statements of the President of the United
The president's smear of a federal judge who temporarily halted the travel ban undermines judicial independence and could encourage defiance.
President Obama recently highlighted the need for criminal justice reform which complements the bipartisan effort to reform our criminal justice system. However, reforming only the criminal justice system falls short of what is needed.
House Republicans have sworn to defend the Constitution. They believe the president is violating his oath to the point of impeachable offenses. Based on their very own logic, the House GOP members are also violating the Constitution.
Does a sharply divided America necessarily mean that no meaningful legislation can emerge from our political leaders on both sides of the aisle? I don't think so! What many people describe as the greatest political agreement in the history of the world came out of a deeply divided America -- the US Constitution.
Kennedy stressed that the judiciary budget includes money for supervision of criminal offenders, such as drug testing and
On the same day as Rand Paul’s celebrated filibuster against drone strikes last week, the Senate engaged in a less noticed
Those who care about the independence of the judicial branch should do everything in their power to save the Supreme Court. This includes justices who have left the Court.
If there is going to be a judicial order against tweeting or texting during a trial, it would have to depend upon a neutral justification -- some objective reason to curb this new mode of communicating. It does not appear that judges or the media have given that a lot of thought.