Samuel Alito Won’t Take Himself Off Case Involving Lawyer Who Interviewed Him For Flattering Articles
He called a request from a group of Senate Democrats “unsound,” despite having sat for hours for op-ed articles in The Wall Street Journal.
Kavanaugh has told attendees at a judicial conference that addressing recent ethics concerns can increase public confidence in the institution.
The Democratic senator slammed Alito for comments he made in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece earlier this year casting doubt on Congress's authority.
“We’re not imperial," the liberal Supreme Court justice said.
The lawmakers urged the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice to ensure that Samuel Alito recuses himself from cases involving regulation of the court.
The Senate Judiciary chair condemned the justice for criticizing lawmakers considering legislation that would impose ethics standards on the embattled court.
The associate justice insists that Congress has no purview over the Supreme Court. Guess again.
The Connecticut Democrat said the justice is "stunningly wrong" to claim that Congress has no authority to impose ethics rules on the court.
Republicans are strongly opposed, arguing the bill could “destroy” the high court.
The high court has not launched an investigation into claims of ethics violations against Justice Thomas, lawmakers said in a letter to Chief Justice John Roberts.