Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement: Legal & Political Implications

Supreme Court Partner Justice Anthony Kennedy speaks throughout a swearing in ceremony for Judge Neil Gorsuch as an associate justice of the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden of the White House, April 10, 2017. (Carlos Barria/File Photo/Reuters) Earlier this afternoon, Justice Anthony Kennedy revealed his retirement. Court observers long thought it was possible that…

SCOTUS Cover Image That Will Make Donald Go Berserk

Democrats across the nation are not the only ones horrified at the idea of yet another nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States, Republicans seem nervous, too. The selection of a SCOTUS judge can affect the country and its laws for 40 years or more. Kennedy himself has already served for 30 years…

Liberals and the Powerless Need To Worry About a Kavanaugh Court – The New York Times

Liberals and the Powerless Should Fret About a Kavanaugh Court Ms. Litman is an assistant professor of law at the University of California, Irvine. Image Judge Brett Kavanaugh( center)with the Senate bulk leader, Mitch McConnell( left ), and Vice President Mike Pence at the Capitol on Tuesday.Credit Pool picture by Chip Somodevilla The courts were…

Retirement speculation shadows court’s last day

The Supreme Court is expected to end its term on Wednesdaywith one final significant case difficult public sector union costs delegated decide.The most awaited decision of the year came Tuesday, when the court in a 5-4 choice maintained Trump’s travel ban.That’s resulted in some speculation that a retirement statement could happen on Wednesday, though there…

Central Govt. Relocate To Increase Retirement Age of Judges of SC and HC

report, the Government is likely to introduce a bill in the monsoon session of Parliament to increase the retirement age of SC judges as 67 from 65, and HC judges as 64 from 62.  It will require a constitutional amendment to increase the judges’ retirement age.  The move is seemingly made with the intention to…

Behind The Campaign To Get Teachers To Leave Their Unions

Rachael McRae, a fifth-grade teacher in main Illinois, was resting on the couch recently with her four-month-old when she saw the email. “He was having a fussy day,” she states, “so I was bouncing him in one arm, and began going through my emails on my phone, just to seem like I was getting something…

Justice Kennedy retires, laying ground for Supreme Court shakeup

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, 81, retired Wednesday, setting in movement a shakeup of the high court that might have far-reaching effects on problems like abortion and healthcare.Kennedy, a Reagan appointment, represented a crucial swing vote in recent years on controversial cases, consisting of Wednesday’s judgment impacting public union fees. His retirement makes sure…

Poland’s leading judge shows up for work defying retirement order

Malgorzata Gersdorf, the head of the Supreme Court, had vowed to go to work as usual, despite being told she had to step down on Tuesday under new rules that came into effect at midnight. She was seen entering the court building in Warsaw. “My presence here is not about politics, I am here to…

The July 4th DUI Checkpoint Video That Went Viral And Its Aftermath

This was recorded on July 4th, 2013 in Tennessee at a “DUI checkpoint,” and note that almost every step of the way, the cops violated this man’s constitutional rights without skipping a beat. The clip itself is rather scary to watch — the first cop, Deputy A.J. Ross, gets so pissed off so fast, you…

Webs Pledge ‘Bare-Knuckle,’ ‘Ugly,’ ‘Legendary’ Fight Over High Court ‘Crisis’.

On Thursday, all 3 network morning shows hyperventilated over the “earthquake” and “crisis” brought about by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy revealing his retirement on Wednesday. In unison, hosts and correspondents predicted an “epic battle” over validating whoever President Trump nominated to change Kennedy. Press reporters guaranteed viewers months of “awful” and “bitter” rancor in…