Sotomayor shreds conservative SCOTUS justices for justifying “deadly force for no discernible gain”

SALON In a powerful dissent this morning, Justice Sotomayor had some extremely critical words for her colleagues In her dissent of the Supreme Court’s decision today to dismiss a case concerning the death of Israel Leija, Jr., Justice Sonia Sotomayor criticized her colleagues for sanctioning a “shoot first, think later approach to policing.” Leija was shot to… More Sotomayor shreds conservative SCOTUS justices for justifying “deadly force for no discernible gain”

The Supreme Court Is Less Popular Than It Has Been In Decades

THE HUFFINGTON POST Don’t let the cheering crowds outside the Supreme Court fool you. The largest share of Americans in 30 years has a negative view of the Supreme Court, according to a July survey by the Pew Research Center. The Pew survey, released Thursday, found that 43 percent of Americans have an unfavorable opinion… More The Supreme Court Is Less Popular Than It Has Been In Decades

Mike Huckabee Thinks Gay Marriage Is Bad Because Love Is Bad – Yes, Really (VIDEO)

ADDICTING INFO Opponents of marriage equality are having a tough time acknowledging that they’ve lost. They continue to throw darts at the board, hoping something will stick, long after the bar has closed. Mike Huckabee is one of those sore losers. In the past, he’s compared marriage equality to polygamy, bestiality, using profanity, drinking and he’s… More Mike Huckabee Thinks Gay Marriage Is Bad Because Love Is Bad – Yes, Really (VIDEO)

John Roberts Refuses To Grant Obamacare Emergency Stay

The Huffington Post The Supreme Court has refused a group of doctors’ request to block implementation of the nation’s new health care law. Chief Justice John Roberts turned away without comment Monday an emergency stay request from the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons, Inc. and the Alliance for Natural Health USA. They asked the… More John Roberts Refuses To Grant Obamacare Emergency Stay

If Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Replaced By A Republican, Here Is What Happens To The Law

It doesn’t look good if The Court is packed with a Conservative majority Think Progress At a forum in Reston, Virginia on Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg threw her most recent bucket of cold water on Courtwatchers urging her to retire while President Obama is still in the White House. A justice should remain “as… More If Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Replaced By A Republican, Here Is What Happens To The Law

Scalia: Constitution doesn’t protect ‘only the blacks’

Justice Antonin Scalia has previously called for an end to “racial entitlements“.  Now he  has doubled down by saying that the 14th Amendment is for everyone, not only “the Blacks”.  Which is actually true on its face.  But, in 2011 he argued that the Constitution  does not protect gays or women. Thus, Scalia has some… More Scalia: Constitution doesn’t protect ‘only the blacks’

Elizabeth Warren Calls Supreme Court Right-Wing, ‘Pro-Corporate’

In  my opinion Senator Warren is the smartest and bravest politician in Washington… The Huffington Post In a speech at an AFL-CIO convention on Sunday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) criticized the Supreme Court for being too right-wing and serving the interests of Big Business over the needs of Americans. In voicing her support for the labor movement… More Elizabeth Warren Calls Supreme Court Right-Wing, ‘Pro-Corporate’

Justice Ginsburg’s Terrifying Assessment Of Her Own Court

Think Progress In an interview with the New York Times’ Adam Liptak, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered a grim assessment of the Court where she so often finds herself leading a four justice dissent — the Roberts Court is “one of the most activist courts in history.” As an historic matter, this is a pretty… More Justice Ginsburg’s Terrifying Assessment Of Her Own Court