A Washington think tank is raising awareness of ways that Congress could use the Constitution to rein in the authority of federal courts, which many have accused of usurping the authority of the legislative branch.
Earlier this week, Star Trek nerd icon and Clinton Foundation donor George Takei unleashed a verbal tirade against African-American Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, calling the prominent legal scholar a “clown in blackface” who “does not belong on the Supreme Court” because he is “a disgrace to America.” (And, presumably, because Thomas is black.)
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Obama administration “failed to consider costs when deciding to regulate mercury pollution from power plants,” Reuters reports.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that racist intent is not necessary to prove accusations of racism in housing.
The Supreme Court on Friday struck down state bans on same-sex marriage, bringing the United States one step closer to the freedom-loving utopia envisioned by right-leaning philanthropy baron David Koch.
On June 23, 2005, the Supreme Court decided Kelo v. City of New London.
Ten years later, the decision remains controversial.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a federal program designed to regulate raisin supply and prices is unconstitutional.