Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States. The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight Associate Justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
Free speech.  Do you have a right to speak your mind freely at work?  If you think that you do, you could be mistaken.  Well, hang on.  You're free to say what you want, you just aren't free from the consequences your speech...
The petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment is denied without prejudice. It is assumed that the Court of Appeals will proceed expeditiously to decide this case.” Injunction remains in place, DACA renewal...
President Donald Trump released a new list of potential Supreme Court justices on Friday, adding five new judges to his previous compilation of 20 jurists.
On July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution became law and granted birthright citizenship to all those born in the United States who are under the jurisdiction of the U.S. government. The purpose of the...
Last week, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) introduced the State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2017. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) is an official co-sponsor.
Justice Neil Gorsuch took his place in history Monday as the newest addition on the bench of the Supreme Court, restoring a narrow conservative majority and marking a much-needed political victory for President Donald Trump...
Monday on the Senate Floor, I urged his Democrat colleagues to ignore the pressure from Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and special-interest groups to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. 
Several Senate Democrats have indicated that they want an up-or-down vote on Judge Gorsuch’s nomination, and I think that's positive.
Wednesday I had the chance to meet with Judge Gorsuch personally, the man President Trump nominated to serve on the United States Supreme Court. It's plain to me now why President Trump selected him to be the nominee for the...
The Supreme Court plays an essential function in our government, and there was simply too much at stake not to let the American people, through their selection of the next President, to have a say.  
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) submitted a joint amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in South Dakota v. Wayfair.
The legal battles over the state's political maps and voter ID requirements will extend into 2018. Here's what to expect.
Amid sensational narratives about President Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, it’s important to take a step back and explain what the program is, how it was established, why it was rescinded, and what will likely happen next...
Shortly after the announcement Monday, Trump celebrated the high court's decision, saying in a statement that it was a "clear victory for our national security" that would allow the travel suspension to "become largely...
A lot of you may be asking yourself "Why would anyone be against a Balanced Budget?"
Senate Democrats secured enough votes Monday to filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, increasing the likelihood that Republicans will enact a rules change to ensure his confirmation and...
Today on the Senate floor, I previewed next week’s hearing for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.  Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video of his...
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen blasted globalization and Islamic fundamentalism in her closing speech Sunday of a two-day National Front party conference, calling them "two totalitarianisms"...
Tuesday I introduced a resolution, along with five Senate Republicans, recognizing the historical importance of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and calling on the National Museum of African American History and...
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not a believer in protesting by sitting or kneeling during the national anthem. Speaking to Yahoo! on Monday morning, Ginsburg had some harsh words for San Francisco 49ers...

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