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.
This month has brought several clashes of Constitutional power, delegation of authority and ultra vires acts. Last week, Attorney General Eric Holder was cited for contempt of Congress by the House Oversight...
WashingtonToday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Arizona v. United States, voting 5-3 to block most provisions of Arizona's controversial policing law but upholding the one of most concern...
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member Republican majority in the U.S. House of...
Liberty depends on each of us keeping our word, following the rule of law, and honoring contracts. When men and women will not honor their promises or keep their word, the law must enforce contracts. At least nominally, this...
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I have previously written why we should not support a Balanced Budget Amendment. A BBA would lead to a loss of separation of powers with the Supreme Court making budget decisions when Congress could not come to agreement on...
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Many, including this writer, have lamented the tyranny oft-imposed by the judicial branch on the rest of us. Such abuses have included “Alice in Wonderland” interpretations such as:The Voting Rights Act of 1965 being...
I don't exactly have fond memories of my constitutional law ("con law" in law student speak) classes at the University of Texas. Ironically for everyone except lawyers, you don't spend a lot of time reading the Constitution...
Last week, I voted in support of the House Republican budget that will drastically cut federal spending and scale back the size of the government, but also protect funding for our military and reform critical health and...
The recent debate about Obamacare highlights a significant issue that is yet on the radar screen but will be when the Courts make their decision on whether Obamacare is constitutional or not. What is at risk is the...
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Republican Party of Texas - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has recorded a special audio wrap-up for Texas Republicans with the latest on the ObamaCare challenge which was concluded today at the U.S. Supreme Court in...
Supreme Court UPHOLDS Key AZ Immigration Law - Good for Texas Voter ID!The United States Supreme Court struck down some parts of the Arizona Immigration Law, but the Supreme Court UPHELD a key provision (and...
The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld one of the four provisions challenged in the Arizona’s immigration law (S.B. 1070). Specifically, the Court ruled that Arizona’s local law enforcement can ask for proof of residency if...
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member Republican majority in the U.S. House of...
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All Rise… This Court of Law for the Law West of the Pecos is now in session…The Honorable Judge Billy Bob Bean.Presiding…all those wishing justice come forward and be heard!     Good day to all of you. I am Judge Billy Bob...
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In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's stunning 9-0 decision slapping down the EPA's over-reaching enforcement practices, and just in time to celebrate "Earth Day", FreeMarketAmerica.org released the video "If I wanted...
The long awaited oral arguments before the Supreme Court on the subject of the constitutionality of the Obamacare legislation are over, and the Justices are securely ensconced in the halls and offices of the Supreme Court...
“Abortion is largely accepted even for reasons that do not have anything to do with the fetus' health. By showing that (1) both fetuses and newborns do not have the same moral status as actual persons, (2) the fact that...
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OUR SILENCE WILL BE HEARD FOREVER!!! Red sonjaWm. Hennessy Jr./CourtroomArt.comhttp://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/03/live-blog-obamacare-challenged-at-the-supreme-court/“We have come a long way trying to KILL THE...
Over the past three days the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the cases challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. We won’t find out until June if the justices will uphold the law, overturn portions...
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Tuesday I offered remarks following the Supreme Court’s second day of arguments on the Affordable Care Act, which I attended. Additionally, I authored an op-ed for National Review Online on why ObamaCare must be overturned...

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