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.
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The 1960s was a volatile decade. The U.S. experienced changes that pushed the country into the forefront of international recognition for being a Superpower that eyed down a war that almost was. On the domestic front, the...
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I issued this statement today following the United States Supreme Court’s decision to hear the challenge to President Obama’s health care law:The individual mandate violates the liberties our founders fought so hard to...
“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to...
Judge Vinson’s [of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida] ruling today confirms that the federal government should never have been in the business of requiring Americans to purchase government-approved...
For too long, politicians in Washington have forced their will on the American people. [Monday], we saw part of that trend start to be reversed. I was pleased to see Judge Hudson rule that President Obama’s individual...
The Fair Tax is far more complex than the name implies. Everyone is for fair taxation and is sick and tired of the Progressive Income Tax. The Fair tax is not as simple and “fair” as one might think.If the Fair Tax Bill were...
Today Elena Kagan faces her first vote in the United States Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committtee is dominated by Democrats so Kagan is nearly certain to sail through this first round - as of this morning no Democrat has...
I made the following opening statement during the committee’s hearing on the nomination of Elena Kagan to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Below is the full text of his remarks, as prepared for delivery:...
Tomorrow, Monday, June 28, 2010, at approximately 7:00 a.m. EDT (also 7:00 a.m. CDT due to tape delay), U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will be on NBC’s “Today Show” to preview...
The following news update was sent in from Bryan Underwood's campaign. Bryan Underwood is the Republican candidate running against Democratic incumbent Henry Cuellar in the 28th Congressional District of Texas.Seguin – Bryan...
If the Supreme Court rules Obamacare constitutional, it will have ruled that all American jurisdictions MUST permit of the destruction of unborn children, that the federal government can dictated...
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott fights hard for Texans and for Conservative Principles. After the passage of Obama’s Health Care Law, including the Individual Mandate, Abbott joined 26 other states in filing a lawsuit...
The foundation of the Democrats’ health care law is crumbling. Another federal district court has found that the individual mandate, which requires Americans to purchase health insurance, is an unconstitutional overreach of...
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Twenty-six states joined together to fight the unprecedented attack on our nation's healthcare system and personal freedom by the Obama Administration and its 2010 Healthcare Reform law. Today, in a resounding defeat to...
Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Henry Hudson said that he will allow Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to continue with his lawsuit against the Federal Government and health care reform. According to Henry Hudson, the...
Today, I voted against the nomination of Elena Kagan to be Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Below is the full text of my remarks, as prepared for delivery during today’s Senate Judiciary Committee meeting:I am...
Solicitor General Kagan’s testimony before the Judiciary Committee did not assure me that she agrees with the traditional understanding of the proper role of a judge.
I issued the following statement after the United States Supreme Court issued its ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago:I applaud today’s Supreme Court decision that ensures every individual in our society has the...
With both the nominations hearing of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court’s release of its decision in McDonald v. Chicago expected on Monday, U.S., I raised concerns today that Elena Kagan’s...
The following opinion article was sent in from the Republican National Committee and was written by Chairman Michael Steele. It was first posted on CNN.Washington (CNN) -- Fifty-six years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed...

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