Six conservatives on the high court are about to gut the fundamental right to abortion, writes Marjorie Cohn.
Tag: Brett Kavanaugh
Biden Tells Supreme Court Torture Is a State Secret
Biden wants to keep secret what is already well-known, that Abu Zubaydah was tortured, reports Marjorie Cohn.
Five Reasons Why the GOP Rushed to Confirm Kavanaugh
After Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, Trump and the GOP leadership mounted a full-court press to ram through his confirmation before October 1, the first day of the Court’s new term, for five good reasons, says…
Sex, Lies and Privilege: The Kavanaugh Case
The use of identity politics by establishment Democrats to obscure a violent and hegemonic foreign policy has led many clear-minded people to conflate the very real problem of sexual assault, with a liberal Democratic agenda, says Joe Lauria.
Brett Kavanaugh Threatens Racial Justice & Voting Rights
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s disturbing record on racial issues would put the Voting Rights Act in further jeopardy if he were to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, argues Marjorie Cohn.
In Shielding US from Legal Obligations, Kavanaugh Conflates International Law with Foreign Laws
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has nothing but contempt for international law. But he has shown uncritical deference to executive power, particularly in the so-called war on terror cases, argues Marjorie Cohn.
Europe Shows a Polarized Supreme Court is Not Inevitable
The U.S. Supreme Court is riven by political division and the nomination process riddled by partisan battles, unlike Europe’s highest courts, argues David Orentlicher.