Latest from Robert Barnes

The Supreme Court nominee’s opinion in the 2011 case and other decisions indicates he may be skeptical of restrictions on money in politics.

  • Jul 20, 2018

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has described conservative Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as his “first judicial hero.”

  • Jul 15, 2018

The federal judge sought to fashion what he viewed as a compromise in a case before the D.C. Circuit last fall — then issued a forceful dissent when he was reversed.

  • Jul 11, 2018

If confirmed, the former Kennedy clerk who serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit could allow President Trump to solidify a more conservative majority on the Supreme Court.

  • Jul 9, 2018

President Trump’s nominee and fellow conservatives can achieve right-of-center goals without overturning rulings such as Roe v. Wade.

  • Jul 9, 2018

The president is scheduled to announce the politically charged decision at 9 p.m. Monday.

  • Jul 9, 2018

Chief Justice is poised to provide the critical swing vote after Anthony Kennedy’s decision to step down.

  • Jun 28, 2018

The departure is likely to trigger a bitter partisan showdown over President Trump’s selection of a replacement.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Conservative justices dealt a major blow to organized labor, citing free-speech rights.

  • Jun 27, 2018

Electronic devices are banned from the grand courtroom. Not even lawyers can have a cellphone in the room.

  • Apr 25, 2017
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