Latest from Robert Barnes

There’s no more important issue to the White House than curbing regulatory entities, which the judge has called “a headless fourth branch of the U.S. government.”

  • Aug 12, 2018

The files include inconclusive emails about what role, in any, the Supreme Court nominee played in discussions about legal issues after 9/11.

  • Aug 9, 2018

The commonwealth wants the high court to review a lower court’s decision that questioned life imprisonment sentences.

  • Aug 2, 2018

Democrats seized upon Kavanaugh questioning the decision that forced President Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes and will press for his views on executive power.

  • Jul 23, 2018

The release of 6,000 pages of documents provides a look at a judge who quickly moved through the White House process.

  • Jul 21, 2018

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

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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