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.”
The commonwealth wants the high court to review a lower court’s decision that questioned life imprisonment sentences.
The Supreme Court nominee’s opinion in the 2011 case and other decisions indicates he may be skeptical of restrictions on money in politics.
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has described conservative Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as his “first judicial hero.”
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.
The record of the federal appeals court judge suggests he would be more to the right than retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
President Trump’s nominee and fellow conservatives can achieve right-of-center goals without overturning rulings such as Roe v. Wade.
The president is scheduled to announce the politically charged decision at 9 p.m. Monday.
Chief Justice is poised to provide the critical swing vote after Anthony Kennedy’s decision to step down.
The departure is likely to trigger a bitter partisan showdown over President Trump’s selection of a replacement.
Conservative justices dealt a major blow to organized labor, citing free-speech rights.
The states have battled for decades over whether Georgia’s consumption causes too much harm to Florida’s seafood region.
Republicans claim vindication while Democrats and advocates condemn the decision as one of the Supreme Court’s ‘great failures.’
Lower courts had found that the initial order and later versions exceeded the president’s authority granted by Congress.
The court ruled that parts of California law probably violates the First Amendment.