On Sandra Day O’Connor's B-Day, we celebrate her commitment to keeping politics and special interest money out of state courts

Happy birthday to Sandra Day O’Connor, who served for 25 years on the Supreme Court.

After retiring, Justice O’Connor was a champion of fighting for judicial selection reform to preserve fair and impartial state courts. 52 more words

Lee v. U.S.: Plea Bargains, Deportation, and Very, Very Strange Bedfellows

Present political situation aside, America is pretty awesome. To quote our first treasury secretary, it’s the land “where even orphan immigrants can leave their fingerprints and rise up.” And that is why the case of Lee v. 1,270 more words

Ghosts of hearings past

C-SPAN is hardly known for its dramatic programming, but viewers this week were treated with coverage of the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. 823 more words

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Columns

As Donald Trump stood in the East Room of the White House on January 31, congratulating himself for delivering “the very best judge in the country” for the U.S. 3,876 more words

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