Supreme Court

A photo of Professor Micheal Giles and former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter sits atop Giles’ bookshelf in the office he’s called home for the past 25 years, a captured moment that reflects his work with leaders of ...

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that she has never felt like she has “completely belonged,” pointing to the need for diversity on the Supreme Court in her Tuesday afternoon talk at the Glenn Memorial Auditorium. Sotomayor, the ...

If the U.S. Supreme Court’s previous term was like canned pork and beans, then the upcoming term will be like a Kobe beef steak. This upcoming term, in other words, is full of blockbuster cases. One such case is Carpenter ...

Emory University, along with 30 other universities, filed an amicus brief Sept. 18 against President Donald J. Trump’s executive order banning people from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The brief, submitted to the Supreme Court, states that Emory ...

Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s visit to Emory University has been cancelled because of the impending severe weather forecast for the Atlanta metropolitan area, according to a Sept. 10 email from Emory School of Law Director of Communications A. ...

On Jan. 31, while the Trump administration enjoyed its first and only controversy-free day, my deepest, darkest fears became reality — Sen. Mitch McConnell was rewarded handsomely for his Merrick Garland antics. With President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch ...

We finally know what will happen with the ninth seat on the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced that we will find out who our next potential Associate Justice will be…next week. However, following this contentious election season, ...

Reading a previously published Wheel editorial excoriating the estimable Justice Scalia and his judicial philosophy, I realized that some Emory students might not entirely understand the legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia and his “originalist” approach. To view the late, great ...

Donald Trump’s triumph over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election represents a doomsday scenario to many Clinton supporters. His victory follows an excessively contentious election cycle, in which sensationalism overtook any real substantive discussion on policy. From his political ...