Supreme Court

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 ...
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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 ...
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Last February, conservative America lost its most celebrated jurist. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in his sleep while on a hunting retreat with the exclusive Order of St. Hubertus. He was 79 years old. Over the course of ...
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The passing of Antonin Scalia is tragic and dramatic. As a man who was respected by people of many ideologies and parties for his strong legal mind, his involved approach to being a Supreme Court justice and his firm substantiation ...

With the passage of the historic June 26 Supreme Court marriage equality ruling, which declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right across the United States, some employers are now rethinking the employment benefits previously afforded to same-sex domestic partners (SSDPs). The ...
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In a recent article featured in Politico, Erwin Chemerinsky, the Dean of UC Irvine School of Law, wrote an article concerning Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s decision to remain on the Court despite mounting pressure from liberals for her to retire. ...
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The Supreme Court decided on Oct. 6 not to review lower court decisions striking down same-sex marriage bans in five states. This is a watershed moment for the marriage equality movement. On Monday, the Court issued seven curt one-line statements ...