Posts Tagged: Supreme Court

Wagging the dog: supreme court nomination to hide plame investigation

The inquiry into the leaking of a CIA agent’s identity is set to wrap up this week, so the President was quick to nominate a supreme court justice to distract the press from the coming scandal when White House officials will be indicted. Especially since there is new information that Bush and Cheney were actively

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Justice Stevens dissenting

JUSTICE STEVENS, with whom JUSTICE GINSBURG AND JUSTICE BREYER join, dissenting. What must underlie petitioners’ entire federal assault on the Florida election procedures is an unstated lack of confidence in the impartiality and capacity of the state judges who would make the critical decisions if the vote count were to proceed. Otherwise, their position is

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