Ethics allegations have been raised against Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, and Sonia Sotomayor. Both sides have retreated into whataboutism.
Justice Thomas Had No Majority Opinion from October Sitting, But Still Wrote More Than Any Other Justice
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson may speak the most at oral argument, but Justice Thomas is writing more pages.
The 1964 Supreme Court decision New York Times Co. v. Sullivan makes it more difficult for public figures to prove defamation—but as we saw this week, not impossible.
Contrary to the Supreme Court's First Amendment precedents, Donald Trump thinks harsh criticism of the president should be actionable.
Attempts to reclassify ISPs as common carriers are unsupported by law.
The Supreme Court often reverses the U.S. Court of Appeals in habeas cases, but not this time.
Understanding the jurisprudence of the conservative Supreme Court justice
The university's own students are often not so lucky.
The Court told appeals courts to reconsider their conclusions in light of last week's ruling against New York's restrictions on public possession of firearms.
National legislation and extraterritorial application of state laws are inconsistent with the local leeway that the Constitution protects.
Justice Thomas reiterates his desire to revisit the contours of defamation law and New York Times v. Sullivan.
In his Dobbs concurrence, the senior associate justice reiterates his outlying views on precedent and his belief that all substantive due process decisions were "demonstrably erroneous."
SCOTUS Rejects 'Interest-Balancing' Tests That Treated the Second Amendment As a 'Constitutional Orphan'
The ruling against New York's carry permit policy is a rebuke to courts that routinely rubber-stamp gun restrictions.
The other justices declined to join him, but the future of the Supreme Court rulings on those matters remains unclear.
Justice Breyer and others argue that gun regulations deserve special judicial deference because Second Amendment rights create risks to life. But the same is true of many other constitutional rights.
A 6–3 ruling undermines attempts to hold police accountable for misconduct.
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Xiulu Ruan, a pain specialist, was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for prescribing opioid analgesics "outside the usual course of professional medical practice."
The justices unanimously agree that the city was not endorsing the flags, and that therefore it couldn’t exclude religious organizations.
Florida's Agriculture Commissioner Says the Ban on Gun Possession by Marijuana Users Is Unconstitutional
Nikki Fried, a Democrat, is suing the Biden administration, arguing that the policy violates the Second Amendment and a congressional spending rider.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Ends His Onerous Truck Inspection Order Impeding International Commerce on the Mexican Border
The inspections caused great economic harm, and may also have violated the Dormant Foreign Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
ABCNews unearths an interesting interview with Ketanji Brown Jackson about Justice Clarence Thomas
In two opinions issued Monday, the Court gave qualified immunity to several police officers accused of violating the Constitution.
The Court has "failed to justify our enacted policy," he wrote.
He repeats his concern that QI doctrine rests on "shaky ground" and imposes a "one-size-fits-all doctrine" that is "an odd fit for many cases," including those involving university administrators.
Justice Thomas Wonders When Supreme Court Will Have To Consider Social Media's Private Deplatforming Power
A moot case about Trump blocking tweets leads to concerns that tech companies have too much control over speech.
The episode reflects poorly on Biden.
The Cops Who Sicced a Dog on a Surrendered Suspect Got Qualified Immunity. SCOTUS Won't Hear the Case.
"I have previously expressed my doubts about our qualified immunity jurisprudence," writes Associate Justice Clarence Thomas in a dissent.
Clarence Thomas Upbraids SCOTUS for 'Prolonging Our Decade-Long Failure to Protect the Second Amendment'
"The fundamental protections set forth in our Constitution," Thomas writes, should be "applied equally to all citizens."
SCOTUS Won't Hear Defamation Case Against Bill Cosby; Clarence Thomas Has Issues with Landmark First Amendment Ruling [UPDATED]
Thomas thinks the Supreme Court may have erred in its 1964 NYT v. Sullivan ruling.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has some concerns.
"If Kavanaugh was going to deal a major blow to health care rights during his first session on the court, this would have been the case to do it."
"If you can't debate hard issues honestly, with honor, with integrity, how do we keep a civil society?" Thomas said.
Cornell law professor Michael Dorf asks whether Clarence Thomas would vote to strike down federal laws restricting abortion, on federalism grounds. The answer might well be yes. But the issue would have to be presented to him in the right way.
Asset forfeiture has "led to egregious and well-chronicled abuses," Thomas writes.