Tag: Supreme Court

Antonin Scalia’s Death Could Mark End of Constitution

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia doesn’t merely mark a tragedy for Constitutional philosophy – it may mark the death of American Constitutionalism as a whole.   Scalia’s philosophy of jurisprudence is well-known and shaped two generations of conservative thinkers: the Constitution ought to be interpreted according to its original meaning. This shouldn’t […]

Huckabee: President Obama will make a nomination

Former Governor Mike Huckabee, (R-AR), discusses President Obama’s policies and who he might nominate as the successor to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Supreme Court blocks Obama carbon emissions plan

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by blocking federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the centerpiece of his administration’s strategy to combat climate change.   On a 5-4 vote, the court granted a request made by 27 states and various companies and business […]

Tennessee to Consider Nullifying Executive Orders and Supreme Court Decisions

Where shall I make complaint, Fathers of the Senate, that our country is being rent asunder and is the victim of all the most reckless of men; to whom shall I appeal? Shall I turn to the Roman people, who are so corrupted by largess that they offer themselves and all their fortunes for sale? Shall I appeal to […]

Supremes get ‘personal’ with Sheriff Joe in illegal-alien fight

The motion submitted to the Supreme Court argues the justices are violating their own past practice and evaluating Arpaio’s case based on personal rather than legal reasons.   Attorney Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch wrote the petition that the granting of a hearing in the states’ case but not in Arpaio’s is “in conflict with […]

Supreme Court will rule on President Obama’s immigration plan

Immigration activists sounded optimistic that the Supreme Court would allow the program to proceed, arguing that it was originally blocked only because conservative judges were the ones who heard the case at lower levels.   “We believe the Supreme Court will use common sense to advance the common good. Justice is finally near,” said Frank Sharry, executive director […]

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Texas Challenge to Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in the case of United States v. Texas. At issue is President Obama’s controversial executive action on immigration, a program officially known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). The underlying legal dispute is whether the executive branch’s implementation of […]