The US Constitution states that the President nominates the judges of the US Supreme Court with the advice and consent of the US Senate (Article 2, section 2, clause 2). After the recent nomination of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court by President Trump, …Continue Reading US Supreme Court Nominee Process
With the sudden death of Justice Scalia, many people are wondering about the process of replacing US Supreme Court judges and how current cases will be handled. The Congressional Research Service has issued a report which answers many of the questions about how vacancies are …Continue Reading Answers to Questions about US Supreme Court Vacancies
In Obergefell v. Hodges, decided today, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to choose to marry. “[T]he right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the …Continue Reading Same-Sex Marriage is a Constitutional Right
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