by Sherilynn Ifill onApril 10, 2010
Before we make lists of candidates, we should start with what the U.S. Supreme Court needs
August 6, 2009
Senate votes 68 to 31 for judge who will be first Hispanic to serve on High Court.
August 6, 2009
It's a truly sad state of (GOP) affairs when an underqualified woman of color uses all her empathetic ethnic guile to ascend to the highest bench in the land...
August 4, 2009
Why try to work on the problems facing American citizens when you can sling mud for the cameras?
July 28, 2009
The judge's nomination will now move on for Senate confirmation...
by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onJune 1, 2009
From Thurgood Marshall to Clarence Thomas, race is often the centerpiece of Supreme Court confirmation battles. Judge Sotomayor should expect the same.
by Kai Wright onJanuary 16, 2009
After eight years of mischief and misdeeds at justice, Eric Holder has his work cut out for him. His nomination has predictably become a proxy for the old fight over the Bush Justice Department’s expansive conception of presidential power and its narrow ideas on things like torture.
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