A new paper released by Brennan Center for Justice calls the Supreme Court to create and adopt a public code of ethical conduct for sitting justices.
Supreme Court articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Supreme Court is the highest court in the US and has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law. Also see our articles on Antonin Scalia and also on the Supreme Court case known as Citizens United.
The Supreme Court’s unanimity and its reasoning are exemplary. The British version of democracy that we have enjoyed has been rescued for the moment.
Jailed in 1992 for murder Sam Mandez will be free in four years following a Colorado court re-sentencing. His is a tale of the American justice system.
A federal appeals court says President Trump can be sued for unconstitutionally benefiting from his ongoing ownership of the Trump Organization.
Campaign finance laws halt the downside of money in politics, keeping elections transparent but Trump’s Judiciary picks may undermine this process.
Julián Castro called for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s impeachment after a newly-reported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice.
Frederick A. O. (“Fritz”) and Schwarz, Jr. look at two fundamental flaws in the Constitution’s appointment system, arguing how they can be fixed.
The Democratic primary debates are set to have presidential hopefuls pitching their vision to American voters. Here are seven questions they should answer.
Supreme Court approves President Trump’s request to allow the administration to enforce its new asylum rule even as it is challenged in the courts.
North Carolina court struck state’s legislative gerrymander on Sept. 3, calling for a remedy but State republicans appear determined to ignore the decision.