The Supreme Court should never have had the option to decide whether or not to pass Citizens United because of the effect that it had on the country.
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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 Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination. The vote was boycotted by the Democrats on the committee.
Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in replacement of the late Ruth B. Ginsburg aiming to solidify the 6-3 conservative majority.
One of America’s most controversial presidential election was that of 2000. The race was ultimately decided by the Supreme Court.
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday. Despite her passing shorthanding the Supreme Court it could still play a role in November’s vote.
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The US Supreme Court is expected to be the country’s summit of justice but gutted voting rights in 2013. Here’s how that decision affected voters.
Currently, all Supreme Court conservatives are Republican appointees and all liberals, Democratic. This could have bearing on 2020 electoral disputes.
Ian Vandewalker and Kevin Morris of Brennan Center argue that public campaign financing offers candidates a way to run without chasing megadonors.
President Donald Trump is appealing to the Supreme Court in a last-ditch bid to block a subpoena from House Democrats for his financial records.