Currently, all Supreme Court conservatives are Republican appointees and all liberals, Democratic. This could have bearing on 2020 electoral disputes.
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.
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.
A new report by the Brennan Center for Justice details vast racial and gender disparities on state supreme courts around the country.
Trump has asked the Supreme Court to stay a Democrat order for his financial records. This comes following losses at a Federal Appeals Court.
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.
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.