Ramesh: Conservative Judicial Activism
Ramesh, conservatives would certainly be guilty of “judicial activism” if they engaged in it.
But it’s just very rare (nowadays) for “conservatives” to do so –because they believe in fighting political battles in the proper (political) arena, win or lose. …
McCain and Alito: “conservatism on his sleeve”…not.
Senator John McCain, as recently reported and discussed here and on The Corner, has said privately that he would not appoint jurists like Justice Samuel Alito, because he “wears his conservatism on his sleeve.”
To refresh recollections: many of Justice …
Seeing the postings on this subject of “abortion doctors” reminds me: I think I know where Justice Ginsburg gets some of her ideas.
Before the Supreme Court handed down its partial birth abortion decision, I participated in an …
The Far Left Fury on PBA: The Reason Why
The Far Left statements are flying — Edwards, Obama, Planned Parenthood, NARAL — all foaming at the mouth, just because the Court showed a little bit of restraint and respect for democracy. These liberal presidential candidates and pro-abortion extremists know …
Reid Wants Votes on Judicial Nominees
Herewith Harry Reid’s latest gems of statesmanlike eloquence, in response to a question from the press this afternoon about whether the Democrats would try to filibuster Brett Kavanaugh.
[Republicans] would rather have a fight than a fair discussion …
Kathryn and Ed are right on the money. The idea that yet another Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Brett Kavanaugh is necessary, or even remotely appropriate, is a farce. Chuck Schumer, when he was not busy parroting the PFAW “partisan …
It is incontrovertible. Multiple sources confirm that they remember it the same way. And they are not John Fund’s source, as Novak reports.
Maybe McCain forgot. Other people didn’t. They, and many Americans, are genuinely concerned about this …
Durbin, Southwick, and the Judicial Role
Ed has done a great service in unmasking the lies and smears about Judge Southwick that Dick Durbin in particular, and other Senators, are spewing upon command from their handlers in the liberal extremist groups.
I just want to mention …
The Ginsburg Dissent in Carhart
The Federalist Society is sponsoring an unfolding electronic debate analyzing various aspects of the Partial Birth Abortion Act decisions by the Supreme Court.
My own contribution to this debate addressed not only the matters that we have all been discussing …
The Liberal, Activist, Lawless Kennedy Court
The important end-of-term decisions handed down by the Supreme Court, including Hamdan and the Texas redistricting case, point to one regrettable conclusion: this Court is still a liberal, activist Court that issues decisions based on politics, personal preference, ideology, perceived …
The Kavanaugh ABA Ratings: Bottom Line
Brett Kavanaugh has received three sets of ratings from the ABA. All three of them have resulted in some mix of “qualified” and “well-qualified” ratings from the committee.
Accordingly, even the “lowest” rating he has received is, in the ABA’…