As an appeals court judge, Judge Barrett has issued opinions that have reflected those of her mentor, Justice Antonin Scalia, but with few of his occasional liberal rulings.
For years, the conservative movement has been searching for someone who could lead American jurisprudence to the right with the kind of intellectual rigor that conservatives say made Justice Antonin Scalia so effective for decades.
The pledges on both sides of the aisle have produced mixed feelings among voters, inspiring some while leaving others exasperated by what they see as political posturing.
The mourning for Ruth Bader Ginsburg has also stirred a long-simmering question: Just whose feminism did she symbolize?
She could have had President Obama nominate her successor. But she didn’t get to the Supreme Court by letting other people tell her what she could do.
A court battle is beginning just weeks before Election Day. Here’s what that could mean for the campaigns in key states.
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Judicial nominees should be honest about their stance on abortion.
The Supreme Court was never meant to be the only arbiter of the meaning of the Constitution.
There is a lot for us to learn, not just from their friendship, but from their intellectual combat.
Readers recall clerking for R.B.G. while her husband was dying, chatting with her during a daughter’s class trip and having her as a law professor.
The Roberts court has used the First Amendment to advance conservative Christian values.