NYT: Constitution? Schmonstitution

May 7th, 2008 9:39 AM
At least they're open about it: the New York Times disdains Supreme Court justices who hew to the principles upon which this country was founded. The Times's admission came in the course of an editorial calling on Obama and Clinton to put aside their bickering and focus on beating John McCain. That is vital, in the Times's view, given McCain's pledge to nominate Supreme Court justices in the…

Detroit Mayor Sex Scandal Revealed, But Not That He's a Democrat

January 24th, 2008 9:22 AM
Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick was at age 31 the youngest elected Mayor in the history of Detroit, the Motor City. Now, at 38, he is also the Vice President of the National Conference of Democratic Mayors as well as that organization's representative to the Democratic National Committee. He also seems to have a problem with appropriate behavior... then lies about it to try to cover it up. But one…

CNN's Toobin: 'No Doubt' Roe v. Wade Will Be Overturned With Republica

September 26th, 2007 11:21 PM
According to CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, the election of a Republican president in 2008 will bring a certain end to Roe v. Wade.Toobin has made the rounds promoting his new book, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court. In a recent Time.com article (a straight question-and-answer account of his interview), Toobin stated the following:Time.com: Your book strongly suggests that…

Slate's Dahlia Lithwick: Senate Too Soft on Court Nominees

August 3rd, 2007 3:24 PM
Cry me a river. It appears that Slate's Dahlia Lithwick was driven to tears by the Supreme Court nomination hearings, according to Christina Bellantoni of the Washington Times:"I covered those confirmation hearings. I went home at night in tears. It was awful." -- Dahlia Lithwick, Slate.com's Supreme Court reporter, talking at a Yearly Kos breakout session about the Senate's confirmation of…

CBS News Analyst Dreams of Liberal Legal Nirvana

August 2nd, 2007 12:29 AM
In his recent blog ("Making Headlines: The Law, Summer 2007"), CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen describes his midsummer night's dream of legal headlines he would "like to see, but probably won't." In the tradition of another more-famous CBS employee, Cohen lists his "top ten" legal headlines - a wish list with an obvious liberal slant.Here are some of Cohen's headlines, along with the…

ABC Legal Analyst Admits to Media's 'Jerry Springer-esque' Supreme Cou

July 21st, 2007 12:13 PM

NBC Hits Supreme Court's 'Shift to the Right

July 1st, 2007 6:15 PM

CBS Legal Analyst Slams Conservative Court, Kennedy for Key Votes

June 29th, 2007 12:25 PM

Chicago Tribune: Campaign Finance Win a Boon to GOP; Ignores Labor Uni

June 26th, 2007 11:36 AM
In its rush to paint yesterday's Supreme Court ruling that struck down an issue ad ban contained in the so-called McCain-Feingold Law, the Chicago Tribune described the case as a win for President Bush and the GOP, even though the Bush administration's lawyers lost the case in question and even though the case benefits liberal activist groups as much as it does conservatives. What's more, Bush's…

CBS Legal Analyst Mocks Conservative Bent of Supreme Court Rulings

June 25th, 2007 5:03 PM

'Today' Bouquet to Ginsburg Pits 'Rights' Groups vs. 'Conservatives

June 2nd, 2007 8:51 AM

James Taranto: AP's Looking For Clones of Thomas, Who's A Clone Of Sca

May 12th, 2007 7:27 AM

Hardball: 'Moderate, Bi-Partisan' Chafee vs. 'Hard-Line Conservative

September 13th, 2006 3:16 AM

AP Hypes Liberals' Alito-Did-It Talking Point

June 26th, 2006 2:30 PM