Walker’s Second Victory

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Legal troubles may be over for Wisconsin’s hotly contested government union legislation.

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Judicial Power Grabs

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When Supreme Court justices aren’t satisfied with their role.

Leftist Out, Leftist In

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Obama picks Elena Kagan to fill John Paul Stevens’ Supreme Court seat.

Legacy of a Judicial Activist

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John Paul Stevens prepares to retire after 35 years on the Supreme Court.

Disadvantages

The debate over affirmative action in higher education, largely dormant since 2003, when the Supreme Court affirmed racial preferences at the University of Michigan School of Law, may soon come roaring back.

Iran and the Threat of the Revolutionary Guard

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And what the Obama administration has to do to get the Mullahs’ attention.

Exalting Khomeini’s Legacy

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Iran’s leaders try to reignite the cultish reverence for a bloody despot.

Justice Thomas Defends Campaign Finance Ruling – NYTimes.com

WASHINGTON — In expansive remarks at a law school in Florida, Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday vigorously defended the Supreme Court’s recent campaign finance decision. And Justice Thomas explained that he did not attend State of the Union addresses — he missed the dust-up when President Obama used the occasion last week to criticize the […]

McCain says campaign finance reform is dead – AP

WASHINGTON – Sen. John McCain says the movement he led to reform how political campaigns are financed is dead. McCain says the Supreme Court has spoken on the constitutionality of political contributions by corporations. The Arizona Republican had sought to regulate them with a landmark campaign finance law he wrote with Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis. […]