Mary Elizabeth Taylor has gotten a place of national prominence after being seated behind SCOTUS hopeful and Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch during his televised confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Supreme Justice Clarence Thomas says government institutions are broken. He included the high court in his assessment.
The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.
The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.
Most Democrats (80 percent) back Garland, while 45 percent of the overall public have a positive outlook about his nomination.
African-American advocates and women's group wonder why a more liberal (and African-American) judge wasn't nominated to sit on our nation's highest court.
Sri Srinivasan, Merrick Garland and Paul Watford -- who, if confirmed, would be the nation's third Black justice after Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall -- were named by the source as the potential nominees, confirming the nation could know as early as Monday who the president chooses.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch has pulled her name from the pool of possible nominees to the Supreme Court Tuesday, asking that she "not be considered" for the seat.
The Supreme Court just scored another so-called “like” from liberal admirers after voting 5-4 on Monday to allow 10 abortion clinics in Texas to remain open,…