Tag: supreme-court

79 Why is the debate on the composition of the U.S. Supreme Court so politicised? 2018-10-06T20:05:49.457

67 How did the Kavanaugh confirmation move so quickly despite the serious allegations? 2018-10-09T16:15:28.507

44 Why are people protesting against Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett? 2020-10-18T07:54:47.173

42 What do Democrats have to gain, politically, by preventing Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court? 2018-09-27T18:38:43.207

40 Why are Republicans (unlike Democrats) heavily criticized for their flip-flopping regarding the 2016/2020 US supreme court justice nominations? 2020-09-27T08:30:43.547

36 Did two dissenting Supreme Court justices agree that Trump was "absolutely immune" to the Manhattan DA's subpoena? 2020-08-24T05:10:05.660

35 In the United States, why aren't both legislative chambers involved in the Supreme Court confirmation process? 2020-09-25T00:49:50.473

32 Why isn't the constitutionality of Trump's 2nd impeachment decided by the supreme court? 2021-01-26T22:16:36.247

31 Would a President get to fill a Supreme Court vacancy just after he lost an election in November/December? 2020-08-03T03:54:32.000

30 Can the president appoint him- or herself to the Supreme Court? 2017-02-22T14:24:23.420

30 Why didn't Barack Obama try to force the Senate to hold hearings on SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland? 2018-07-11T06:15:20.903

30 What does Brett Kavanaugh mean with "revenge on behalf of the Clintons"? 2018-09-28T15:08:13.770

30 Has the US Supreme court ever altered its own precedent on the same topic twice? 2018-11-01T15:22:26.247

30 Was the ruling that prorogation was unlawful only possible because of the creation of a separate supreme court? 2019-09-24T12:00:44.437

30 If either party would "pack the Supreme Court", what would be stopping the next administration from just doubling (+1) the number of judges again? 2020-09-20T20:23:59.453

30 Why didn't the Republican party confirm Judge Barrett into the Supreme Court after the election? 2020-10-26T22:03:54.543

29 Why is changing the size of the Supreme Court considered dangerous today, when it has been done in the past? 2020-09-22T17:09:07.963

28 Isn't the question of partisanship of US supreme court judges contradictory to the separation of powers? 2018-09-26T10:10:48.617

28 Do any Republican Senators oppose replacing Justice Ginsburg on the Supreme Court before the election? 2020-09-19T02:37:31.213

28 The politicization of the supreme court 2020-10-18T23:29:47.430

27 Could the Queen overturn the UK Supreme Court ruling regarding prorogation of Parliament? 2019-09-25T17:54:58.730

27 How could the US Congress reduce the size of the US Supreme Court? 2020-09-23T19:11:38.617

26 Why do the supreme court justices have a life term period? 2012-12-05T02:18:30.713

26 Why wasn't Elena Kagan's lack of *judicial* experience an issue? 2018-07-10T19:56:24.217

26 Can the Democrats filibuster the vote for a new judge for the Supreme Court? 2020-09-19T11:09:05.947

24 Why are lawsuits between the President and Congress not automatically sent to the Supreme Court 2019-05-14T18:01:39.707

23 Given a 4-4 tie, how would the Supreme Court determine results for a contested election? 2020-09-25T19:41:39.280

22 Is this proposal by U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to change the composition of the Supreme Court constitutional? 2019-06-18T06:58:15.663

21 What happens if all of the Supreme Court seats are empty and the President fails to appoint anyone? 2017-08-01T04:43:22.920

20 If a US Supreme Court justice dies between voting and releasing ruling, does their vote count? 2014-06-29T15:44:01.107

20 How applicable is the "Biden rule" to McConnell's arguments? 2016-03-18T11:12:46.573

20 Can the Supreme Court overturn an impeachment? 2019-03-24T06:51:22.310

18 Why doesn't a conservative majority SCOTUS repeal Roe v. Wade? 2014-09-06T13:36:15.360

18 Is there any political reason for a President to avoid appointing a Justice after election day? 2020-09-19T14:49:39.743

17 Does substantive due process apply to the Second Amendment? 2016-06-23T02:51:16.117

17 Why is it considered an accomplishment for a president to appoint a Supreme Court judge? 2020-10-05T11:39:15.113

16 What effect does the recent SCOTUS decision on faithless electors have on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact? 2020-07-07T01:21:31.470

15 Doesn't the system of the Supreme Court oppose justice? 2019-03-21T09:33:24.563

15 Between 1984 and 1994 US Supreme Court filings almost doubled but arguments nearly halved. Why? 2020-01-01T04:05:29.100

15 How can grand jury secrecy rules block release of Trump financial records? 2020-07-09T15:52:55.000

14 Supreme Court Justice Importance of Party Affiliation 2016-02-18T12:41:50.093

14 Can the Chief Justice be demoted to Associate Justice of the Supreme Court? 2016-10-26T04:55:51.400

14 What exactly are the Chief Justice's powers and roles in "presiding" over a presidential impeachment proceeding? 2019-06-12T23:36:11.003

14 Is there a "double-standard" in the SCOTUS June 2020 ruling on DACA? 2020-06-18T21:18:47.220

13 Supreme Court cases that were harbingers of New Federalism 2013-12-24T09:46:28.560

13 Does the US Supreme Court vote using secret ballots? 2019-05-16T17:48:04.303

13 What have countries with similar court systems to the US done to make the Supreme Court less political? 2019-06-16T16:33:01.013

13 Has the supreme court ever been asked to hear a case directly involving the president who appointed at least one of the Justices? 2019-11-22T14:03:06.117

13 What would happen if the SCOTUS were themselves to be part of a lawsuit? 2020-08-07T00:09:51.533

12 Could the SCOTUS void a Presidential Pardon? 2014-08-07T22:12:56.693

12 Has a US Supreme Court Justice ever drafted a bill and submitted it to Congress? 2016-06-14T07:20:31.407

12 Could a lengthy enough political gridlock entirely depopulate the Supreme Court? 2016-12-20T10:18:12.923

12 Is there historical precedent for the US Senate to confirm a SCOTUS nominee from a POTUS of their own party in an election year? 2020-09-22T16:29:46.833

12 How is number of justices determined if the US Supreme Court is expanded? 2020-10-16T19:18:14.380

11 Is there a "nuclear option" regarding the election of a constitutional judge in Germany? 2018-11-10T15:03:15.750

11 What is the "Biden rule" mentioned during the nomination of Merrick Garland to the US Supreme Court? 2020-06-17T19:58:09.317

11 What is the US Supreme Court case with the highest number of US states party to the case? 2020-12-10T18:38:58.977

10 Majority Opinion of Supreme Court cases 2015-11-11T20:23:22.923

10 What are the bottlenecks in the US Supreme Court appointment process? 2016-03-18T15:29:48.097

10 Why did the Supreme Court decide to disregard the prefatory clause of the 2nd amendment? 2018-07-25T07:03:53.230

10 What are the details of the Republican healthcare plan described by Trump in mid-July 2020? 2020-08-03T12:37:22.900

10 How did US Supreme court Justice John Roberts "let it be known" that he did not wish to preside over the 2nd presidential impeachment? 2021-01-26T17:27:56.907

9 Is the US Attorney General expected to defend policies his party opposes in the Supreme Court? 2014-06-26T19:14:52.723

9 Can the Senate postpone confirming a new Supreme Court judge virtually indefinitely? 2016-05-21T02:47:35.713

9 What requirements are there for becoming a supreme court justice? 2016-11-13T21:37:03.953

9 What kind of documents are being requested in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing? 2018-09-05T23:05:01.770

9 If Kavanaugh is confirmed, can he still be removed later? 2018-09-26T12:55:34.007

9 Is there any talk to change the nomination process for the SCOTUS? 2018-10-02T14:12:06.867

9 Did Susan Collins explain why she voted against Amy Coney Barrett's nomination? 2020-10-29T22:35:31.737

9 Did the Supreme Court have a time limit on responding to Texas v Pennsylvania et. al? 2020-12-11T16:22:54.997

8 Equal rights for Lesbian or Gay couples without "redefining" marriage 2015-06-30T03:30:27.827

8 Can the senate wait until the election and then confirm the president's supreme court nominee? 2016-03-16T21:03:17.113

8 How do proponents of the "Living Constitution" view respond to the argument that it undermines democracy? 2016-05-13T01:06:10.053

8 Could a President withdraw nominated Supreme Court judge before confirmation by the senate? 2017-02-24T07:37:03.317

8 Why are SCOTUS appointee Senate hearings not mandatory? 2017-03-21T03:48:26.427

8 Why aren't there upper-age limits for government officials in the US? 2017-08-20T22:52:38.633

8 What power, if any, does the SCOTUS Chief Justice have to hamper or reject an appointment they dislike? 2018-09-28T04:11:07.807

8 Did the supreme court overrule the monarch? 2019-09-28T10:14:03.963

8 Why Is The U.S. Supreme Court Reviewing So Few Cases On The Merits? 2020-09-02T17:47:38.773

8 Is an expansion of the US Supreme Court really possible? 2020-10-27T21:18:52.513

8 Can the Supreme Court strike down an impeachment that wasn’t for ‘high crimes and misdemeanors’ or is Congress the sole judge? 2021-01-09T06:39:45.663

7 Why has the Supreme Court of the United States not used its power of judicial review to audit constitutionally-questionable laws like the Patriot Act? 2013-08-29T16:35:09.097

7 Is it possible for two laws with identical effects but different wording to have differing values of constitutionality? 2016-02-13T22:53:31.547

7 Supreme Court Justice Appointment Time Frame 2016-02-13T23:26:08.373

7 Buckley v. Valeo / Citizens United 2016-05-03T16:49:13.973

7 Does Amy Coney Barrett’s record suggest she would vote to overturn Obergefell v. Hodges? 2020-10-12T22:19:36.753

6 Constitutionality of the Income Tax 2012-12-05T13:33:31.510

6 CISA: Do we lose 4th Amendment rights when we share? 2015-10-23T16:18:59.013

6 If the Supreme Court were depopulated, what powers would be lost? 2016-12-20T19:15:48.977

6 Has SCOTUS ever ruled explicitly based on "The Constitution is not a suicide pact" rationale? 2017-02-06T15:06:59.377

6 Why is the efficiency gap (to measure Gerrymandering) higher when the voter repartition is perfectly uniform? 2017-10-17T17:01:12.183

6 Why does the US Supreme Court work this way? 2018-09-18T08:37:42.273

6 If a US Supreme Court Justice is physically unable to work, are any mechanisms in place to choose their successor? 2019-02-01T05:21:49.027

6 Why aren't the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States democratically elected? 2020-09-21T04:02:26.717

6 Is the SCOTUS confirmation hearing anything more than a grandstanding opportunity? 2020-10-12T21:05:36.053

6 Can a Supreme Court justice be nominated and confirmed under two different presidents? 2020-11-12T14:25:53.680

5 Does SCOTUS have jurisdiction over all federal cases, or must it go through "normal channels?" 2013-03-18T21:04:11.453

5 Why was Justice Marc Nadon's Appointment Challenged 2013-10-21T16:49:17.153

5 Does preserving Court Precedent mean respecting both reasoning and results? 2014-04-27T19:59:40.830