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Hans von Spakovsky: What will Kavanaugh mean for the Supreme Court?

Wednesday 10:52 GMT

Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the newest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday and he will begin hearing oral arguments on Tuesday, Oct. 7, when the Court comes back from its Columbus Day holiday.

It is the Court’s extension of it power into areas where it should not be exercising power that has played a large role in turning the confirmation of its justices into a rancorous political campaign that diminishes the Court and damages the pursuit of justice in the federal courts.

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Justice Kavanaugh makes low-key Supreme Court debut, after raucous confirmation

Wednesday 18:12 GMT

Justice Brett Kavanaugh received a warm welcome from his new colleagues Tuesday as he made a low-key public debut at the Supreme Court, in a collegial scene that stood in sharp contrast to the chaos of his confirmation process.

"It gives me great pleasure, on behalf of myself and my colleagues, to welcome Justice Kavanaugh to the Court," said Chief Justice John Roberts, in a brief bench statement at the start of the session. "We wish you a long and happy career in our common calling."

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Source: CBS News

Brett Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice

Wednesday 20:03 GMT

Following weeks of contentious debate over sexual assault allegations, Tuesday marked Brett Kavanaugh's first full day as associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high court confirmation, the Associated Press reports.

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Laura Ingraham: After their catastrophic Kavanaugh loss, Democrats are hitting the anarchy accelerator

Thursday 15:28 GMT

Justice Brett Kavanaugh heard his first oral arguments at the Supreme Court Tuesday and was welcomed warmly by his colleagues.

As the original founding member of the Clinton war room, James Carville, said, “To the Democrats, Kavanaugh is worth a lot more alive than dead. And when you are President Trump or Justice Kavanaugh – I love saying that – they can't beat you, so they'll threaten to impeach you.

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Source: The Week

Solitary confinement is torture

Saturday 09:54 GMT

This is true not least of his evident horror of solitary confinement, which he shared with Dumas, Dickens, and many other 19th-century worthies.

Sotomayor deserves a nation's gratitude for her statement issued Tuesday following the Supreme Court's refusal to hear the case of prisoners — one now dead — who had been held in solitary confinement at the Colorado State Penitentiary. It is the moral seriousness of the uncompromising revolutionary that makes the famous "Prisoners' Chorus" among the most stirring moments in the history of Western art music:. I was recently surprised to find myself thinking that Justice Sonia Sotomayor has done something worthy, politically if not aesthetically, of the great composer.


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