THREAD:Donald Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S Supreme Court. Here is an exchange form Sept 2017 between then Sen. Al Franken & Barrett regarding her choice to
SCOTUS is too powerful. It should just decide cases, manage the lower courts, and, if necessary, determine if the Constitution is violated. But instead it also fashions laws out of
Since a few people have asked, let’s unpack why this Dersh assertion is so fatuous, so probative of his status as a cable say-anything-for-screentime performer rather than a serious legal
The "Dems need to keep their minority on SCOTUS" is the worst argument for Biden. It is lost. SCOTUS just ordered people to die in Wisconsin to help the GOP.
Pradheep J. Shanker
Look, I 100% absolutely think it is wrong for the Wisconsin election to go forward. I am pissed about it. But in order of blame for this:1. Republicans.2. Evers.3. SCOTUS.
Jed Wilkinson (Keat WF Sepiol Stan)
@dpakman 1: Biden and Dems win WH/Congress2: Dems pass amendment limiting SCOTUS to 7 seats and remove most recent nominations (Kavanaugh & Barrett)3: Dems pass law capping SCOTUS at 9
With the important exception of the Monmouth national poll, the last five days of polls have been really brutal for Trump. The ABC/NYT polls in PA are potentially devastating. These
Don’t let ppl play you for a fool. Making decisions in the political realm based on emotions is a set up & it’s mostly Blk folks that fall for it.
Reminder: when SCOTUS rules on administrative stays we know only at a minimum that five justices voted for the stay, plus whatever else they tell us. Here, only Justice Sotomayor
1. John Roberts did not see himself taking on the role of a Kennedy when he was appointed. He must be keenly aware of how any other outcome to the
in SCOTUS's 2019 term:-RBG agreed w/ the conservative majority 73.9% of the time-Sotomayor 73.9%-Breyer 78.3% -Kagan 82.6%most decisions are 9-0. the ones that aren't should fall under the political question
Matthew Cortland, Esq
I guess we have to talk about this:• SCOTUS is scheduled to hear oral argument on 11/10• It is almost certain that ACB will be on the Court by then• We
Santa Claus Of The United States
Does anyone else ever see this...If the Earth is supposed to be sphere why can I see the moon and the sun at the same time...#SCOTUS Edge Of The Earth...Looks
The authors of the Constitution did not intend SCOTUS to micromanage local election procedures so they could make it harder for the old and sick to vote. But SCOTUS just
Mini-Thread on Pardons. Tea woke up gamin' this out in his head. Here's some possible pardon scenarios.1) Trump pardons himself. This would be fought all the way to #SCOTUS. 50/50
I'm not seeing critics of #SCOTUS ruling on Wisconsin election present, much less engage, reasoning of majority. Here's the ruling. Majority runs 4 pages. https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/19a1016_o759.pdf 1/ #SCOTUS majority: Plain