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News and information about the Supreme Court of the United States, one of three branches of government.

How a U.S. Supreme Court Nominee is Chosen and Confirmed
How a Supreme Court Nominee is Chosen and Confirmed

The Voting Rights Act
The Voting Rights Act in American political and legal history.

Chief Justice Roberts: Radical Activist
Argues that the US Supreme Court under Chief Justice Roberts reveals an activist, not a conservationist.

Decision Overview - 2006 Supreme Court
Overview of the decisions of the 2006-2007 Supreme Court.

US Supreme Court Decisions by Vote - 2006 - Page 3
US Supreme Court Decisions by Vote - 2006

2006 Term Opinions of the US Supreme Court - Page 2
US Supreme Court Decisions by Vote - 2006

2006 Term Opinions of the US Supreme Court
2006 Term Opinions of the US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court
Overview of procedures of the US Supreme Court.

Hamdan v Rumsfeld
Summary of Supreme Court ruling in Hamdan v Rumsfeld

Supreme Court - News
US Politics blog archives about the Supreme Court - news, decisions, personnel.

US Supreme Court
An overview of the federal court system in the United States, with profiles of US Supreme Court Justices.

Supreme Court Swing-Vote Cases
Many controversial issues have been decided by a 5-4 vote of the Supreme Court; the swing vote is the person who is vote number five. It's called a swing vote because the person does not always vote with either "side" of the court.

Judge Samuel Alito
President Bush nominated Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Samuel Alito to replace Sandra Day O'Connor.

News: Court To Texas: Parts of Voting Map Are Flawed
In yet-another 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court rules that a controversial redistricting map ushered through the Texas legislature by former US Rep. Tom DeLay is politically gerrymandered, based on the equal protection clause.

Opinion and Commentary - Harriet Miers, Supreme Court Nominee
Commentary and op-ed on the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court - Overview, Justices
History, role, composition of the Supreme Court.

Campaign for the Supreme Court
The Washington Post blog that watches news and developments regarding the nomination to replace Sandra Day O'Connor.

Judicial Confirmation Network
This Republican-organized web site has direct conenction to the White House and is promoting the meme that the Senate has "an obligation to bring these nominations to the floor for a fair vote." The web site is adminstered by Campaign Solutions (whois record), the PR firm for Bush-Cheney '04, the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee.

Oral Argument Transcripts
The Supreme Court web site provides transcripts of oral arguments (pdf) 10-15 business days after the close of the argument session.

Supreme Court of the United States
Web site of the US Supreme Court - opinions, docket, history, speeches and the like.

Supreme Court Blog
Goldstein & Howe, PC - a Washington, DC law firm - publishes the Supreme Court blog.

Supreme Court Decisions from FindLaw
FindLaw's searchable database of the Supreme Court decisions since 1893 provides easy access to all Supreme Court decisions. Decisions are browsable by year and US Reports volume number; they are searchable by citation, case title and full text. This is a free service.

Supreme Court Decisions from LII
The Legal Information Institute presents Supreme Court decisions in an easy-to-browse format. Find decisions by date, topic, author or party; period covered is 1990 - present.

Supreme Court Nomination Blog
Goldstein & Howe, PC - a Washington, DC law firm - publishes the Supreme Court nomination blog.

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