Cleveland State University eliminated from its law school the name of John Marshall, the fourth Chief Justice of the United States, appointed over 200 years ago to the bench.
University officials removed Marshall’s name due to his ownership of slaves and his comments in support of slavery. However, the dean of the law school told The College Fix on December 5 that this is not an example of “erasing history.”
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Supreme Court justice
The evenly-split, 100-member chamber voted 53-47, with three Republicans voting yes with all 50 Democrats.
Leading constitutional law scholar Alan Dershowitz spoke during the 2020 National Constitution Bee on Saturday. All contestants had the opportunity to join the video call and ask questions afterwards.
Dershowitz touched on topics including Electoral College, impeachment, equal protection, and Supreme Court justice term limits.
Voters are increasingly backing the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a Morning Consult and Politico poll released Wednesday showed.
Almost half, 46%, of voters polled by Morning Consult/Politico between Oct. 2 – 4 said that the Senate should confirm Barrett, the poll found. These numbers were up 9 percentage points since Trump first announced he was nominating Barrett on Sept. 26, according to the poll.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer, but has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court.
The 87-year-old Ginsburg, who has had four earlier bouts with cancer including pancreatic cancer last year, said her treatment so far has succeeded in reducing lesions on her liver and she will continue chemotherapy sessions every two weeks “to keep my cancer at bay.”
The Supreme Court said Wednesday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a hospital after being treated for a possible infection.
A court spokeswoman said in an emailed statement that the 87-year-old Ginsburg was “home and doing well.”