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R Sheet on PACER Reform
Anthony Marcum & Aubrey Neal

The federal judiciary created PACER as a tool to ensure that lower courts’ documents, records and filings were publicly accessible—a core principle of America’s judicial system. This…

Sen. Whitehouse’s Amicus Op-Ed
Anthony Marcum

The Supreme Court is not set to hear arguments until October, but political controversy surrounding the Court has already hit midseason form.

This month, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., filed an…

, eFree News
Democrats Threaten to Reconstruct Supreme Court If It Does Not Heal Itself
Anthony Marcum

Sarah Turberville is from the Constitution Project of the Project on Government Oversight. Anthony Marcum is from the Governance Project at R Street Institute. Together they have concerns about the…

, The Epoch Times
Democrats Threaten to Reconstruct Supreme Court If It Does Not Heal Itself
Anthony Marcum

From the Epoch Times:

Sarah Turberville, from the Constitution Project of the Project on Government Oversight, and Anthony Marcum, from the Governance Project at R Street Institute, have concerns…

, The Week
Why politics is the shallowest way to interpret the Supreme Court
Shoshana Weissmann

Judges are less partisan than you’ve heard.

The party identification of a member of Congress might be a helpful heuristic for understanding his or her leaning on any given issue, but the same does…

, Fix the Court
How to Improve the Judicial Confirmation Process
Anthony Marcum

Though the number of judicial vacancies has been consistently high for years, the Judiciary Committee has seen its staff numbers drop by more than 15 percent from 2001 to 2016, according to a March…

, The Epoch Times
Democrats Threaten to Reconstruct Supreme Court If It Does Not Heal Itself
Anthony Marcum

From The Epoch Times:

Sarah Turberville, from the Constitution Project of the Project on Government Oversight, and Anthony Marcum, from the Governance Project at R Street Institute, have concerns…

, The Fulcrum
At the next debates, ask about things a president can do
Anthony Marcum

July’s Democratic presidential debates highlighted a number of important national issues. From health care to economic inequality, candidates offered many purported solutions. The vast majority of…

Mitch McConnell looks like a hypocrite on Supreme Court nominees, but he didn’t have to
James Wallner

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky rekindled the acrimonious debate over control of the Supreme Court when he acknowledged the Senate would consider a presidential nominee to fill a…

Blocking Critics on Twitter: What Congress Should Know
Anthony Marcum

Good news, D.C.: August recess is around the corner. For many, it is a time to escape the Beltway for some much sought-after R&R. For members of Congress, it is a time to return home and meet…