Judicial Governance


John Roberts and Supreme Court Precedents
Anthony Marcum

From The Wall Street Journal:

You decry Justice Roberts’s concurrence in June Medical Services v. Russo, arguing, in part, that his reliance on precedent is misplaced. You claim he ignored…

, Newsweek
The Myth of ‘Captured Courts’
Anthony Marcum

From Newsweek:

he best example of this distortion, at the level of the Supreme Court, is the “partisan 5-4 ruling” canard. Left-leaning politicians consistently bring up this claim, even though…

“The Judicial Conference’s Recommendation for More Judgeships”
Anthony Marcum

Chairman Graham, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for holding this important hearing on the Judicial Conference’s recommendation for more judgeships.

My name…

, Real Clear Policy
Politicization of Courts is Abdication of Political Duty
Anthony Marcum

Last week was four years in the making — starting when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rolled the dice and chose to block the confirmation of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, hoping for…

Video: Supreme Court rules 1964 civil rights law protects LGBTQ Workers
Anthony Marcum

From WFTV:

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed down its most consequential ruling for LGBTQ Americans in the last five years, declaring that the protections of Title VII of the 1964…

, Fix the Court
Poll: 83% of Americans Support SCOTUS’s Decision to Livestream; 70% Want to Keep Live Audio Post-Pandemic
Anthony Marcum & Shoshana Weissmann

From Fix the Court:

Anthony Marcum and Shoshanna Weissmann of R Street Institute: “Live Supreme Court arguments have brought a brand new audience of interested onlookers who have never heard…

Why Federal Magistrate Judges Can Improve Judicial Capacity
Anthony Marcum

Judicial confirmations are often the subject of political debate. Recently, much of the discussion has focused on the Trump administration’s and Republican senators’ success in…

Trump Is Losing the Battle to Keep His Finances Secret
Paul Rosenzweig

From VICE:

“Nobody ever made any money predicting what the court would do — but my guess is that Trump will lose both cases,” said Paul Rosenzweig, a lawyer who helped investigate former…

, How Appealing
How Appealing Blog Monday, May 11, 2020
Shoshana Weissmann & Anthony Marcum

From How Appealing:

“Viral toilet flush blooper actually shows merits of Supreme Court live audio feed”: Anthony Marcum and Shoshana Weissmann have this essay online at the Washington…

, Washington Examiner
Viral toilet flush blooper actually shows merits of Supreme Court live audio feed
Shoshana Weissmann & Anthony Marcum

On Wednesday, just two days after the first ever audio livestream of a Supreme Court oral argument, came another, less historic moment: The first-ever audible toilet flush was recorded live…