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On the other side, conservatives sympathized with Janus' argument that the unions are political, and someone shouldn't have to join a union they disagree with on politics. Justice Anthony Kennedy asked David Frederick, the attorney for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, ...
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy delivers remarks before administering the judicial oath to Judge Neil Gorsuch during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House April 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images).

And Scalia's replacement, Gorsuch, joined Thomas last spring when the court declined to take up a case concerning the right to carry firearms in public. Winkler notes another reason there hasn't been the necessary four votes to take up a 2nd Amendment case: Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court's swing ...
... expression of political views." That claim quotes from a 2004 opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy, who is likely to be the deciding vote in the Maryland case. Lawyers can argue about whether the justices should rely on the 14th Amendment or the 1st Amendment in striking down partisan gerrymanders.
Supreme Court justices say they do not act politically when they decide cases. But they freely admit to taking account of politics in deciding when to retire. Most justices, for instance, try to step down under politically like-minded presidents. “That's not 100 percent true,” Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist said ...
They are focused not on Ginsburg but on the prospect that Justice Anthony Kennedy might retire this year. Kennedy, too, has hired law clerks for next term, a possible hint he plans on staying. The Above the Law blog first reported on Ginsburg's and Kennedy's clerk hirings. Ginsburg's decision to stay on ...

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has been serving on the court since President Ronald Reagan appointed him in 1988. Although he is considered to be at least somewhat conservative, Kennedy often leans left, particularly on social issues, and has often been the swing vote in close decisions.
There are persistent rumors, often spread by extraordinarily well-connected lawyers and political operatives, that Justice Anthony Kennedy is pondering retirement. The justice himself has, at times, fueled these rumors. Kennedy, an 81 year-old conservative, is the closet thing the Supreme Court has to a ...
Rumors continue to swirl that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy plans to retire soon. If that happens, one attorney says the political equivalent of Armageddon can be expected. American Family Association (AFA) legal counsel Abraham Hamilton III says one of the biggest legacies of any president ...
Colorado Civil Rights Commission have been boringly predictable: State your legitimate points, then mischaracterize or ignore the perspective of those with whom you disagree. What is interesting, however, is the unique approach that Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy showed in this case. In stating both ...
All eyes will be on Justice Anthony Kennedy. The possibility of Kennedy resigning hangs over the entire court term, but he in particular has been a fierce supporter of free speech rights and is sometimes the swing vote between the four conservatives and four liberals on the court. It is possible he would want ...
DENVER – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy seemed a bit conflicted Tuesday as the court heard arguments in the Colorado-based Masterpiece cake shop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission case. The case centers around a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a ...
It has been 30 years since Anthony Kennedy was sworn into office on the Supreme Court. Kennedy was President Ronald Reagan's third choice for the post. His first choice — D.C. Circuit Judge Robert Bork — was deemed too conservative by the Democratic Senate, and Reagan's second, Judge Douglas ...
Anthony Kennedy hits 30-year mark on Supreme Court. Election meddling, transgender rights, judicial campaign round out roundup. By: Steve Lash Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer February 19, 2018. ** FILE ** Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is seen at a portrait. ** FILE ** Associate Justice ...
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices say they do not act politically when they decide cases. But they freely admit to taking account of politics in deciding when to retire. Most justices, for instance, try to step down under politically like-minded presidents. “That's not 100 percent true,” Chief Justice William ...
The Constitution turns 231 years old in 2018 and yet my prediction is that it will be at the center of the most important stories to come out of Washington in the coming year, stories that will shape the future of our government for years and potentially even decades to come. Here are three to look for that could ...
Justice Anthony Kennedy was the deciding vote, writing that the court could force new lines to be drawn "if some limited and precise rationale were found to correct an established violation of the Constitution in some redistricting cases." Alice Ballard, a lawyer for the plaintiffs in the new suit, says her case ...

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan look on as U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a ...
... Supreme Court justices in a move that precedes the possible, but still unannounced, retirement of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.
On October 11, Fordham Law School honored Justice Anthony Kennedy with the 2017 Fordham-Stein Prize, which is given annually to “an ...
Wisconsin appealed to the Supreme Court, so that we have yet another case that depends on which side Anthony Kennedy takes. The four ...
There's been a lot of rightful focus on Anthony Kennedy ahead of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, this Supreme ...
Notably, in 2015, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy welcomed a challenge to reconsider the precedent set by Quill. ABA was one of 15 ...
Justice Anthony Kennedy, often called the “most powerful man in America,” wrote the majority opinion in the case. In this episode, we examine ...
Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy, left, and Stephen Breyer, right, walk with Chief Justice John Robert during a procession last week at ...
We are, instead, an oligarchy beholden to five black-robed masters who are presided over by His Majesty Anthony Kennedy. Not only have we ...
United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, left, and Associate Justices Anthony Kennedy, second from left, Neil Gorsuch, right, ...
The Chief was joined on stage by Justices Anthony Kennedy ('61), Stephen Breyer ('64), Elena Kagan ('86), Neil Gorsuch ('91) as well as ...
We are, instead, an oligarchy beholden to five black robed masters who are presided over by His Majesty Anthony Kennedy. Not only have we ...
[Madison, Wis…] If you look at the trend lines, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy continues to swing further left, and that could spell ...
It is anticipated that Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, and Elena Kagan will kick off the 200-year ...
There were intense rumors this summer that Anthony Kennedy, who at the age of 81 is the second-oldest member of the court, was set to ...
Axios reported Sunday night Trump believes Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia Sotomayor will all retire during his ...
Given the opinions in prior cases, everything seemed to hang on whether Justice Anthony Kennedy would find that the unfairness or inequality ...
... conservative Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch will have a "positive influence" over the next year on Justice Anthony Kennedy, a moderate ...
GettyImages-80231666 Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Capitol Hill March 8, 2007 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty.
Has Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy found a new way to strike down extreme partisan gerrymandering? Kennedy, who has been the ...
WASHINGTON ― Justice Anthony Kennedy, the key swing vote in a landmark redistricting case before the Supreme Court, did not ask a single ...
Washington (CNN) It's all about Anthony Kennedy. As lawyers prepare for a blockbuster Supreme Court term that will feature a constitutional ...
But perhaps the biggest news was the story that did not break: a much-rumored retirement announcement from Justice Anthony Kennedy.
If and when that happens, abortion rights advocates have to hope Justice Anthony Kennedy is on their side—and it's not so clear he will be. Anti-choice advocates pivoted to non-intact dilation and evacuation (D and E) bans like the one in Texas almost immediately following their 2016 loss in Whole ...
When the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case on Tuesday, all eyes will be on U.S. Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy to ascertain whether the court will uphold Colorado law in the face of a First Amendment challenge that could enable the denial of services to ...
His arguments seemed to gain the most support from Justices Samuel Alito and Anthony Kennedy. Alito acknowledged the privacy concerns of new technology but he worried about existing precedent that the justices might "declare obsolete." How the justices decide the case could provide a framework for ...
Colorado Civil Rights Commission, on Tuesday. Most commentators agree that the decision over whether or not a cake shop has a constitutional right to discriminate against gay couples will likely come down to Justice Anthony Kennedy, the author of all of the court's recent decisions upholding gay rights.
Further, lest we forget, Justice Anthony Kennedy's decision about whether to retire or not may well be conditioned by the current state of affairs ...
... to travel hundreds of miles to get abortions — an undue burden, according to the court's four liberal justices and Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Of course, it's possible that, say, Justice Anthony Kennedy could have a change of heart. (The other three, not so much.) Tallies in tie votes ...
Further, lest we forget, Justice Anthony Kennedy's decision about whether to retire or not may well be conditioned by the current state of affairs ...
... Senate judiciary committee, said in the spring that he expected an imminent Supreme Court vacancy, all eyes turned to Anthony Kennedy.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, occupying his customary center square, rejected all of the proposed tests, but refused to slam the courthouse door ...


 

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