1981: A New Beginning

All this year at my Facebook page, I have been taking a daily trip back in time to the 1980's. Each month I am highlighting a different year chronologically.This month have been featuring the music, tv, movies, and important events of 1981. You can also follow this little mini-series of articles on each year of … Continue reading 1981: A New Beginning

The trouble with Harriet

President George W. Bush has nominated Harriet Miers, the official White House Counsel, to replace the retiring Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The nomination was made on Monday October 3rd, 2005, the same day that John Roberts officially took his seat as Bush’s first SCOTUS appointee, and also … Continue reading The trouble with Harriet

Who is John Roberts, and why should you care?

Earlier this week, in a nationally televised announcement befitting the importance of the occasion, President Bush introduced his nominee to the United States Supreme Court. He named Washington, D.C. circuit court judge John Roberts to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. But just who is John Roberts, and why should you care? Why is this … Continue reading Who is John Roberts, and why should you care?

Courting a Texas Originalist

The announcement was not unexpected, it had been rumored at least for weeks. And yet when Sandra Day O’Connor announced her resignation from the U.S. Supreme Court last week it still seemed to take many of us by surprise. It has been 11 long years since the last opening occurred on the nation’s highest court, … Continue reading Courting a Texas Originalist