Tag: Supreme Court

COURT PACKING WOULD BE THE WORST NORM VIOLATION YET

BY ALEX MADAJIAN STAFF WRITER When asked what makes America exceptional, the late Justice Antonin Scalia responded by saying: “If you think that a bill of rights is what sets us apart [from other countries,] you’re crazy … the real…

Brett Kavanaugh Hired as Professor at Antonin Scalia Law School

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to become a visiting professor at Mason’s law school BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR AND DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR According to an anonymous source within Mason’s Office of the Provost, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh…

The broken branch

(Photo credit: Alec Moore/Fourth Estate) This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. Supreme Court vacancy spurs political controversy On March 16, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme…