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17 Nov, 2016

President-Elect Donald Trump and the Supreme Court

2019-03-18T18:47:19-05:00November 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Donald Trump’s presidency will undoubtedly have a lasting effect on the shape of the Supreme Court. Since 1789, there have been 112 justices on the Supreme Court. Having the opportunity to appoint a new justice is one of the prize opportunities for a president. With the right young justice, a president can influence American [...]

22 Oct, 2015

Our Next President and the Supreme Court

2019-03-18T18:47:24-05:00October 22nd, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

“Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.” – William Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. There will be no shortage of consequential issues at stake during the 2016 presidential election.  But one issue looms larger than the rest, at least to [...]