President Clinton is about to select his first nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. In the next few months, Governor Schaefer will get an opportunity to fill key vacancies in Maryland 's two highest courts. It 's a good time to rethink the criteria for selecting judges. The traditional vision of the ideal judge, long embraced by both the legal establishment and the public, is one who is ' 'detached ' ' and ' 'impartial. ' '
Scalia had a stellar background in the law of administrative agencies. This made him a prime choice for Ronald Regan. His background was one where he was a careful reader and analyzed each and every case in fine detail. Where there are cases with no in cases with no philosophical valence, it soon became clear his colleagues often looked to him for legal guidance. Finally, all his previous work propelled Scalia in the light to be noticed by The President for further appointment.
In addition to judicial selection methods, at the federal level, the president and senate get to appoint seats to judges, in which they will have for life. In my opinion, I think this selection method is good to some extent because I trust that the president and senate have good judgment when it comes to picking judges that will be independent, fair, and accountable. At the state level, electing judges varies from state to state. In
Reagan appointed O’Connor because of her moderately conservative views and views towards abortions. During the call to reverse Roe v Wade, O’Connor provided the vote needed to uphold the Court’s earlier decision. Of the four Supreme Court nominations made by the president, three were confirmed by the president while the other was rejected by
Garnett, each justice was well rehearsed in politics and an ability to interpret the Constitution in various situations. The Chief Justice, appointed in 1921, post-presidency, by the Republican political party, was William H. Taft. The appointed justices during this case include: Joseph R. McKenna (appointed in 1898 by the Democratic party), Oliver Wendell Holmes (appointed in 1903 by the Republican party), William R. Day (appointed in 1903 by the Republican party), Willis Van Devanter (appointed in 1910 by the Republican party), Mahlon Pitney (appointed in 1912 by the Republican party), James C. McReynolds (appointed in 1914 by the Democratic party), Louis D. Brandeis (appointed in 1916 by the Democratic party), and George Sutherland (appointed in 1922 by the Republican party). During this case, it was extremely important for the justices to be able to interpret the Constitution, weigh it against State Constitutions, as well as compare contentions to past Supreme Court Cases. To begin looking at Leser v. Garnett, it is important to look at each contention individually, and the arguments against it (as, during each objection, the Supreme Court unanimously against it).
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee seems to have most of the right attributes that would make him a perfect Republican nominee. Such as, his unwavering family values, anti-abortion views, and his strong support of the 2nd Amendment. But, Huckabee is at a disadvantage because some Republican party leaders don’t think that he’s electable, making him unpopular. Governor Mike Huckabee might have a chance at winning the 2016 Republican nomination, but it is unlikely that he will succeed any further if he does.
Sonia Sotomayor was the first Latina Supreme Court Justice in U.S. history. She was nominated by president Barack Obama on May 26, 2009. Sotomayor is a women who got nominated by Barack Obama. She graduated from Yale Law School and passed the bar in 1980. She became a U.S. District Court Judge in 1992 and was elevated to the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998.
“Without John Marshalls appointment the court would have turned out considerably different and much weaker,” (86). From this quote you can see that John Marshall saved the court and made is significantly stronger
The third Republican Debate is now in the books, after the top 10 leading GOP candidates debated for more than two hours. There are now less than 100 days until the first ballots are cast. This debate was a very important for many of the candidates campaigns because they are now approaching the “make-or-break point” of their campaigns (Diamond). Only a few candidates rose to the occasion and gave a strong performance that could boost their standings in the polls. Other candidates did not leave very happy from the debate.
GOSS v. LOPEZ, Supreme Court of the United States, 1975. 419 U.S. 565, 95 S.Ct. 729, 42, L.Ed.2d 725 deals with students that were suspended. The Columbus Ohio Public School System (CPSS) was sued by students. Nine students claimed that they were suspended without being given a hearing before their suspension, or even after their suspensions were over. Ohio law requires that the parents of suspended students are to be notified within 24 hours of the suspension, and the principal must state the reasons for the suspension. Six of the nine students attended school at Marion-Franklin High School. They were suspended for disruptive and disobedient behavior. Two others, Dwight Lopez and Betty Crome, attended Central High School and McGuffey Junior High School. They were suspended for an incident in the school lunchroom that caused some property damage. Again, all students claimed their rights to the due process clause of the 14th amendment were violated. The major purpose of the due process clause is for a person to be heard. It basically gives a person the chance to defend accusations that are being made against them. It clearly states that students must be given some type of prior notice, and they must be given some type of arena to hear and defend those accusations.
Jonathan Edwards version of God was very aggressive and unforgiving. Insult after continuing insult, this does not seem like the Jesus Christ with the wonderful forgiving spirit. With the words, “God hates you,” repeated multiple times throughout the sermon, it is truly hypocritical that the God described as forgiving and loving of all would say “I hate you,” every five minutes. I personally feel like this is not the way God would like to be described, and that God would much rather liked to be showed as a forging and gentle spirit.
Who was Ronald Reagan Did you know that without Ronald Reagan there will be higher taxes? Ronald Reagan would usually be called Dutch when he was a kid,because he was so small or he just didn’t fit in at his age. He would usually read a book or explore outside. When he was 9 his mom took him to prison to feed the prisoners for grace.
An Atlanta Superior Court Judge Mary E. Stanley has granted a change of venue motion in case of 22 month old Cooper Harris’s death. Justin Harris, the 35 year old father of Cooper was been charged with malice murder, felony murder as well as first degree cruelty to children after leaving his toddler son in a hot car for seven hours in June 2014.
One summer, there was a kid named Dean Gullberry and Dean liked to play the game of basketball. Dean would always go out to the river court and do what he does best. Dean had three best friends that he had always spent time with 24/7 playing basketball and just hanging out. His friends Ben Dover who lived across the street from Dean, Dixie Normous who Dean met at the river court but didn’t go to his school, and Jack Koffing who Dean met playing travel ball back at Compton. Dean Gullberry had always wanted to play in his city’s basketball league but people kept on saying that he wasn’t good enough, strong enough or big enough to be in the league. That's until Ray Lewis came and spoke one of his motivational speeches to Dean.
“I won’t be getting into any trouble Ma, he said, wrapping some bread and cold potatoes and half a roast chicken in some tow cotton. Plus they will be paying me, I hear they give eleven dollars a month.” These were the words Charley Goddard used to convince his mother joining the Union army was the right thing for him to do. Although he was only 15 years old, too young to join, he decided to lie about his age when asked by the Union army officer questioning him; He was very dedicated to fighting for what he believed in and helping his mother after the loss of his father. After his Pa died he had been struggling with the responsibility to help his family that is why he made the decision he did. Also, his hometown of Winona, Minnesota was abuzz