Brett Kavanaugh dodged questions about recusing himself from Supreme Court cases on the Russia investigation

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the third day of his Senate confirmation hearings dodged questions about whether he would recuse himself from cases related to the special counsel Robert Mueller or the Russia investigation if they reach the Supreme Court. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey posed the question on Thursday, asking Kavanaugh […]

Meet Trump’s Supreme Court Pick: Brett Kavanaugh

Update: On July 9, 2018, President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Kennedy’s slot on the Supreme Court. For three decades, one man has held down the center of an often divided U.S. Supreme Court: Justice Anthony Kennedy. In our Life After Kennedy series, OZY takes a look at what the court will […]

Brett Kavanaugh’s life seems scripted for a Supreme Court role

Wikipedia; Chip Somodevilla/Getty; Skye Gould/Business Insider Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s life seems carefully constructed to become a Supreme Court justice. He checks all the boxes of the ways of Washington, or at least the way Washington used to be. Amateur athlete, doer of Catholic good works, basketball-coaching dad, Yale degrees, progression from lawyer to White House […]

Mismanagement hits Iran more than US sanctions – Iran’s supreme leader

Published time: 13 Aug, 2018 10:25 In a rare statement Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has lashed out at the country’s authorities, accusing them of poorly handling internal issues. The mismanagement is even worse than US sanctions, he said. “It is not that the sanctions do not play a role; but a major part […]

Mismanagement hits Iran more than US sanctions – Iran’s supreme leader

Published time: 13 Aug, 2018 10:25 In a rare statement Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has lashed out at the country’s authorities, accusing them of poorly handling internal issues. The mismanagement is even worse than US sanctions, he said. “It is not that the sanctions do not play a role; but a major part […]

US Supreme Court: GOP likely to lock down majority as Rand Paul lends support to nominee Kavanaugh

Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) has lent his support to President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, despite saying as late as last week that he was “honestly undecided” on the judge. “After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have decided to support his nomination,” Paul tweeted on Monday. Paul’s support is crucial to […]

Supreme Court to rule on whether B.C. has to give health data to cigarette maker

The Supreme Court of Canada will rule Friday on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients’ health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International in the newest chapter in the province’s legal fight to force cigarette makers to compensate the province for the cost of treating tobacco-related illnesses.

Roe v. Wade probably won’t get overturned — but here’s what could happen to slowly chip away at abortion rights if the Supreme Court becomes largely conservative

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would solidify a 5-4 conservative majority if he were confirmed.  This makeup of the court has many pro-abortion-rights activists concerned that abortion access and even the landmark case Roe v. Wade could be in danger. Legal experts, however, told Business […]