The 'Nightmare for Conservatives' Who Will Swear In Trump

"Nightmare." "Absolute disaster." "Looked like a dummy." President-elect Donald Trump has lobbed these insults and more at Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.—personal attacks about him, and positions he took in ruling on signature Obama administration cases. On Friday, Roberts will deliver the oath of office to Trump in front of an expected crowd of hundreds of thousands of spectators on the National Mall. Here's a look back at some of Trump's comments about Roberts.

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  • The 'Nightmare for Conservatives' Who Will Swear In Trump

    By Marcia Coyle

    "Nightmare." "Absolute disaster." "Looked like a dummy." President-elect Donald Trump has lobbed these insults and more at Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.—personal attacks about him, and positions he took in ruling on signature Obama administration cases. On Friday, Roberts will deliver the oath of office to Trump in front of an expected crowd of hundreds of thousands of spectators on the National Mall. Here's a look back at some of Trump's comments about Roberts.

  • Big Law Associate Takes on Supreme Court Veteran Over NCAA Race-Bias Claims

    By Marcia Coyle

    A Morrison & Foerster associate who recently completed a U.S. Supreme Court clerkship will argue Wednesday against former solicitor general Seth Waxman in a major race discrimination case that involves the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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Regulation

  • Garland's Back on the DC Circuit Bench as a Former SCOTUS Nominee

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Nearly a year after his ill-fated Supreme Court nomination was announced, Merrick Garland returned to a Washington federal appeals bench Wednesday without any public fanfare—no ceremonial welcome back or condolences from lawyers.

  • What Labor Lawyers Want to Know About Andrew Puzder

    By Rebekah Mintzer

    Fast-food chief executive Andrew Puzder's nomination to lead the U.S. Labor Department is inching forward amid opposition from U.S. Senate Democrats and employee advocates who contend his confirmation would imperil Obama administration regulations. Employment lawyers on the labor and management sides are sharing their own observations about what Puzder should disclose to show he is fit, and without conflict, to serve as secretary of the Labor Department.

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Litigation

  • Garland's Back on the DC Circuit Bench as a Former SCOTUS Nominee

    By C. Ryan Barber

    Nearly a year after his ill-fated Supreme Court nomination was announced, Merrick Garland returned to a Washington federal appeals bench Wednesday without any public fanfare—no ceremonial welcome back or condolences from lawyers.

  • The 'Nightmare for Conservatives' Who Will Swear In Trump

    By Marcia Coyle

    "Nightmare." "Absolute disaster." "Looked like a dummy." President-elect Donald Trump has lobbed these insults and more at Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.—personal attacks about him, and positions he took in ruling on signature Obama administration cases. On Friday, Roberts will deliver the oath of office to Trump in front of an expected crowd of hundreds of thousands of spectators on the National Mall. Here's a look back at some of Trump's comments about Roberts.

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