Tony Mauro

No Public Hearing Set for SCOTUS Budget, Again

Tony Mauro

Last year a spokeswoman said the court's budget hearing did not take place because of "a compressed Supreme Court and congressional schedule."

David Stras: Trump Judicial Nominee and SCOTUS Reformer

Tony Mauro

David Stras once wrote that U.S. Supreme Court justices should not have term limits. Instead, he said they should be incentivized to leave when they get old, through "golden parachute" pensions and a heavier workload, including being forced to hear cases around the country by "riding the circuits."

Trump Tweet Sparks Legal Questions Over Comey Firing

Tony Mauro

Trump's warning to Comey referencing recordings has prompted legal experts and analysts to highlight the legal link to Watergate.

Solicitor General Nominee Faces Scrutiny for Travel Ban Recusal

Tony Mauro

On the eve of his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, Solicitor General-nominee Noel Francisco is the focus of a lawsuit seeking information about his participation in the legal battle over President Donald Trump's travel ban.

In Boost for Jenner, Former Acting SG Gershengorn Returns to Head Appeals Practice

Tony Mauro

The announcement Monday buoys the firm's venerable Supreme Court practice.

Invigorated Justice Ginsburg Says 'I Love My Job'

Tony Mauro

Speaking at Georgetown University, an exuberant Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 84, exclaimed "I love my job," sounding not at all like someone who is even beginning to consider retirement.

No Clear Road Map in Key Jurisdiction Cases Before SCOTUS

Tony Mauro

Two hours of argument Tuesday yielded no clear sign that the high court would clarify the jumbled rules of jurisdiction, which University of Texas School of Law professor Linda Mullenix called "a problem that has confounded generations of law students, not to mention attorneys and courts."

Meet Neil Gorsuch's 4 New Law Clerks

Tony Mauro

Meet Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch's new law clerks: Our spotlight on the clerks he chose for the transitional period at the high court until the current term winds down this summer.

No More Mr. New Justice: A Preview of Gorsuch's 2nd Week

Tony Mauro

High-stakes clashes dealing with patents, personal jurisdiction and the death penalty await Justice Neil Gorsuch in his second week.

With Full Bench, SCOTUS Resumes Skepticism Toward Class Actions

Tony Mauro

The case before the court deals with a narrow issue of deadlines for initiating litigation. Representing CalPERS, Thomas Goldstein of Goldstein & Russell told the justices litigation could overwhelm the courts if statutory deadlines for opt-out lawsuits are interpreted too strictly.

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