Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh were expected to a be jurisprudential twins. In both style and substance, they have embraced different approaches.
Adam LiptakPresident Trump’s two Supreme Court appointees — Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh — have a lot in common. But they have different styles and methods, and they have been on opposite sides in more than a few cases.
The stars, including Chance the Rapper and Meek Mill, urged the court to hear the First Amendment case of a rapper imprisoned for threatening police officers in a song.
Adam LiptakSupreme Court denies review in First Amendment case championed by hip hop stars
Adam LiptakHip-hop stars including Chance the Rapper, Meek Mill, Killer Mike and 21 Savage are urging the Supreme Court to hear the case of a Pittsburgh rapper sent to prison for threatening police officers -- in a song
The Supreme Court will consider whether a Mississippi prosecutor’s long record of excluding black jurors amounted to unconstitutional race discrimination.
Adam LiptakClarence Thomas asked his first questions in three years in a case on race discrimination in jury selection
Adam LiptakToday at the Supreme Court: The case of Curtis Flowers, a black man tried six times for murder by a white prosecutor determined to keep blacks off of his juries.
Adam LiptakThirty years ago, a Yale law student named Brett Kavanaugh called for vigorous efforts to combat race discrimination in jury selection. Next month, the Supreme Court will take up the issue in the Curtis Flowers case.