July 1, 2012
by Kimberly Bennett
On July 1, 2005, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor announced her retirement from the US Supreme Court. On July 7, 1981, President Ronald Reagan appointed her to the Supreme Court as the first ever female Supreme Court Justice. She was succeeded by Justice Samuel Alito. Justice O'Connor's voting record ...[read more]
December 11, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On December 11, 2000, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Bush v. Gore Presidential recount case. Listen to the arguments and/or read the transcripts on Oyez, the Supreme Court multimedia website at Northwestern University. ... ...[read more]
December 9, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On December 9, 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to suspend the ongoing recount of Presidential election results in Florida. Three days later, the Supreme Court in Bush v. Gore, quashed the recount entirely, holding it unconstitutional.Learn more about the Florida recount from the JURIST ...[read more]
February 2, 2008
by Kiely Lewandowski
The US District Court for the District of Oregon ruled Friday that Oregon's domestic partnership law should be allowed to take effect, saying that opponents of the law failed to gather the necessary signatures to place the law on the ballot for public referendum next November. Judge Michael Mosm... ...[read more]
September 15, 2006
by James M Yoch Jr
The US Supreme Court will provide copies of oral argument transcripts on the Court's website the same day that cases are heard when the Court begins its new term on October 2, the court announced Thursday. In the past, the Court has offered same-day transcripts only in the rarest of cases with o... ...[read more]
June 16, 2005
by David Shucosky
A new poll released by the Pew Research Center shows a reduction in favorable views of the the US Supreme Court on both sides of the political spectrum. According to the poll released Wednesday, 57 percent of Americans now have a favorable opinion of the Court; in January 2001, shortly after the ...[read more]
September 28, 2004
by Maryam Shad
In Tuesday's US law and business press, the Legal Times reports that more than 90 prominent lawyers are criticizing law clerks who gave behind-the-scenes details about Bush v. Gore to Vanity Fair.... The ABA Journal reports on a CT appeals court ruling that a law firm's promissory note for p... ...[read more]
June 14, 2004
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist and constitutional law scholar Thomas E. Baker of Florida International University College of Law says that the US Supreme Court's 2000 ruling in Bush v. Gore is a precedent that could be repeated after the presidential election this fall. Going into the presidential elec... ...[read more]
February 19, 2003
by Bernard Hibbitts
New and interesting papers on SSRN Wednesday include two pieces by political scientists- Is Criminal Justice Politically Feasible? by Philip Pettit of the Department of Politics, Princeton University, and Resituating the Judicialization of Politics: Bush v. Gore as a Global Trend, by Ran Hirschl... ...[read more]

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