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2011-11-10 12:16:08

Supreme Court rulings can dramatically shape American policies, but the Court's decisions may actually be quite predictable.

2011-05-31 13:56:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Freedom Forum, which operates the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue and is one of the nation's leading foundations dedicated to the First Amendment and media issues, today named James C.

2007-06-19 06:00:00

By Kolar, Robert D I. INTRODUCTION Junk Science in the courtroom shall be no more. Thus said the United States Supreme Court in Daubert v.

2006-07-01 09:19:04

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court's just-ended term saw dramatic changes, with two new conservative jurists picked by President George W. Bush, and major rulings that rejected Bush's policies on Guantanamo military tribunals and doctor-assisted suicide.

2006-01-31 18:14:59

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Samuel Alito was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice on Tuesday, surviving one of the narrowest Senate confirmation votes in a century to become the second conservative put on the court by President Bush.

2006-01-31 16:46:17

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Samuel Alito was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice on Tuesday after a divided Senate confirmed the second conservative selected by President George W. Bush in his effort to move the high court to the right.

2006-01-31 13:55:43

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Samuel Alito was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice on Tuesday after a divided Senate confirmed the second conservative selected by President George W. Bush in his effort to move the high court to the right.

2006-01-23 17:02:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday told opponents of abortion their views would eventually prevail and urged them to work to convince more Americans of "the rightness of our cause." On the 33rd anniversary of Roe v.

2006-01-23 17:45:00

President George W. Bush on Monday told opponents of abortion their views would eventually prevail and urged them to work to convince more Americans of "the rightness of our cause."

2006-01-09 08:37:32

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush called on senators on Monday to give Judge Samuel Alito a fair and dignified hearing on his Supreme Court nomination, as his conservative nominee prepared to face tough questioning on his views.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.