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The felonious five in their Supreme Court decision never said Gore did anything improperly in Florida.
The reversal of a Supreme Court opinion is possible.
Terrible and sublime thought, that every moment is supreme for some man and woman, every hour the apotheosis of some passion!
Back in the 1980s, when I was a lowly editorial assistant by day and trying to be a novelist by night, no god reigned so supreme as the god of literary prose.
Jean Hanff Korelitz
We've got another nominee coming up, well qualified, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owens has a tremendous reputation, tremendous record, but they are already marshalling their forces to try to stop that nomination.
Jay Alan Sekulow
But some one will say that this supreme Being, who made all things, and those also who conferred on men particular benefits, are entitled to their respective worship.
In rendering its decision in our case, the Supreme Court equated money with speech because these days it takes the first to make yourself heard.
James L. Buckley
I was covering the Supreme Court when it decided Gideon v. Wainright, and the case has always had special meaning for me.
Internal self-government under a local constitution was authorized by Congress and approved by the residents in 1952, but federal law is supreme in Puerto Rico and residents do not have voting representation in the Congress.
Election victories increasingly depend on factors other than who votes, or tries to vote, and for whom. In 2000, the presidency was awarded by the Supreme Court, pre-empting the count of thousands of Florida votes.
If it's a close election, then it's better for the Supreme Court to pick the president, whether or not he won the election. It's just insane on its face.
The next time you download a book on Kindle, buy a Michael Moore screed at Barnes & Noble, or order up a political movie from video on demand, remember that it is the Supreme Court's decision in 'Citizens United' that guarantees you the right to do so.
Bradley A. Smith
Well, just as the Supreme Court follows the election returns, you can bet that the bureaucracy does as well.
This is the most historic moment in Supreme Court history in our lifetime, no question about it. These are justices who are going to serve for decades.
Jay Alan Sekulow
There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States. Only three have been women. If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark, with three women concurrently serving as Justices.
We need to consider nominations as thoroughly and carefully as the American people deserve. No one is entitled to a free pass to a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.
We may not be able to control the Supreme Court... but we can control the money.
The Obama years will be remembered as a cultural - and legal - tipping point for equality for all people who do not identify as strictly heterosexual, arguably the civil rights movement of our times. The president signed the bill repealing 'don't ask, don't tell.' The Defense of Marriage Act was struck down by the Supreme Court.
Charles M. Blow
We are not in the regime of Aurangzeb. We are in the regime of rule of law. When rule of law is concerned, it applies to government, it applies to Supreme Court, it applies to everybody.
Deep down I knew that if Hell existed, it was a real place full of ruthless, venal people, like the commodity pits at the Chicago Board of Trade, Disney World, or oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court.
It is commonly asserted and accepted that Paradise Lost is among the two or three greatest English poems; it may justly be taken as the type of supreme poetic achievement in our literature.
The Supreme Court, once in existence, cannot be abolished, because its foundation is not in an act of the legislative department of the Government, but in the Constitution of the United States.
Samuel Freeman Miller
And because of President Obama, more women than ever are serving in the Cabinet and on the Supreme Court.
Those who deny the existence of a supreme being have been turned into second-class citizens by a government that continuously sends messages that 'real Americans' believe in God.
The opera is like a husband with a foreign title - expensive to support, hard to understand and therefore a supreme social challenge.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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