Did Supreme Court Nominees Lie to Congress?

Photo: Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images One media narrative congealing after this week’s Supreme Court leak is that President Trump’s nominees lied to Congress by claiming they would not overturn the abortion precedent of Roe v. Wade. So allow us to check the tape — and explain why respecting past decisions does not bind the … Read more

Ketanji Brown Jackson Faces More Questions in Supreme Court Hearings

WASHINGTON — Republicans aggressively questioned Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Wednesday over her sentences for convicted criminals, while Senate Democrats decried GOP tactics they said were disrespectful and the judge said she would recuse herself from a high-profile college admissions case. “Law enforcement is on your side because you’ve been on their side … Read more

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Encourages Children to Help Others in New Kids’ Book

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s new children’s book, called “Just Help! How to Build a Better World,” will be released early next week, telling the story of a neighborhood where people help each other. The book was inspired by Ms. Sotomayor’s “own family’s desire to help others,” according to a publisher’s description of the book, … Read more