Tag Archives: U.S. Supreme Court

UVA Law Launches Kavanaugh Project Website

This week UGA School of Law streamed the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, nominated to become an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court in Rusk Hall’s Walker Room for students, faculty and staff … Continue reading

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Beyond Notorious: CNN launches RBG podcast AND airs the documentary soon

In the CNN podcast series “RBG: Beyond Notorious,” @PoppyHarlowCNN and @JeffreyToobin go behind the scenes of the CNN Film “RBG.” They detail the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and talk to those who know her best. Premieres … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court: Tracking the Confirmation Process

Last night, President Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. The next step in the process is sending the nomination to the Senate Judiciary Committee. But wait? Who is Brett Kavanaugh? From ScotusBlog: “After graduating … Continue reading

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First Monday in October – U.S. Supreme Court October Term 2015

It’s the first Monday in October which means the U.S. Supreme Court is back in session with the justices on the bench today to hear oral arguments. Here are a few resources to help you better follow the 2015 Fall … Continue reading

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On this day in history: Thurgood Marshall

On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first African-American justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. By the time of his swearing-in, Marshall was already a towering figure in the national spotlight because of his long … Continue reading

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New Book: Showdown!

In this new biography Showdown: How Thurgood Marshall’s 1967 Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Changed America, award-winning author Wil Haygood details the life and career of Justice Thurgood Marshall one of the nation’s most significant legal figures of the past one hundred years. … Continue reading

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New Book: Sisters in Law!

Author Linda R. Hirshman’s new book Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World is an account of the intertwined lives of the first two women to be … Continue reading

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