Democrats Seek Supreme Court Ethics Reform, Thomas Inquiry

Democratic lawmakers wrote a letter on Tuesday called for an investigation by the US Supreme Court into allegations of “ethical inadequacies” against Justice Clarence Thomas and for ethics reforms to prevent such violations in the future. In the letter to Chief Justice John Roberts, Rep. Dan Goldman (DN.Y.) and 17 other lawmakers called for the … Read more

Behind the scenes at Justice Alito’s unprecedented Wall Street Journal Pre-Buttal

This story was originally published by ProPublica. Around noon on Friday, June 16, ProPublica reporters Justin Elliott and Josh Kaplan emailed Supreme Court spokeswoman Patricia McCabe with questions for Justice Samuel Alito about an upcoming story about his fishing trip to Alaska a hedge fund billionaire. The deadline for a response is the following Tuesday … Read more