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2009-07

July 31, 2009

by Elizabeth Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center

July 30, 2009

by Elizabeth Wydra, Chief Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit announced that it would re-hear Nordyke v. King en banc, thus postponing a final ruling from that court on the issue of Second Amendment incorporation.

July 30, 2009

by Doug Kendall, President, Constitutional Accountability Center

For spanking new Senator Al Franken (D-MN), the televised hearings and debate over Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor have been a perfect opportunity to announce his arrival as an important new progressive voice on the political scene. Boy has he capitalized.

July 28, 2009

As you’ve probably heard by now, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor moved one step closer to Senate confirmation this morning when the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-6 to recommend to the full Senate that she be confirmed. Pause here for a second: all Americans should be proud to see such an unquestionably qualified nominee move towards confirmation as the first Latina justice on the Supreme Court.

July 21, 2009

The legal battle between Hugh Caperton and the huge Massey Coal Company, which prompted one of this past Supreme Court term’s most important constitutional rulings, is far from over.

July 21, 2009

by Elizabeth Wydra, Chief Counsel, and David Gans, Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Citizenship Program, Constitutional Accountability Center

July 18, 2009

With this letter to Senators Leahy and Sessions, Constitutional Accountability Center formally endorsed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court.

July 18, 2009

Senator Patrick Leahy
Chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee

Senator Jeff Sessions
Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee

Dear Senators Leahy and Sessions,

July 16, 2009

Constitutional Accountability Center President Doug Kendall is once again liveblogging the Sotomayor confirmation hearing today. Liveblogs from Day 1, Day 2 , and Day 3 are available as well. This liveblog will be updated periodically. Please refresh to see updates.

July 14, 2009

Constitutional Accountability Center President Doug Kendall is once again liveblogging the Sotomayor confirmation hearing today. Click here to read yesterday's liveblog. This blog will be updated periodically. Please refresh to see updates.

Updated 5:27: Okay folks, we'll see you back here tomorrow shortly before 9:30 am. Thanks for following.

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