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After historic arguments, gay marriage ruling coming

...marry him and Tom can't. Why isn't that a straightforward question of sexual discrimination?" he asked.Justice Samuel Alito suggested that basing marriage on lasting bonds and emotional commitment - instead of providing stable homes for children - might open the right...
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Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...been reflected on the court itself. Ginsburg and Sotomayor would have blocked the laws in all four states. Justices Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas would have allowed them to be used in each state.None of the orders issued by...
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Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...corporate spending for electioneering activity on "broadcast, cable and satellite," and Stewart was asked by Justice Samuel Alito to answer the Citizens United argument "that there isn't any constitutional difference between the distribution of...
Do something about Samuel Alito

...thoroughly disappointed in what looks to be a roll-over-and-die noneffort by Democrats to stop the nomination of Samuel Alito. Alaskans already knew where Ted Stevens and Lisa Murkowski were going with their votes, whatever pro-choice leanings...
NOW wasn't tricked about Roberts, Alito

On Jan. 9, 2006, during his opening statement at Judge Samuel Alito's confirmation hearing, Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., claimed that Chief Justice John Roberts would maintain "modesty...
My turn: Alaska senators face a moment of truth on Alito in the U.S. Senate that will forever define them and will chart the nation's course for a generation. Judge Samuel Alito Jr.'s senate confirmation hearings finished last week; the New Jersey judge will soon face a vote of the full senate...
US Justice Alito addresses Juneau on hot-button issues

...damages in the Exxon Valdez oil spill and Juneau's Bong Hits 4 Jesus cases. Three more are awaiting decisions now, Samuel Alito, an associate justice on the court, told the Alaska Bar Association Thursday in Juneau. "Alaska is very well represented...
Remember freedom on Alito vote

...Alito. Alaska has a constitution framed to honor many of the very freedoms we would stand to loose as Americans, if Samuel Alito is confirmed. I urge Sen. Stevens to vote with those constitutional freedoms in mind. Bobi Trani Juneau
Court OKs no-knock searches

...decided 5-4. The major government victory was secured with the votes of new Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, President Bush's picks for the court. The ruling cheered conservatives, including some who were surprised that...
Controversial 9th Circuit comes under scrutiny

...conservative on environmental and other issues. Speaking to the Alaska Bar Association Friday in Juneau, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr. said he supports a split, for practical and not political reasons. The current 9th Circuit is simply too big...


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