Justice Alito: ‘My Faith Gives Me an Answer’

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Justice Alito: ‘My Faith Gives Me an Answer’

Addressing future Catholic priests, Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday talked about his faith and warned of a growing threat to religious freedom in the country. The justice’s remarks came during his visit to Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary outside of Philadelphia. He received an honorary degree and spoke to graduates of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia-affiliated seminary. […]
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Judicial Association Decries Personal Attacks on Judges

A national judicial association has a message to political leaders who make personal attacks on judges: Back off. The American Judges Association is encouraging its members to defend judges who’ve been targeted by disparaging rhetoric. At the group’s mid-year conference in Arlington, Va., last week, AJA’s board of governors released a statement expressing alarm over what it described as […]
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The Legend of Honest Charlie

Courtesy of Judge Charles Ramos of the New York Supreme Court’s commercial division comes the legend of “Honest Charlie.” Who was Honest Charlie? According to a tale told in open court, Charlie was a flimflam man and habitué of the Corinthian-columned courthouse in Lower Manhattan’s Foley Square. His story was brought alive at a recent […]
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Executive Order on Religious Freedom: What It Does (and Doesn’t Do)