U.S. Supreme Court

March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Schwarzenegger at Supreme Court: ‘We Must Terminate Gerrymandering’

Gov. Larry Hogan joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) on the steps of the Supreme Court Tuesday to discuss their support for “terminat[ing] gerrymandering.” This comes moments before the Supreme Court will review a case of Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina and a case of Democratic gerrymandering in Maryland. According to WJZ-13, earlier this month, […]

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April 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gorsuch Takes Oath for Supreme Court; Graduated from Georgetown Prep in ’85

Judge Neil Gorsuch, confirmed Friday by the U.S. Senate, is expected to take the oath of office for the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. Gorsuch has Montgomery County ties: He attended Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda. Graduating in 1985, Gorsuch served as Georgetown Prep’s President-of-the-Yard, the student body president, as a senior. He also […]

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May 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Senator Barbara Mikulski Meets with Chief Judge Merrick Garland (PHOTOS)

U.S.Senator Barbara Mikukski met with President Obama’s nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, Chief Judge Merrick Garland on May 11th. See photos, below: PHOTOS |Submitted

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

John Sarbanes photo

Sarbanes Releases Statement on Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

U.S. Representative John Sarbanes has released the following statement today after President Barack Obama nominated federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Judge Garland is an accomplished and highly regarded legal practitioner who has spent much of his career dedicated to public service. With so many important issues before the court […]

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February 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski Statement on the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski released the following statement about the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: “Justice Antonin Scalia served the nation’s highest court for 30 years with a strong devotion to his principles. He left an indelible mark on the Supreme Court and the laws of the United States. My thoughts and prayers […]

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June 26, 2015 | Aline Barros and Krista Brick

Local Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Same Sex Marriages

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that same sex marriage is a legal right across the country. Dana Beyer, executive director of Gender Rights Maryland, said today’s court decision is a moment that “brings people to tears.” Beyer said Justice Anthony Kennedy’s opinion was so “beautifully written.” “It hit me. Some of the language is […]

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June 5, 2015 | Krista Brick

Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Commencement Speech at Stone Ridge (VIDEO)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia gave the commencement address at the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart June 4. You can watch that full address here. Related:

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June 4, 2015 | Krista Brick

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Serves as Stone Ridge Commencement Speaker (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart had a world record holder and a U.S. Supreme Court Justice under the same roof on Thursday. Associate Justice Antonin Scalia gave the commencement address at the all-girls private school in Bethesda holding court inside the school gym instead of outside due to weather. In the audience […]

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March 25, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo Tom Hucker

Hucker Praises Partial Victory in Supreme Court for Pregnant Workers

The U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled on March 25 that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit had used an incorrect standard to determine whether workplace discrimination had occurred in the case of Peggy Young- a United Parcel Service worker who was dismissed from her job in 2006 because she was pregnant. Montgomery […]

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