Scary Feminist Nominated for Federal Judgeship; Conservatives Flip Out

Meet Georgetown Law Professor and aspirant federal judge Nina Pillard. If you don't know who she is, here's the short version: she's a brilliant, kickass law scholar (and feminist) in the tradition of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And naturally, conservatives are flipping out about her nomination to the federal bench. »7/24/13 4:30pm7/24/13 4:30pm

Lesbian Confirmed As Federal Judge; World Does Not Stop Spinning

The US Senate has confirmed the federal judicial appointment of Alison Nathan, an out lesbian, with no Republican support. She's the second lesbian to receive a federal lifetime judicial appointment in the US and will join two other currently active gay judges in raining gay rainbow justice all over Real America.… »10/14/11 12:20pm10/14/11 12:20pm

Why Hasn't Clarence Thomas Asked A Question In Five Years?

Our most Laconic Supreme Court Justice has spent the last 5 years sitting silently on the bench and not asking any questions, not unlike the popular kids who always sat in the back of your sophomore year World History class. He says he acts that way because he's self conscious of the way he speaks, he owes those… »2/13/11 12:03pm2/13/11 12:03pm