Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said his former colleagues may be having “second thoughts” about the reach of the 2010 ruling that let corporations spend unlimited sums on political campaigns.
Elena Kagan had regular contacts with White House officials about a possible U.S. Supreme Court appointment for a month before Justice John Paul Stevens announced his retirement, Kagan told senators considering her nomination.
Rod Blagojevich , the former Illinois governor, asked U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens to halt his June 3 corruption trial until the high court rules on the legality of the federal honest-services fraud law.
If the regulation is found "content-neutral" and narrowly tailored to protect the exercise of the constitutional right to abortion, it will survive. If not, an increasingly pro-free-speech court may strike it down.