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Confirm Samuel Alito

Samuel Alito has served honorably as a federal appeals court judge for 15 years, earning the respect and accolades of his peers regardless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/13/edi_42752.shtml
Editorials
A ruinous ruling

...bureaucracy will win every time before the Supreme Court."In dissenting, Justice Antonin Scalia ? joined by Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas ? rightfully said the majority erred in reading Obamacare's language describing an exchange...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-26/ruinous-ruling
Court OKs same-sex marriage

...marriage as "this court's threat to American democracy." He termed the decision a "judicial putsch." Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas also dissented.Several religious organizations criticized the decision.The U.S. Conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-26/court-oks-same-sex-marriage
Supreme Court upholds health care law

...favors some laws over others and is prepared to do whatever it takes to uphold and assist its favorites."Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas joined the dissent, as they did in 2012.Nationally, 10.2 million people have signed up for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-25/supreme-court-upholds-health
'A victory for freedom'

...can't be forced to pay for women's birth control under the Obamacare law.The 5-4 opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, held that imposing the contraceptive mandate on closely held corporations violates the Religious Freedom Restoration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-30/victory-freedom
Supreme Court limits lawsuits over frequent flier programs, rules against Minnesota rabbi

...of the airline industry in 1978 prohibits lawsuits like the one filed by Ginsberg.Writing for the court, Justice Samuel Alito said the frequent flier program is clearly connected to the airline's prices, covered under the Airline Deregulation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-02/supreme-court-limits-lawsu
Court is paternalistic

...decision to one of the women justices. Since none of them agreed with the decision, it was written by a man, Justice Samuel Alito. I strongly fault the chief justice to allow this abomination. He should have required a decision that at least one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-06/court-paternalistic
Supreme Court seems open to toughening standards for class-action securities fraud cases

...company's stock price.Four Supreme Court conservative justices ? Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Anthony Kennedy and Samuel Alito ? said in a ruling last year that they were willing to reconsider the Basic decision.But some conservative justices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-05/supreme-court-seems-open-t
Can't make employers cover contraception, Supreme Court says

...sliver of the law, Roberts sided with the four justices who would have struck down the law in its entirety. Justice Samuel Alito wrote the majority opinion. The court's four liberal justices dissented. The court stressed that its ruling applies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-30/cant-make-employers-cover-co
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

...percent of greenhouse gases from plants, and will be able to regulate 83 percent of emissions under the ruling.Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas said they would go farther and bar all regulation of greenhouse gases under the permitting program...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/supreme-court-rebukes-epa-