Mario Diaz is the Policy Director for Legal Issues at Concerned Women for America. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. and his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN.
"To everything there is a season," says Ecclesiastes 3:1, and the time for Republican senators to fight on judicial nominations is now!
The old adage that “no good deed goes unpunished” seems true in many areas of politics. And judicial nominations have certainly become one of those areas.
The President has seriously nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Stephen Six, whose prints are all over the obstruction of justice in an investigation of an alleged systematic statutory rape cover-up at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Kansas.
Abortion is not legal. It can never be. No matter what the Supreme Court has said, the fact is that the right to life is inalienable.
The liberal cry for more judges has reached an all-time high. Their media cohorts have been banging the drums with the numbers game and the judicial emergency cry in perfect sync.
On Monday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in California’s Proposition 8 case. It was the latest chapter in this judicial farce that has become a tragedy for our legal system and our freedom.
Much has been written trying to figure out if President Obama left out our Creator in the Declaration of Independence deliberately.
How can we ever confirm a Supreme Court Justice that has a hard time understanding our most cherished foundational principles?
The hearings on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court are set to start on June 28. So here are the top 10 questions Kagan should be asked at the hearings. Each question is, of course, meant to spark more discussion on Kagan’s judicial philosophy and her view of the proper role of a judge.
Those who pride themselves in being the most “independent thinkers” out there sometimes are just unaware of how much their environment influences their beliefs.
The United States Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice” scheduled for Tuesday was postponed until after the Easter break due to the signing of the health care legislation.
We know President Obama is very gifted when it comes to talking the talk. We also know that it is highly unlikely he will walk the walk. However, the real problem is that, despite this knowledge, you can still find yourself believing what you think you are hearing him say.
Most reasonable people can understand why President Obama felt extremely confident after his victory just a year ago. No one can dispute that he defied enormous odds to become the 44th President of the United States. But the arrogance permeating throughout his entire Administration — from the President down — has really taken everyone by surprise.
President Obama’s nomination of Chai Feldblum to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) represents one of the most serious threats to religious freedom we have seen in a long time.
It is amazing to see the media reports on the nomination of Judge David Hamilton to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
For many years liberal radicals have advanced their agenda with great success through our courts. Knowing that their policies are not supported by the vast majority of Americans, they have turned to liberal judges who distort our laws and the Constitution to bring about what they view as “progress.”
In The Gay Science, German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche made a famous declaration that reflected a major shift in philosophical thinking. "Where has God gone?" asked a man in his book. "I shall tell you. We have killed him - you and I. We are his murderers,” came the response from a group of atheists.
As a Hispanic, I can proudly say Judge Sotomayor’s views do not represent my views or those of the Hispanic community in which I participate.