Numbers steady amid conflicts
Wisconsin's Supreme Court justices are "deciding fewer opinions in civil and criminal cases than they used to."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Monday, February 18th, 2013
Slim majority, not unprecedented
If the Supreme Court throws out the federal health care law, it "would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
That's not what she said
Claims Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said "she prefers the South African Constitution over the United States Constitution."
— Politifact Georgia on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
Distorting for a laugh?
Says a U.S. Supreme Court justice suggested that some U.S. cases will be decided based on South African law.
— Politifact Florida on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
Not unless Supreme Court or Congress says so
The Affordable Care Act is "not the law of the land."
— Politifact Florida on Thursday, December 1st, 2011
Score two to two on judges' decisions on constitionality
Twelve judges have thrown out legal challenges to the health care law because they rejected "the notion that the health care law was unconstitutional."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
O'Connor had already held a gavel before getting her seat on the high court
On Sandra Day O'Connor: "I think one reason she was a good judge is she had no judicial experience" before she joined the Supreme Court.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010
The Abe Fortas debacle of 1968 counts, with an asterisk
"A filibuster has never really been successfully used against a Supreme Court justice."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
Except for those times when they called her "out of the mainstream"
"No one questioned that she (Judge Sotomayor) was out of the mainstream."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
Updated: He wasn't silent
Rep. Adam Putnam was silent when Rush Limbaugh called Sonia Sotomayor a racist.
— Politifact National on Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
The judges weren't ducking
"Obama's Justice-designate Sotomayor threw out (the New Haven firefighters') lawsuit in a sneaky, unsigned opinion -- the judicial equivalent of 'talk to the hand.'"
— Politifact National on Friday, July 10th, 2009