Lewis F. Powell

The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

Supreme Court archive has about 14K hours of audio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell’s Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word “court” sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn’t talk much, speaks in […]


Robert Bork (AP Photo)

Bork, whose failed nomination made history, dies

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Robert H. Bork, whose failed 1980s nomination to the Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights and other issues, has died. He was 85.



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