Stories by Bill Blum

Bill Blum is a former judge and death penalty defense attorney. He is the author of three legal thrillers published by Penguin/Putnam (“Prejudicial Error,” “The Last Appeal” and “The Face of Justice”) and is a contributing writer for California Lawyer magazine. subscribe to Bill Blum's feed

Posted on: Feb 1, 2017, Source: Truthdig

The new SCOTUS nominee is a far-right conservative. Will Democrats find the courage to oppose him?

Posted on: Mar 15, 2016, Source: Truthdig

His commitment to free speech extends only to himself.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2016, Source: Truthdig

The impact of Scalia's death will be felt immediately in a number of pending high-profile cases.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2012, Source: Truthdig

It's difficult to single out the opinions issued to date that best illustrate the court's hard turn to the right. But here are three that should make any short list.