History and Cases Shaping a Nation

Welcome to the CQ Press Supreme Court Collection, a destination for authoritative information and data on cases, justices, and the history and power of the U.S. Supreme Court. Researchers will find the data and tools to answer questions about justices and their opinions and behavior.

The latest Supreme Court news and analysis from legal affairs expert Kenneth Jost.

"Court Packing" Eyed by Liberals to Counter New Justices – November 7, 2018

The conservative ascendancy on the Supreme Court resulting from President Donald Trump's appointments of Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh has prompted some liberal commentators to propose a tit-for-tat strategy for Democrats to consider packing the Court with additional liberal justices if they regain power after the 2020 election. In this Court Report Court expert Kenneth Jost examines the history of court packing in the United States.