The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States. The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight Associate Justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
December 7th, 2022
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Constitution today released the following statement after oral arguments in the case 303 Creative...
July 14th, 2022
I authored the following Letter to the Editor in the New York Times:To the Editor:
June 27th, 2022
Friday, the United State Supreme Court released its opinion in the much-anticipated case, Dobbs v.
June 24th, 2022
After the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, I released the following statement:
June 9th, 2022
After reports of police detaining an armed man near Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home who threatened to kill the Justice, I released the following statement calling on the House of Representatives to pass my ...
May 17th, 2022
This week, I joined Congressman Mike Johnson and other Republicans in filing a resolution condemning the attempts by pro-abortion activists to intimidate Supreme Court Justices.
May 6th, 2022
Today on the floor, I discussed the implications of the recently leaked draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video can be found here.
April 28th, 2022
New Orleans, LA — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a lower court to “dismiss all challenges to the private endorsement provision of the Texas Heartbeat Act” this week.
March 25th, 2022
During the middle of Judge Jackson’s first day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, after more than half of Republicans had finished their questions, a Democrat member disclosed that she had access to...
March 22nd, 2022
Monday, I delivered the following opening remarks during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Excerpts are below, and video can be found here.
July 28th, 2022
The United States Supreme Court released its judgment in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The opinion in Dobbs, handed down on June 24, overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade and...
June 29th, 2022
Friday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade will make abortions illegal in Texas in 30 days. The Texas Legislature passed a “trigger law” in 2021 that makes performing abortions in Texas a...
June 24th, 2022
I released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued the decision on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:
June 22nd, 2022
The Sunday talk shows on CNN, CBS, NBC and ABC gave zero coverage to the assassination attempt of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. This is outrageous. The leftist media coverage is terrible and biased. If a liberal Justice had been...
June 1st, 2022
The Supreme Court voted 5-4 late on May 31 to temporarily block a Texas law that prevents social media platforms from censoring users based on their political views.
May 10th, 2022
Chris Coons (D-DE) and I released the following statements after their Supreme Court Police Parity Act, which would allow the Supreme Court of the United States Police to provide the families of Supreme Court...
May 5th, 2022
Washington, DC — According to the news outlet POLITICO, a draft of the opinion in the Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has been leaked.
April 5th, 2022
Monday in the Senate Judiciary Committee, I voted against the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the upcoming vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
March 24th, 2022
During the initial round of questioning in the confirmation hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, as member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, I highlighted the...
March 22nd, 2022
As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on The Constitution, I gave my opening statement on the first day of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson...