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DENVER— The surprising advantage Democrats gained during the torturous process of rewriting the country’s congressional maps could be short-lived, creating the potential for more frequent clashes over how political power should be distributed in the United States. . As the decade-long scramble to draw new legislative lines, a process known as redistricting, comes to an …

Kentucky clerk Kim Davis violated the civil rights of same-sex couples when she refused to issue them marriage licenses, a judge has ruled. >> Read more trending news The ruling was released Friday in two lawsuits filed against the former Rowan County Clerk, The Associated Press reported. Two same-sex couples sued Davis when she denied …

Goldstone’s most recent book is “Because of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African-American Voting Rights.” The Roberts court’s record of protecting voting rights is hardly impressive. Rather than viewing ballot box access as fundamental to a healthy democracy, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority prefers to argue that blatant attempts to …

By STACY DRIKS It doesn’t matter if the court is conservative or liberal – teachers who want to work in the classroom will need a vaccine. Maybe two. The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a new attempt by some educators to skip on-campus vaccine requirements, citing a religious exemption. It’s been a point of contention …

For 57 years, the Voting Rights Act served as a remarkably effective bulwark against state-level attempts to restrict the right to vote, especially for black and minority voters. But voting rights are under attack in state legislatures across the country, and the Supreme Court appears content to allow those attacks to continue without legal challenge. …

Written by Steve Ulrich “The times, places, and manner of holding the elections of senators and representatives shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof; but Congress may at any time, by law, make or modify such regulations, except as to the choice places of senators. – United States Constitution, Article 1, Section …

The Supreme Court likes to hide behind its popular mythology as a body of disinterested legal minds above the political fray. The court is not made up of Republicans or Democrats, but rather nonpartisan actors. The judges are akin to baseball umpires, simply calling “balls and strikes” with no interest in the outcome, as Chief …

If there was any doubt about who and what Glenn Youngkin is – and it’s completely laughable to call him a ‘moderate’ in any way – watch the speech he gave last night at UVA, some “highlights” of the speech, as well as some reactions. But first, notice who Youngkin was talking to – THAT …

A surprise nomination has dramatically changed the political landscape in one of North Carolina’s most important political races in 2022. It’s a contest to take a seat on the North Carolina Supreme Court. A top-tier Republican primary that will decide who will meet incumbent Democrat Jimmy Ervin in the fall has had a new entry …

WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday reinstated the death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in the 2013 bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260 others, ruling in favor of the federal government. In a 6-3 decision, judges sided with the Justice Department’s …

On Tuesday, McConnell repeated in the Senate that he was “troubled” by the “intensity of Judge Jackson’s far-left fan club.” Even for McConnell, a five-time Olympic gold medalist in hypocrisy, it was special. There is perhaps no human being more responsible for the tsunami of unlimited, unregulated “black” money that has corrupted and consumed American …

In a way, we are used to seeing black women judges. Or at least black women to play the judges on TV and in the movies. Think of Judge Hatchett. Or the black woman judges in “Legally Blonde”. Or “Primal Fear”. Or “The Next Big Thing”. There is even a Reddit thread on the number …

WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical on Monday about the federal government’s authority to enact sweeping regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants in a case that could undermine President Joe Biden’s plans to fight climate change. The court, whose 6-3 conservative majority expressed suspicion of the broad …

Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s High Court nominee, was inspired by her father, Johnny Brown, an alumnus of the University of Miami Law School. Hours before the first rays of the morning sun broke through the sky, Johnny Brown was already awake in his apartment on the University of Miami campus, helping his 4-year-old …

On Friday, Biden announced that Ketanji Brown Jackson — currently on the federal appeals court in DC — was his nominee to replace retired judge Stephen Breyer, kicking off a confirmation process that could install a black woman on the high court for the first time in US history. . “For too long our government, …

When Scalia died suddenly in February 2016, President Barack Obama’s choice to replace him, moderate liberal Merrick Garland, seemed likely to turn the conservative five-to-four court into a liberal five-to-four court. But a Republican Senate refused to even hold a hearing on Garland’s nomination, on the theory that court vacancies that occur during presidential election …

While several federal courts across the country have consistently recognized the rights of transgender students in recent years, this week’s arguments before a full federal appeals court suggest a potential victory for those seeking to limit those rights. A ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta to uphold …

WASHINGTON — A North Carolina court on Wednesday dismissed a Republican-drawn map of the state’s 14 congressional districts and replaced its own version, the second time in less than two weeks that a state court has invalidated a Republican House card as unconstitutionally partisan. The new map, drawn by a nonpartisan panel of four redistricting …

cover page Pegasus: the group responsible for investigating the accusations of espionage submits its report to the SC Program: Preliminary examination: News of national and international importance Sector Review: • General Studies II: Parliament and State Legislatures • General Studies III: Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Key points to ponder: • What is the Pegasus software? How …

Josh Blackman |Volokh’s plot | 19.02.2022 18:26 Generally, workplaces are not static. Over time, leaders with different styles come and go. Organizations are restructured. Workers who do not train will leave or be asked to leave. New blood is brought in to reinvigorate the organization. And, if the workplace fails, the organization itself may end …

A Florida lawmaker who sponsored a bill banning abortion in the state after 15 weeks pregnant delivered a closing speech minutes before midnight on Wednesday, lambasting abortion advocates who rally behind a particular phrase , joking that lawmakers could have bet how many times they would hear it in the previous five hours of debate. …

Sarah Palin is now 0 for 2 in her ongoing legal battle with The New York Times, but so far the former Alaska governor has given no indication she intends to quit. swing for the fences. Shortly after a federal jury in New York on Tuesday rejected Palin’s second attempt to sue the newspaper for …

An appeals court judge who is the daughter of Mexican immigrants was named by Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday as the first Latina to serve on the California Supreme Court. Judge Patricia Guerrero, 50, of San Diego, grew up in Imperial’s agricultural valley and has worked as a federal prosecutor, law firm partner, Superior Court …

It’s time to make your voice heard again. Early voting in Texas begins Monday, February 14 and ends Friday, February 25 for the 2022 primary election, which is Tuesday, March 1. In support of an informed vote, the editorial board of the Houston Chronicle interviewed hundreds of candidates in more than 50 races to make …

WASHINGTON – The list of Republicans willing to back President Joe Biden’s next Supreme Court nominee “is longer than you might initially imagine,” the second-placed Senate Democrat teased to reporters recently. Illinois Senator Dick Durbin declined to name names. But clearly Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C., is near the top of the list. Graham, who has …

A retired federal judge has asked President Joe Biden not to consider Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for SCOTUS. In a letter obtained by NBC News, Judge UW Clemon questioned Jackson’s commitment to workplace justice. Clemon pointed to a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of 5,500 Black Lockheed Martin employees. Loading Something is loading. Alabama’s …

Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba The Traditional Ruler of Ogwashi-Uku, South Aniocha Local Government Area of ​​Delta State, HRM Obi Ifechukwude Aninsi Okonjo II has officially taken possession of the former kingdom palace which is subject to a legal dispute for decades. This followed a judicial certificate of final possession issued to the Ogwashi-Uku Royal Family …

After previously ruling that mail-in ballot boxes could be used in Tuesday’s spring primary, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday in a split decision that ballot boxes would not be allowed in the U.S. general election. April. In a 4-3 decision, along with conservative justices Brian Hagedorn, who has sided with liberal justices in the …

Sanofi logo at the company’s headquarters during the annual earnings news conference in Paris, France, February 4, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Law firms Related documents Order new trial for woman who blames chemotherapy for permanent hair loss The names of companies and law firms listed above …

Bangalore, February 10 The Karnataka High Court, which heard the hijab dispute, ordered on Thursday that no religious symbols be allowed for students until its final order, ruling out the use of hijab and saffron shawls in schools. school and college premises. The interim order was issued by a three-judge bench consisting of Chief Justice …

A counter-intuitive example might help. In the last Parliament, the Supreme Court took over California vs. Texas once again decide the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Most of the ACA’s previous battles were conservative cases under this methodology: the Liberals and their allies asked the court to uphold lower court rulings in favor of …

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Clarence Thomas, the top justice of the United States Supreme Court, long celebrated by conservatives and reviled by liberals, faces renewed scrutiny for potential conflicts of interest as he leads the majority newly empowered conservative at court and public opinion of the court plummeting to an all-time low. Independent ethics …

Welcome to the February 7 edition of Dress and Hammerthe Ballotpedia newsletter on the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) and other court events in the United States Much of the country may be experiencing a cold winter, but the pages of our newsletter are warm this week with bustling court activity, including a big announcement …

Following President BidenJoe Biden Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa: Cash aid benefits young children living in poverty US officials say Russia has 70% of troop build-up needed for full invasion: reports The ruling class and the Supreme Court MOREannounces he would appoint a black woman “of extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integrity” to replace Justice Stephane BreyerStephen …

By Natalie [email protected] SALISBURY — U.S. Senate nominee Ted Budd and North Carolina Court of Appeals nominee Michael Stading joined Rowan County Republicans on Saturday morning to talk about the upcoming election. Republicans filled two Stringbeans barbecue rooms in Landis on Saturday during the monthly breakfast. Budd currently represents North Carolina’s 13th congressional district and …

SALISBURY, Md- President Biden pledged not only to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court with the retirement of Justice Steven Bryers, but is considering 3 notable black female justices for the position. The frontrunners are United States Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Jackson, California Supreme Court Judge Leondra Kruger and South Carolina …

WASHINGTON — For years, the Supreme Court has moved left or right only as far as Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Anthony Kennedy have allowed. They held decisive votes in a court narrowly divided between liberals and conservatives. Now, however, a more conservative court that includes two men who once worked for Kennedy in the …

With Justice Stephen Breyer’s official announcement on Thursday of his impending retirement, conservatives are strategizing on the best approach to prevent the confirmation of militant left-wing justice. Instead, Republicans should pray that President Biden nominates the goofiest, most far-left lawyer possible for a seat on the High Court. Why? Because history has proven that a …

(January 31, 2022 / Jewish newspaper) The Holocaust, by definition, never brings good news as a topic of conversation. The systematic murder of European Jewry was indescribable as it happened, and the decades that have passed have brought with them little understanding or insight. He never progressed beyond the unfathomable. Whether it was Auschwitz, the …

(AP) – Alabama on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay a ruling that would force the state to draw new congressional districts, State attorneys asked judges to stay a preliminary injunction issued by a three-judge panel on Monday. The injunction prevents the state from using current congressional districts in future elections. The three …

But TNR contributor Simon Lazarus saw the Supreme Court’s OSHA ruling as a glimmer of hope that not all conservative justices were ready to dive headlong into hacking. While the six Tory justices agreed to overturn the rule, the Tory bloc was split in its reasoning behind the move. The opinion offered by Justices Roberts, …

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that mail-in ballot boxes will continue to be permitted for the state’s spring primary elections. In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled that drop boxes should be allowed for the Feb. 15 primary to avoid confusion, as mail-in ballots had already been mailed to voters, some with instructions that …

Democrats plan for quick confirmation of Breyer’s successor Breyer, 83, has been in the role since 1994, writing key decisions WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is considering retirement, lawmakers said on Wednesday, giving President Joe Biden a chance to deliver on his campaign promise to appoint the first …

Members of the Harvard community and leaders of higher education and civil rights organizations expressed surprise and dismay at the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to take up a case challenging the anxious admissions policies of race at Harvard and the University of North Carolina. President Larry Bacow said in an email to the Harvard …

Here you’ll find more than 1,000 books with entries from fellow judges, some of Ginsburg’s old annotated law textbooks, and gifts from Gloria Steinem and Annie Leibovitz. You could even see the corrections she made to one of her colleague’s books – after it was published. And no Ginsburg-iana collection would be complete without honorary …

By Mark Sherman, Associated Press The conservative-dominated Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions, adding affirmative action to major cases on abortion, guns, religion and COVID-19 already on the agenda. The court said it would file lawsuits alleging that Harvard University, a private institution, and …

Woman identified as Pauline Bauer inside the Capitol rotunda (via FBI). The owner of a Pennsylvania pizzeria who was filmed ordering the police to “bring Nancy Pelosi outside” to the crowd of donald trump Supporters who stormed the Capitol on January 6 lost her bid to overturn a judge’s ruling that she would be detained …

Thousands of anti-mask and vaccine-mandated protesters gathered in the Mall of Washington, DC on Sunday to voice their opposition to the Biden administration’s COVID-19 mask and vaccine policies. Gathering at the base of the Washington Monument, then marching towards the Lincoln Memorial, protesters held up signs saying, “Make Love Not Mandates!!” and “Coercion is not …

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to the writing or editing of articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. The Supreme Court of the United States resembles a divided legislature. Seven of the nine judges expressed their widely differing opinions in two recent COVID vaccination decisions. …

Learn more about KSATs Page Vote 2022. See the Democratic ballot here. The 2022 primary election in Texas will take place on March 1. Early voting begins February 14. Several consecutive nominations for federal, state and county office are up for grabs, including Congress, Texas Governor, Bexar County Judge and District Attorney. The following list …

The US Supreme Court will examine on Tuesday whether the city of Boston violated the freedom of speech of a Christian group that sought to fly a flag in front of City Hall. Three flagpoles stand in front of Boston City Hall. The American flag and the Massachusetts state flag are permanent features. The third …

In his latest 3-Minute Civics column, Chris Pappavaselio highlighted the lasting impact certain presidents have had on the makeup of the United States Supreme Court. Both political parties accused the other of attempting to manipulate the court to counter this effect. Democrats cite Senate Republicans’ refusal to vote on President Barack Obama’s nominee Merrick Garland …

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At a young age, Ben Crump realized the disparities he had as a black person and the struggles people of color faced. He was inspired by civil rights lawyer Thurgood Marshall, who dismantled segregation and became the first justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. “I made a decision …

Adding another major religion and public education case to its roster, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal from a former public high school football coach in the state of Washington who was removed from his position for praying in the field in defiance of his supervisors. The case of Joseph …

Action on a local libel case that has grabbed headlines for the past two years continues with an appeal process. The case centers on David Gordon, a former Oneida County lawmaker, publicly stating in 2019 that a local woman, Caitlin McCann, had an extramarital affair with Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente. Jr. In an …

Wedding photographer Emilee Carpenter is appealing a New York federal judge’s decision that her attorneys say compels the evangelical Christian to create photo exhibits for same-sex weddings. “It’s about free speech. And I believe all artists should be free to choose the messages they promote,” Ms Carpenter, 27, told The Washington Times. Attorneys for the …

Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt expected to cross paths with Republicans when he moved to Dallas in 2015. In a way, that’s why he came to Texas in the first place. “Where are you going if you want to change the face of civil rights in this country? Merritt asked during an interview with …

Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal During his 47-year career as a New Mexico lawyer, former state lawmaker Victor Marshall called a state attorney general on alleged conflict of interest, filed a whistleblower complaint aimed at exposing state investment programs and advocated for legislative ethics and campaign reform. But his attempt to brand a respected pro …

The Supreme Court heard challenges to the Biden administration’s efforts to increase the country’s vaccination rate against COVID-19 on Friday. Evan Vucci / AP Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Friday appeared skeptical of President Joe Biden’s administration’s vaccine or testing mandate he imposed on big business amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The first of two …

Conservative members of the Supreme Court appeared skeptical on Friday of the Biden administration’s policies that impose a requirement for a COVID-19 vaccine or test on a large chunk of the U.S. workforce. Over hours of oral argument, the court’s Conservative majority posed acute questions as to whether a federal workplace law that Congress passed …

Here are three things Joe Biden can do to save his train wreck from a presidency: 1. Obtain the retirement of 82-year-old US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. 2. Appoint Vice President Kamala Harris to replace him. 3. Next, name Hillary Clinton, 74, to take Harris’ place. If Joe has gone too far to get …

Today Governor John Bel Edwards took the historic action of signing Louisiana’s first posthumous pardon of Mr. Homer A. Plessy, who was convicted of violating the Louisiana Separate Car Act of 1890, whose purpose was to ensure racial segregation as a means of promoting white supremacy. Governor Edwards was joined by descendants of Homer A. …

WASHINGTON (AP) – Days before the anniversary of the Jan.6 attack on the Capitol, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that the Senate would soon vote on relaxing the filibuster rules with the goal to advance blocked vote legislation that Democrats believe is necessary to protect American democracy. In a letter to colleagues on Monday, Schumer, …

It may have come as a surprise when Donald Trump Jr. told a group of young conservatives last week that, from a political point of view, following the teachings of Jesus “has not brought us anything.” However, it was a definite disappointment that the son of the former president put his cards on the table …

Educator and true pioneer of the civil rights movement, Harry T. Moore has been described as “a man before his time”. Although Moore and his wife, Harriette V. Moore, were murdered when a bomb exploded under their home on Christmas Eve 1951, their legacy lives on and is taught at the Harry T. and Harriette …

A state appeals court has breathed new life into a legal challenge to the last will that auto sales mogul Ray Brandt signed weeks before his death in 2019, removing his widow, Jessica Brandt, from scrutiny. an empire of dealers spanning two states. . A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled this week that …

The history of the civil rights movement in the town of Enfield is recognized by the State of North Carolina. Historical markers recognizing the Halifax County Voters Movement, a grassroots civil rights organization based in the city, and Johnson v. Branch, a federal appeals court case that protected South African-American teachers involved in civil rights …

A Mississippi Supreme Court judge recently ordered that a motion in favor of former Greenville Police Chief Delando Wilson and that the opposing party – the city of Greenville – be subject to possible action disciplinary and sanctions. Wilson’s legal advisor, lawyer Renetha Frieson, has filed a motion for disclosure of material misrepresentation in court …

Send your letter to the editor using this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. Vaccines traumatize others when they get sick Those who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine verify my long-held conclusion: humans are suicidal, homicidal, or both. Of course, those who are medically (not religiously) excused, who have a breakthrough infection, or who are …

The Iraqi Supreme Court on Monday dismissed appeals by Iranian-backed Shiite factions against the results of the October parliamentary elections, the chief justice said. The decision derails attempts by Iranian-backed militia groups and their political candidates to overturn the election result, in which they scored poorly. Iranian-backed factions, including powerful armed groups, alleged irregularities during …

BEN LONG I have a closet full of weapons. But nowhere in this cupboard is there ammunition. It’s locked away elsewhere, reflecting a rule I learned in my childhood. Firearms are powerful and even deadly tools. If you have one, it’s up to you to keep it safe. This is what the parents of a …

Anti-abortion piety unduly punishes the poor On December 1, the Supreme Court’s preliminary arguments regarding a Mississippi law restricting a woman’s right to an abortion that could end the Roe vs. Wade law again confirmed the politicization and personal biases of that court. Five current judges have inserted their personal religious views into the objective …

Trump has been vocal this week on Covid-19 vaccines, pushing them to supporters, correcting some misinformation and clarifying that they protect against hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19. He also seeks personal credit for developing a vaccine and tells his supporters they should get the vaccine, although he agrees they should have the right not to …

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden makes two final federal judicial appointments this year as he crowns his first year in office with 40 senior judges, the highest number since Ronald Reagan was president. Nancy Gbana Abudu, her candidate for the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in the Deep South, would …

I thought about it a lot last year what a modern manifestation of fascism in America might look like, and I decided that while I can’t give you a solid definition, I can give you examples. It’s like this other thing – you know it when you see it – and over the last year …

The State Court of Appeals on Tuesday, December 21 overturned the previous criminal conviction of former Michigan State University women’s gymnastics coach Kathy Klages, who was convicted of lying to the FBI during his investigation into the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. John Manly, an attorney representing many of Nassar’s more than 300 victims, called …

San Diego will challenge a court order striking down a voter-approved voting measure that sought to ease building height restrictions in the Midway District – while simultaneously developing a back-up plan. Mayor Todd Gloria said on Friday he had asked staff to start preparing an environmental impact report that examines taller buildings in the 1,324-acre …

CHICAGO (AP) – The governor of Illinois on Friday signed legislation to repeal the requirement that parents or guardians be notified when a minor requests an abortion, calling it an effort to protect reproductive rights that are despoiled and threatened elsewhere. As of January 1, 2024, the measure repeals a 1995 law requiring that a …

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block lower court orders that prevent President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers from going into effect in around half of states ThroughThe Associated Press December 17, 2021, 01:10 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Thursday …

Seventy years after Robert W. Hainsworth sued the Harris County Commissioner’s court to desegregate the county law library, a group of elected officials and prominent black lawyers dedicated the library Thursday in honor of the late lawyer and civil rights leader. Hainsworth, a native of Houston, returned to the city in 1949 after graduating from …

It may be a disappointment to lawmakers in outgoing states who are worried about what their districts might look like in the next election, but the panel of five judges this will likely draw new political maps as Minnesota doesn’t care where they live. Judges also don’t care whether the new districts are helping the …

Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham vehemently defended themselves for texting Jan.6, urging Mark Meadows, the last White House chief of staff under Donald J. Trump, to persuade the president to the time to take action to stop the Attack on the Capitol. The texts brought to life something that was already no …

In a recent Supreme Court hearing, Justice Brett Kavanaugh advanced this case to reverse a precedent and nullify a woman’s right to make critical health decisions for herself: “The Constitution does not is neither pro-life nor pro-choice on the abortion issue but leaves the issue for the people of the States or perhaps Congress to …

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by Donald J. Trump that sought to prevent Congress from obtaining his tax returns, ruling that the law gives the chairman of a House committee broad authority to ask for them despite Mr. Trump’s status as a former president. In a 45 page reviewDistrict …

US Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, was very vocal in her condemnation of then-President Donald Trump after the tragic events of January 6. Fully endorsing the US House vote to impeach Trump just days after the violent disruption of presidential certification, the Democratic senator said in part: “Trump’s actions culminated with the …

CHARLESTON – The first candidates for nomination for seats on the new West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals include former circuit judges, family court judges, prosecutors, public defenders, lawyers and even a disgraced former social security judge. Gov. Jim Justice’s Vacancies Advisory Board met behind closed doors on Thursday and Friday to consider 29 candidates …

WASHINGTON – A divided Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a Texas law that banned most abortions there, but narrowly opened the door for abortion providers to challenge it before a federal judge. The conservative majority in the court said abortion providers can sue state licensing officials, but not state judges and clerks who …

ANALYSIS OF THE ARGUMENTS By Amy Howe December 8, 2021 at 4:42 p.m. Michael Bindas advocates on behalf of parents who wish to send their children to religious schools. (Art link) The Supreme Court heard argument on Wednesday in a challenge to a Maine program that pays tuition fees for some students to attend a …

Senator Amy Klobuchar suggested that codifying abortion rights into law might be the solution to protect access to abortion. Klobuchar said some “pro-choice Republicans” have shown support for the idea. His comments come as the US Supreme Court heard arguments last week in a case that could bankrupt Roe v. Wade. Loading Something is loading. …

Illustration of Mother Jones; Getty Fight disinformation. Get a daily rundown of the facts that matter. Register for free Mother Jones newsletter. The Supreme Court has long been expected to try to be a little subtle as it grapples with unraveling abortion rights – whether Chief Justice John Roberts’ concern for his legacy, or the …

When should the deeply held religious beliefs of a Supreme Court judge require disqualification, that is, that the judge is not involved in a particular case? A difficult question, of course, but that Justice Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettPence requests that Roe v. Wade sent to ‘history’s ash heap’ ahead of Supreme Court abortion ruling …

The Supreme Court hears a case on December 1, 2021, regarding a Mississippi abortion law that poses a legal challenge to Roe v. Wade. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds / Getty Images Morgan Marietta, University of Massachusetts Lowell Since the Supreme Court recognized a constitutional right to abortion nearly 50 years ago, a powerful legal movement …

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Even for the hectic world of politics, attorney Ozzie Fumo’s flippant slander of a former political foe and sitting judge is beyond pallor. Last year, Mr. Fumo, who previously sat in the assembly, ran to the Nevada Supreme Court. Voters wisely chose Douglas Herndon instead. Mr. Fumo is now a candidate for the post of …

WASHINGTON – Both sides tell the Supreme Court there is no common ground in Wednesday’s abortion confrontation. Judges can either reaffirm the constitutional right to abortion or erase it altogether. Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that declared a national abortion right, faces its most serious challenge in 30 years in a court with …

Oregon’s 6th Congressional District, newly created earlier this year. By JULIA SHUMWAYFrom the chronicle of the capital of Oregon Oregon’s new legislative limits are set for the next 10 years after the Oregon Supreme Court on Monday rejected two challenges to maps approved by Legislative Democrats. The Supreme Court ruling means Democrats stand a good …

By Carolina Bolado (Nov 24, 2021, 4:38 p.m. EST) – The Florida Supreme Court recommended the addition of a sixth Florida appellate district on Wednesday and certified the need for six additional appellate judges to rectify what the High Court considers Jacksonville judges to be underrepresented on the appeals bench. The Supreme Court adopted the …

Healthcare providers who have treated patients injured by fire and explosion at an ExxonMobil chemical plant near Houston must disclose information about what they billed others for the same services, the Supreme Court has ruled from Texas. In an unsigned notice published on Friday, the high court overturned the decisions of the 14th District Court …

Since the Supreme Court recognized a constitutional right to abortion nearly 50 years ago, a powerful legal movement has sought to overturn the ruling, while abortion rights advocates have fought to protect it. On December 1, 2021, the court will hear a case that many say will force the Conservative justices – who now command …

Saurabh Kirpal is expected to be the first openly gay judge in Delhi’s High Court. In a more perfect world, only his qualifications to be a judge would matter. That he is gay should only be incidental, neither something to celebrate nor to blame him for. However, it is difficult to deny the suspicion that …