Monday, January 25, 2021

Tag: SCOTUS

Supreme Court blocks New York’s restrictions on religion amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court's majority ruled that "even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten."

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

‘Incapable of rendering equal justice’: 150 groups demand senators reject Coney...

"The undersigned organizations urge the Senate to oppose the confirmation of Judge Barrett and allow the president duly chosen in the 2020 general election to fill the existing Supreme Court vacancy."

Supreme Court leaves order in place permitting Trump administration to construct...

The order, which is temporary, gives the Trump administration authority to start the wall projects where fencing already exists.

Supreme Court declines to overturn lower court decision that bars Floridians...

Voting rights advocacy groups called the Supreme Court's decision "deeply disappointing."

‘Attacking the very foundations’ of church-state separation, SCOTUS delivers ‘seismic shock’...

"A State need not subsidize private education. But once a State decides to do so, it cannot disqualify some private schools solely because they are religious."

Supreme Court rules in favor of Civil Rights Act of 1964...

"LGBTQI people have a right to the same protections as everyone else, and they deserve to be able to live their lives without fear of discrimination—something the Supreme Court has affirmed today.”

Watch: Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissents on right-wing election shenanigans

Can’t we protect our health and the right to vote?

Trump judicial adviser’s ‘dark money’ network hides Supreme Court spending

Judicial Crisis Network, a “dark money” group, operates as the preeminent vehicle for deep-pocketed donors to funnel millions of dollars to support or oppose judicial nominees in Supreme Court confirmation fights.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.