Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tag: SCOTUS

SCOTUS votes in favor of Trump’s ‘Muslim’ travel ban

"I am deeply disappointed that this ruling gives legitimacy to discrimination and Islamophobia."

The Trump takeover of the courts

This takeover of the federal bench is another assault on our democracy.

To Native culture, the salmon decision means more than a treaty...

How indigenous food is tied to important sacred stories.

How Trump and the GOP’s SCOTUS screw workers

Billionaires and corporations provide the money that fuels this anti-worker machine.

SCOTUS temporarily allows parts of Trump’s Muslim ban, will rule on...

Some of the conservative Justices did, however, indicate that they would be willing to uphold the ban, in full.

SCOTUS: Okay for debt collectors to hound people, even after statute...

“The result is that debt buyers have won ‘billions of dollars in default judgments’ simply by filing suit and betting that consumers will lack the resources to respond.”

Supreme Court Overturns Restrictive Texas Abortion Law

What does the new decision mean for other states with TRAP laws?

In Scathing Dissent, Justice Sotomayor Says Supreme Court Just Gave The...

“It implies that you are not a citizen of a democracy but the subject of a carceral state, just waiting to be cataloged.”

BREAKING: The Biggest Legal Attack On Unions In Decades Is Dead

Justice Antonin Scalia died, and the anti-union litigants lost the fifth vote they needed to prevail.

Obama’s Nomination Insurance for Plutocracy

Obama can call Garland moderate and Republicans can call him liberal, but on the most important question of 2016 he is neither.

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Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.