Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: Supreme Court

Justice Sotomayor slams the Supreme Court’s ‘new normal’ under Trump

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Trump’s “third-country” asylum rule to go into effect. It’s the administration’s toughest barrier to asylum-seekers yet, and a...

Supreme Court hands GOP big victory on gerrymandering, ensuring “massive election...

The ruling that federal courts can’t resolve claims of partisan gerrymandering is “almost guaranteed to facilitate massive election rigging in the future.”

The Supreme Court nixes corporate contributions for the 2020 campaign

The justices refused to consider a challenge to a longstanding ban on corporate donations to political campaigns.

More Americans are suing over gerrymandered state maps – but the...

The public is more aware of partisan gerrymandering than ever – and less supportive of it.

INSTITUTE INDEX: The secret money behind the push to ban abortion

There are a number of people "more dedicated to the enterprise of building a Supreme Court that will overturn Roe v. Wade."

Packing the Supreme Court

Mitch McConnell’s long-term strategy of packing the Court in order to entrench the Republican Party is becoming an obscene reality.

Three LGBTQ cases before the Supreme Court asks the question: How...

Will the Supreme Court back LQBTQ rights? Time will tell.

Expanding Supreme Court may be only way to protect Democracy

2020 Democratic candidates may not be able to avoid this issue for long.

Ending the punishment of poverty: Supreme Court rules against high fines...

On Wednesday, the court ruled the Eighth Amendment protects people from state and local authorities imposing onerous fines, fees and forfeitures to generate money.

In ‘victory for land and water,’ Canada’s Supreme Court rules bankrupt...

"In a world tackling climate change and transitioning away from fossil fuels, oil companies' environmental liabilities are only going to grow, which is why it is vital that the polluter pays principle remains a core element of our legal framework."

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NYPD officer who guarded El Chapo’s wife arrested for selling cocaine

Under investigation after providing security for the wife of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán while off-duty, NYPD Officer Ishmael Bailey was charged Wednesday...

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

Open letter to congress: Why the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act of...

Note: Congress is currently considering the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019.  If this bill becomes law it will...

America, a nation drifting aimlessly, a government with no real vision for the future

If none of this happens, then America will be a nation that continues to drift aimlessly, having no vision of the country’s future directions, and continuing down a path leading to nowhere.