Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: Supreme Court

‘This is my home:’ Meet the lead plaintiff in the Supreme...

The Obama-era program has granted protection from deportation and a work permit to at least 700,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children.

While Supreme Court waffles, cities stand up for LGBT workers’ rights

On Tuesday, October 8, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in what has been dubbed “the LGBT employment cases,” where two gay...

Should the Supreme Court be reformed?

In recent years the legitimacy of the Supreme Court has come under question as Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, and Senate Republicans have...

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

In 29 states, trans people can legally be denied jobs and housing because of who we are. Congress should act.

Don’t leave equality to the Supreme Court

Are you a woman? Imagine if you were fired for wearing a skirt to work. Are you a man?...

Divided Supreme Court hears landmark LGBTQ workplace discrimination case

The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its decision in the three cases by early next summer.

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.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.