Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Supreme Court

How the Supreme Court could make your life more dangerous

If Republican appointees on the Supreme Court succeed in gutting regulatory agencies, we all lose.

US Senate confirms Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

Jackson will become the first Black woman and public defender to serve in 233 years.

Right-wing Supreme Court justices ‘just further poisoned your water’

The move, said one attorney, "shows disregard for the integrity of the Clean Water Act and undermines the rights of tribes and states to review and reject dirty fossil fuel projects that threaten their water."

Supreme Court conservatives about to kill fair elections permanently

Our nation is at a legal and ethical crossroads, where we must choose between actual ‘rule of law,’ or the rule of ‘judicial capture.'

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court: 7 questions...

Alexis Karteron, director of the Constitutional Rights Clinic at Rutgers University Law School, gives her impressions of the nomination.

Unpacking the uproar over the first Black woman Supreme Court nominee

Dr. Judy Lubin of the Center for Urban and Racial Equality explains why it is important to be intentional about dismantling systemic racism in the coming battle to nominate the next Supreme Court justice.

Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine rule for businesses

The Supreme Court ruled that under the law that created OSHA it "empowers the Secretary to set workplace safety standards, not broad public health measures."

Why do Supreme Court justices keep saying they’re not hacks?

If you don’t want to be considered political hacks, stop being political hacks.

Gun rights at the Supreme Court: Justices will consider if the...

Does the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution recognize a right to keep and bear arms in the home, or a right to “keep” firearms in the home and also “bear” them outside of the home for protection in society?

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.