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Hawaii, ACLU urge US Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban – Reuters

ReutersHawaii, ACLU urge US Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel banReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel restrictions targeting several Muslim-majority countries on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to dismiss a major case on the legality of the action even though he has issued ...and more » … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood files to block Arkansas law until review – Arkansas Online

Planned Parenthood files to block Arkansas law until reviewArkansas OnlinePlanned Parenthood has asked a federal appeals court to prevent Arkansas from enforcing a 2015 law placing restrictions on medication-induced abortions until the U.S. Supreme Court reviews the case. In a response filed ... They pointed out that "the ...and more » … [Read more...]

Michelle Quist Mumford: The high-stakes Supreme Court cases you should be watching – Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake TribuneMichelle Quist Mumford: The high-stakes Supreme Court cases you should be watchingSalt Lake TribuneThe U.S. Supreme Court is back in session and the 2017-2018 term is gearing up to be a pivotal year. ... Seated, front row, from left are, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice of the United States ...US Supreme Court weighs case … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court vacates stay of execution for Jeffery Lynn Borden – WIAT 42

WIAT 42US Supreme Court vacates stay of execution for Jeffery Lynn BordenWIAT 42(WIAT) — The United States Supreme Court has made a decision on the Jeffery Lynn Borden execution, according to Bob Horton with the Alabama Department of Corrections. The court vacated Borden's stay of execution, and the state will carry out the ...and more » … [Read more...]

The ‘pure evil’ of the Las Vegas shooting – The Guardian

The GuardianThe 'pure evil' of the Las Vegas shootingThe GuardianIn 1939 the US supreme court ruled (United States v Miller) that the federal government and the states could limit any weapon types not having a “reasonable relationship to the preservation or efficiency of a well-regulated militia”. Were the guns used ...and more » … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court justices dissect Wisconsin’s partisan gerrymandering case – Madison.com

Madison.comUS Supreme Court justices dissect Wisconsin's partisan gerrymandering caseMadison.comThe United States Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over Wisconsin's gerrymandered legislative map in a pivotal case that could upend how states nationwide draw their voting districts. ... Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader ...US Supreme Court case could affect Ohio … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court rejects New Zealand-based internet mogul’s appeal – Reuters

ReutersUS Supreme Court rejects New Zealand-based internet mogul's appealReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected New Zealand-based internet mogul Kim Dotcom's challenge to the U.S. government's bid to seize assets held by him and others involved in the now-defunct streaming website Megaupload. The ...US Supreme Court rejects Kim Dotcom forfeiture … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court Begins New Term of Blockbuster Cases – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaUS Supreme Court Begins New Term of Blockbuster CasesVoice of AmericaThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday opened a new term that could alter America's landscape on immigration, travel restrictions, workers' rights, gay rights, data privacy, and congressional redistricting. “There is ... Monday's arguments centered on the ...Supreme Court term begins with case of … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court won’t hear latest challenge to non-unanimous juries in Louisiana, Oregon – NOLA.com

NOLA.comUS Supreme Court won't hear latest challenge to non-unanimous juries in Louisiana, OregonNOLA.comThe United States Supreme Court announced Monday (Oct. 2) that it will not hear a challenge to non-unanimous jury schemes in Louisiana and Oregon that was brought on behalf of a convicted New Orleans murderer. Buried on the 59th page of a 75-page ...and more » … [Read more...]

Laying down the law: nine justices of the US Supreme Court are about to meet for the new term – The Tablet

The TabletLaying down the law: nine justices of the US Supreme Court are about to meet for the new termThe TabletThe beginning of a new term for the United States Supreme Court is typically ushered in with a string of seminars, panel discussions and, most recently, podcasts, in which scholars, practitioners and journalists consider pending cases and argue about ... … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court agrees to hear “right to work” case – The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Los Angeles TimesUS Supreme Court agrees to hear “right to work” caseThe Capitol Fax Blog (blog)The latest appeal is from a state employee in Illinois. It was filed at the Supreme Court just two months after Justice Neil Gorsuch filled the high court seat that had been vacant since Justice Antonin Scalia's death. ... Today the United States ...Solidarity's EndSlate MagazineLabor … [Read more...]

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Charlie Rose – Bloomberg

BloombergAssociate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Charlie RoseBloombergRuth Bader Ginsburg is the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She joins Charlie Rose for a conversation at New York City's 92nd Street Y. (Source: Bloomberg). Related. BlackRock Says Merkel May Keep Finance Ministry Open ... … [Read more...]

Chief Justice John Roberts visits Mississippi for bicentennial – Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jackson Clarion LedgerChief Justice John Roberts visits Mississippi for bicentennialJackson Clarion LedgerU.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts helped the state's judiciary celebrate Mississippi's bicentennial on Wednesday, presiding over a moot court competition and speaking at a banquet in Jackson. Roberts and Mississippi judges including state Supreme ...WATCH LIVE at 8 pm: The Chief … [Read more...]

Key Labor Case at the US Supreme Court Could Affect Millions of Workers – The National Law Journal (registration)

The National Law Journal (registration)Key Labor Case at the US Supreme Court Could Affect Millions of WorkersThe National Law Journal (registration)A report released Wednesday shows that more than 60 million workers in the United States are subject to mandatory arbitration in employment contracts, highlighting the potential scope of a key U.S. Supreme Court case that confronts the legality of … [Read more...]

Sonia Sotomayor’s Message of Hope to Puerto Rico: ‘You Are Not Alone’ – New York Magazine

New York MagazineSonia Sotomayor's Message of Hope to Puerto Rico: 'You Are Not Alone'New York MagazineIn the wake of Hurricane Maria's devastation last week, Justice Sonia Sotomayor joined the millions of Puerto Ricans in the United States who were struggling to connect with loved ones on the island. “I haven't heard from half my family yet,” Sotomayor ... … [Read more...]

Supreme Court Halts Georgia Execution of Man Convicted of 1990 Murder – U.S. News & World Report

ValdostaToday.comSupreme Court Halts Georgia Execution of Man Convicted of 1990 MurderU.S. News & World ReportThe Supreme Court granted a stay of execution after Tharpe's lawyers filed a last-ditch motion seeking to halt the execution due to what they argued was racial bias on the part of the juror. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch ...SCOTUS stays execution of Georgia … [Read more...]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she has “no doubt” sexism played role in election – CBS News

CBS NewsRuth Bader Ginsburg says she has "no doubt" sexism played role in electionCBS NewsSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose for a wide-ranging interview Tuesday night in New York. Her interview airs on "Charlie Rose" Tuesday night and on Wednesday morning on "CBS This Morning ...and more » … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court Signals It May Dismiss Case Against Broadened Trump Travel Ban – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUS Supreme Court Signals It May Dismiss Case Against Broadened Trump Travel BanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe U.S. Supreme Court on September 25 signaled that it may dismiss a constitutional challenge to President Donald Trump's travel ban after he expanded it to cover two countries without Muslim majorities. The high court canceled oral arguments that … [Read more...]