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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...]

“Notorious” Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Shakespeare and Takes In The Merchant of Venice – Vogue.com

Vogue.com“Notorious” Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Shakespeare and Takes In The Merchant of VeniceVogue.com“Justice Ginsburg is the second woman to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court, an accomplished jurist, an advocate for women's rights, and an example of the uses of education,” she added. Decked out in her signature lace gloves, Ginsburg ...Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks … [Read more...]

Five Years Later, States That Rejected the Medicaid Expansion May Get Their Reward – New York Magazine

New York MagazineFive Years Later, States That Rejected the Medicaid Expansion May Get Their RewardNew York Magazine... that Just Said No will be (relatively speaking) rewarded. We would not be in this particular situation, of course, had not the U.S. Supreme Court surprised just about everyone five years ago with a ruling that made the Medicaid expansion optional ...and more » … [Read more...]

United States: Circuit Courts Interpret Standing Post Spokeo – Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

United States: Circuit Courts Interpret Standing Post SpokeoMondaq News Alerts (registration)On August 15, the Ninth Circuit, on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, ruled that the plaintiff claimed a sufficiently concrete injury against Spokeo to meet the Article III standing requirements established by the Supreme Court. The Ninth Circuit ... … [Read more...]

Potential US Supreme Court battle on online sales tax should be on luxury’s radar – Luxury Daily

Potential US Supreme Court battle on online sales tax should be on luxury's radarLuxury DailyThe 1992 U.S. Supreme Court ruling "Quill v. North Dakota" may not be familiar to most, but this case is at the heart of a current legal dispute that could alter the way ecommerce operates in the United States, with particular ramifications for the ... … [Read more...]

Port of Seattle files US Supreme Court brief opposing travel ban – Kent Reporter

NewsweekPort of Seattle files US Supreme Court brief opposing travel banKent ReporterThe Port of Seattle has filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, urging the court to affirm lower courts' decisions blocking enforcement of President Donald J. Trump's “travel ban.” Seattle is the first port in the nation to join the ...US Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme … [Read more...]

State Legislature OKs super PAC bills; Snyder to review – Crain’s Detroit Business

WDETState Legislature OKs super PAC bills; Snyder to reviewCrain's Detroit BusinessThe GOP said the bills would lock federal court rulings into state law and provide clarity seven years after a major U.S. Supreme Court decision, but Democrats countered the measure would go further and swell the flow of "dark money" into politics. Gov ...Citizens United' Bills: From Senate to … [Read more...]

The Future Of Partisan Gerrymandering Hinges On A Supreme Court Case – HuffPost

HuffPostThe Future Of Partisan Gerrymandering Hinges On A Supreme Court CaseHuffPostArizona, which mandated that criminal suspects undergoing police interrogation be advised of their rights to counsel and against self-incrimination; Loving v. Virginia, which ended state prohibitions against interracial marriage, to list just three of ...Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to Supreme … [Read more...]

Supreme Court Nominations Fast Facts – KTVQ Billings News

Supreme Court Nominations Fast FactsKTVQ Billings NewsTwelve men have been appointed chief justice of the United States without having previously served as an associate justice: John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth, John Marshall, Roger B. Taney (nominated as associate justice but never confirmed, so re-nominated ...and more » … [Read more...]