Mark Sherman and Jessica Gresko, Associated Press Updated 11:22 pm CDT, Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks about her work and gender equality at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks about her work and gender equality at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks about her work and gender equality at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks about her work … [Read more...] about SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Is Ginsburg using words carefully?
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After watching Mitch McConnell transform the judiciary over the past four years, liberals are demanding a bold response. And Democrats are listening. Sens. Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand told POLITICO they would not rule out expanding the Supreme Court if elected president, showcasing a new level of interest in the Democratic field on an issue that has until recently remained on the fringes of debate.Story Continued Below The surprising openness from White House hopefuls along with other prominent Senate Democrats to making sweeping changes — from adding seats to the high court to imposing term limits on judges and more — comes as the party is eager to chip away at the GOP’s growing advantage in the courts. “We are on the verge of a crisis of confidence in the Supreme Court,” said Harris (D-Calif.). “We have to take this challenge head on, and everything is on the table to do that.” Expanding the Supreme Court would … [Read more...] about 2020 Dems warm to expanding Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme court ruled in a 5-4 decision Friday to reject the Trump administration's request to ban asylum for migrants who enter the country illegally. The ban had been placed on a temporary hold since Nov. 19 pending the high court's decision, which was expedited by the Justice Department. Notably, conservative-leaning Chief Justice John Roberts swung the vote against the administration's request. Trump nominees Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh both ruled in favor of the president. Roberts' decision could be an indication that he will continue to buck the Trump administration in controversial cases. The decision comes days after the White House issued a new policy that will require all asylum seekers who cross the southwest border to return to Mexico while their applications are under review. Immigration advocates will likely challenge the decision, setting up another battle in the federal courts. … [Read more...] about Justice Roberts tilts Supreme Court in rejection of Trump’s asylum ban
Friday, December 14, 2018 by: JD Heyes Tags: administrative state, big government, Congress, congressional intent, Constitution, dismantling, federal agencies, federal courts, fourth branch, freedom, government, gun rights, legislation, Liberty, regulations, regulatory state, rule of law, rules, Supreme Court, Tyranny, unconstitutional, writ of certiorari (Natural News) Supreme Court watchers will tell you that even though many people wait with bated breath until June of each year when the high court unveils its decisions involving controversial cases, some of the most important work done by justices during their annual sessions happens quietly. In fact, a case with very far-reaching implications involving federal agencies cleared the high court just this week that could spell the end of the government’s vast regulatory powers. As reported by The Truth About Guns, that could include impacting major firearms regulations issued or implemented by the Bureau of Alcohol, … [Read more...] about HUGE: Supreme Court ruling granting cert in pending case could be the beginning of the end for federal regulators like the ATF, DEA and FDA
Florida’s highest court has decided in favor of a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy who claimed use of the state’s controversial Stand Your Ground law in the 2013 shooting death of an Oakland Park man. In a unanimous ruling issued Thursday, the state Supreme Court said Deputy Peter Peraza was within his rights under the law when he opened fire on Jermaine McBean inside of an apartment complex. Pereza told investigators he thought the 33-year-old McBean was holding a real rifle, which was actually an air rifle, when the shooting occurred. Hearings in the case took place in August and Thursday’s ruling opened the door for any officer in the state to use the law. Peraza was the first officer in three decades to be charged with an on-duty shooting in Florida. He won the case in a lower court, saw it overturned by an appeals court before the Fourth District Court of Appeals reinstated the first decision. "That sets a precedent definitely for the state of Florida of … [Read more...] about Florida Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Broward Deputy Using ‘Stand Your Ground’ in 2013 Shooting Death