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Report from the Supreme Court: Arizona v. United States

Today the Supreme Court heard arguments in one of the big cases of the term, Arizona v. United States. Several justices, including Justice Stephen Breyer, expressed serious concerns about the law's impact on civil liberties, as they recognized that it might lead to prolonged detention while an officer investigates a person's immigration status. In response to those serious civil liberties concerns, Arizona was forced to retreat.
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JUSTICE SCALIA: The Voting Rights Act Is A 'Racial Entitlement'

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

Conservative Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism about the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 during oral arguments today, signaling that a key provision of the landmark civil rights legislation might be stru... Read Post

Liberty Counsel: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Must Recuse Herself From Marriage Cases

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (20 hours ago)

Earlier this week Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that until federal appeals courts disagree on same-sex marriage, there's no need for SCOTUS to "rush" to hear one of the cases. Ginsburg then observed that an anti-gay... Read Post

GOP conquest of NC Supreme Court part of a larger intiative

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC (yesterday)

Chopping away at the Judicial Branch: The stakes in the political and ideological battle over choosing justices are high: State supreme courts review local courts’ criminal and civil verdicts and the constitutionality of state laws,... Read Post

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