Another death of a young black man at the hands of police in St Louis, the first ever openly trans White House staffer, why marriage licenses still aren't being issued in a county in Kentucky after the Supreme Court decision, an attempt to ban LGBT-friendly children's books in Venice, and more. The post Daily Fix: Mansur Ball-Bey Killed by St. Show More Summary
Are you a voter or legislator who supported a law stripping gays and lesbians of their ability to wed? Were you disappointed when the Supreme Court held that marriage is a fundamental right that states cannot deny to same-sex couples?...Show More Summary
The ruling should initiate the process to put the former governor behind bars in the coming months.
Death From Above is Magic Ben Carson may not know anything about actual policy or facts or boring details like how the Supreme Court works, but he’s a real quick study when it comes to finding stuff that will excite rightwing supporters. Show More Summary
Sure, the money Samsung has to pay Apple is part of this last ditch effort. Perhaps, however, an appeal hearing could highlight the bigger problem: The patent system is broken.
Following the rejection last week of Samsung’s appeal to have its iPhone patent infringement judgement overturned, the San Jose Mercury News reports that the South Korean tech company now plans to appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court, the only legal recourse left open to it at this point. Show More Summary
Entertainment Weekly reports that Oscar winner and erstwhile Heavenly Father Morgan Freeman will guest star on Madam Secretary next season. Freeman will play a Supreme Court Justice in the season two premiere and will share a scene with Secretary McCord (Téa Leoni). Show More Summary
You've heard about what it's like to be a Supreme Court clerk, but we bet you've never heard about what it's like to be a Supreme Court intern. It's apparently the "opportunity of a lifetime" to do errands and prepare lunch and meals for Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Show More Summary
For the second time in less than a month, the Texas Supreme Court ruled against the city of Houston on Wednesday in a lawsuit related to its Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO). The court on Thursday struck down the city’s approved ballot language fo… The post Houston Voters Must Say ‘Yes’ To LGBT Protections, Not ‘No’ To Repealing Them appeared first on Towleroad.
Samsung wants the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal regarding on-going patent litigation with Apple. Last week, a federal U.S. court refused to hear Samsung's appeal and upheld a lower court's decision. Taking the case to the U.S. Show More Summary
A Queens judge said "he felt sorry" for the mother of a convicted robber on Wednesday during the man's sentencing in Queens Supreme Court.
From the August 19 edition of Fox News' Hannity: SEAN HANNITY: Rand Paul was right on this, Trump was right on this, Cruz is right on this, Walker's right on this. [...] MARK LEVIN: [T]he Supreme Court has never ruled that the children of illegal aliens are American citizens. Show More Summary
Israel's Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the detention order for Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Allan, who has been refusing food since June, amid concern that he had suffered brain damage.
Samsung is planning to take its ongoing tussle with Apple to the Supreme Court, according to recently filed court documents. Following a rejection by the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a decision that could see Samsung paying out hundreds of millions to Apple, Samsung is hoping to take its case to the highest court. Show More Summary
A new Angus Reid poll asked how much confidence Canadians had in various institutions. No surprise: Confidence in the Senate was low, but other politicians didn’t fair much better. Confidence in the Supreme Court topped the poll at 61%. But that’s still low, probably because unelected judges are seen as soft on crime and and guilty of legislating […]
Following a request for a rehearing of its battle with Apple earlier this summer, Samsung last week had its plea denied by the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, putting the case on its last leg. Samsung was hoping that the federal appeals court would reconsider the U.S Federal Circuit Court’s decision to uphold damages from a 2012 ruling. […]
Samsung is planning to take its ongoing patent war with Apple to the United States Surpreme Court, reports the San Jose Mercury News. In court papers filed today, Samsung said that by November it would ask the Supreme Court to hear its...Show More Summary
After being denied an en banc rehearing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit over a prior decision that kept intact Apple's multi-million dollar patent trial win, Samsung has voiced intent to argue the case in front of the Supreme Court.
Roger, Mark can speak for himself, of course, but I take him to be making an argument that is the antithesis of what you’ve portrayed it to be. He is not saying that one should support legislation one believes to be unconstitutional in the bad faith hope that the Supreme Court might mistakenly (or in bad faith) uphold it. Show More Summary
Those whose spouses died before the Supreme Court made two crucial marriage-equality rulings are fighting for retroactive recognition of their unions.