Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and longtime conservative activist, is certainly enjoying a few minutes of notoriety from his latest publicity stunt. If you haven't heard, that's the one where he's insisting that Alabama government can...
SWAT team called in to break up a poker game between a bunch of rich people. The militarization of the police seems like it's going great. [Washington Post] The SPLC is lodging an ethics complaint against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore after he explained that he intends to defy federal law. Show More Summary
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A coalition of journalism organizations and NGOs today urged the Supreme Court to allow cameras in the courtroom during the coming landmark same-sex marriage case. In a letter to U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, the Coalition for Court...Show More Summary
One has to wonder if the South Carolina senator fears that gay marriage will lead to polygamy. Polygamy isn’t a right straights have, either. Please “like” us on Facebook Now read this:Alabama’s Chief Justice Urges Governor To Defy Ruling Overturning Same-Sex Marriage Ban (Jan 27, 2015) No Jail Time For Woman Who Cut [...]
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says Alabama judges are free to defy a federal judge's ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban. Is he right on the law? Legal scholars disagree on the answer.
Moore said he would not abide by federal court decisions striking down the state;s marriage ban. The post Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) files ethics complaint against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore appeared first on Equality On Trial.
From the Southern Poverty Law Center: The SPLC today filed a judicial ethics complaint against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore over his public statements urging the governor and Alabama judges to defy federal law and enforce Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriages. Show More Summary
Joe.My.God, : Eleven years after he was removed from office for refusing to remove a 10 Commandments monument in his court, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore says he will ignore a federal court ruling legalizing marriage equality in his state. Zandar vs. Show More Summary
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore wants Governor Robert Bentley, who is also against marriage equality, to break the law. In a letter today…to Gov. Robert Bentley, a staunch supporter of the marriage ban, Moore cites a passage from the Gospel of Mark and notes that “the laws of this state have always recognized [...]
Roy Moore, chief justice of the the Alabama Supreme Court, claims the federal courts have no authority over state marriage laws. read more
In a move viewed skeptically by legal experts, the socially conservative chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court on Tuesday encouraged judges in his state to ignore a federal ruling last week striking down its ban on gay marriage. Justice...Show More Summary
Chief Justice Roy Moore says a ruling by a U.S. district judge "raised serious, legitimate concerns about the propriety of federal court jurisdiction over the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment."
His name being so associated with conservative activism, it's easy to forget that Roy Moore is actually the Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. And here is his latest transgression: In a letter to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, Moore...
In a letter to Republican Governor Robert Bentley, Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore swore his allegiance to bigotry, stating, "I will continue to recognize the Alabama Constitution and the will of the people overwhelmingly expressed in the Sanctity of...
"As Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, I will continue to recognize the Alabama Constitution and the will of the people overwhelmingly expressed in the Sanctity of Marriage Amendment. I ask you to continue to uphold and support the Alabama Constitution with respect to marriage, both for the welfare of this state and for our posterity. Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts January 21 marked the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision allowing unlimited corporate and union campaign spending. It was marked by rare protests inside the Supreme Court, where...Show More Summary
The government has now filed its brief responding to the challengers in the King v. Burwell lawsuit, which claims the Affordable Care Act doesn’t make subsidies available to people in states on the federal exchange. If the Supreme Court upholds the challenge, it could yank subsidies from millions and unleash untold disruptions that could cripple […]