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Scottish Government’s Named Persons scheme incompatible with Article 8

The Christian Institute and others (Appellants) v The Lord Advocate (Respondent) (Scotland) [2016] UKSC 51 – read judgment here The Supreme Court has today unanimously struck down the Scottish Parliaments’s Named Persons scheme as insufficiently precise for the purposes of Article 8, overturning two previous decisions at the Court of Session (see our previous coverage […]

I Once Voted for a Pro-Abortion President, Here’s Why I’ll Never Do It Again

I have often wondered what it felt like for pro-life activists the day the men of the U.S. Supreme Court handed down the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. To see abortion-on-demand legalized throughout the country must have been a profoundly painful feeling. But even those with much foresight could not have envisioned […]

Midday open thread: Earthquake in Italy, earth and that climate change hoax

Today’s comic by Matt Bors is The cannibal frat boy: For the record, it's been 193 days since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died, and 156 since President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to replace Scalia. And still the Republican-led...Show More Summary

What lies do to claims – the Supreme Court

Hayward v. Zurich [2016] UKSC 48   27 July 2016 read judgment and Versloot Dredging BV  v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG [2016] UKSC, 20 July 2016 read judgment Twin doses of dishonesty in the Supreme Court, last month. Both raised dilemmas for the SC trying to steer a principled way (in different circumstances) towards determining the cost of lying. […]

WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court

With Senate Republicans refusing to confirm President Barack Obama's choice to succeed Scalia, the outcome of the presidential election will determine whether the ninth, tie-breaking justice moves the court right or left. In key decisions...Show More Summary

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Fights to Save Pro-Life Laws Stopping Abortions

On Monday, Attorney General Mike DeWine filed an appeal in the Ohio Supreme Court in the case of Preterm v. Kasich, defending several pro-life initiatives in the 2013-2014 budget bill. Those provisions include the Pregnancy and Parenting...Show More Summary

Second Inmate Ever To Survive Execution Attempt Appealing To U.S. Supreme Court

7 hours agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Convicted murderer Romell Broom was supposed to be put to death in 2009, but the execution was botched. Now, they want to try again, and he's appealing. The post Second Inmate Ever To Survive Execution Attempt Appealing To U.S. Supreme Court appeared first on CrimeFeed.

6th Cir., in Thoughtful J. Sutton Opinion, Upholds Ban on Endorsements by Judicial Candidates

This strikes me as an exceptionally thoughtful opinion, upholding some judicial campaign regulations and striking down others. It also shows how the Supreme Court’s Williams-Yulee decision has changed the calculus on which judicial campaign regulations can survive First Amendment attack. Here’s … Continue reading ?

My Brother Was Brutally Murdered, But the Delaware Supreme Court’s Decision to Ban the Death Penalty Was the Right One

The sister of a murder victim explains why the death penalty is a false promise of justice. As the sister of a murder victim who opposes the death penalty, the Delaware Supreme Court’s decision in early August declaring the state’s death penalty statute unconstitutional gives me hope. Show More Summary

“Dark money group seeks investigation of Kansas Supreme Court justice”

Bryan Lowry for the Wichita Eagle: A national dark money group has revived a 2-year-old controversy involving a Kansas Supreme Court justice and filed an ethics complaint with the state’s Commission on Judicial Qualifications. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, … Continue reading ?

The judge who threw out Kesha's case against Sony had a massive conflict of interest.

11 hours agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

This is interesting: it turns out that the New York State Supreme Court judge who threw out Kesha's appeal in her lawsuit against producer Dr. Luke and Sony had a pretty big conflict of interest, in that she's married to one of Sony's lawyers. Show More Summary

Where do the presidential candidates stand on Supreme Court nominees?

An Associated Press series is examining issues at stake in the presidential election and how they affect people. This one focuses on filling the vacancy in the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading ? The post Where do the presidential candidates stand on Supreme Court nominees? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Now that the Vergara case is over, let's reform teacher tenure laws

The state Supreme Court made the right call this week when it left in place a lower court's ruling that the teacher tenure system at California public schools does not violate students’ constitutional rights. But even though they’re not unconstitutional, the tenure laws are still problematic, and...

Judge Who Threw Out Kesha's Case Against Sony Is MARRIED To A Lawyer With Ties To The Company — WHAT??

Something smells fishy here… On Tuesday, it was reported that Kesha may've never stood a chance in her case against Dr. Luke last April as the New York Supreme Court Justice who presided over the legal matter had ties to Sony and RCA. Wait, WHAT?? According to Page Six, judge Shirley Kornreich is married to a [...]

A Muddled McMullin on Marriage

Mark Halperin asked Evan McMullin, the little-known conservative independent candidate for president, whether he would try to appoint justices who would overturn the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage. McMullin said that he would not. Show More Summary

How Did Thurgood Marshall Get His Name?

One-hit wonder baby name Thurgood appeared on the charts the year Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall passed away.

WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court

With Senate Republicans refusing to confirm President Barack Obama's choice to succeed Scalia, the outcome of the presidential election will determine whether the ninth, tie-breaking justice moves the court right or left. In key decisions...Show More Summary

For the Record

Teacher tenure lawsuit: In the Aug. 23 Section A, an article about the California Supreme Court’s decision not to review a lawsuit that challenged teacher tenure misidentified Michael Petrilli as the executive vice president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. He is president of the institute....

Pacific links: Manus, PNG students, Fiji flag change on ice, why Islanders are rugby stars and more

By Harriet Smith, an intern with the Lowy Institute's Melanesia Program The PNG Supreme Court has ruled both PNG and Australian governments are responsible for closing the asylum processing centre on Manus Island, after deeming the centre unconstitutional in April. Show More Summary

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