Cincinnati’s ABC affiliate reports: The city honored the Cincinnati native who was the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that declared same-sex marriage legal across the U.S. City council members voted unanimously Wednesday to...Show More Summary
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Jeannie Suk Gersen writes about the Supreme Court’s decision that racially offensive trademarks are protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution.
Before Thurgood Marshall became the Supreme Court’s first African-American justice and won the landmark case that ended segregation in public schools, he was a lawyer for the NAACP. In 1941, more than a decade before the civil rights...Show More Summary
Opponents of the practice won a series of notable cases at the U.S. Supreme Court this term, even as total victory in their war against the death penalty moved further out of reach.
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday made its final plea to the U.S. Supreme Court to allow its proposed ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries to go into effect as the justices weigh how to handle the hotly contested dispute. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court has now agreed to hear a much-watched Wisconsin case, Gill v. Whitford, inviting it to reconsider its position that the Constitution does not create a judicial remedy for partisan gerrymandering. I wrote a post...Show More Summary
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Supreme Court is expected to rule on Thursday whether terms of plea bargains struck in the nation's sweeping corruption probes can be revised by the full court, a move critics worry could sharply weaken the most potent weapon prosecutors wield in rooting out graft.
The first trailer for Marshall was released Wednesday, and it looks like the most badass cinematic portrayal of a Supreme Court justice since that Steven Segal movie where Linda Thorson gets taken hostage. As Thurgood Marshall, Black...Show More Summary
Supreme Court could cause a glacial shift in American Politics.
EXCLUSIVE: "The only way to get through a bigot's door is to break it down." Here is the first trailer for Marshall, starring Chadwick Boseman in the biopic about Thurgood Marshall. Before he became the country’s first African-American...Show More Summary
"Trump's Most Lasting Legacy? America's courts." [The Atlantic via How Appealing] Speaking of the Supreme Court, which justice is most frequently first out of the gate when it comes to questioning at oral argument? Adam Feldman runs the numbers. Show More Summary
If you love dancing babies and the First Amendment, watch this video. The happy toddler is rocking out to "Let's Go Crazy," by Prince. The video has been viewed nearly 2 million times by people looking for a feel-good moment in a sometimes dreary day. What could be wrong......
n" style="transform: translate3d(0px, 0px, 0px);">Johnson & Johnson is seizing upon a U.S. Supreme Court ruling from Monday limiting where injury lawsuits can be filed to fight off claims it failed to warn women that talcum powder could...Show More Summary
Just this week, the Supreme Court settled a long-brewing argument over the nature of free speech when it butts up against whether an “offensive” name can be copyrighted. A few
The U.S. Supreme Court said illegal aliens who were jailed after the Sept. 11 attacks cannot sue top government officials, but they may proceed against the jailer. In Ziglar v. Abassi, the court acknowledged that the six named plaintiffs -- including five Muslims -- suffered for months in a......
“HATE speech”, activists on college campuses like to say, “is not free speech”. Ted Wheeler, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, made the point last month in reference to a man who uttered anti-Muslim slurs before killing two people who challenged him. “Hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment”, Mr Wheeler said.
The defendants moved to dismiss the case on the grounds of sovereign immunity, a judicial doctrine that bars people from suing a state or its political subdivisions, agencies, and departments without the state’s consent. The post Georgia Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit Challenging 20-Week Abortion Ban—But Don’t Lose Hope Yet appeared first on Rewire.
Earlier this week, we wrote about the details of the Supreme Court's ruling in Packingham v. North Carolina -- the case that said a North Carolina law that barred convicted sex offenders from using social media was unconstitutional.Show More Summary