Speaking at CPAC, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) caused a minor stir when he said that President Trump may be filling another Supreme Court vacancy come...
Environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government on Thursday as they seek cooler water for salmon in the Columbia River system. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in … Click to Continue »
While it may feel like the United States is in a troubling and chaotic political moment, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesn’t think it’s inescapable. In an interview broadcast on BBC Newsnight on Thursday, Ginsburg shied...Show More Summary
Kwauhuru Govan had to be physically carried into the court room.
The court ruled that a Fayetteville, Ark., law protecting LGBT people violated a state law barring cities from protecting people from discrimination who are not already covered at the state level.
In the big pit of suck that is the state of Arkansas, certain cities are trying to create an oasis of safety with local civil rights laws that encompass LGBT people. At the state level, though, judges have decided against it. Read more...
Mahmoud Elhassan, 25, of Woodbridge, Va., faces sentencing Friday in federal court on terrorism-related charges.
A Florida woman charged with coercing her son to kill his father was dealt a victory by the Florida Supreme Court when it ruled that her interview with police can't … Click to Continue »
Of current leftist protesting, Ted Cruz says he's "never seen anything like this."
A Volkswagen executive who was arrested in the U.S. before he could fly home to Germany has appeared in Detroit federal court on charges related to the company's emissions scandal. … Click to Continue »
Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday predicted that President Donald Trump will get another chance to nominate a conservative Supreme Court justice as soon as “this summer.” Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual gathering...Show More Summary
The latest round in the ongoing legal battle between the SAG-AFTRA guild and the movie website IMDb produced a key victory for IMDb. Deadline.com reports that a judge in U.S. District Court ruled that the State of California can’t move...
TIME reports: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz predicted that the Supreme Court will have another open seat by this summer. In an on-stage interview at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the Republican Senator predicted that there might be another opening on the nation’s high court soon. Show More Summary
Gavin Grimm is the transgender teen bringing the fight to use a campus bathroom that corresponds to his gender identity, to the Supreme Court. Arguments will begin in March. National Geographic and Katie Couric offer a personal glimpse into Gavin's story. Boing Boing favorite Andrea James served as a consulting producer on this segement.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't review the case of the Ohio leader of a breakaway group that was accused in hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish. Defense lawyers challenged … Click to Continue »
Former Israeli chief rabbi Yona Metzger, convicted of taking more than $1.9 million in bribes, fraud and obstructing justice, was sentenced Thursday to serve four-and-a-half years in jail, court officials said. A Jerusalem court rejected...Show More Summary
With Republicans in charge of damn near everything in Washington, a right-wing Supreme Court nominee, policy that rolls back rights for transgender students, and a Cabinet that doubles as an evangelical wet dream, you'd think conservative Christians would be celebrating. Show More Summary
A U.S. Supreme Court justice has mounted a defense of the free press and praised women who marched in protest at Donald Trump ’s presidency. Speaking to the BBC’s Newsnight program in remarks set to be broadcast Thursday night, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the 11 judges who sits on America’s highest...
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has named former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz to lead the state's embattled oversight agency at the Vikings' Stadium
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is praising the media at a time when the Trump administration has accused reporters of being dishonest and delivering "fake news." Ginsburg told the … Click to Continue »