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EFF, ACLU Sue Government Over Warrantless Electronic Searches At The Border

23 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

If all goes well, we might have the US border join the rest of the United States in recognizing citizens' Fourth Amendment rights. The Supreme Court's Riley decision made it clear law enforcement needed to obtain warrants before searching people's cellphones. Show More Summary

JP Morgan Clients Say Circuits Are Split on SLUSA Standards – Law360

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Zamansky

Patricia Holtz, lead plaintiff in a Securities Class Action case, is asking the US Supreme Court to reinstate her case against JP Morgan after the bank used SLUSA to justify having the case removed from Illinois State court to federal court. Show More Summary

US chief justice taking part in Mississippi bicentennial

The chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court is helping Mississippi mark the bicentennial of statehood and its judicial system. Justice John Roberts is scheduled to be in the state … Click to Continue »

US Supreme Court allows Trump's broad refugee ban

Top court sides with the US president for now, as it is set to hear arguments over the legality of the order next month.

The Latest: US high court won't stop Ohio killer's execution

The Latest on a condemned Ohio killer facing execution Wednesday (all times local): 8 p.m. The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a condemned Ohio killer's last-minute attempt to delay his … Click to Continue »

Supreme Court lifts restriction on Trump 'Muslim ban', barring 24,000 people from entering US

The US Supreme Court has granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily lift restrictions on the President's travel ban, quashing an opportunity for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the country. At the request of the...Show More Summary

Ohio Republicans Aim to Make Abortion Care Aggravated Murder

“This total abortion ban is designed as a test case for a Trump-influenced US Supreme Court to obliterate Roe v. Wade and outlaw abortion." The post Ohio Republicans Aim to Make Abortion Care Aggravated Murder appeared first on Rewi...

SCOTUS Rules: Issues Temporary Order To RESTORE Travel Ban!

Well, this is certainly welcome news, but not surprising to me. US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has issued a temporary order on Monday allowing the Trump administration to maintain

Icing on the Cake: Justice Dept. Backs Christian Baker Bound for Supreme Court

Trump administration sides with Masterpiece Cakeshop’s religious liberty claim for refusing same-sex wedding clients. A Christian baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding has a major backer as his case heads to the USShow More Summary

140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 11, 2017

Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of September 11, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: OCA upholds contempt finding against lawyer | Law Times Prominent Republicans Urge US Supreme Court to End Gerrymandering Toronto's new...Show More Summary

County Commissioners' prayer case may be headed to US Supreme Court

Please bow your head while you read this: On Wednesday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, by a 9-6 count, ruled that prayer practices by Jackson County, Michigan, commissioners do not violate the U.S. Constitution. The court said the commissioners in Michigan adopted a religion-neutral practice. Show More Summary

ELB Podcast Episode 18. Eric McGhee and Nick Stephanopoulos: Will the Efficiency Gap Save the U.S. from Partisan Gerrymandering?

Is the Supreme Court ready to finally rein in partisan gerrymandering? Can social science give us a manageable standard to decide when there’s too much politics in redistricting? Is the “efficiency gap” Justice Kennedy’s holy grail? On Episode 18 of … Continue reading ?

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to visit Rhode Island

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is scheduled to visit Rhode Island in January to speak to students at the state's only law school. Roger Williams University announced Thursday … Click to Continue »

New Jersey to US Supreme Court: Strike down sports bet ban

New Jersey officials say the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down a ban on sports betting in all but four states because it wrongly forces states to enforce a regulation … Click to Continue »

Sales tax case argued as state seeks US high court reversal

South Dakota has asked the state's highest court to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a decision that hamstrings officials who want to collect sales taxes from out-of-state retailers. … Click to Continue »

US convict says new DNA evidence should halt execution

3 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

A condemned man facing execution on Tuesday is asking the US Supreme Court for a last-minute reprieve, claiming new DNA evidence exonerates him of a 1998 murder. Marcellus Williams, 48, was convicted of fatally stabbing a woman more than 40 times during a robbery at her home in the Midwestern state of Missouri. Show More Summary

Missouri death row inmate appeals to US Supreme Court

Attorneys for a Missouri man convicted of killing a former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter 19 years ago are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the execution scheduled for next … Click to Continue »

What a Playground’s Victory Means for Christian Schools

Supreme Court decision could change playing field for school choice movement. In its biggest religious freedom case of the year, the US Supreme Court set a precedent for school choice decisions—but also didn’t. While deciding in a 7–2...Show More Summary

Tech companies want user data protected from warrantless searches

Late last night, a bevy of tech companies -- including Apple, Google, Verizon, Twitter and Facebook -- filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the US Supreme Court in the case of Carpenter v. United States. Their specific interest is in protecting personal user data from unreasonable searches and seizures by law enforcement. Source: ACLU (1), ACLU (2)

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