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US Supreme Court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

In a blow to gun rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to California’s 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases that is intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides. The court’s action underscored its continued reluctance to step...

US Supreme Court weighs intervening in ‘Dreamers’ problem

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court could say on Friday whether it will consider President Donald Trump’s appeal of a lower court decision blocking his order to end a program that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The problem of what to do about the Dreamers, as the...

Elena Kagan spotted dining at a chic new restaurant in Shaw

Hey, isn’t that.?.?. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, grabbing dinner at Supra in Shaw on Tuesday night? “Lady Kaga” (trust us, that’s what the legal-eagle set calls her) was holding court (yeah, we did that) at a corner table of the new eatery, which is being billed as Washington’s first Georgian restaurant. She was accompanied […]

US Justice Dept. Defends IRS Power in Marijuana Dispensary's Tax Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has been reluctant to step into conflicts surrounding the burgeoning recreational marijuana industry in America, and the U.S. Justice Department now wants the justices to maintain their hands-off stance in a fight involving the Internal Revenue Service.       

Supreme Court Clears Way for Pennsylvania to Draw New Congressional Map

The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into a battle over Pennsylvania’s Republican-friendly congressional map, clearing the way for a new map to be drawn in time for the 2018 midterm elections. The court’s decision is a big win for Democrats, who hope that a fairer map will help the party retake the […]

Two Supreme Court Justices Raise Calls for Civility and Unity in America

Partisanship is killing us. The post Two Supreme Court Justices Raise Calls for Civility and Unity in America appeared first on RedState.

US Supreme Court allows revamp of Pennsylvania electoral map

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a lower court ruling requiring Republican-drawn congressional districts in Pennsylvania to be reworked immediately, boosting Democratic hopes of winning control this year of the U.S. House of Representatives. Justice Samuel Alito denied an emergency...

New 'Roe v. Wade' Movie Will Show the 'Social War' Behind the Landmark Decision Legalizing Abortion

Nick Loeb tells us about a new movie that will delve into the truth and deceit behind the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the U.S.

US Labor Department, Eyeing SCOTUS Case, Moves to Shield In-House Judges

Federal agencies are waiting and watching how the U.S. Supreme Court decides a major new challenge to the lawfulness of the SEC's administrative law judges.       

PENNSYLVANIA: State Supreme Court Rules US House Maps Are Unconstitutional, Likely Pickups For Dems

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack just announced on Twitter that the state Supreme Court has ruled 4-3 that the state’s US House district maps are unconstitutional, giving the state legislature under a month to redraw the maps. The Times...Show More Summary

US Supreme Court backs police over arrests at racy Washington party

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out almost $1 million in damages won by a group of partygoers in a civil rights lawsuit against Washington police stemming from a 2008 gathering in a vacant house featuring scantily clad women with money tucked in their garter belts. The justices ruled 9-0...

Some of What I Saw at the March for Life

Today is the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s grave Roe v. Wade decision. On Friday, over 100,000 of us were on the mall, marching up to the Hill to Supreme Court, emphasizing the urgency of bringing love to this issue on theShow More Summary

Supreme Court to decide if Trump's so-called Muslim ban is legal

last monthNews : The Lookout

The US Supreme Court has said it will decide the legality of Donald Trump’s so-called Muslim travel ban – a case that will likely be an examination of his presidential powers. After legal challenges to a series of measures announcedShow More Summary

Nearly Everyone Backs Microsoft In Landmark Email Privacy Case, Except The US Department of Justice

Microsoft's landmark email privacy case is set to go before the US Supreme Court next month, and the company has received widespread support from other tech giants, members of Congress, and foreign governments. One party that opposes Microsoft's move? The US Department of Justice. More »      

Nearly everyone backs Microsoft against DoJ in long-running digital jurisdiction Supreme Court case

We reported a few days ago that major European trade organizations also weighed in on Microsoft’s side in a long-running 2013 data jurisdiction case, with Microsoft is currently in the US Supreme Court fighting a data request by the DoJ for information held in Ireland on their servers on an Irish resident. Show More Summary

US Supreme Court to take up case on Trump's latest travel ban

The US Supreme Court said Friday it will review President Donald Trump's latest travel ban affecting citizens from six Muslim majority countries plus North Korea and Venezuela. In what could prove decisive in a legal battle that hasShow More Summary

'This happens all the time': why a gay couple took their cake case to the supreme court

last monthHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Charlie Craig, left, and David Mullins wait to speak to journalists after the US supreme court argued the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission in December in Washington. In July 2012, Charlie Craig and David Mullins went shopping for a wedding cake at a bakery in Lakewood, Colorado.

Supreme Court Update: PEPTO and Rinehart

Last week the US Supreme Court brought closure to two cases we have been following here at Legal Planet. First is a case I had blogged about in the past – People for the Ethical Treatment of Property Owners v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal Endangered […]

The EU companies side with Microsoft in Microsoft-DoJ data jurisdiction case

Microsoft is currently embroiled in a long-running 2013 data jurisdiction case, with Microsoft is currently in the US Supreme Court fighting a data request by the DoJ for information held in Ireland on their servers on an Irish resident. Show More Summary

DOJ Asks Supreme Court To Overturn "Dreamer" Immigrant Ruling

The DOJ said on Tuesday it will ask the US Supreme Court to overturn a judge’s ruling last week that blocked President Trump’s move to end the "Dreamer" program which protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United...Show More Summary

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