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U.S. Supreme Court allows Flint water contamination lawsuits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the green light to two class-action lawsuits filed by residents of Flint, Michigan who are pursing civil rights claims against local and state officials over lead contamination in the city's water supply.

Law Library of Congress Publishes Free Digital Copies of United States Reports from 1791 to 2004

The Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. has released more than 35,000 Supreme Court cases in page image format, all for free. All the cases had originally been published in the printed bound editions of United States Reports:...Show More Summary

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to EPA water regulation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge led by states and environmental groups to an Environmental Protection Agency regulation that lets government agencies transfer water between different bodies, such as rivers and lakes, without needing to protect against pollution.

Supreme Court Won’t Block Pennsylvania Order

“The Supreme Court denied a request from Pennsylvania Republicans to delay redrawing congressional lines, meaning the 2018 elections in the state probably will be held in districts far more favorable to Democrats,” the Washington Post reports.

Clock Ticking on McCleary Deal With No Sure Plan in Sight

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Plan A: Carbon Tax. There is no Plan B. by John Stang LET'S GO DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY. Getty Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Washington’s Legislature has 35 days to rustle up an extra $1 billion to meet the state Supreme Court’s deadline finish...Show More Summary

The Latest: 4 justices expected to be at State of the Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Four of the Supreme Court's nine justices are expected to attend the State of the Union address. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Neil Gorsuch are expected at the speech. Show More Summary

Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.

Supreme Court takes up fight over Texas electoral districts

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts for state legislative and U.S. congressional seats that were thrown out by a lower court for diminishing black and Hispanic voters' clout. Show More Summary

Justices to hear Washington appeal of salmon habitat order

The Supreme Court will review a court order that could force Washington state to pay billions of dollars to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration. The … Click to Continue »

Marcia Coyle's Take on the Supreme Court's Ohio Voter-Purge Arguments

Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent at The National Law Journal, appears on PBS NewsHour to review the U.S. Supreme Court's arguments over the merits of Ohio's process to purge state voter rolls.       

Supreme Court appears sympathetic to Ohio voter purge effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared sympathetic Wednesday to states that seek to prune their voting rolls by targeting people who haven't voted in a while.

With renewed vigor, Supreme Court scrutinizes curbs on voting

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Government officials across the United States try to maintain accurate voter rolls by removing people who have died or moved away. But a case coming before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday explores whether some states are aggressively purging voter rolls in a way that disenfranchises thousands of voters. Show More Summary

A Movie That Should Have Checked Wikipedia Before Filming — See Also

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

THE PENTAGON PAPERS TRIGGERED A SUPREME COURT CASE CALLED NEW YORK TIMES V. UNITED STATES: So why is Steven Spielberg's movie about the case about the Washington Post? Joe has a lot of questions. CALIFORNIA BAR RESULTS BY SCHOOL: Jesus...Show More Summary

So Trump was upset with Gorsuch, why does the WaPo need to know it?

(Paul Mirengoff) The Washington Post reports that President Trump talked about rescinding Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court after Gorsuch stated that Trump’s attacks on federal judges are “disheartening” and “demoralizing.”...Show More Summary

Inslee proposes tapping reserves, carbon tax in budget plan

Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed tapping into the state's reserves to comply with a final timeline required for Washington state to come into compliance with a state Supreme Court mandate … Click to Continue »

Scammers Are Targeting People with Latinx-Sounding Names and Pretending to Be the State Supreme Court

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you get one of these calls, do not send money. by Sydney Brownstone "Washington court clerks have never and will never behave that way," Attorney General Bob Ferguson said. COSMONAUT/GETTY IMAGES Well, this is fucked up. A warning...Show More Summary

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.

Former Inmate and Skadden Fellow Can Sit for Bar Exam

Not all lawyers take the same path to getting licensed. Fortunately for those that take the road less travelled, a decision from Supreme Court for the state of Washington might help to provide some clarity as to when the road less travelled becomes the road from which there's no......

State high court strikes down law on political party chairs

The Washington state Supreme Court says a law that requires political parties to elect, rather than appoint, their legislative district chairs is unconstitutional. The unanimous ruling came Thursday in a … Click to Continue »

Washington Education Association’s School Funding Campaign Is Being Funded by NEA

Last month the Washington State Supreme Court held a hearing to determine the level of the state government’s compliance with the court’s 2012 McCleary ruling. In that decision the court ruled the state had failed to meet its duty under...Show More Summary

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