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‘Dumbest’ judge seeks West Virginia Supreme Court seat again

‘Dumbest’ judge seeks West Virginia Supreme Court seat again

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who once joked that he was "America's laziest and dumbest judge" announced Wednesday that he'll seek a seat on the court again next year. Richard Neely was elected to the... Read full article:: ‘Dumbest’ judge seeks West Virginia Supr...→

‘Dumbest’ judge seeks West Virginia Supreme Court seat again

‘Dumbest’ judge seeks West Virginia Supreme Court seat again

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who once joked that he was "America's laziest and dumbest judge" announced Wednesday that he'll seek a seat on the court again next year. Richard Neely was elected to the... Read full article:: ‘Dumbest’ judge seeks West Virginia Supr...→

Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affect Sauer revenge porn case

Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affect Sauer revenge porn case

The outcome of the case against former state Rep. Nick Sauer -- who is charged with posting lewd images of two former girlfriends online without their consent -- could be affected by a forthcoming Illinois Supreme Court ruling. Read full article:: Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affe...→

Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary to retire

Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary to retire

Minnesota Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary has announced that he will retire next spring. The 66-year-old Cleary was appointed to the Court of Appeals by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011, and has… Read full article:: Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edwar...→

Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute at Supreme Court

Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute at Supreme Court

The celebrity Kardashian sisters won a legal victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, after the justices rejected an appeal from a British company over the name of a now-defunct line of cosmetic products. Read full article:: Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute...→

Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnesota Appeals Court

Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnesota Appeals Court

Minnesota Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary has announced that he will retire next spring. Read full article:: Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnes...→

Christian florist appeals to Supreme Court over same-sex wedding case

Christian florist appeals to Supreme Court over same-sex wedding case

A Christian florist is appealing to the Supreme Court after Washington state’s highest court ruled against her for refusing to create floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding, saying it violated her faith. Read full article:: Christian florist appeals to Supreme Cou...→

Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme to Pack Supreme Court with Liberal Justices | Breitbart

Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme to Pack Supreme Court with Liberal Justices | Breitbart

Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a secretive “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is pushing a scheme to pack the Supreme Court with liberal justices by adding new seats to the nation’s highest court. | Politics Read full article:: Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme t...→

Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brainerd firefighters union in department restructuring

Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brainerd firefighters union in department restructuring

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled the city of Brainerd violated state labor laws by restructuring the paid fire department and dissolving the union, resulting in five full-time equipment operators … Read full article:: Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brain...→

Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ discrimination cases speak out

Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ discrimination cases speak out

Gerald Bostock, Melissa Zarda and the ACLU’s Chase Strangio reflect on their historic day in court. Read full article:: Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ d...→

Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete

Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete

Anti-fracking nonprofit Colorado Rising is asking a Colorado District Court judge to force the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to temporarily ban issuing new oil and gas permits until … Read full article:: Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district ...→

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' climate change lawsuit

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' climate change lawsuit

Attorneys for 16 young Alaskans who sued over state climate change policy are expected to argue their case before Alaska Supreme Court justices on Wednesday Read full article:: Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' cli...→

WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring in Protection Court on CW 23

WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring in Protection Court on CW 23

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Judge Carroll Kelly grew up in Kenmore and went to Amherst High School. Now you can watch her on her show Protection Court which started two weeks ago. She stopped by New… Read full article:: WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring ...→

Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrimination cases highlight

Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrimination cases highlight "workplace showers" and "a parade of horribles"

The Supreme Court kicked off arguments in a number of discrimination cases that could reshape the legal landscape for LGBTQ workers across the country. Read full article:: Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrim...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

The big question in two highly anticipated cases that filled the courtroom was whether one of the court’s conservatives might join the court’s four liberals. Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people's rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative justice wondering if... Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ job discrimination

Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ job discrimination

The controlling vote could turn out to be Justice Neil Gorsuch, a Trump appointee, who seemed receptive to the plaintiffs' arguments. Read full article:: Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ...→

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

The Supreme Court seems likely to leave in place the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico's financial crisis. The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge... Read full article:: Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Up...→

Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Puerto Rico's fiscal oversight board

Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Puerto Rico's fiscal oversight board

The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge, spearheaded by hedge funds, over the composition of the control board. Read full article:: Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Pue...→

Liberal group releases Supreme Court short list for next Democratic president

Liberal group releases Supreme Court short list for next Democratic president

A liberal advocacy group released a short list Tuesday of potential judicial nominees for the next Democratic president to use as a guide for selecting justices to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court should one arise. Read full article:: Liberal group releases Supreme Court sho...→

Supreme Court adds abortion regulation case to election-year docket

Supreme Court adds abortion regulation case to election-year docket

The Supreme Court is adding an abortion case to its busy election-year docket. The justices have agreed to take up a Louisiana law that could leave the state with just one clinic. Read full article:: Supreme Court adds abortion regulation c...→

West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Christmas Parade' after protests over name change

West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Christmas Parade' after protests over name change

The mayor of West Virginia's capital city has reversed her earlier decision to rename the annual "Charleston Christmas Parade" the "Charleston Winter Parade" after protests. Read full article:: West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Chr...→

‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme Court seat again | WTOP

‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme Court seat again | WTOP

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who once joked that he was “America’s laziest and dumbest judge” announced Wednesday that he’ll seek a seat on the court again… Read full article:: ‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme ...→

'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Court seat again

'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Court seat again

Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Richard Neely, who once jokingly called himself "America's laziest and dumbest judge" in an advertisement, says he'll seek a seat on the court again in 2020 Read full article:: 'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Cour...→

Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

The Alaska Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that claims state policy on fossil fuels is harming the constitutional right of young Alaskans to a safe climate. Read full article:: Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to A...→

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ climate change lawsuit | WTOP

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys for 12 young Alaskans who sued over state climate change policy are expected to argue their case before Alaska Supreme Court justices on Wednesday. Read full article:: Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ cli...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ people’s rights

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ people’s rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative justice wondering if the … Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ peopl...→

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act

Justices seemed divided along predictable lines. But there was a possible exception: Neil Gorsuch, a member of the court’s conservative majority, whose questions suggested his vote might be in play. Read full article:: Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T....→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative ju… Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supreme Court shortlist

Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supreme Court shortlist

Demand Justice cites the effect Trump's 2016 list had of rallying the conservative base behind the GOP nominee as a reason why Democrats should follow suit. Read full article:: Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supre...→

The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limits of Gorsuch’s Textualism

The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limits of Gorsuch’s Textualism

If the justice rules against LGBTQ protections, he’ll be admitting that, deep down, he knows his judicial philosophy is deeply flawed. Read full article:: The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limit...→

Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court

Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court

Lawyers for President Trump are asking an appeals court to indefinitely bar the Manhattan DA from getting his tax returns and other financial documents in the event the case goes all the way to the… Read full article:: Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s su...→

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue before Supreme Court for new sentence | WTOP

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue before Supreme Court for new sentence | WTOP

Lawyers for younger Capital Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday that he should be resentenced for his crimes. Read full article:: Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue b...→

Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments pervades Coming Out Day | WTOP

Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments pervades Coming Out Day | WTOP

National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides… Read full article:: Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments per...→

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge

A sitting Brooklyn Supreme Court justice has been arrested for attempting to obstruct a federal investigation into a multi-million dollar fraud scheme at the Municipal Credit Union — where sh… Read full article:: Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstr...→

Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on the way, this one claiming Republicans plotted 'takeover' of Supreme Court

Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on the way, this one claiming Republicans plotted 'takeover' of Supreme Court

Another book critical of Justice Brett Kavanaugh is set to hit the stands, claiming to paint a picture of how conservatives finally "triumphed" in "their takeover of the Supreme Court." Read full article:: Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on t...→

Kids take climate change fight to Alaska Supreme Court

Kids take climate change fight to Alaska Supreme Court

A lawsuit brought by 16 Alaska youths that claims climate change will devastate the environment and interfere with their rights to life and liberty. Read full article:: Kids take climate change fight to Alaska...→

Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challenges to Miami-Dade's LGBTQ+ Protections

Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challenges to Miami-Dade's LGBTQ+ Protections

The nation's highest court will soon decide if it's legal to fire someone based on gender identity or sexual orientation — and Florida activists are watching closely to see how the decision will impact the LGBTQ+ community in the Sunshine State. Read full article:: Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challe...→

Presidential historian warns

Presidential historian warns "we're heading toward a 'U.S. v. Trump' Supreme Court case," calls Nixon's actions "sedate" compared to Trump's

The historian related Attorney General William Barr to former Attorney General John Mitchell, who left the Justice Department to work on Nixon's re-election campaign. Read full article:: Presidential historian warns "we're head...→

More than 100 protestors were arrested Tuesday, as the Supreme Court heard arguements in two pivotal LGBTQ rights cases

More than 100 protestors were arrested Tuesday, as the Supreme Court heard arguements in two pivotal LGBTQ rights cases

As the Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases involving LGBTQ employment rights, over 100 protesters were reportedly arrested. Read full article:: More than 100 protestors were arrested T...→

Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discrimination suit

Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discrimination suit

About two dozen people rallied in Hauppauge Tuesday morning, ahead of Supreme Court arguments in the case of a man who said he was fired from a Calverton skydiving company because he was gay. The suit Read full article:: Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discriminati...→

Five Colorado universities join amicus brief asking Supreme Court to protect DACA

Five Colorado universities join amicus brief asking Supreme Court to protect DACA

More than 150 universities from across the country joined an amicus brief filed Friday in the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program th… Read full article:: Five Colorado universities join amicus b...→

New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues Including Gay Rights, Abortion

New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues Including Gay Rights, Abortion

The Supreme Court reconvened this week to render verdicts on issues that will touch on several significant facets of American society including Roe v. Wade, gun rights, and discrimination protections for LGBTQ individuals. What do you think? Read full article:: New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues...→

Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affect Sauer revenge porn case

Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affect Sauer revenge porn case

The outcome of the case against former state Rep. Nick Sauer -- who is charged with posting lewd images of two former girlfriends online without their consent -- could be affected by a forthcoming Illinois Supreme Court ruling. Read full article:: Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affe...→

Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supreme Court shortlist

Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supreme Court shortlist

Demand Justice cites the effect Trump's 2016 list had of rallying the conservative base behind the GOP nominee as a reason why Democrats should follow suit. Read full article:: Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supre...→

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

The Supreme Court seems likely to leave in place the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico's financial crisis. The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge... Read full article:: Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Up...→

Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute at Supreme Court

Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute at Supreme Court

The celebrity Kardashian sisters won a legal victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, after the justices rejected an appeal from a British company over the name of a now-defunct line of cosmetic products. Read full article:: Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute...→

Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court

Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court

Lawyers for President Trump are asking an appeals court to indefinitely bar the Manhattan DA from getting his tax returns and other financial documents in the event the case goes all the way to the… Read full article:: Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s su...→

Liberal group releases Supreme Court short list for next Democratic president

Liberal group releases Supreme Court short list for next Democratic president

A liberal advocacy group released a short list Tuesday of potential judicial nominees for the next Democratic president to use as a guide for selecting justices to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court should one arise. Read full article:: Liberal group releases Supreme Court sho...→

Christian florist appeals to Supreme Court over same-sex wedding case

Christian florist appeals to Supreme Court over same-sex wedding case

A Christian florist is appealing to the Supreme Court after Washington state’s highest court ruled against her for refusing to create floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding, saying it violated her faith. Read full article:: Christian florist appeals to Supreme Cou...→

Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments pervades Coming Out Day | WTOP

Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments pervades Coming Out Day | WTOP

National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides… Read full article:: Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments per...→

Supreme Court adds abortion regulation case to election-year docket

Supreme Court adds abortion regulation case to election-year docket

The Supreme Court is adding an abortion case to its busy election-year docket. The justices have agreed to take up a Louisiana law that could leave the state with just one clinic. Read full article:: Supreme Court adds abortion regulation c...→

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge

A sitting Brooklyn Supreme Court justice has been arrested for attempting to obstruct a federal investigation into a multi-million dollar fraud scheme at the Municipal Credit Union — where sh… Read full article:: Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstr...→

West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Christmas Parade' after protests over name change

West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Christmas Parade' after protests over name change

The mayor of West Virginia's capital city has reversed her earlier decision to rename the annual "Charleston Christmas Parade" the "Charleston Winter Parade" after protests. Read full article:: West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Chr...→

Kids take climate change fight to Alaska Supreme Court

Kids take climate change fight to Alaska Supreme Court

A lawsuit brought by 16 Alaska youths that claims climate change will devastate the environment and interfere with their rights to life and liberty. Read full article:: Kids take climate change fight to Alaska...→

'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Court seat again

'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Court seat again

Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Richard Neely, who once jokingly called himself "America's laziest and dumbest judge" in an advertisement, says he'll seek a seat on the court again in 2020 Read full article:: 'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Cour...→

Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete

Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete

Anti-fracking nonprofit Colorado Rising is asking a Colorado District Court judge to force the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to temporarily ban issuing new oil and gas permits until … Read full article:: Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district ...→

Presidential historian warns

Presidential historian warns "we're heading toward a 'U.S. v. Trump' Supreme Court case," calls Nixon's actions "sedate" compared to Trump's

The historian related Attorney General William Barr to former Attorney General John Mitchell, who left the Justice Department to work on Nixon's re-election campaign. Read full article:: Presidential historian warns "we're head...→

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ climate change lawsuit | WTOP

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys for 12 young Alaskans who sued over state climate change policy are expected to argue their case before Alaska Supreme Court justices on Wednesday. Read full article:: Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ cli...→

WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring in Protection Court on CW 23

WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring in Protection Court on CW 23

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Judge Carroll Kelly grew up in Kenmore and went to Amherst High School. Now you can watch her on her show Protection Court which started two weeks ago. She stopped by New… Read full article:: WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring ...→

Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discrimination suit

Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discrimination suit

About two dozen people rallied in Hauppauge Tuesday morning, ahead of Supreme Court arguments in the case of a man who said he was fired from a Calverton skydiving company because he was gay. The suit Read full article:: Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discriminati...→

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act

Justices seemed divided along predictable lines. But there was a possible exception: Neil Gorsuch, a member of the court’s conservative majority, whose questions suggested his vote might be in play. Read full article:: Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T....→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

The big question in two highly anticipated cases that filled the courtroom was whether one of the court’s conservatives might join the court’s four liberals. Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues Including Gay Rights, Abortion

New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues Including Gay Rights, Abortion

The Supreme Court reconvened this week to render verdicts on issues that will touch on several significant facets of American society including Roe v. Wade, gun rights, and discrimination protections for LGBTQ individuals. What do you think? Read full article:: New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative ju… Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ job discrimination

Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ job discrimination

The controlling vote could turn out to be Justice Neil Gorsuch, a Trump appointee, who seemed receptive to the plaintiffs' arguments. Read full article:: Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ...→

Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary to retire

Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary to retire

Minnesota Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary has announced that he will retire next spring. The 66-year-old Cleary was appointed to the Court of Appeals by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011, and has… Read full article:: Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edwar...→

The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limits of Gorsuch’s Textualism

The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limits of Gorsuch’s Textualism

If the justice rules against LGBTQ protections, he’ll be admitting that, deep down, he knows his judicial philosophy is deeply flawed. Read full article:: The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limit...→

Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Puerto Rico's fiscal oversight board

Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Puerto Rico's fiscal oversight board

The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge, spearheaded by hedge funds, over the composition of the control board. Read full article:: Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Pue...→

Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnesota Appeals Court

Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnesota Appeals Court

Minnesota Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary has announced that he will retire next spring. Read full article:: Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnes...→

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue before Supreme Court for new sentence | WTOP

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue before Supreme Court for new sentence | WTOP

Lawyers for younger Capital Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday that he should be resentenced for his crimes. Read full article:: Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue b...→

Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme to Pack Supreme Court with Liberal Justices | Breitbart

Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme to Pack Supreme Court with Liberal Justices | Breitbart

Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a secretive “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is pushing a scheme to pack the Supreme Court with liberal justices by adding new seats to the nation’s highest court. | Politics Read full article:: Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme t...→

Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brainerd firefighters union in department restructuring

Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brainerd firefighters union in department restructuring

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled the city of Brainerd violated state labor laws by restructuring the paid fire department and dissolving the union, resulting in five full-time equipment operators … Read full article:: Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brain...→

Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on the way, this one claiming Republicans plotted 'takeover' of Supreme Court

Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on the way, this one claiming Republicans plotted 'takeover' of Supreme Court

Another book critical of Justice Brett Kavanaugh is set to hit the stands, claiming to paint a picture of how conservatives finally "triumphed" in "their takeover of the Supreme Court." Read full article:: Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on t...→

‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme Court seat again | WTOP

‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme Court seat again | WTOP

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who once joked that he was “America’s laziest and dumbest judge” announced Wednesday that he’ll seek a seat on the court again… Read full article:: ‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme ...→

Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ discrimination cases speak out

Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ discrimination cases speak out

Gerald Bostock, Melissa Zarda and the ACLU’s Chase Strangio reflect on their historic day in court. Read full article:: Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ d...→

Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challenges to Miami-Dade's LGBTQ+ Protections

Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challenges to Miami-Dade's LGBTQ+ Protections

The nation's highest court will soon decide if it's legal to fire someone based on gender identity or sexual orientation — and Florida activists are watching closely to see how the decision will impact the LGBTQ+ community in the Sunshine State. Read full article:: Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challe...→

Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

The Alaska Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that claims state policy on fossil fuels is harming the constitutional right of young Alaskans to a safe climate. Read full article:: Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to A...→

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' climate change lawsuit

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' climate change lawsuit

Attorneys for 16 young Alaskans who sued over state climate change policy are expected to argue their case before Alaska Supreme Court justices on Wednesday Read full article:: Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' cli...→

More than 100 protestors were arrested Tuesday, as the Supreme Court heard arguements in two pivotal LGBTQ rights cases

More than 100 protestors were arrested Tuesday, as the Supreme Court heard arguements in two pivotal LGBTQ rights cases

As the Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases involving LGBTQ employment rights, over 100 protesters were reportedly arrested. Read full article:: More than 100 protestors were arrested T...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ people’s rights

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ people’s rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative justice wondering if the … Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ peopl...→

Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrimination cases highlight

Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrimination cases highlight "workplace showers" and "a parade of horribles"

The Supreme Court kicked off arguments in a number of discrimination cases that could reshape the legal landscape for LGBTQ workers across the country. Read full article:: Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrim...→

Five Colorado universities join amicus brief asking Supreme Court to protect DACA

Five Colorado universities join amicus brief asking Supreme Court to protect DACA

More than 150 universities from across the country joined an amicus brief filed Friday in the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program th… Read full article:: Five Colorado universities join amicus b...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people's rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative justice wondering if... Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affect Sauer revenge porn case

Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affect Sauer revenge porn case

The outcome of the case against former state Rep. Nick Sauer -- who is charged with posting lewd images of two former girlfriends online without their consent -- could be affected by a forthcoming Illinois Supreme Court ruling. Read full article:: Illinois Supreme Court ruling could affe...→

Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supreme Court shortlist

Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supreme Court shortlist

Demand Justice cites the effect Trump's 2016 list had of rallying the conservative base behind the GOP nominee as a reason why Democrats should follow suit. Read full article:: Liberals push 2020 Dems to release Supre...→

Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary to retire

Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary to retire

Minnesota Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary has announced that he will retire next spring. The 66-year-old Cleary was appointed to the Court of Appeals by Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011, and has… Read full article:: Minn. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edwar...→

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

The Supreme Court seems likely to leave in place the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico's financial crisis. The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge... Read full article:: Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Up...→

The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limits of Gorsuch’s Textualism

The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limits of Gorsuch’s Textualism

If the justice rules against LGBTQ protections, he’ll be admitting that, deep down, he knows his judicial philosophy is deeply flawed. Read full article:: The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limit...→

Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute at Supreme Court

Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute at Supreme Court

The celebrity Kardashian sisters won a legal victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, after the justices rejected an appeal from a British company over the name of a now-defunct line of cosmetic products. Read full article:: Kardashian sisters win trademark dispute...→

Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Puerto Rico's fiscal oversight board

Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Puerto Rico's fiscal oversight board

The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge, spearheaded by hedge funds, over the composition of the control board. Read full article:: Supreme Court seems likely to uphold Pue...→

Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court

Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court

Lawyers for President Trump are asking an appeals court to indefinitely bar the Manhattan DA from getting his tax returns and other financial documents in the event the case goes all the way to the… Read full article:: Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s su...→

Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnesota Appeals Court

Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnesota Appeals Court

Minnesota Court of Appeals Chief Judge Edward Cleary has announced that he will retire next spring. Read full article:: Chief Judge Cleary To Retire From Minnes...→

Liberal group releases Supreme Court short list for next Democratic president

Liberal group releases Supreme Court short list for next Democratic president

A liberal advocacy group released a short list Tuesday of potential judicial nominees for the next Democratic president to use as a guide for selecting justices to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court should one arise. Read full article:: Liberal group releases Supreme Court sho...→

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue before Supreme Court for new sentence | WTOP

Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue before Supreme Court for new sentence | WTOP

Lawyers for younger Capital Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday that he should be resentenced for his crimes. Read full article:: Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo to argue b...→

Christian florist appeals to Supreme Court over same-sex wedding case

Christian florist appeals to Supreme Court over same-sex wedding case

A Christian florist is appealing to the Supreme Court after Washington state’s highest court ruled against her for refusing to create floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding, saying it violated her faith. Read full article:: Christian florist appeals to Supreme Cou...→

Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments pervades Coming Out Day | WTOP

Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments pervades Coming Out Day | WTOP

National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides… Read full article:: Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments per...→

Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme to Pack Supreme Court with Liberal Justices | Breitbart

Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme to Pack Supreme Court with Liberal Justices | Breitbart

Demand Justice, an organization founded by former members of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and associated with a secretive “social welfare organization” financed by billionaire activist George Soros, is pushing a scheme to pack the Supreme Court with liberal justices by adding new seats to the nation’s highest court. | Politics Read full article:: Leftist Dark Money Group Pushes Scheme t...→

Supreme Court adds abortion regulation case to election-year docket

Supreme Court adds abortion regulation case to election-year docket

The Supreme Court is adding an abortion case to its busy election-year docket. The justices have agreed to take up a Louisiana law that could leave the state with just one clinic. Read full article:: Supreme Court adds abortion regulation c...→

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge

A sitting Brooklyn Supreme Court justice has been arrested for attempting to obstruct a federal investigation into a multi-million dollar fraud scheme at the Municipal Credit Union — where sh… Read full article:: Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstr...→

Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brainerd firefighters union in department restructuring

Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brainerd firefighters union in department restructuring

The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled the city of Brainerd violated state labor laws by restructuring the paid fire department and dissolving the union, resulting in five full-time equipment operators … Read full article:: Minnesota Supreme Court sides with Brain...→

West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Christmas Parade' after protests over name change

West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Christmas Parade' after protests over name change

The mayor of West Virginia's capital city has reversed her earlier decision to rename the annual "Charleston Christmas Parade" the "Charleston Winter Parade" after protests. Read full article:: West Virginia mayor restores city's 'Chr...→

Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on the way, this one claiming Republicans plotted 'takeover' of Supreme Court

Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on the way, this one claiming Republicans plotted 'takeover' of Supreme Court

Another book critical of Justice Brett Kavanaugh is set to hit the stands, claiming to paint a picture of how conservatives finally "triumphed" in "their takeover of the Supreme Court." Read full article:: Another Kavanaugh confirmation book on t...→

‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme Court seat again | WTOP

‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme Court seat again | WTOP

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia Supreme Court justice who once joked that he was “America’s laziest and dumbest judge” announced Wednesday that he’ll seek a seat on the court again… Read full article:: ‘Dumbest’ judge Neely seeks WVa Supreme ...→

Kids take climate change fight to Alaska Supreme Court

Kids take climate change fight to Alaska Supreme Court

A lawsuit brought by 16 Alaska youths that claims climate change will devastate the environment and interfere with their rights to life and liberty. Read full article:: Kids take climate change fight to Alaska...→

Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ discrimination cases speak out

Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ discrimination cases speak out

Gerald Bostock, Melissa Zarda and the ACLU’s Chase Strangio reflect on their historic day in court. Read full article:: Central figures in Supreme Court LGBTQ d...→

'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Court seat again

'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Court seat again

Former West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Richard Neely, who once jokingly called himself "America's laziest and dumbest judge" in an advertisement, says he'll seek a seat on the court again in 2020 Read full article:: 'Dumbest' judge seeks state Supreme Cour...→

Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challenges to Miami-Dade's LGBTQ+ Protections

Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challenges to Miami-Dade's LGBTQ+ Protections

The nation's highest court will soon decide if it's legal to fire someone based on gender identity or sexual orientation — and Florida activists are watching closely to see how the decision will impact the LGBTQ+ community in the Sunshine State. Read full article:: Supreme Court Decision Could Open Challe...→

Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete

Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete

Anti-fracking nonprofit Colorado Rising is asking a Colorado District Court judge to force the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to temporarily ban issuing new oil and gas permits until … Read full article:: Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district ...→

Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to Alaska Supreme Court

The Alaska Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that claims state policy on fossil fuels is harming the constitutional right of young Alaskans to a safe climate. Read full article:: Youths’ climate change lawsuit goes to A...→

Presidential historian warns

Presidential historian warns "we're heading toward a 'U.S. v. Trump' Supreme Court case," calls Nixon's actions "sedate" compared to Trump's

The historian related Attorney General William Barr to former Attorney General John Mitchell, who left the Justice Department to work on Nixon's re-election campaign. Read full article:: Presidential historian warns "we're head...→

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' climate change lawsuit

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' climate change lawsuit

Attorneys for 16 young Alaskans who sued over state climate change policy are expected to argue their case before Alaska Supreme Court justices on Wednesday Read full article:: Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths' cli...→

Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ climate change lawsuit | WTOP

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys for 12 young Alaskans who sued over state climate change policy are expected to argue their case before Alaska Supreme Court justices on Wednesday. Read full article:: Alaska Supreme Court to hear youths’ cli...→

More than 100 protestors were arrested Tuesday, as the Supreme Court heard arguements in two pivotal LGBTQ rights cases

More than 100 protestors were arrested Tuesday, as the Supreme Court heard arguements in two pivotal LGBTQ rights cases

As the Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases involving LGBTQ employment rights, over 100 protesters were reportedly arrested. Read full article:: More than 100 protestors were arrested T...→

WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring in Protection Court on CW 23

WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring in Protection Court on CW 23

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Judge Carroll Kelly grew up in Kenmore and went to Amherst High School. Now you can watch her on her show Protection Court which started two weeks ago. She stopped by New… Read full article:: WNY native Judge Carroll Kelly starring ...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ people’s rights

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ people’s rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative justice wondering if the … Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBTQ peopl...→

Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discrimination suit

Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discrimination suit

About two dozen people rallied in Hauppauge Tuesday morning, ahead of Supreme Court arguments in the case of a man who said he was fired from a Calverton skydiving company because he was gay. The suit Read full article:: Supreme Court hears LI LGBT discriminati...→

Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrimination cases highlight

Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrimination cases highlight "workplace showers" and "a parade of horribles"

The Supreme Court kicked off arguments in a number of discrimination cases that could reshape the legal landscape for LGBTQ workers across the country. Read full article:: Supreme Court arguments in LGBTQ discrim...→

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act

Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T. Workers Are Protected by the Civil Rights Act

Justices seemed divided along predictable lines. But there was a possible exception: Neil Gorsuch, a member of the court’s conservative majority, whose questions suggested his vote might be in play. Read full article:: Supreme Court Considers Whether L.G.B.T....→

Five Colorado universities join amicus brief asking Supreme Court to protect DACA

Five Colorado universities join amicus brief asking Supreme Court to protect DACA

More than 150 universities from across the country joined an amicus brief filed Friday in the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program th… Read full article:: Five Colorado universities join amicus b...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

The big question in two highly anticipated cases that filled the courtroom was whether one of the court’s conservatives might join the court’s four liberals. Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues Including Gay Rights, Abortion

New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues Including Gay Rights, Abortion

The Supreme Court reconvened this week to render verdicts on issues that will touch on several significant facets of American society including Roe v. Wade, gun rights, and discrimination protections for LGBTQ individuals. What do you think? Read full article:: New Supreme Court Term To Take On Issues...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people's rights

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative justice wondering if... Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people’s rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, with one conservative ju… Read full article:: Divided Supreme Court weighs LGBT people...→

Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ job discrimination

Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ job discrimination

The controlling vote could turn out to be Justice Neil Gorsuch, a Trump appointee, who seemed receptive to the plaintiffs' arguments. Read full article:: Supreme Court appears divided over LGBTQ...→