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Supreme Court lawyer "can't think of something more dangerous to our democracy" than Dershowitz's Trump defense becoming precedent

Neal Katyal, who served as the Acting Solicitor General, said that Dershowitz's defense of President Trump could set a dangerous precedence for future presiden [...] Read full article: Supreme Court lawyer "can't think of som...→

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Supreme Court lawyer "can't think of something more dangerous to our democracy" than Dershowitz's Trump defense becoming precedent

Neal Katyal, who served as the Acting Solicitor General, said that Dershowitz's defense of President Trump could set a dangerous precedence for future presiden [...] Read full article: Supreme Court lawyer "can't think of som...→

Supreme Judicial Court moves to free some criminal defendants over coronavirus fears

Supreme Judicial Court moves to free some criminal defendants over coronavirus fears

Defendants who are being held on bail while awaiting trial for non-violent crimes can be freed under some circumstances due to coronavirus, the state’s Supreme [...] Read full article: Supreme Judicial Court moves to free som...→

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerf...→

Trump announces Justin Walker, former Kavanaugh clerk, as pick for DC Circuit Court

Trump announces Justin Walker, former Kavanaugh clerk, as pick for DC Circuit Court

Walker previously clerked for former Justice Anthony Kennedy and Justice Brett Kavanaugh before his elevation to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Trump announces Justin Walker, former Ka...→

Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' Turnout, 'Very Dangerous' for Biden

Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' Turnout, 'Very Dangerous' for Biden

David Plouffe predicted President Donald Trump will see near "historic" turnout in 2020, putting Joe Biden in a "very dangerous" spot. Read full article: Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' ...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to debate’ Trump, but done with Bernie

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to debate’ Trump, but done with Bernie

Joe Biden says he’s anxious to face off with President Trump. “I'm ready to debate President Trump on zoom or Skype, anytime he wants,” the former vice preside [...] Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to d...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Trump has ‘been very slow to act’

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Trump has ‘been very slow to act’

Joe Biden isn’t going as far as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in slamming President Trump’s steering of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pande [...] Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Tru...→

Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronavirus Shows 'How Dangerous' Trump Is

Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronavirus Shows 'How Dangerous' Trump Is

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Seth Meyers that "we're seeing just how dangerous" the president is during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronaviru...→

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emissions Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emissions Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

The Trump administration has finalized a roll back of strict Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, gutting a major component in the battle against clima [...] Read full article: Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emi...→

Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'

Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that President Trump "was a dangerous president" because | Clip [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'...→

Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus is reason to preserve DACA

Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus is reason to preserve DACA

Illegal immigrant “Dreamers” told the Supreme Court on Friday they are a key resource to combat the coronavirus crisis and that it’s another reason the high co [...] Read full article: Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus i...→

Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear PolyMet permit appeal

Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear PolyMet permit appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear PolyMet Mining Inc.’s appeal of a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its propo [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear P...→

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

The former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has been denied early release from a three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and lying to C [...] Read full article: Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early P...→

NY appeals court upholds ruling that Trump can't block people on Twitter

NY appeals court upholds ruling that Trump can't block people on Twitter

A federal appeals court on Monday reaffirmed a lower court ruling that prohibits President Trump fro, blocking users on Twitter. Read full article: NY appeals court upholds ruling that Tru...→

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that revived comedian's racial bias suit against Comcast - amNewYork

BY ANDREW CHUNG The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court's ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that re...→

Conservative leaders press senators to confirm Trump circuit court pick

Conservative leaders press senators to confirm Trump circuit court pick

The letter was organized by the Article III Project, a group dedicated to supporting President Trump's judicial nominees. Read full article: Conservative leaders press senators to c...→

Supreme Court Takes Up Trump Bid to Shield Financial Records

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear President Donald Trump's appeals in three separate cases to prevent his financial records, including tax return [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Takes Up Trump Bid to Shie...→

Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument for rest of the term

Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument for rest of the term

The Supreme Court says it won’t keep the oral argument schedule for the rest of the term. ... The court says if public health and safety considerations change, [...] Read full article: Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument...→

Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to Help Release Jail Detainees

Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to Help Release Jail Detainees

A coalition of criminal defense lawyers filed a lawsuit today, April 3, asking the Colorado Supreme Court to help reduce populations in jails throughout the st [...] Read full article: Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to He...→

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

President Trump plans to nominate Judge Justin Walker, 37, for the federal appeals court in D.C., making him the youngest nominee since the 1980s to the nation [...] Read full article: Trump picks young judge likely to court ...→

Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Supreme Court

Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Supreme Court

Despite the closing of workout facilities across the country, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is continuing her regular sessions twice a week at the private Suprem [...] Read full article: Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Suprem...→

Supreme Court accepts case on police immunity from lawsuits

Supreme Court accepts case on police immunity from lawsuits

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by police officers who believe they deserve immunity from a lawsuit... Read full article: Supreme Court accepts case on police imm...→

NY high court keeps woman’s suit vs. Trump on hold, for now | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s highest court decided Tuesday to leave a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on hold [...] Read full article: NY high court keeps woman’s suit vs. Tru...→

Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous President'

Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous President'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday referred to President Donald Trump as "dangerous.""It was so sad to hear him say, as he signed the bull, 'just think back [...] Read full article: Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous Presiden...→

Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Gosselin's Kids See Each Other

Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Gosselin's Kids See Each Other

The bitter legal battle between Jon and Kate Gosselin is still going on and a lawyer representing their sextuplets has asked a judge to let the divided sibling [...] Read full article: Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Go...→

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

The former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has been denied early release from a three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and lying to C [...] Read full article: Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early P...→

Supreme Court last chance for Trump to block Twitter critics

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will have to go to the U.S. Supreme Court if he wants to block critics from his personal Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. C [...] Read full article: Supreme Court last chance for Trump to b...→

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can prevent criminal defendants from pleading insanity without violating their constitutional righ [...] Read full article: Supreme Court rules states can bar insan...→

Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter case

Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter case

The request came from the Justice Department, which can still appeal to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter...→

Supreme Court scraps April calendar, delays major cases amid pandemic

Supreme Court scraps April calendar, delays major cases amid pandemic

The Supreme Court cleared its calendar for April, extending an already historic delay of major legal cases, several of which have big implications for the 2020 [...] Read full article: Supreme Court scraps April calendar, del...→

Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Arguments

Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Arguments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday postponed oral arguments scheduled for April as a result of the coronavirus and it remains unclear when several high-profile c [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Argum...→

Supreme Court postpones April arguments

Supreme Court postpones April arguments

The Supreme Court announced Friday it would be postponing oral arguments scheduled for the end of the month due to the continuing threat of the spread of COVID [...] Read full article: Supreme Court postpones April arguments...→

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

President Donald Trump said he is picking Justin Walker, an ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to serve on the U.S. District Court of Appea [...] Read full article: Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Ap...→

Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithless electors threaten “stable governance”

Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithless electors threaten “stable governance”

The state of Colorado on Wednesday defended the constitutionality of a state law before the highest court in the nation, arguing it had the power to force Colo [...] Read full article: Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithl...→

Colorado legislature can resume its regular session after breaking for coronavirus, Supreme Court rules

Colorado legislature can resume its regular session after breaking for coronavirus, Supreme Court rules

Colorado lawmakers don’t have to meet for 120 consecutive days during a declared public health emergency, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in a narrow decision [...] Read full article: Colorado legislature can resume its regu...→

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

A professor at Wake Forest Law School was chastised by the school's dean after he read a case footnote that contained the N-word during a classroom discussion [...] Read full article: Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Read...→

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

While the new standards will apply nationwide, California and other states that have adopted stricter mileage standards likely won’t have their lawsuit against [...] Read full article: Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Eco...→

Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail Populations to Combat Coronavirus

Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail Populations to Combat Coronavirus

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is being asked to order the release of some inmates from county jails to help reduce the spread of the new virus Read full article: Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail P...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh political attacks on coronavirus response

Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh political attacks on coronavirus response

Trump's coming under attack by Biden and pro-Biden super PACs over his response to the coronavirus. But will the criticism backfire on Biden? Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh...→

Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral' for Trump to Talk about Reopening Economy on Easter

Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral' for Trump to Talk about Reopening Economy on Easter

During an interview on MSNBC on Tuesday, Rep. and former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala (D-FL) stated that what President Trump "has been saying about | Clips Dur [...] Read full article: Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral...→

Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask the lawyer

Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask the lawyer

The 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution limits presidents to two terms. The amendment was ratified in 1951, and is applicable today. Read full article: Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask...→

Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challenging insanity defense

Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challenging insanity defense

The Supreme Court ruled Monday against a Kansas man who challenged the state law, claiming it was too difficult to mount an insanity defense after he was convi [...] Read full article: Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challen...→

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

The Supreme Court says states can prevent criminal defendants from pleading insanity without violating their constitutional rights Read full article: Supreme Court rules states can bar insan...→

Supreme Court scraps April calendar, delays major cases amid pandemic

Supreme Court scraps April calendar, delays major cases amid pandemic

The Supreme Court cleared its calendar for April, extending an already historic delay of major legal cases, several of which have big implications for the 2020 [...] Read full article: Supreme Court scraps April calendar, del...→

Supreme Court Takes Up Trump Bid to Shield Financial Records

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear President Donald Trump's appeals in three separate cases to prevent his financial records, including tax return [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Takes Up Trump Bid to Shie...→

Supreme Judicial Court moves to free some criminal defendants over coronavirus fears

Supreme Judicial Court moves to free some criminal defendants over coronavirus fears

Defendants who are being held on bail while awaiting trial for non-violent crimes can be freed under some circumstances due to coronavirus, the state’s Supreme [...] Read full article: Supreme Judicial Court moves to free som...→

Supreme Court postpones April arguments

Supreme Court postpones April arguments

The Supreme Court announced Friday it would be postponing oral arguments scheduled for the end of the month due to the continuing threat of the spread of COVID [...] Read full article: Supreme Court postpones April arguments...→

Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to Help Release Jail Detainees

Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to Help Release Jail Detainees

A coalition of criminal defense lawyers filed a lawsuit today, April 3, asking the Colorado Supreme Court to help reduce populations in jails throughout the st [...] Read full article: Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to He...→

Trump announces Justin Walker, former Kavanaugh clerk, as pick for DC Circuit Court

Trump announces Justin Walker, former Kavanaugh clerk, as pick for DC Circuit Court

Walker previously clerked for former Justice Anthony Kennedy and Justice Brett Kavanaugh before his elevation to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Trump announces Justin Walker, former Ka...→

Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithless electors threaten “stable governance”

Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithless electors threaten “stable governance”

The state of Colorado on Wednesday defended the constitutionality of a state law before the highest court in the nation, arguing it had the power to force Colo [...] Read full article: Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithl...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to debate’ Trump, but done with Bernie

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to debate’ Trump, but done with Bernie

Joe Biden says he’s anxious to face off with President Trump. “I'm ready to debate President Trump on zoom or Skype, anytime he wants,” the former vice preside [...] Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to d...→

Supreme Court accepts case on police immunity from lawsuits

Supreme Court accepts case on police immunity from lawsuits

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by police officers who believe they deserve immunity from a lawsuit... Read full article: Supreme Court accepts case on police imm...→

Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronavirus Shows 'How Dangerous' Trump Is

Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronavirus Shows 'How Dangerous' Trump Is

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Seth Meyers that "we're seeing just how dangerous" the president is during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronaviru...→

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

While the new standards will apply nationwide, California and other states that have adopted stricter mileage standards likely won’t have their lawsuit against [...] Read full article: Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Eco...→

Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'

Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that President Trump "was a dangerous president" because | Clip [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh political attacks on coronavirus response

Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh political attacks on coronavirus response

Trump's coming under attack by Biden and pro-Biden super PACs over his response to the coronavirus. But will the criticism backfire on Biden? Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh...→

Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Gosselin's Kids See Each Other

Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Gosselin's Kids See Each Other

The bitter legal battle between Jon and Kate Gosselin is still going on and a lawyer representing their sextuplets has asked a judge to let the divided sibling [...] Read full article: Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Go...→

Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear PolyMet permit appeal

Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear PolyMet permit appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear PolyMet Mining Inc.’s appeal of a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its propo [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear P...→

Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral' for Trump to Talk about Reopening Economy on Easter

Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral' for Trump to Talk about Reopening Economy on Easter

During an interview on MSNBC on Tuesday, Rep. and former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala (D-FL) stated that what President Trump "has been saying about | Clips Dur [...] Read full article: Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral...→

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

The former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has been denied early release from a three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and lying to C [...] Read full article: Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early P...→

NY appeals court upholds ruling that Trump can't block people on Twitter

NY appeals court upholds ruling that Trump can't block people on Twitter

A federal appeals court on Monday reaffirmed a lower court ruling that prohibits President Trump fro, blocking users on Twitter. Read full article: NY appeals court upholds ruling that Tru...→

Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challenging insanity defense

Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challenging insanity defense

The Supreme Court ruled Monday against a Kansas man who challenged the state law, claiming it was too difficult to mount an insanity defense after he was convi [...] Read full article: Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challen...→

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can prevent criminal defendants from pleading insanity without violating their constitutional righ [...] Read full article: Supreme Court rules states can bar insan...→

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that revived comedian's racial bias suit against Comcast - amNewYork

BY ANDREW CHUNG The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court's ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that re...→

Conservative leaders press senators to confirm Trump circuit court pick

Conservative leaders press senators to confirm Trump circuit court pick

The letter was organized by the Article III Project, a group dedicated to supporting President Trump's judicial nominees. Read full article: Conservative leaders press senators to c...→

Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Arguments

Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Arguments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday postponed oral arguments scheduled for April as a result of the coronavirus and it remains unclear when several high-profile c [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Argum...→

Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument for rest of the term

Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument for rest of the term

The Supreme Court says it won’t keep the oral argument schedule for the rest of the term. ... The court says if public health and safety considerations change, [...] Read full article: Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument...→

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerf...→

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

President Donald Trump said he is picking Justin Walker, an ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to serve on the U.S. District Court of Appea [...] Read full article: Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Ap...→

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

President Trump plans to nominate Judge Justin Walker, 37, for the federal appeals court in D.C., making him the youngest nominee since the 1980s to the nation [...] Read full article: Trump picks young judge likely to court ...→

Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' Turnout, 'Very Dangerous' for Biden

Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' Turnout, 'Very Dangerous' for Biden

David Plouffe predicted President Donald Trump will see near "historic" turnout in 2020, putting Joe Biden in a "very dangerous" spot. Read full article: Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' ...→

Colorado legislature can resume its regular session after breaking for coronavirus, Supreme Court rules

Colorado legislature can resume its regular session after breaking for coronavirus, Supreme Court rules

Colorado lawmakers don’t have to meet for 120 consecutive days during a declared public health emergency, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in a narrow decision [...] Read full article: Colorado legislature can resume its regu...→

Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Supreme Court

Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Supreme Court

Despite the closing of workout facilities across the country, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is continuing her regular sessions twice a week at the private Suprem [...] Read full article: Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Suprem...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Trump has ‘been very slow to act’

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Trump has ‘been very slow to act’

Joe Biden isn’t going as far as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in slamming President Trump’s steering of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pande [...] Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Tru...→

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

A professor at Wake Forest Law School was chastised by the school's dean after he read a case footnote that contained the N-word during a classroom discussion [...] Read full article: Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Read...→

NY high court keeps woman’s suit vs. Trump on hold, for now | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s highest court decided Tuesday to leave a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on hold [...] Read full article: NY high court keeps woman’s suit vs. Tru...→

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emissions Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emissions Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

The Trump administration has finalized a roll back of strict Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, gutting a major component in the battle against clima [...] Read full article: Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emi...→

Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail Populations to Combat Coronavirus

Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail Populations to Combat Coronavirus

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is being asked to order the release of some inmates from county jails to help reduce the spread of the new virus Read full article: Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail P...→

Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous President'

Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous President'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday referred to President Donald Trump as "dangerous.""It was so sad to hear him say, as he signed the bull, 'just think back [...] Read full article: Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous Presiden...→

Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus is reason to preserve DACA

Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus is reason to preserve DACA

Illegal immigrant “Dreamers” told the Supreme Court on Friday they are a key resource to combat the coronavirus crisis and that it’s another reason the high co [...] Read full article: Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus i...→

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

The former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has been denied early release from a three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and lying to C [...] Read full article: Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early P...→

Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask the lawyer

Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask the lawyer

The 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution limits presidents to two terms. The amendment was ratified in 1951, and is applicable today. Read full article: Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask...→

Supreme Court last chance for Trump to block Twitter critics

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will have to go to the U.S. Supreme Court if he wants to block critics from his personal Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. C [...] Read full article: Supreme Court last chance for Trump to b...→

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

The Supreme Court says states can prevent criminal defendants from pleading insanity without violating their constitutional rights Read full article: Supreme Court rules states can bar insan...→

Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter case

Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter case

The request came from the Justice Department, which can still appeal to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter...→

Conservative leaders press senators to confirm Trump circuit court pick

Conservative leaders press senators to confirm Trump circuit court pick

The letter was organized by the Article III Project, a group dedicated to supporting President Trump's judicial nominees. Read full article: Conservative leaders press senators to c...→

Supreme Court scraps April calendar, delays major cases amid pandemic

Supreme Court scraps April calendar, delays major cases amid pandemic

The Supreme Court cleared its calendar for April, extending an already historic delay of major legal cases, several of which have big implications for the 2020 [...] Read full article: Supreme Court scraps April calendar, del...→

Supreme Court Takes Up Trump Bid to Shield Financial Records

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear President Donald Trump's appeals in three separate cases to prevent his financial records, including tax return [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Takes Up Trump Bid to Shie...→

Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Arguments

Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Arguments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday postponed oral arguments scheduled for April as a result of the coronavirus and it remains unclear when several high-profile c [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Postpones April Oral Argum...→

Supreme Judicial Court moves to free some criminal defendants over coronavirus fears

Supreme Judicial Court moves to free some criminal defendants over coronavirus fears

Defendants who are being held on bail while awaiting trial for non-violent crimes can be freed under some circumstances due to coronavirus, the state’s Supreme [...] Read full article: Supreme Judicial Court moves to free som...→

Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument for rest of the term

Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument for rest of the term

The Supreme Court says it won’t keep the oral argument schedule for the rest of the term. ... The court says if public health and safety considerations change, [...] Read full article: Supreme Court cancels courtroom argument...→

Supreme Court postpones April arguments

Supreme Court postpones April arguments

The Supreme Court announced Friday it would be postponing oral arguments scheduled for the end of the month due to the continuing threat of the spread of COVID [...] Read full article: Supreme Court postpones April arguments...→

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appe [...] Read full article: Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerf...→

Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to Help Release Jail Detainees

Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to Help Release Jail Detainees

A coalition of criminal defense lawyers filed a lawsuit today, April 3, asking the Colorado Supreme Court to help reduce populations in jails throughout the st [...] Read full article: Lawyers Ask Colorado Supreme Court to He...→

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Appeals Court

President Donald Trump said he is picking Justin Walker, an ally of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to serve on the U.S. District Court of Appea [...] Read full article: Trump Picks McConnell Favorite for DC Ap...→

Trump announces Justin Walker, former Kavanaugh clerk, as pick for DC Circuit Court

Trump announces Justin Walker, former Kavanaugh clerk, as pick for DC Circuit Court

Walker previously clerked for former Justice Anthony Kennedy and Justice Brett Kavanaugh before his elevation to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Trump announces Justin Walker, former Ka...→

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

Trump picks young judge likely to court controversy for open seat on federal appeals court in D.C.

President Trump plans to nominate Judge Justin Walker, 37, for the federal appeals court in D.C., making him the youngest nominee since the 1980s to the nation [...] Read full article: Trump picks young judge likely to court ...→

Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithless electors threaten “stable governance”

Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithless electors threaten “stable governance”

The state of Colorado on Wednesday defended the constitutionality of a state law before the highest court in the nation, arguing it had the power to force Colo [...] Read full article: Colorado tells Supreme Court that faithl...→

Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' Turnout, 'Very Dangerous' for Biden

Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' Turnout, 'Very Dangerous' for Biden

David Plouffe predicted President Donald Trump will see near "historic" turnout in 2020, putting Joe Biden in a "very dangerous" spot. Read full article: Plouffe: Trump Will See Near 'Historic' ...→

Colorado legislature can resume its regular session after breaking for coronavirus, Supreme Court rules

Colorado legislature can resume its regular session after breaking for coronavirus, Supreme Court rules

Colorado lawmakers don’t have to meet for 120 consecutive days during a declared public health emergency, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in a narrow decision [...] Read full article: Colorado legislature can resume its regu...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to debate’ Trump, but done with Bernie

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to debate’ Trump, but done with Bernie

Joe Biden says he’s anxious to face off with President Trump. “I'm ready to debate President Trump on zoom or Skype, anytime he wants,” the former vice preside [...] Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden ‘ready to d...→

Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Supreme Court

Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Supreme Court

Despite the closing of workout facilities across the country, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is continuing her regular sessions twice a week at the private Suprem [...] Read full article: Justice RBG Continues Workouts at Suprem...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Trump has ‘been very slow to act’

Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Trump has ‘been very slow to act’

Joe Biden isn’t going as far as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in slamming President Trump’s steering of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pande [...] Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Biden charges Tru...→

Supreme Court accepts case on police immunity from lawsuits

Supreme Court accepts case on police immunity from lawsuits

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by police officers who believe they deserve immunity from a lawsuit... Read full article: Supreme Court accepts case on police imm...→

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Reading Racial Slur in Famous Supreme Court Opinion

A professor at Wake Forest Law School was chastised by the school's dean after he read a case footnote that contained the N-word during a classroom discussion [...] Read full article: Wake Forest Reprimands Law Prof for Read...→

Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronavirus Shows 'How Dangerous' Trump Is

Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronavirus Shows 'How Dangerous' Trump Is

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Seth Meyers that "we're seeing just how dangerous" the president is during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Bernie Sanders to Seth Myers: Coronaviru...→

NY high court keeps woman’s suit vs. Trump on hold, for now | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s highest court decided Tuesday to leave a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on hold [...] Read full article: NY high court keeps woman’s suit vs. Tru...→

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

While the new standards will apply nationwide, California and other states that have adopted stricter mileage standards likely won’t have their lawsuit against [...] Read full article: Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Eco...→

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emissions Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emissions Standards; Opponents Vow Court Fight

The Trump administration has finalized a roll back of strict Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, gutting a major component in the battle against clima [...] Read full article: Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Emi...→

Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail Populations to Combat Coronavirus

Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail Populations to Combat Coronavirus

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is being asked to order the release of some inmates from county jails to help reduce the spread of the new virus Read full article: Pa. Supreme Court Asked to Reduce Jail P...→

Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'

Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'

On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that President Trump "was a dangerous president" because | Clip [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Trump 'a Dangerous President'...→

Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous President'

Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous President'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday referred to President Donald Trump as "dangerous.""It was so sad to hear him say, as he signed the bull, 'just think back [...] Read full article: Pelosi Calls Trump a 'Dangerous Presiden...→

Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh political attacks on coronavirus response

Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh political attacks on coronavirus response

Trump's coming under attack by Biden and pro-Biden super PACs over his response to the coronavirus. But will the criticism backfire on Biden? Read full article: Democracy 2020 Digest: Trump faces fresh...→

Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus is reason to preserve DACA

Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus is reason to preserve DACA

Illegal immigrant “Dreamers” told the Supreme Court on Friday they are a key resource to combat the coronavirus crisis and that it’s another reason the high co [...] Read full article: Dreamers to Supreme Court: Coronavirus i...→

Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Gosselin's Kids See Each Other

Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Gosselin's Kids See Each Other

The bitter legal battle between Jon and Kate Gosselin is still going on and a lawyer representing their sextuplets has asked a judge to let the divided sibling [...] Read full article: Lawyer Asks Court to Let Jon and Kate Go...→

Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear PolyMet permit appeal

Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear PolyMet permit appeal

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear PolyMet Mining Inc.’s appeal of a ruling that canceled three permits needed for its propo [...] Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court agrees to hear P...→

Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral' for Trump to Talk about Reopening Economy on Easter

Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral' for Trump to Talk about Reopening Economy on Easter

During an interview on MSNBC on Tuesday, Rep. and former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala (D-FL) stated that what President Trump "has been saying about | Clips Dur [...] Read full article: Dem Rep. Shalala: 'Dangerous and Immoral...→

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

The former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has been denied early release from a three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and lying to C [...] Read full article: Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early P...→

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early Prison Release

The former personal lawyer for President Donald Trump has been denied early release from a three-year prison sentence for campaign finance fraud and lying to C [...] Read full article: Ex-Trump Lawyer Loses Effort for Early P...→

Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask the lawyer

Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask the lawyer

The 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution limits presidents to two terms. The amendment was ratified in 1951, and is applicable today. Read full article: Can Trump be president indefinitely? Ask...→

NY appeals court upholds ruling that Trump can't block people on Twitter

NY appeals court upholds ruling that Trump can't block people on Twitter

A federal appeals court on Monday reaffirmed a lower court ruling that prohibits President Trump fro, blocking users on Twitter. Read full article: NY appeals court upholds ruling that Tru...→

Supreme Court last chance for Trump to block Twitter critics

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will have to go to the U.S. Supreme Court if he wants to block critics from his personal Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. C [...] Read full article: Supreme Court last chance for Trump to b...→

Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challenging insanity defense

Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challenging insanity defense

The Supreme Court ruled Monday against a Kansas man who challenged the state law, claiming it was too difficult to mount an insanity defense after he was convi [...] Read full article: Supreme Court upholds Kansas law challen...→

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can prevent criminal defendants from pleading insanity without violating their constitutional righ [...] Read full article: Supreme Court rules states can bar insan...→

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

Supreme Court rules states can bar insanity defense

The Supreme Court says states can prevent criminal defendants from pleading insanity without violating their constitutional rights Read full article: Supreme Court rules states can bar insan...→

U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that revived comedian's racial bias suit against Comcast - amNewYork

BY ANDREW CHUNG The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court's ruling that had given the green light to comedian-turned-media entrepreneur Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court tosses ruling that re...→

Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter case

Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter case

The request came from the Justice Department, which can still appeal to the Supreme Court. Read full article: Appeals court won't review Trump Twitter...→