Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Black man’s life sentence in stolen hedge clippers case is ‘cruel and unusual,’ Louisiana judge says 

Repeat offender laws sent Fair Wayne Bryant to prison for life after trying to steal hedge clippers. Louisiana’s Supreme Court won’t review the case.

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Protests after Detroit teen detained over missed homework 

Michigan’s supreme court says it will review the original family court ruling against ‘Grace’.

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US Supreme Court allows federal executions to resume 

The court clears the way for the first executions of federal prisoners in 17 years.

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A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term 

From abortion to religion and immigration, the recent court term featured just about every flashpoint in American law. Here are the highlights, including the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts.

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US Supreme Court rules half of Oklahoma is Native American land 

The justices decide an eastern swathe of the state should be recognised as part of a reservation.

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Chief Justice John Roberts injured head in fall during walk, Court says 

Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized overnight last month after suffering a head injury from a fall while walking near his home, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.

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Chief Justice John Roberts Recently Spent a Night in Hospital After Being Injured in a Fall 

Roberts was walking for exercise near his home June 21 when he fell, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said

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Trump’s renewed effort to dismantle Obamacare is particularly cruel during the pandemic 

The Trump administration recently argued before the Supreme Court in favor of repealing the entirely of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. This would remove an estimated 20 million people off their health coverage, which is an especially dangerous move considering that the country is in the midst of a pandemic and millions of people are losing […]

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Colorado Supreme Court Upholds 2013 Magazine Ban 

In 2013, Colorado enacted House Bill 13-1224, which made it a crime, with some exceptions, to sell, transfer, or possess any “large-capacity magazine” The post Colorado Supreme Court Upholds 2013 Magazine Ban appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

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Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Soar 

Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq’s health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected Illinois Republicans’ request to hold big political gatherings.

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Donald Trump marks Independence Day with incendiary Mount Rushmore speech – live 

President says US under assault from ‘far-left fascism’Coronavirus infections near 130,000; senior Trump official sickSupreme court gives conservatives blues – what’s really going on?Sign up to our First Thing newsletter 1.31pm BST Disturbing news from Seattle, where last night a car drove into a crowd of protesters on a closed portion of Interstate 5.Two wo […]

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50 years of Pride: A visual history of the victories, setbacks, and celebrations that have defined LGBTQ Americans since the very first Pride march 

REUTERS/Tom Brenner On this day 50 years ago, LGBTQ activists and allies in New York City marched from Greenwich Village to Central Park to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The event became known as the first gay-pride march or parade. From the first gay-pride march in 1970 to the US Supreme Court’s ruling protecting LGBTQ […]

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Is It Legal for Cops to Force You to Unlock Your Phone? 

Because the relevant Supreme Court precedents predate the smartphone era, the courts are divided on how to apply the Fifth Amendment.

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Trump admin asks SCOTUS to strike down Obamacare 

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to wipe out Obamacare, arguing that the individual mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law must be struck down with it.

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Obamacare Must ‘Fall,’ Trump Administration Tells Supreme Court 

Later this year the high court will hear a case that seeks to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act. In a court filing Thursday, the Trump administration fully supported the move.

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