A Texas-based civil liberties group delivered a letter and petition telling the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States (PCSCUS) that it should reject proposals to expand the nation’s highest tribunal to make it more amenable to progressive legislation to expand the...
The Supreme Court has decided to hear an appeal about ownership of a valuable painting that was seized by the Nazis from a German Jewish family during the Holocaust and is now on display in an art museum in...
Claims bill was racially motivated because of groups involved in the process A Florida law prohibiting the establishment of so-called sanctuary cities, or municipalities trying to shield illegal immigrants from arrest, violates federal law, a federal judge ruled this week. Florida Senate Bill...
A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a July ruling that said a federal law banning handgun sales to young adults under the age of 21 was unconstitutional. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond...
The United States Supreme Court on Friday blocked the reinstatement of the “Remain in Mexico” program, intervening just hours before President Joe Biden’s administration would have had to restart the policy. Justice Samuel Alito, a George W. Bush nominee, in a one-page order stayed...
The stoppage of the policy has contributed to the border crisis, ruling says A federal judge on Friday said the Biden administration must resume a policy that sees asylum seekers wait in Mexico for their claims to be heard. The Department...
A federal circuit court on Aug. 5 upheld the constitutionality of a Tennessee law that requires doctors to provide pregnant women seeking an abortion with materials about the safety of the procedure and have them wait two days before performing the procedure. “Tennessee’s 48-hour...
Supreme Court justices were told on Aug. 4 in an amicus curiae brief that some medical research laboratories use racial quotas in buying body parts from unborn babies killed via live dismemberment in abortions. “Even though 4-month-old infants in the womb move,...
Forty-four Senate Republicans and 184 House Republicans urged the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade when the justices review a Mississippi law during their next term. “Congress and the States have shown that they are ready and...
On Monday, July 26, 2021, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), along with Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas), filed an amicus brief in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, urging the Court to overrule its decisions in Roe...
A California appeals court struck down as unconstitutional a state law that penalized elder-care workers for using pronouns inconsistent with elderly long-term care patients’ claimed gender identity. Gender identity is a disputed concept. A lack of linguistic clarity has clouded the issue...
If you were an Armenian Christian who fled your home to Glendale, California in 1915 to escape a genocide at the hands of the Ottoman Turks that killed roughly 1 million of your countrymen and women, how would you feel about...
Supreme Court struck down CA regulation forcing charitable organizations to give state attorney general’s office identities of major donors.
A federal judge issued a permanent injunction on Thursday to block the ambiguous tax mandate in President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. U.S. District Judge Douglas R. Cole from the District Court for the Southern District of Ohio ruled that...