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Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) accused Democrats of blackmail for threatening to pack the Supreme Court if it upholds a pro-life Mississippi law. The Arkansas Republican’s single-word tweet consisting of the word “blackmail” came in response to an article in The Hill newspaper that quoted four Democratic...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take a major abortion case and would consider Mississippi’s appeal of a lower court ruling that reversed a ban on most abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The case will grant the Supreme Court the opportunity...
The Supreme Court rejected the federal government’s effort to move forward with the deportation of a failed refugee claimant who argued he shouldn’t be removed from the United States because official paperwork was incomplete. When the case was argued on Nov. 9, 2020,...
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, discusses the Democrats' efforts to restructure the Supreme Court and how it should ‘scare’ every American and Kamala Harris' tackling of the border crisis.
'Special Report' panel reacts to Justice Stephen Breyer's warning on court packing. "The rule of law has weathered many threats, but it remains sturdy. I hope and expect that the court will retain its authority. But that authority, like the...
Post: MR. JUSTICE WHITE, with whom MR. JUSTICE REHNQUIST joins, dissenting.* At the heart of the controversy in these cases are those recurring pregnancies that pose no danger whatsoever to the life or health of the mother but are, nevertheless,...
Earlier this week, the ACLJ filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court in Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church v. Pritzker, another case in which state officials have imposed discriminatory restrictions on religious worship in the name of protecting against the Coronavirus.  As we...
The Supreme Court late Wednesday blocked New York officials from limiting religious gatherings, a win for Orthodox Jews who had sued over restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a 5-4 decision, the nation’s highest court said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, and other officials...
Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings | Day 1 The Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings Day 1 for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett began on Monday morning, October 12, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnnsT6xlAx4 Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings | Day 2 The...
The Senate Judiciary Executive Business Meeting on nominations, including the Honorable Amy Coney Barrett, and a subpoena authorization takes place Thursday, October 22nd. On the agenda for the business meeting are the nominations of six judges, including Amy Coney...
U.S. CapitolWashington, D.C. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, on behalf of President Donald Trump, I want to thank the Senate Majority Leader and your colleagues in the Senate who have committed to meet with an extraordinary American. In Judge Amy Coney...
On Saturday, September 26, 2020 President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. Below are the complete remarks made by Judge Barrett in the Rose Garden at the White House after her nomination. Transcript Thank you....
Rose Garden 5:04 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Thank you.  I stand before you today to fulfill one of my highest and most important duties under the United States Constitution: the nomination of a Supreme Court...
Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Judge...