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Republicans Confirm Another One Of Trump’s Unqualified Court Picks

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["On a day when the United States surpassed a quarter of a million people dead from COVID-19, Senate Republicans were busy taking action on something else: confirming another one of President Donald Trump’s judicial n...

Supreme Court Allows North Carolina To Receive Absentee Ballots After Election Day

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["WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to 9 days after Election Day, in a win for Democrats. The justices on Wednesday refused to disturb a de...

Supreme Court Will Take Up Case Against Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Asylum Policy

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["WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is agreeing to review a Trump administration policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings. As is typical, the court did not comment Monday in announcing...

Court Upholds Verdict That Smithfield Must Pay For Making Life Near Hog Operation Miserable

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["RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a 2018 jury verdict that led to awarding monetary damages to neighbors of a North Carolina industrial hog operation for smells and noise they said made...

Supreme Court Blocks New York COVID-19 Restrictions On Religious Gatherings

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["WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state’s latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. The court on a 5-4 vote ...

Senate Advances Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination

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["The U.S. Senate voted Sunday in a rare weekend session to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, setting up a final vote to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick on Monday, a little over a mont...

Supreme Court To Hear Case Over Border Wall Funding

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["WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that it improperly diverted money to build portions of the border wall with Mexico. The high court ...

Supreme Court Blocks Wisconsin From Counting Mailed Ballots Received After Election Day

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["WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with Republicans to prevent Wisconsin from counting mailed ballots that are received after Election Day. In a 5-3 order, the justices on Monday refused to reinstate a lo...

Trump’s Last, Desperate Attack On Obamacare Goes To The Supreme Court This Week

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["Donald Trump has lost the presidential election, but his last, desperate effort to kill the Affordable Care Act will get its day before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, when the justices hear arguments in a Republ...

Court Rules Tennessee Can Enforce Abortion Ban Based On Down Syndrome Diagnosis

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["Karen Pulfer Focht / Reuters Part of an anti-abortion law in Tennessee that bans abortion on the basis of race, sex or Down syndrome diagnosis is now in effect.  A Tennessee law outlawing abortion based on a patient...

Conservative Supreme Court Justices Seem To Be Itching To Steal The Election For Trump

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["The U.S. Supreme Court issued two 5-3 decisions Tuesday evening, declining to stop a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling and a North Carolina Board of Elections order that both extended the deadlines for mail-in ballo...

Trump Team Would Get Its ‘Clock Cleaned’ At Supreme Court, Scoffs Pennsylvania’s Lt. Gov.

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["Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman laughed off the “losing” legal challenges by President Donald Trump and his campaign and warned that they would get their “clock cleaned” if they get a case to the U.S. Supreme C...

Supreme Court Orders Review Of California’s Coronavirus Restrictions For Churches

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["WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a lower federal court to reexamine California restrictions on indoor religious services in areas hard hit by the coronavirus in light of the justices’ recent r...

Justice Kagan Says Supreme Court ‘Failed’ To Protect Voters Amid Pandemic

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["Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan slammed the court’s decision not to extend the deadline to receive mail-in ballots in Wisconsin and said it would “disenfranchise” voters in a pandemic.  In a Monday ruling, the Sup...

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court

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["Senate Republicans voted Monday night to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, tilting the balance of the court to a 6-3 conservative majority for years to come and handing President Donald Trump a victory...

Obamacare Lawsuit Gets Skeptical Reception At The Supreme Court

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["A challenge to the Affordable Care Act got a relatively hostile reaction at a virtual Supreme Court hearing on Tuesday, offering hope for the millions of people who depend upon the law for their health care. In oral...

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