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Above the Law
1 month ago
Law

Aileen Cannon's Delay Tactics In Trump Documents Case Takes A Turn For The Stupid

A federal judge's handling of the presidential documents case against Trump raises concerns about bias and incompetence. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Supreme Court Clears Way for N.R.A. to Pursue First Amendment Challenge

The Supreme Court allowed the NRA to pursue a First Amendment claim against a New York state official for pressuring companies to stop business after the Parkland shooting. [ more ]
Intelligencer
1 month ago
Left-wing politics

Could Biden Be Left Off the Ohio Ballot in November?

The Supreme Court ruled against efforts to disqualify Trump from 2024 ballots under the 14th Amendment, but Biden faces ballot-access problems in Alabama and Ohio. [ more ]
Southern Coalition for Social Justice
1 month ago
Black Lives Matter

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Unanimous Post-Trial Decision and Long-Settled Precedent, Allows South Carolina's Racially Discriminatory Congressional Map to Stand

The Supreme Court reversed the finding of an unconstitutional racial gerrymander in South Carolina's Congressional District 1, impacting Black voters' access to fair elections. [ more ]
#affirmative-action
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Education

Ohio reviewing race-based scholarships after Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

State universities in Ohio are reviewing and potentially eliminating race-based scholarships due to legal concerns after a Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Social justice

Reparations are the new affirmative action - and even more racist and divisive

68% of Americans agree with the Supreme Court's ruling to abolish affirmative action
Favorability towards the ruling has increased since the summer decision [ more ]
Above the Law
5 months ago
Education

Law Schools Worried About What Admissions Will Look Like Now That The Supreme Court Killed Affirmative Action

87% of law school admissions officers are concerned about the impact on diversity at law schools
Law schools are trying to mitigate the challenges by broadening personal statement criteria [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Education

After Affirmative Action Ban, They Rewrote College Essays With a Key Theme: Race

Students are emphasizing their racial identities in college application essays due to the ban on affirmative action.
The Supreme Court ruling has made college admissions race-blind, hiding race and ethnicity information from admissions committees. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
Education

Ohio reviewing race-based scholarships after Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

State universities in Ohio are reviewing and potentially eliminating race-based scholarships due to legal concerns after a Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Social justice

Reparations are the new affirmative action - and even more racist and divisive

68% of Americans agree with the Supreme Court's ruling to abolish affirmative action
Favorability towards the ruling has increased since the summer decision [ more ]
Above the Law
5 months ago
Education

Law Schools Worried About What Admissions Will Look Like Now That The Supreme Court Killed Affirmative Action

87% of law school admissions officers are concerned about the impact on diversity at law schools
Law schools are trying to mitigate the challenges by broadening personal statement criteria [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Education

After Affirmative Action Ban, They Rewrote College Essays With a Key Theme: Race

Students are emphasizing their racial identities in college application essays due to the ban on affirmative action.
The Supreme Court ruling has made college admissions race-blind, hiding race and ethnicity information from admissions committees. [ more ]
moreaffirmative-action
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Consumer Watchdog's Funding

The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the funding of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, preserving the agency's ability to regulate financial practices. [ more ]
#reproductive-rights
Truthout
2 months ago
Women

Supreme Court Threatens Access to Mailed Abortion Pills Used by 8,000 Per Month

Telehealth abortion pills prescribed under blue state shield laws impact abortion access, facing potential threats from Supreme Court decisions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Law

US: Arizona to enforce 19th century abortion ban DW 04/09/2024

Arizona's 1864 abortion law allows for no exceptions for rape or incest, only permitting abortion in cases of danger to the mother's life.
Arizona Supreme Court's ruling allows for the prosecution of doctors performing abortions, aligning with a national trend of enforcing old abortion bans post the overturning of Roe v. Wade. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Parenting

What Fertility Doctors Wish You Understood About IVF

Embryos ruled as 'unborn life' by Alabama Supreme Court
Effects of the ruling on IVF services in Alabama [ more ]
Truthout
2 months ago
Women

Supreme Court Threatens Access to Mailed Abortion Pills Used by 8,000 Per Month

Telehealth abortion pills prescribed under blue state shield laws impact abortion access, facing potential threats from Supreme Court decisions. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Law

US: Arizona to enforce 19th century abortion ban DW 04/09/2024

Arizona's 1864 abortion law allows for no exceptions for rape or incest, only permitting abortion in cases of danger to the mother's life.
Arizona Supreme Court's ruling allows for the prosecution of doctors performing abortions, aligning with a national trend of enforcing old abortion bans post the overturning of Roe v. Wade. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Parenting

What Fertility Doctors Wish You Understood About IVF

Embryos ruled as 'unborn life' by Alabama Supreme Court
Effects of the ruling on IVF services in Alabama [ more ]
morereproductive-rights
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
California

US Supreme Court denies California's appeal for immunity for COVID-19 deaths at San Quentin prison

The U.S. Supreme Court denies appeal from California corrections officials over deadly COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin prison, allowing lawsuits to proceed. [ more ]
New York Daily News
10 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Court orders Alabama congressional map include second Black district after Republicans defy Voting Rights Act

A federal court ordered Alabama to create a new congressional map with two Black-majority districts to comply with the Voting Rights Act. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

Supreme Court Rules Against Women Whose Cars Were Seized by the Police

The Supreme Court ruling made it harder for individuals to argue for swift return of seized property. [ more ]
#first-amendment-rights
The American Conservative
2 months ago
Law

Will SCOTUS Bless the 'Obstruction' Tool for Speech Suppression?

The Supreme Court ruling on obstruction charges related to the January 6 Capitol riot may impact the cases of approximately 350 individuals, including Donald Trump, and could also protect First Amendment rights. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Supreme Court Allows, for Now, Texas Law Restricting Access to Porn

The Supreme Court did not block a Texas law requiring age verification for minors' online access to pornography. [ more ]
The American Conservative
2 months ago
Law

Will SCOTUS Bless the 'Obstruction' Tool for Speech Suppression?

The Supreme Court ruling on obstruction charges related to the January 6 Capitol riot may impact the cases of approximately 350 individuals, including Donald Trump, and could also protect First Amendment rights. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Privacy professionals

Supreme Court Allows, for Now, Texas Law Restricting Access to Porn

The Supreme Court did not block a Texas law requiring age verification for minors' online access to pornography. [ more ]
morefirst-amendment-rights
#asylum-seekers
The Conversation
2 months ago
EU data protection

Focus on Rwanda's safety is a distraction from the dangerous conditions for asylum seekers in the UK

The UK government passed a new law declaring Rwanda safe for asylum seekers despite the Supreme Court ruling it unsafe. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
3 months ago
Law

The Supreme Court Just Gave Texas a Green Light to Harass Every Latino in the State

The Supreme Court allowed Texas' law S.B. 4 to criminalize unauthorized migration, bypassing federal immigration law.
The Texas law allows state law enforcement to detain individuals suspected of being in the U.S. unlawfully, hindering asylum seekers' safety. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Minister claims he can guarantee flights to Rwanda before general election

Government aims to guarantee flights carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda before next election.
Increasing pressure on Prime Minister to save policy after Supreme Court's ruling. [ more ]
The Conversation
2 months ago
EU data protection

Focus on Rwanda's safety is a distraction from the dangerous conditions for asylum seekers in the UK

The UK government passed a new law declaring Rwanda safe for asylum seekers despite the Supreme Court ruling it unsafe. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
3 months ago
Law

The Supreme Court Just Gave Texas a Green Light to Harass Every Latino in the State

The Supreme Court allowed Texas' law S.B. 4 to criminalize unauthorized migration, bypassing federal immigration law.
The Texas law allows state law enforcement to detain individuals suspected of being in the U.S. unlawfully, hindering asylum seekers' safety. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Minister claims he can guarantee flights to Rwanda before general election

Government aims to guarantee flights carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda before next election.
Increasing pressure on Prime Minister to save policy after Supreme Court's ruling. [ more ]
moreasylum-seekers
#abortion-rights
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Law

Two Lawsuits, in Texas and Idaho, Highlight Fight Over Emergency Medicine Law

The dismantling of the constitutional right to abortion by the Supreme Court in 2022 led to a new series of court battles over access to abortion at the state level. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Arizona's abortion bombshell tests Trump's "leave it to the states" position

Trump's decision to not endorse a national abortion ban backfired as he faced criticism for appointing Supreme Court justices overturning abortion rights.
Democratic backlash continues against Trump for enabling states to implement stringent abortion bans, with Arizona's 1864 law being highlighted. [ more ]
www.france24.com
3 months ago
Law

Trump rejects nationwide abortion ban, says it is up to states to decide

Abortion rights should be left to US states, says Donald Trump, rejecting a national abortion ban.
Trump believes states should determine abortion laws through vote or legislation. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Law

Two Lawsuits, in Texas and Idaho, Highlight Fight Over Emergency Medicine Law

The dismantling of the constitutional right to abortion by the Supreme Court in 2022 led to a new series of court battles over access to abortion at the state level. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Arizona's abortion bombshell tests Trump's "leave it to the states" position

Trump's decision to not endorse a national abortion ban backfired as he faced criticism for appointing Supreme Court justices overturning abortion rights.
Democratic backlash continues against Trump for enabling states to implement stringent abortion bans, with Arizona's 1864 law being highlighted. [ more ]
www.france24.com
3 months ago
Law

Trump rejects nationwide abortion ban, says it is up to states to decide

Abortion rights should be left to US states, says Donald Trump, rejecting a national abortion ban.
Trump believes states should determine abortion laws through vote or legislation. [ more ]
moreabortion-rights
ABC7 San Francisco
2 months ago
San Francisco

How could the US Supreme Court's case Grants Pass v. Johnson impact SF's unhoused community?

The case City of Grants Pass v. Johnson could criminalize homelessness by making it illegal to sleep outside when there are no other options. [ more ]
www.lgbtqnation.com
2 months ago
Education

GOP governor promises to end careers of trans & gender nonconforming teachers

Gov. Greg Abbott aims to remove transgender and gender non-conforming teachers in Texas, potentially contradicting Supreme Court rulings on LGBTQ+ workplace discrimination. [ more ]
#president-biden
New York Post
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden's latest student-debt 'forgiveness' ploy is a sign of desperation

President Biden is bypassing norms to push through student debt 'forgiveness' at the expense of taxpayers. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Has Two Words When Pressed On How Americans Should Feel About Arizona Abortion Law

President Biden responded pithily to a question about Arizona's abortion ban, highlighting the law's archaic nature.
Arizona's Supreme Court upheld a 123-year-old abortion ban, sparking controversy and a debate over the law's enforcement. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
US politics

Brian Kilmeade Sounds Alarm on Texas Border Battle: We're Watching the Country Divide Again Right Before Our Eyes!'

Former President Trump reportedly tried to derail a Senate deal on the border crisis to deny President Biden a victory.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott defied a Supreme Court ruling and installed more razor wire along the Texas-Mexico border, with support from 25 Republican governors. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden's Supreme Court outburst revealed the falsehoods at the heart of his presidency

President Biden uses fear-mongering tactics to rally support, highlighting concerns over constitutional implications. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

White House Reporters Shout At Biden After Speech On Trump Immunity Ruling Ask Will He Drop Out'; Why Should He Be Prez

President Biden expressed agreement with Justice Sotomayor's dissent on the Supreme Court's ruling, highlighting concerns about presidential immunity and power. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Dangerous precedent': Biden denounces court ruling on Trump immunity

President Biden denounces Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity as dangerous precedent with virtually no limits on presidential power. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden's latest student-debt 'forgiveness' ploy is a sign of desperation

President Biden is bypassing norms to push through student debt 'forgiveness' at the expense of taxpayers. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
3 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden Has Two Words When Pressed On How Americans Should Feel About Arizona Abortion Law

President Biden responded pithily to a question about Arizona's abortion ban, highlighting the law's archaic nature.
Arizona's Supreme Court upheld a 123-year-old abortion ban, sparking controversy and a debate over the law's enforcement. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
5 months ago
US politics

Brian Kilmeade Sounds Alarm on Texas Border Battle: We're Watching the Country Divide Again Right Before Our Eyes!'

Former President Trump reportedly tried to derail a Senate deal on the border crisis to deny President Biden a victory.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott defied a Supreme Court ruling and installed more razor wire along the Texas-Mexico border, with support from 25 Republican governors. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden's Supreme Court outburst revealed the falsehoods at the heart of his presidency

President Biden uses fear-mongering tactics to rally support, highlighting concerns over constitutional implications. [ more ]
www.mediaite.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

White House Reporters Shout At Biden After Speech On Trump Immunity Ruling Ask Will He Drop Out'; Why Should He Be Prez

President Biden expressed agreement with Justice Sotomayor's dissent on the Supreme Court's ruling, highlighting concerns about presidential immunity and power. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Dangerous precedent': Biden denounces court ruling on Trump immunity

President Biden denounces Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity as dangerous precedent with virtually no limits on presidential power. [ more ]
morepresident-biden
Los Angeles Times
3 months ago
LA real estate

Builders may challenge California's development 'impact fees,' Supreme Court rules

Developers in California can challenge impact fees for public improvements, potentially leading to more affordable housing. [ more ]
Above the Law
3 months ago
Law

Special Counsel Ask SCOTUS To Quit Sitting On Trump's Stupid Immunity Claim

The Special Counsel urges the Supreme Court to expedite ruling on Trump's immunity motion for accountability.
Despite challenges, the prosecution remains steadfast in pursuing accountability for alleged interference. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
3 months ago
Privacy professionals

U.S. Supreme Court Does Not Go Far Enough in Determining When Government Officials Are Barred from Censoring Critics on Social Media

Supreme Court crafting a test for 'state action' on social media by government officials
Challenges in determining state action on social media for public officials [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Health

Supreme court to hear abortion pill case that could restrict access to mifepristone live

Conservative challengers targeting FDA decisions on mifepristone could impact access to other medications.
Supreme court case on mifepristone could reshape abortion access and drug regulation in the US. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 months ago
Public health

For patients with disabilities, this doctor prioritizes independence and fun

Holistic healthcare for individuals with disabilities is rare and requires effort and conviction to prioritize joy over solely physical health.
Dr. Clarissa Kripke emphasizes the importance of providing healthcare that extends beyond medical transactions to help individuals participate fully in their lives. [ more ]
#russia
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Two bar workers arrested in Russia's first LGBTQ 'extremism' case

First arrests under Russia's new 'LGBTQ+ extremism' law
Potential 10-year prison sentence for promoting non-traditional sexual relationships [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
NYC LGBT

Russia issues first convictions for LGBT 'extremism'

Russia has issued its first convictions related to LGBTQ+ 'extremism' following a Supreme Court ruling declaring the 'international public LGBT movement' as an extremist group.
The Supreme Court ruling effectively outlaws LGBTQ+ activism in Russia, leading to arrests, police raids of gay clubs, and the closure of LGBTQ+ rights groups. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
NYC LGBT

Two bar workers arrested in Russia's first LGBTQ 'extremism' case

First arrests under Russia's new 'LGBTQ+ extremism' law
Potential 10-year prison sentence for promoting non-traditional sexual relationships [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
NYC LGBT

Russia issues first convictions for LGBT 'extremism'

Russia has issued its first convictions related to LGBTQ+ 'extremism' following a Supreme Court ruling declaring the 'international public LGBT movement' as an extremist group.
The Supreme Court ruling effectively outlaws LGBTQ+ activism in Russia, leading to arrests, police raids of gay clubs, and the closure of LGBTQ+ rights groups. [ more ]
morerussia
#border-security
time.com
3 months ago
Law

Supreme Court Allows Texas to Enforce Law Giving Police Broad Powers to Arrest Migrants

The Supreme Court lifted a stay on a Texas law allowing police to arrest migrants suspected of crossing the border illegally.
The Biden administration is suing Texas over the law, arguing it violates federal authority and could create chaos in immigration law enforcement. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden is losing the war for the border to Donald Trump

Biden and Trump showcased different approaches to border security in Texas.
Texas's efforts to secure its border with Mexico included using wire barriers and state personnel. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Law

Supreme Court Allows Texas to Enforce Law Giving Police Broad Powers to Arrest Migrants

The Supreme Court lifted a stay on a Texas law allowing police to arrest migrants suspected of crossing the border illegally.
The Biden administration is suing Texas over the law, arguing it violates federal authority and could create chaos in immigration law enforcement. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Joe Biden is losing the war for the border to Donald Trump

Biden and Trump showcased different approaches to border security in Texas.
Texas's efforts to secure its border with Mexico included using wire barriers and state personnel. [ more ]
moreborder-security
Boston.com
4 months ago
US politics

Tell us: Do you agree with SCOTUS decision to keep Trump on the ballot?

States cannot bar former president Trump from presidential primary ballots.
The Supreme Court ruled that only Congress can enforce Section 3 of the 14th Amendment regarding presidential candidates. [ more ]
#14th-amendment
New York Post
4 months ago
Law

A 9-0 Supreme Court ruling on Trump shows that democracy isn't partisan

A unanimous Supreme Court ruling upheld that states can't remove Trump from ballots based on a flawed interpretation of the 14th Amendment.
The ruling emphasizes the importance of fair legal interpretations and highlights the dangers of allowing partisan politics to influence judicial decisions. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US politics

Highlights of the Supreme Court's Opinions on Trump's Ballot Eligibility

States cannot bar presidential candidates using the 14th Amendment
U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states cannot enforce Section 3 of the 14th Amendment against federal officeholders. [ more ]
Above the Law
4 months ago
Law

SCOTUS Keeps Trump On The CO Ballot Because ... Eh, Whatever, It's All Vibes

The Supreme Court ruled that states cannot disqualify Trump from the ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.
The Court emphasized that Congress must pass implementing legislation for Section 3 to be enforced, preventing states from taking independent action. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Law

A 9-0 Supreme Court ruling on Trump shows that democracy isn't partisan

A unanimous Supreme Court ruling upheld that states can't remove Trump from ballots based on a flawed interpretation of the 14th Amendment.
The ruling emphasizes the importance of fair legal interpretations and highlights the dangers of allowing partisan politics to influence judicial decisions. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
US politics

Highlights of the Supreme Court's Opinions on Trump's Ballot Eligibility

States cannot bar presidential candidates using the 14th Amendment
U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states cannot enforce Section 3 of the 14th Amendment against federal officeholders. [ more ]
Above the Law
4 months ago
Law

SCOTUS Keeps Trump On The CO Ballot Because ... Eh, Whatever, It's All Vibes

The Supreme Court ruled that states cannot disqualify Trump from the ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.
The Court emphasized that Congress must pass implementing legislation for Section 3 to be enforced, preventing states from taking independent action. [ more ]
more14th-amendment
#fourteenth-amendment
The New Yorker
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

The Supreme Court Keeps Donald Trump on the Ballot

Supreme Court rules Colorado cannot bar Trump from running for President
Key finding: States can disqualify insurrectionists from holding state, not federal, offices [ more ]
Above the Law
4 months ago
Law

Supreme Court Accidentally Forgets To Delete Basic Metadata In Trump Ballot Ruling

States cannot enforce Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment individually
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against Colorado in the case of keeping Trump off the ballot [ more ]
The New Yorker
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

The Supreme Court Keeps Donald Trump on the Ballot

Supreme Court rules Colorado cannot bar Trump from running for President
Key finding: States can disqualify insurrectionists from holding state, not federal, offices [ more ]
Above the Law
4 months ago
Law

Supreme Court Accidentally Forgets To Delete Basic Metadata In Trump Ballot Ruling

States cannot enforce Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment individually
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled against Colorado in the case of keeping Trump off the ballot [ more ]
morefourteenth-amendment
Above the Law
4 months ago
Law

5 Things You Should Know About The Alabama Declaration That Embryos Are People

The Supreme Court of Alabama ruled embryos as 'children' under the Alabama Wrongful Death of a Minor Act.
Patients brought claims for 'wrongful death' after embryos were destroyed in a fertility clinic incident. [ more ]
#donald-trump
www.npr.org
5 months ago
US news

New Gaza cease-fire talks to begin in Cairo; Senate passes foreign aid bill

U.S., Egyptian, Israeli, and Qatari officials are meeting in Cairo for negotiations on a cease-fire in Gaza.
Hamas is not present at the talks, highlighting the complications of negotiations between Israel and Hamas. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
US Elections

What could the Supreme Court's immunity ruling mean for US foreign policy?

Expansion of presidential immunity concerns experts over potential implications on US foreign policy. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
US Elections

The US Supreme Court's presidential immunity ruling, explained and what it means for when Trump could stand trial

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of granting former President Donald Trump immunity from prosecution for some actions related to overturning the 2020 election, complicating the outlook for his remaining criminal cases. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
New York City

Manhattan Prosecutors Agree to Delay Trump's Sentencing

Manhattan prosecutors agreed to postpone Donald Trump's criminal sentencing for the judge to consider a recent Supreme Court ruling and its impact on his conviction. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 weeks ago
US news

Trump's N.Y. hush money sentencing may be postponed due to immunity ruling

Trump's sentencing in N.Y. hush money case may be postponed due to Supreme Court immunity ruling. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
US Elections

How Media Outlets on the Left and Right Covered the Trump Immunity Decision

The Supreme Court granted former President Trump significant immunity from prosecution, sparking varied reactions from liberal and conservative media outlets. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
US news

New Gaza cease-fire talks to begin in Cairo; Senate passes foreign aid bill

U.S., Egyptian, Israeli, and Qatari officials are meeting in Cairo for negotiations on a cease-fire in Gaza.
Hamas is not present at the talks, highlighting the complications of negotiations between Israel and Hamas. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
US Elections

What could the Supreme Court's immunity ruling mean for US foreign policy?

Expansion of presidential immunity concerns experts over potential implications on US foreign policy. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
US Elections

The US Supreme Court's presidential immunity ruling, explained and what it means for when Trump could stand trial

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of granting former President Donald Trump immunity from prosecution for some actions related to overturning the 2020 election, complicating the outlook for his remaining criminal cases. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
New York City

Manhattan Prosecutors Agree to Delay Trump's Sentencing

Manhattan prosecutors agreed to postpone Donald Trump's criminal sentencing for the judge to consider a recent Supreme Court ruling and its impact on his conviction. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 weeks ago
US news

Trump's N.Y. hush money sentencing may be postponed due to immunity ruling

Trump's sentencing in N.Y. hush money case may be postponed due to Supreme Court immunity ruling. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
US Elections

How Media Outlets on the Left and Right Covered the Trump Immunity Decision

The Supreme Court granted former President Trump significant immunity from prosecution, sparking varied reactions from liberal and conservative media outlets. [ more ]
moredonald-trump
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Social justice

Joint enterprise law: MP's bill seeks to stop innocent bystanders being jailed

A proposed amendment to English law could prevent innocent people from being imprisoned under the joint enterprise doctrine.
The amendment would require defendants to make a significant contribution to the crime to be convicted under joint enterprise. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Tory grandee warns Rwanda bill risks elected dictatorship'

Tory grandee Ken Clarke criticizes Rishi Sunak's Rwanda bill and warns about the dangers of overturning a Supreme Court ruling.
The Safety of Rwanda bill passed its first hurdle in the House of Lords but is expected to face more opposition as peers attempt to amend it next month. [ more ]
Electronic Frontier Foundation
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

What Home Videotaping Can Tell Us About Generative AI

The introduction of VTR in 1975 led to similar anxieties and debates as today's concerns about AI.
The Supreme Court's ruling on the VTR case rejected claims that machine manufacturers could be held liable for copyright infringement. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US politics

With Roe Gone, Some House Republicans Back Away From National Abortion Ban

Republicans who previously supported anti-abortion legislation have been hesitant to do so after the Supreme Court's ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.
The political landscape surrounding abortion bans has changed, and it has become a politically toxic issue for Republicans in elections. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
7 months ago
SF LGBT

Russian riot police raid another gay bar under ongoing crackdown on 'LGBT movement'

Russian riot police continue to raid LGBTQ+ venues as part of an ongoing attack on the community.
Dozens were detained during the raid on Fame, a gay club in Yekaterinburg. [ more ]
#Supreme Court ruling
LGBTQ Nation
7 months ago
NYC LGBT

Russian police raid gay venues hours after Supreme Court's "extremist" ruling

Russian police are raiding gay bars and clubs after the nation's Supreme Court ruled all gay rights supporters as "extremist" organizations.
Queer-inclusive venues in Russia are shutting down in response to the raids and the court ruling. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Watch as Cleverly speaks after arriving in Rwanda to sign new asylum treaty

James Cleverly signed a fresh treaty with Rwanda to address the stalled asylum deal with the African nation.
The UK government plans to rush through domestic legislation to assert Rwanda as a safe destination for asylum seekers. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
8 months ago
Europe politics

Sunak told to get planes in the air' as furious Tory MPs blast Rwanda ruling

Pressure on Rishi Sunak to ignore court ruling on deportations
Tory MPs calling for planes to send illegal immigrants to Rwanda
Challenge to who governs Britain [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
7 months ago
NYC LGBT

Russian police raid gay venues hours after Supreme Court's "extremist" ruling

Russian police are raiding gay bars and clubs after the nation's Supreme Court ruled all gay rights supporters as "extremist" organizations.
Queer-inclusive venues in Russia are shutting down in response to the raids and the court ruling. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Watch as Cleverly speaks after arriving in Rwanda to sign new asylum treaty

James Cleverly signed a fresh treaty with Rwanda to address the stalled asylum deal with the African nation.
The UK government plans to rush through domestic legislation to assert Rwanda as a safe destination for asylum seekers. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
8 months ago
Europe politics

Sunak told to get planes in the air' as furious Tory MPs blast Rwanda ruling

Pressure on Rishi Sunak to ignore court ruling on deportations
Tory MPs calling for planes to send illegal immigrants to Rwanda
Challenge to who governs Britain [ more ]
moreSupreme Court ruling
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Three options Sunak considering to make Rwanda deportation plan work - and the flaws

UK home secretary James Cleverly has traveled to Rwanda in an attempt to salvage the government's plan to deport asylum seekers, which was deemed unlawful by the Supreme Court.
Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, is taking a three-pronged approach to make the plan viable, including updating the UK's memorandum of understanding with Rwanda to a treaty and addressing concerns raised by the Supreme Court. [ more ]
#presidential-immunity
www.mercurynews.com
2 days ago
US Elections

Wilkinson: The Supreme Court has stacked the deck for MAGA

The Supreme Court's ruling in Trump v. United States sets a dangerous precedent by granting presidents immunity for crimes committed under official conduct. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
US news

Supreme Court's immunity ruling could hurt Justice Department

The Supreme Court granted presidents sweeping immunity from prosecution, impacting Justice Department independence. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Supreme Court rules in favor of Trump immunity: Letters to the Editor - July 3, 2024

The Supreme Court ruling in Trump v. US upheld presidential immunity, sparking criticism from Democrats and concerns about abuses of power. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
US news

Supreme Court's Immunity Ruling Adds Major Hurdle for Georgia Trump Case

The Supreme Court's ruling on presidential immunity will impact Trump's prosecution in Georgia, pending the resolution of disqualification appeals. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 weeks ago
US Elections

All The Times Republican Supreme Court Justices Lied About Presidential Immunity Under Oath

Presidents declared immune to prosecution for crimes while in office by Supreme Court ruling. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Wake up Democrats, and fight back against SCOTUS by stacking the court

If Trump is re-elected, the Supreme Court's immunity ruling will be pushed to the brink with severe consequences. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 days ago
US Elections

Wilkinson: The Supreme Court has stacked the deck for MAGA

The Supreme Court's ruling in Trump v. United States sets a dangerous precedent by granting presidents immunity for crimes committed under official conduct. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
US news

Supreme Court's immunity ruling could hurt Justice Department

The Supreme Court granted presidents sweeping immunity from prosecution, impacting Justice Department independence. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Supreme Court rules in favor of Trump immunity: Letters to the Editor - July 3, 2024

The Supreme Court ruling in Trump v. US upheld presidential immunity, sparking criticism from Democrats and concerns about abuses of power. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
US news

Supreme Court's Immunity Ruling Adds Major Hurdle for Georgia Trump Case

The Supreme Court's ruling on presidential immunity will impact Trump's prosecution in Georgia, pending the resolution of disqualification appeals. [ more ]
Above the Law
2 weeks ago
US Elections

All The Times Republican Supreme Court Justices Lied About Presidential Immunity Under Oath

Presidents declared immune to prosecution for crimes while in office by Supreme Court ruling. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Wake up Democrats, and fight back against SCOTUS by stacking the court

If Trump is re-elected, the Supreme Court's immunity ruling will be pushed to the brink with severe consequences. [ more ]
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San Francisco Bay Times
5 days ago
SF LGBT

Reach Out and Shout - San Francisco Bay Times

Embracing diversity and celebrating milestones of the LGBTQ+ community is essential during Pride weekend. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 days ago
US news

After Homelessness Ruling, Cities Weigh Whether to Clear Encampments

Supreme Court ruling allowing cities to remove homeless residents sleeping outdoors is reshaping how communities deal with homelessness. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Digital life

A Class on Presidents That Doesn't Mention Biden or Trump

The summer school class on the presidency delves into historical perspectives but avoids discussing current events involving modern presidents or recent Supreme Court rulings on presidential immunity. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Medicine

States and Creditors for Purdue Pharma Threaten Sacklers With Gush of Lawsuits

Legal actions being prepared against the Sackler family for their role in the opioid crisis despite denied legal immunity. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Left-wing politics

Biden in trouble as Supreme Court hands Trump another big win

Democrats are facing challenges post a disastrous week with implications for US democracy. [ more ]
CyberScoop
2 weeks ago
Privacy professionals

Cybersecurity regulations face 'uphill battle' after Chevron ruling

The Biden administration faces challenges in implementing stringent cybersecurity regulations due to a recent Supreme Court ruling on the Chevron doctrine. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
US news

Heritage Foundation Head Refers to Second American Revolution'

The president of the Heritage Foundation views the current political situation as the second American Revolution, emphasizing the importance of the left's response to potentially keep it bloodless. [ more ]
Greenmedinfo
2 weeks ago
Alternative medicine

Breaking: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Biden Administration in Censorship Case

The Supreme Court ruled against plaintiffs in a censorship case but a similar case by Children's Health Defense and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will proceed. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Law

How the Supreme Court rescued my NJ fishing firm that bureaucrats almost sank

The Supreme Court overturned the Chevron doctrine, protecting small businesses from unchecked federal bureaucratic power. [ more ]
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