Posts Tagged ‘supreme’

Will The Supreme Court Overrule Farmworker Union Rights?

Above photo: A D’Arrigo Brothers worker with a union button on her cap talks at lunchtime with an organizer. Companies are trying to shut down such access to workers through the courts. David Bacon. Not long before Donald Trump’s election in 2016, the Pacific Legal Foundation filed suit against California’s farmworker access rule in federal court on […]

Trump suggests election ‘revote’ and calls on Supreme Court to overturn result in 46-minute Facebook video

Donald Trump suggested a “revote” of the presidential election could be called if the US Supreme Court did “what’s right for our country”. In a 46-minute speech recorded in the White House and posted to Facebook, the president repeated his claims of election fraud and irregularities and said “hopefully” the country’s highest court get involved. […]

Here’s how big oil wants the Supreme Court to help delay and derail climate lawsuits

Image Credit: DeSmogUK On January 19, 2021 — just one day before President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office — the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a climate change accountability lawsuit brought by Baltimore, Maryland, against almost two dozen fossil fuel corporations. Like over a dozen other climate lawsuits, Baltimore’s case seeks to […]

Jan Kuciak: Slovakia’s supreme court increases prison sentence for journalist’s killer

Slovakia’s supreme court has increased the prison sentence of a former soldier convicted of killing an investigative journalist and his fiancee. Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova were shot dead in February 2018 at their home in Velka Maca, east of Bratislava. In April, a lower Slovakian court gave Miroslav Marcek a 23-year prison term for […]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Hears Appeal of Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Conviction

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal of the sexual assault conviction of disgraced comedian and TV icon Bill Cosby. The legal team for Bill Cosby claims that when the court allowed the testimony of reputed victims that were not part of the 2018 case against him, the resulting testimony was unfairly prejudicial […]

US Supreme Court Declines Satanic Temple Member’s Challenge to Mo. Abortion Regulations

Photo Credit: Iuliia Bondarenko/Pixabay WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a member of The Satanic Temple (TST) who challenged Missouri regulations that require abortion-minded mothers to obtain an informational booklet and an ultrasound before proceeding with the murder of their unborn child 72 hours later. Without comment, the court […]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Tosses Challenge to Vote-by-Mail Because It Came Too Late

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an order Saturday vacating a lower court’s decision to suspend the certification of the state’s vote in the presidential election, holding that a challenge to the state’s vote-by-mail laws had come too late. Earlier this week, Pennsylvania certified its vote. But Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough blocked further steps to […]

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Revenge Over Slain Scientist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a slaying that has raised fears of reignited tensions across the Middle East. After years of being in the shadows, […]

Iran’s supreme leader says nation will avenge slain nuclear scientist

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for “punishing” those behind the assassination of a top nuclear scientist, adding that his work must be carried on. He called for “following up on this crime and certainly punishing the perpetrators and those responsible, and … continuing the scientific and technical efforts […]

US Supreme Court Rules NY Gov. Cuomo’s ‘Severe Restrictions’ on Church Attendance Unconstitutional

Photo Credit: Milt Ritter/Pixabay WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that New York’s “very severe” limitations on church attendance in the state’s COVID red and orange zones violate the First Amendment right to the freedom of religion and is not the least restrictive means of preventing infections. “Not only is there no evidence […]

Supreme Court blocks New York’s restrictions on religion amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court temporarily blocked an order being enforced in New York limiting the attendance at places of worship in hard hit COVID-19 areas. In a 5-4 vote, the majority voted that the order was unconstitutional based upon religious freedom. The Supreme Court’s majority ruled that “even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put […]

NCYI welcomes Supreme Court ruling challenging New York coronavirus curbs

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) has welcomed a ruling by the US Supreme Court made late on Wednesday, challenging New York state’s latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots in relation to religious congregationsThe court on a 5-4 vote granted requests made by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and the Orthodox congregations […]

Orthodox Jewish groups celebrate Supreme Court ruling against N.Y. virus curbs

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US Supreme Court backs religious groups over New York coronavirus curbs

The US 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 granted requests made by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and two Orthodox Jewish congregations. The order marked one of the first consequential actions […]

Supreme Court Sides with Religious Groups Against Andrew Cuomo, 5-4

The U.S. Supreme Court granted an injunction Wednesday evening against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s restrictions on religious services in a 5-4 decision that saw Justice Amy Coney Barrett with the conservative majority — and Chief Justice John Roberts siding with the liberal minority. The Court was responding to a request for an emergency injunction […]

Why did the Supreme Court just reject Trump’s lawsuit disqualifying the PA mail-in votes?

Donald Trump prepares to speak about prescription drug prices at the White House in Washington, DC, November 20, 2020 © Reuters / Carlos Barria RT.com The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that Republicans hoped would disqualify late-arriving mail ballots in Pennsylvania. The Trump campaign still plans on taking another case to […]

UK Supreme Court Judge Slams ‘Totalitarian’ Gov’t: ‘They Are Covid CONTROL Freaks’

A British Supreme Court judge has slammed the UK government as “control freaks” for imposing draconian rules on people under the guise of COVID, and labeled it “morally and constitutionally indefensible” to define what freedoms the public can and can’t have. In an op-ed published Sunday, Lord Sumpton warned that the “debate about whether to […]

Trump: Dismissal of Pennsylvania Lawsuit Moves Us Closer to Supreme Court Victory

President Trump’s campaign lawyers say the dismissed Pennsylvania lawsuit brings them closer to a Supreme Court victory. Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis said in a statement: “Today’s decision turns out to help us in our strategy to get expeditiously to the U.S. Supreme Court. Although we fully disagree with this opinion, we’re thankful to […]

Dismissal Of Pennsylvania Lawsuit Moves Us Closer to Supreme Court Say Trump’s Lawyers

President Trump’s campaign lawyers have said that they would file an appeal to the Third Circuit court after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit to challenge the results of the election in Pennsylvania. US District Judge of the United States District Court for Pennsylvania, Matthew Brann, predictably dismissed Trump’s lawsuitand claimed it would “disenfranchise almost […]

UK Supreme Court Declines Appeal of Mother Who Wants to Be Identified as Father on Birth Certificate

Screenshot YouTube LONDON — The U.K. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a mother who wants to be identified as the “father” on her son’s birth certificate since she identifies as a man. The nation’s highest court simply said that “the applications do not raise an arguable point of law which ought […]

The American outsider who saved Israel’s Supreme Court

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Orthodox Jewish groups turn to U.S. Supreme Court to lift New York’s COVID-19 restrictions

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Supreme Court Justice Alito Warns: ‘Religious Liberty Is in Danger of Becoming a Second-Class Right’

WASHINGTON — In presenting a virtual keynote speech to the Federalist Society’s annual National Lawyer’s Convention on Thursday, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito expressed his concern that religious liberty is “in danger of becoming a second-class right,” and along with that, freedom of speech. “It pains me to say this, but in certain quarters, religious […]

Supreme Court Challenge To ACA Highlights Why We Need Medicare For All

Above photo: Demonstration at the Us Supreme Court in June, 2012 during first case against the ACA. Once again, the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health law passed under the Obama administration in 2010, will be in the hands of the Supreme Court. The court heard oral arguments in the case, California v. […]

Right-wing activists attacked us at Israel’s Supreme Court

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Do we have to reveal our sexual past to our partners? Supreme court might soon decide

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Conservative Supreme Court Justices Appear to Support Religious Rights in Phila. Foster Agency Case

WASHINGTON — The conservative justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to support the religious rights of faith-based foster and adoption agencies on Wednesday as the nation’s highest court heard oral argument surrounding a Catholic agency that lost its child placement relationship with the City of Philadelphia because of its protocol not to place children […]

Four Ala. Supreme Court Justices Call for Roe v. Wade to Be Overturned

Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Four Alabama Supreme Court justices have used a ruling in an abortion case as an opportunity to call the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 decision of Roe v. Wade and the 1992 opinion of Planned Parenthood v. Casey — precedents that have perpetuated the shedding of […]

Social Movements Can Win Even With A Hostile Supreme Court

Above photo: A protestor holds up a sign during a protest calling for the Republican Senate to delay the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Nominee Amy Coney Barrett at the U.S. Capitol on October 22, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Care in Action. With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, how will […]

‘A shande’: Liberal Jewish groups slam Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation

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