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Supreme Court could put new limits on voting rights lawsuits

Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court is looking at putting new limits on efforts to combat racial discrimination in voting. The justices are taking up a case about Arizona restrictions on ballot collection and another policy that penalizes voters who cast ballots in the wrong […]

Supreme Court Upholds California’s Indoor Church Services

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ordered a California county to let five churches hold indoor services, adding to a line of orders that have curbed the power of government officials as they battle the spread of the coronavirus. The latest High Court action follows a February 6 order that let indoor worship services resume in most […]

Iran’s supreme leader says women in cartoons must wear hijabs

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei recently declared that women depicted in cartoons or animated films must wear the hijab head covering. According to the country’s Tasnim news agency, when asked on Saturday whether it is necessary for animated female characters to be portrayed with their hair covered, Khamenei answered that “observing hijab in animation […]

Supreme Court Rolls Back Another Horrible Qualified Immunity Decision By The Fifth Circuit

The Supreme Court has done a lot over the years to shield law enforcement officers from accountability. It has redefined the contours of the qualified immunity defense to make it all but impossible for plaintiffs to succeed. Appeals Courts have been hamstrung by Supreme Court precedent, forced to pretty much ignore the egregious rights violations […]

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax returns – among other things

The US Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for a New York City prosecutor to obtain former President Donald Trump’s tax returns and other financial records as part of a criminal investigation, a blow to his quest to conceal details of his finances. The justices rebuffed Trump’s request to put on hold an Oct. […]

Twitter receives notice from India’s Supreme Court over request for fake news checker from ruling BJP

The Supreme Court of India has sought a response from Twitter and the government concerning a petition filed last May asking for a mechanism to check fake news and regulate seditious and incendiary content through fake accounts. On Friday, Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde issued a notice on the petition filed by BJP […]

Supreme Court to Decide if Police Can Warrantlessly Raid Homes and Seize Guns of Innocent Citizens

(Support Free Thought) – Last week, the Free Thought Project reported on HR 127, the most tyrannical gun bill ever proposed. The bill would target the poor by forcing citizens to pay $800 per year to possess firearms that they are required to register. It also bans multiple legal guns and ammo types, turning tens of millions […]

US Supreme Court Schedules Pennsylvania Election Case, Sidney Powell’s Case & Lin Wood’s Cas e for Feb 19

 News Punch » Feed / Niamh Harris The United States Supreme Court is set to consider the Pennsylvania election case, Sidney Powell’s Michigan case and Lin Wood’s Georgia case on February 19, 2021. The United States Supreme Court has scheduled the Pennsylvania election case, Sidney Powell’s Michigan election case, and Lin Wood’s Georgia election […]

US Supreme Court rules against Holocaust victims’ heirs in Nazi-era disputes

Browse > Home / News / US Supreme Court rules against Holocaust victims’ heirs in Nazi-era disputes February 5, 2021 by JNS Read on for article In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday against the heirs of Holocaust victims seeking to recover their families’ art treasures and other property seized by […]

U.S. Supreme Court deals setback to Jewish heirs in Nazi-era art dispute

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US Supreme Court tosses ruling against Germany in Nazi-era art dispute

The US Supreme Court has unanimously rejected an appeal by Holocaust survivors and their heirs who wanted to pursue restitution claims in the United States after failing in the countries where the art was stolen. The opinion published Wednesday, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, agreed with the defense and with the US government, which […]

Judicial Watch Asks Supreme Court to Uphold Court Ruling Requiring Clinton to Testify Under Oath About Her Emails

The Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has announced that they have filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the US Supreme Court asking it to uphold a court ruling requiring Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about her emails. Last year a federal court ordered a deposition of Hillary Clinton on her emails and […]

Israel’s Supreme Court Limits Racial Profiling, but Loopholes Remain

(The Media Line) — In a landmark decision, Israel’s Supreme Court has unanimously held that there are limits to the police’s power to stop people and ask for identification. The decision announced on January 26 was hailed by the Ethiopian community in Israel as well as by rights activists and organizations, who say the police […]

Pakistan Supreme Court Frees Islamist Accused Of Beheading Journalist Daniel Pearl

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of an Islamist convicted of beheading U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, a decision that has left his family in “complete shock,” lawyers said. Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was the main suspect in the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Pearl, […]

US Supreme Court spurns NY politician Sheldon Silver’s appeal in corruption case

NEW YORK — The Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the case of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who is serving a 6 1/2-year prison sentence after being convicted in a corruption case. The high court’s decision not to hear Silver’s appeal is another sharp blow to the Manhattan Democrat, who was […]

Biden Commits to Codifying Roe Into Law on 48th Year Since Supreme Court Abortion Decision

WASHINGTON — Referring to abortion as “reproductive health care,” President Joe Biden reiterated his commitment to codifying Roe v. Wade into law on Friday, the 48th year since the U.S. Supreme Court issued the decision that resulted in more than 60 million deaths of unborn children — and counting. “In the past four years, reproductive […]

No, Twitter did not suspend Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader

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‘In the whole Sephardi community there is no worthy candidate for the Supreme Court’

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Gunmen Kill Two Female Supreme Court Judges in Afghanistan

Armed gunmen killed two female Supreme Court judges in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul on Sunday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani confirmed in a statement. Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a vehicle in Kabul on January 17 around 8:30 am killing two judges and wounding two others — the driver and another woman — police in […]

Taliban Assassinate 2 Afghan Female Supreme Court Judges While on their Way to Work

    Two Afghan women judges have been assassinated in the country’s capital in an attack that has been blamed on the Taliban. Gunmen shot dead the two unnamed judges, who worked for the Supreme Court, on Sunday in Kabul, where a new trend of targeted killings of high-profile figures have sown fear in the […]

Gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges in Afghanistan – police

KABUL – Unidentified gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan‘s Supreme Court on Sunday morning, police said, adding to a wave of assassinations in Kabul and other cities while government and Taliban representatives have been holding peace talks in Qatar.The two judges, who have not yet been named, were killed and their driver wounded, in […]

Supreme Court rules town must reconsider policy limiting pool membership to residents

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US Sanctions Foundations Controlled by Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks on television, after voting in a presidential election, in Tehran, Iran, June 12, 2009. Photo: Reuters / Caren Firouz / File. JNS.org – The Trump administration on Wednesday sanctioned two foundations controlled by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and their leaders and subsidiaries. The Execution of Imam […]

The Ill-Advised Progressive Push to Get Stephen Breyer Off the Supreme Court

FILE PHOTO: Associate Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer arrives for the swearing in ceremony of Judge Neil Gorsuch as an Associate Supreme Court Justice in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo If you need to have someone to censure for the current makeup of the […]

No time to ‘celebrate’ on Supreme Court’s stay on three farm laws

The Supreme Court has been unusually aggressive with the government on the three farm bills. The Chief Justice of India made tough talking about this and said that he is going to form the ‘expert’ committee and will stay the implementation of the bill. And today, the court decided that a four member panel will […]

Twitter strikes again: Iran’s supreme leader’s tweets about ‘untrustworthy’ UK & US vaccines deleted

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been hit by Twitter’s campaign of high-profile censorship, as the platform removed his messages blasting coronavirus vaccines from the US and the UK as “completely untrustworthy.” Khamenei’s remarks were posted to his multiple accounts, run in different languages, late on Friday. The Twitter thought police, however, were quick […]

Indian Supreme Court approves £2bn project to redevelop central Delhi, including new parliament house

India‘s Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared a controversial renovation plan for central Delhi that includes the erection of a new parliament building, paving the way for the Narendra Modi-led government to start the construction work on an ambitious plan that is estimated to cost over Rs 200bn (£2bn). Critics had petitioned the apex court of […]

Challenge to Nation-State Law Reaches Israeli Supreme Court

The Media Line — Israel’s Supreme Court convened on Tuesday for a special session to discuss a petition by rights groups and Arab Israeli citizens who are demanding to strike down the controversial law which officially defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The petitioners requested the high court declare as unconstitutional several […]

Brazil: Supreme Court Rules COVID Vaccine Can Be MANDATORY

A Reuters photo essay celebrates how residents of Wuhan are enjoying nightclubs and street parties without the need for masks or social distancing even as much of the rest of the world continues to labor under lockdown. The article notes how young people living in the original epicenter of COVID-19 are now frolicking around in […]

NJ houses of worship restrictions ordered to be examined by Supreme Court

For the second time in three weeks, the US Supreme Court indicated that state governments may not restrict religious gatherings more strictly than secular ones due to the pandemic. Responding to an appeal by a New Jersey priest and an Orthodox rabbi, the high court in a unanimous opinion instructed an appellate court to review […]

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