The high court agreed with a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals, which ruled that the law’s photo ID requirement and reduction in early voting was discriminatory to Black voters.
Mary Elizabeth Taylor has gotten a place of national prominence after being seated behind SCOTUS hopeful and Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch during his televised confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Supreme Justice Clarence Thomas says government institutions are broken. He included the high court in his assessment.
The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.
The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.
Most Democrats (80 percent) back Garland, while 45 percent of the overall public have a positive outlook about his nomination.
Sri Srinivasan, Merrick Garland and Paul Watford -- who, if confirmed, would be the nation's third Black justice after Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall -- were named by the source as the potential nominees, confirming the nation could know as early as Monday who the president chooses.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch has pulled her name from the pool of possible nominees to the Supreme Court Tuesday, asking that she "not be considered" for the seat.
In 2012, Miller v. Alabama determined juveniles officially under 18 were not eligible for life sentences or punishment without parole under the protection of the eighth amendment.
The Supreme Court just scored another so-called “like” from liberal admirers after voting 5-4 on Monday to allow 10 abortion clinics in Texas to remain open, as they weigh whether to hear an appeal from a decision that effectively orders them to close, according to The New York Times. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and […]
Lawmakers in Texas have found a loophole in issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, the Houston Chronicle reports. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told county clerks on Sunday they would be allowed to refuse licenses to same-sex couples if it conflicted with their religious beliefs. Paxton says the rule will apply to deputies of county […]
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