Insurance companies tell Supreme Court of government bait and switch

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration told the Supreme Court that the government is not obligated to pay $12 billion to insurance companies that knowingly took a business risk and lost money by participating in the Affordable Care Act’s “risk corridors” program. Republican lawmakers … Continue reading Insurance companies tell Supreme Court of government bait and switch

Supreme Court considers whether deportation of criminal aliens can be reviewed

WASHINGTON—Judicial review of the deportation orders of permanent residents with criminal records who miss statutory deadlines should be limited, the Trump administration told a skeptical Supreme Court. The justices heard oral arguments Dec. 9 in two cases that were consolidated, Ovalles v. Barr and … Continue reading Supreme Court considers whether deportation of criminal aliens can be reviewed

University goes on offense in cultural battle, new center debunks Christian socialism

Liberty University, a private Christian university in Lynchburg, Virginia, has launched a new think tank that it says will push back against the left’s efforts to turn young people and Christians into socialists by misrepresenting the Bible and U.S. Constitution. … Continue reading University goes on offense in cultural battle, new center debunks Christian socialism

Supreme Court skeptical of shortening time frame for pension plan members to sue

WASHINGTON—Supreme Court justices seemed unreceptive to arguments by retirement plan managers that a six-year limitation for plan participants to sue over mishandling investments should be halved if participants had “actual knowledge” of the misbehavior complained of sooner. The case is known … Continue reading Supreme Court skeptical of shortening time frame for pension plan members to sue

Challenge to New York’s restrictive gun laws may fail due to passage of new law

WASHINGTON—The outcome of a Trump administration-backed challenge to New York City’s uniquely restrictive gun laws that make it burdensome for law-abiding gun owners to transport their weapons is in doubt after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case on Dec. 2. Critics … Continue reading Challenge to New York’s restrictive gun laws may fail due to passage of new law

Defamation suit by inventor of climate change ‘hockey stick’ graph proceeds

The Supreme Court refused to throw out a 7-year-old defamation lawsuit that climate scientist Michael E. Mann brought against National Review, after the magazine accused the inventor of the famous “Hockey Stick” graph that purported to show a dramatic increase … Continue reading Defamation suit by inventor of climate change ‘hockey stick’ graph proceeds

Trump administration invokes Patriot Act to continue detention of convicted terrorist

The Trump administration has ordered the continued detention of a convicted foreign terrorist for at least six months after the completion of his prison sentence due to concerns he is still active in terrorist activities. It’s thought to be the first invocation of the … Continue reading Trump administration invokes Patriot Act to continue detention of convicted terrorist

Radical teachers are trying to turn the young against Thanksgiving

News Analysis Left-wing teachers across America are reportedly “unlearning,” or indoctrinating, students against Thanksgiving. They’re teaching that the roast turkey-filled holiday they celebrate every year, recalling inspirational stories from the early days of the nation, is based on a feel-good “myth.” Instead of … Continue reading Radical teachers are trying to turn the young against Thanksgiving

Supreme Court asked to uphold convictions in NJ ‘Bridgegate’ case

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to sustain the convictions of two former members of then-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s inner circle. Attorneys for the two claim they were engaged in routine “bare-knuckle” political behavior when they participated in the “Bridgegate” … Continue reading Supreme Court asked to uphold convictions in NJ ‘Bridgegate’ case