Supreme Court security chief sparks war of words over police protection of justices: Maryland governor and county executive chastise court marshal after she Demands they enforce anti-residential picketing laws

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Montgomery County, Maryland, Executive Marc Elrich sharply rebuked Supreme Court Marshal Gail Curley after she wrote letters to both demanding they do more to protect justices whose lives have been threatened. Both officials say they are … Continue reading Supreme Court security chief sparks war of words over police protection of justices: Maryland governor and county executive chastise court marshal after she Demands they enforce anti-residential picketing laws

Supreme Court refuses to hear truckers’ challenge to AB5, California’s anti-freelancing law

The Supreme Court turned away a challenge to California’s “radical” worker-classification law that virtually outlaws independent contracting, including independent trucking, and clamps down on the so-called gig economy. The ruling has the effect of ending a temporary stay preventing enforcement of the … Continue reading Supreme Court refuses to hear truckers’ challenge to AB5, California’s anti-freelancing law

Supreme Court security chief demands Maryland governor, county, do more to protect justices

Supreme Court Marshal Gail Curley sent letters to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Montgomery County, Md., Executive Marc Elrich (D) demanding that they enforce existing laws and do a better job protecting justices whose lives have been threatened. Greta Van Susteren … Continue reading Supreme Court security chief demands Maryland governor, county, do more to protect justices

Following landmark Second Amendment decision, SCOTUS overturns appeals court decisions in 4 states

The Supreme Court followed up its June 23 landmark ruling that for the first time recognized a constitutional right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, by issuing a series of rulings June 30 reversing federal appeals court decisions that … Continue reading Following landmark Second Amendment decision, SCOTUS overturns appeals court decisions in 4 states

Three conservative justices dissent from Supreme Court’s refusal to hear appeal on New York’s health care worker vaccine mandate: The state has denied all religious exemptions

The Supreme Court refused on June 30 to take up an appeal by 16 health care workers who object on religious grounds to New York state’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health care workers. New York’s mandate offers medical exemptions but not religious exemptions. The … Continue reading Three conservative justices dissent from Supreme Court’s refusal to hear appeal on New York’s health care worker vaccine mandate: The state has denied all religious exemptions

SCOTUS to hear case that could give state legislatures, not judges, power to regulate elections: The ‘independent state legislature doctrine’ is a longtime favorite of conservative legal thinkers and Republicans

The Supreme Court decided on June 30 to hear an important new case that Republicans hope will re-empower state legislatures to make rules for redistricting and governing congressional and presidential elections. Republicans say the U.S. Constitution has always directly authorized … Continue reading SCOTUS to hear case that could give state legislatures, not judges, power to regulate elections: The ‘independent state legislature doctrine’ is a longtime favorite of conservative legal thinkers and Republicans

Supreme Court allows Biden administration to end Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum policy

The Supreme Court gave the Biden administration the green light on June 30 to end the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy that requires non-Mexican asylum-seekers arriving at the southern border to wait in Mexico for processing. President Joe Biden’s decision … Continue reading Supreme Court allows Biden administration to end Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum policy

Supreme Court narrows EPA’s ability to regulate carbon dioxide emissions

The Supreme Court ruled 6–3 on June 30 that the Clean Air Act doesn’t give the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) widespread power to regulate carbon dioxide emissions that a popular theory says contribute to global warming. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote … Continue reading Supreme Court narrows EPA’s ability to regulate carbon dioxide emissions

Tucker Carlson, “stochastic” terrorist? The TV host is a threat to national security, regime academic claims

Conservatives like Tucker Carlson who passionately argue against the increasingly depraved policy agenda of the Left are terrorists, according to a trendy new definition of terrorism being pushed by leftists. The new definition may have support in the Biden-Harris regime. … Continue reading Tucker Carlson, “stochastic” terrorist? The TV host is a threat to national security, regime academic claims

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma child neglect prosecution in ruling that curbs tribal criminal authority

In a complex 5–4 ruling that narrows its own 2020 decision enhancing tribal authority in Oklahoma, the Supreme Court ruled on June 29 in favor of the state’s prosecution of a non-Native American man convicted of neglecting his young Indian stepdaughter on … Continue reading Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma child neglect prosecution in ruling that curbs tribal criminal authority

Anti-woke ‘American Birthright’ project seeks to restore patriotism to state education

A national civics organization laid out a new set of academic standards this week for K-12 social studies classes aimed at improving education throughout the country and combating the rampant anti-American bias it says has taken hold in social studies … Continue reading Anti-woke ‘American Birthright’ project seeks to restore patriotism to state education

Supreme Court Justice Thomas suggests suing media for defamation should be less difficult: His comments came as high court refused to hear appeal in which church group sued Southern Poverty Law Center for defaming it as a ‘hate group’

It should be easier to sue media organizations for defamation, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said on June 27 as he dissented from the court’s decision not to take up a defamation case. Former President Donald Trump has also said the legal … Continue reading Supreme Court Justice Thomas suggests suing media for defamation should be less difficult: His comments came as high court refused to hear appeal in which church group sued Southern Poverty Law Center for defaming it as a ‘hate group’

Supreme Court rules in favor of high school football coach fired for post-game prayers: Decision overturns the oft-reversed 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on June 27 that a school district in Washington state violated First Amendment religious freedom protections when it fired high school football coach Joseph Kennedy for leading personal prayers at the 50-yard line after games. The decision is regarded … Continue reading Supreme Court rules in favor of high school football coach fired for post-game prayers: Decision overturns the oft-reversed 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

After Supreme Court win, Christian students accept monetary settlement from college that violated their free speech rights

Two Christian former college students whose Supreme Court victory allowed them to pursue nominal damages after their right to share their faith on campus was infringed settled their lawsuit in exchange for a payment of more than $800,000 by the … Continue reading After Supreme Court win, Christian students accept monetary settlement from college that violated their free speech rights

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

SCOTUS upholds HHS’s Medicare reimbursement formula for hospitals serving the poor

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against a hospital system that serves low-income people in Washington state, finding that the formula the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) uses to calculate Medicare reimbursements is correct. The ruling is a victory for the … Continue reading SCOTUS upholds HHS’s Medicare reimbursement formula for hospitals serving the poor

Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade abortion precedent: The announcement follows the unprecedented leak of the draft opinion

By a vote of 6–3 on June 24, the Supreme Court formally overturned Roe v. Wade, the seminal 1973 precedent which struck down a swath of federal and state laws restricting abortion and largely legalized the procedure nationwide. The 116-page ruling also reversed the … Continue reading Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade abortion precedent: The announcement follows the unprecedented leak of the draft opinion

SCOTUS: Failure to read Miranda rights not independent ground to sue police: The 6–3 decision reverses a ruling by the controversial 9th Circuit

The Supreme Court ruled 6–3 on June 23 that police can’t be sued for failing to read an accused person his Miranda rights before moving forward with questioning. The court’s landmark 1966 ruling in Miranda v. Arizona generally prevents criminal … Continue reading SCOTUS: Failure to read Miranda rights not independent ground to sue police: The 6–3 decision reverses a ruling by the controversial 9th Circuit