Post Tagged with: "Supreme Court"


Supreme Court Tosses One of Two Travel Ban Challenges

Supreme Court Tosses One of Two Travel Ban Challenges

The new ban, President Trump’s third, including one issued in January that was blocked by lower courts, could affect tens of thousands of potential immigrants and visitors to the United States.

Liberals Urge Supreme Court Conservative Kennedy to Stay

Justice Kennedy on Hot Seat in Major Voting Rights Case

Justice Kennedy’s vote, which will likely be the deciding factor in the case, could have an impact on U.S. elections for decades.

Some Would-be Immigrants Left in Limbo after Supreme Court Muslim Ban Order

Supreme Court Wrestles with Immigration Bond Hearing Dispute

A majority of the justices appeared sympathetic to the idea that immigrants held long-term should be eligible for a bond hearing that would let them argue for their release.

Supreme Court Mulls Parameters for Deporting Immigrant Felons

Supreme Court Mulls Parameters for Deporting Immigrant Felons

The ruling in the case could help clarify the crimes for which non-citizen immigrants may be expelled.

Key Employment Dispute Leaves Supreme Court Divided

Key Employment Dispute Leaves Supreme Court Divided

Employers have increasingly required employees to sign waivers to guard against a rising tide of worker lawsuits seeking unpaid wages.

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Fight over Electoral District Boundaries Heads to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court for decades has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination but never those drawn simply to give one party an advantage.

Supreme Court Allows Broad Trump Refugee Ban

Supreme Court Allows Broad Trump Refugee Ban

The Supreme Court ruling gives President Trump a partial victory as the high court prepares for a key October hearing on the constitutionality of his Muslim ban.

Some Would-be Immigrants Left in Limbo after Supreme Court Muslim Ban Order

Some Would-Be Immigrants Left in Limbo After Supreme Court Muslim Ban Order

While the court said it would exempt travelers from the ban who have “bona fide relationships” with Americans, the ruling did not specify exactly what that means.

Muslim ban protest

Supreme Court Revives Muslim Ban

Both bans are now due to partly go into effect in 72 hours, based on a memorandum issued by the Trump administration on June 14.

Liberals Urge Supreme Court Conservative Kennedy to Stay

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Last Cases as Talk About Kennedy Swirls

If swing voter Justice Anthony Kennedy were to retire, President Trump could recast the court in a more conservative posture, possibly for decades to come.

U.S. Supreme Court Sets Higher Bar for Stripping Citizenship

U.S. Supreme Court Sets Higher Bar for Stripping Citizenship

All nine justices rejected the Trump administration’s stance that the government should be able to revoke citizenship of people for even minor misstatements in the citizenship application process.

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Supreme Court to Hear Gerrymandering Case

The high court has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination but not based on one political party’s advantage.

U.S. Top Court Finds Law Banning Offensive Trademarks Unconstitutional

U.S. Top Court Finds Law Banning Offensive Trademarks Unconstitutional

The ruling likely paves the way for the Redskins to protect trademarks covering the team’s name.

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

The nation’s top court, which leans conservative after the confirmation of Trump’s appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch, could act as soon as this week on his administration’s request to reinstate the order.

Supreme Court Reins In President’s Appointment Powers

Supreme Court Invalidates Gender Inequality in Citizenship Law

The law held men and women who have children abroad out of wedlock to different standards when trying to confer citizenship to their children.

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Muslim Ban

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Muslim Ban

The nine justices are set to weigh whether Trump’s harsh election campaign rhetoric can be used as evidence that the order was intended to discriminate against Muslims.

Liberals Urge Supreme Court Conservative Kennedy to Stay

Liberals Urge Supreme Court Conservative Kennedy to Stay

If Justice Anthony Kennedy were to retire, President Trump would have a historic opportunity to recast the court in a more conservative posture, possibly for decades to come.

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

The fate of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court.

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

The ruling is expected to largely impact future court cases, particularly in the South.

Supreme Court Rejects Revival of Voter Suppression Law in N.C.

Supreme Court Rejects Revival of Voter Suppression Law in N.C.

The Supreme Court rejected a Republican bid to revive a law that intentionally aimed to suppress Black voter turnout.

U.S. Top Court Says Cities Can Sue Over Predatory Lending But Sets Bar High

U.S. Top Court Says Cities Can Sue Over Predatory Lending But Sets Bar High

Miami accused banks of a decade of lending discrimination in its residential housing market.

Supreme Court Rejects ‘Conversion’ Therapy Ban Challenge

Supreme Court Rejects ‘Conversion’ Therapy Ban Challenge

Ban is constitutional and does not impinge upon free exercise of religion, justices say.

U.S. Chief Justice Alarmed at Trump Administration Immigration Case Stance

U.S. Chief Justice Alarmed at Trump Administration Immigration Case Stance

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts seemed particularly concerned that the government was asserting it could revoke citizenship through criminal prosecution for trivial lies or omissions.

Liberal U.S. Justices Lean Toward Death Row Inmate in Mental Health Dispute

Liberal U.S. Justices Lean Toward Death Row Inmate in Mental Health Dispute

The nine-member court’s other conservatives, including Donald Trump’s newly seated appointee Neil Gorsuch, appeared more likely to vote against James McWilliams.