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The ruling, handed down Thursday, reverses a Supreme Court decision last year that had ended the practice of automatically forwarding certain juvenile cases to the adult criminal justice system. The earlier decision had required juvenile court judges ...
OOIDA's Petition for Writ of Certiorari has been distributed to the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court for the June 8 conference.
Justice Elena Kagan, who oversees appeals from Ohio, last month extended Sowell's deadline to file a writ of certiorari asking the high court to review his conviction.
Citing the president's duty to protect the country from terrorism, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the Justice Department will ask the high court to review the case, although he offered no timetable. ... Parties generally have 90 days ...
The Justice Department said it would appeal Thursday's ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court, a move it declined to make when federal courts blocked the previous order in February.
Kay Ivey appointed a well known Birmingham attorney and one of her longtime aides as a new associate justice of the Alabama Supreme Court to fill the spot vacated by now-Chief Justice Lyn Stuart, her office said Thursday. Ivey appointed William B ...
But another case from that same state, heading into federal court next month, has a shot at eventually persuading the justices to do what they've never done before: strike down an election map as an unconstitutionally partisan gerrymander. The high ...
Trump administration lawyers are urging the Supreme Court to reject a 2nd Amendment claim that would restore the right to own a gun for two Pennsylvania men who were convicted more than 20 years ago of nonviolent crimes.
First, two of the nominees - Justice Joan Larsen (currently a Justice on the Michigan Supreme Court) for a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Justice David Stras (currently a Justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court ...
'This is not an easy time to be a priest, but priests are desperately needed.' In his address to graduating seminarians on Wednesday, United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. emphasized the importance of religious freedom and the ...
New Justice Neil M. Gorsuch joined Clarence Thomas in dissent Monday when the Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a Republican Party lawyer seeking to strike down limits on big-money contributions to political parties.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder for so-called patent "trolls" to launch sometimes dodgy patent cases in friendly courts, a major irritant for high-tech giants ...
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear the Detroit Free Press' challenge of a ruling that allows law enforcement agencies to withhold criminal mug shots in federal cases.
"It would be hard to read exactly what exactly the U.S. Supreme Court meant by it, except that it will probably end most of the state's litigation with regard to these issues," said Pete Mills, an assistant state attorney in the 10th Judicial Circuit ...
Writing for the majority, Justice Elena Kagan said states did not have unlimited leeway in drawing districts in a claimed attempt to comply with the voting law.
Texas House OKs New Abortion Limits Despite Court Defeats. May 20, 2017. Texas' House has approved tough new abortion limits, striking back after the U.S. Supreme Court gutted many restrictions on the procedure the state passed in 2013.
WYNNEWOOD, Pa. (ChurchMilitant.com) - A Catholic U.S. Supreme Court justice is warning seminarians of the looming religious persecution.
7thcircuit-051717-15col.jpg Justice Elena Kagan excitedly told the 7th Circuit Bar Association she's no longer the junior justice. Neil Gorsuch now will open the door during conference and serve on the cafeteria committee. (Photo courtesy of the 7th ...
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Faces Misconduct Investigation. More than 51 groups and individuals are seeking an investigation of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy for a potential ethics breach. | May 16, 2017, at 2:18 p.m.. MORE.
David Stras once wrote that U.S. Supreme Court justices should not have term limits. Instead, he said they ... Stras, himself a former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas, is also co-author of the 2013 edition of a federal courts casebook. And he may ...
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will address graduates at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood this week. The justice is slated to speak at Wednesday's Concursus ceremony, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced Monday.
A three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals seemed unwilling to reinstate President Trump's controversial travel ban during oral arguments on Monday, raising the specter of a showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court. The panel's ... United ...
This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows inmate Robert Moreno Ramos. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from Ramos, on Texas death row for the slayings of his wife and two children at their ...
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren called Fortas' written opinion in the Gault case "the Magna Carta for juveniles.
Justice Elena Kagan's majority opinion said that the Kentucky high court "singles out arbitration agreement for disfavored treatment.
Democrats and civil rights groups, wary of the Supreme Court now that it has regained a conservative majority with the appointment of Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, welcomed the announcement that it would not hear the case. "An ugly chapter in voter ...
Supreme Court decisions in a half-dozen cases dealing with immigration over the next two months could reveal how the justices might evaluate Trump administration actions on immigration, especially stepped up deportations. Some of those cases could be ...
... level one step below the U.S. Supreme Court. There are more 100 open seats on federal courts, and Trump began making appointments this week.
This story has been clarified to reflect the number of active U.S. Supreme Court justices. For the ... Kate Brown appointed Rebecca Duncan, who sits on the Oregon Court of Appeals, to fill a vacancy that opens when Justice David Brewer retires on June 30.
Tim Pawlenty, I wondered whether he'd reflect that characteristic. He didn't. Here's an example: Stras aligned with then Justice Alan Page, a member of the court's more liberal wing, on a case that, coincidentally, has now advanced to the U.S. Supreme ...
Scalia was a junior at Langley high school in McLean when his father was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. "It didn't matter what was going on on the court and things like that," he said.
Trump will nominate Joan Larsen, who currently serves on Michigan's Supreme Court, to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, and David Stras, a justice on the Minnesota Supreme Court bench, to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis.
Larsen, who during the presidential election campaign appeared on a list of potential nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court, was nominated Monday by President Donald Trump today to the U.S.
The 42-year-old Stras used to teach at the University of Minnesota Law school and was on Trump's shortlist for the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy filled by current Justice Neil Gorsuch. Stras has also clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas and shares his ...
Larsen, 48, is a former University of Michigan law professor and Federalist Society member who clerked for conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last year and whose seat was filled by Justice Neil Gorsuch. Larsen's 17-month ...
When the owner of a high-end Colorado bakery refused to make a wedding cake for two men, and the betrothed couple sued for discrimination, it became pretty clear, pretty quickly, that the U.S. Supreme Court would have to settle an urgent, potentially ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - As one justice settles into his new job at the Supreme Court, is another about to leave? Eighty-year-old Justice Anthony Kennedy is so far refusing to comment on speculation that he may soon retire after 29 years on the court. But ...
US Supreme Court justices are secular clerics of the highest order. The Constitution is their guiding ... The Catholics are Chief Justice John Roberts, and justices Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Sonia Sotomayor. The Jewish ...
If we had our own Mount Rushmore, the retired United States Supreme Court justice would definitely make the cut, possibly along with Father Francisco Kino, Carl Hayden and Cesar Chavez.
Responding to rumors that a senior justice on the U.S. Supreme Court could step down this summer, President Donald Trump reportedly plans to fill any vacancy from a hand-picked list of conservative jurists compiled by a pair of powerful Washington ...
When the case was argued, some justices worried that a ruling for Miami would allow all sorts of people and entities to sue for indirect harm from discriminatory practices.
In September, the Alabama Court of the Judiciary suspended Moore for the remainder of his term after he told state probate judges they had a "ministerial duty" to not give same-sex couples marriage licenses despite federal and U.S. Supreme Court ...
It, uh, doesn't sound like the Trump-Sessions Justice Department is going to prevail in its argument to the U.S. Supreme Court that citizenship can be revoked over any misstatement or failure to disclose at all, however minor, that a person included ...
Houston police car Justices for the highest court in the nation decided Monday not to hear the case of a motorist who was shot in the back after being pulled over by a police officer.
Justices Kagan and Alito both questioned this unusual and creative use of the term "owed," with Justice Kagan prodding counsel to use "owed" in a sentence that supports his reading, and Justice Alito expressing disbelief with counsel's interpretation.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented over the Supreme Court's decision to let stand a lower court's dismissal of the suit.
The inmates' likelihood of success may have diminished with the recent appointment of conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. [nL1N1HT0JA] Last week, the high court cleared the way for Arkansas to hold its first execution in 12 years, and ...
But other justices said the court wasn't so clear in the 1985 case. Maybe all the court decided defendants are entitled to is a court-appointed expert, without resolving anything about the expert's independence, Justice Samuel Alito suggested. "This is ...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a lawsuit to publicly release the Senate's full report on the CIA's torture and detention program under former President George W. Bush.


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