And this approach seemed to strike a deft political balance: On the one hand, Gorsuch hadn’t let the president’s attack on the judiciary slide; on the other, he hadn’t criticized Trump in public. Without video of Gorsuch’s reprimand, cable news was unlikely to give the remarks wall-to-wall coverage. … [Read more...] about Trump Suggests His Supreme Court Pick Is Fine With Attacks on the Judiciary
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A U.S. House of Representatives committee is set to consider Tuesday whether to issue subpoenas to Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross seeking documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the country's 2020 census. Ross said last year he made the decision based on a request from the Justice Department to better enforce the Voting Rights Act. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Appears to Favor US Census Citizenship Question
I am pleased that @FLCourts confirms that Amendment 4 requires fines, fees & restitution be paid to victims before their voting rights may be restored. Voting is a privilege that should not be taken lightly, and I am obligated to faithfully implement Amendment 4 as it is defined. … [Read more...] about Florida Supreme Court rules convicted felons must pay fines, fees before voting
Lee is the vice chairman of Samsung and the son of ailing chairman Lee Kun-hee. The corruption scandal was dubbed the "trial of the century" and gripped South Korea for months. It was part of a huge influence-peddling scandal that has brought down the country's former president Park Geun-hye. … [Read more...] about South Korea’s top court orders retrial for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong
A 2016 study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that even miniscule differences in childhood lead exposure can have a significant impact on educational performance. Researchers examined the test scores and lead-exposure levels of children who benefited from a housing remediation program in Rhode Island that removed lead from their homes, along with those of children who did not. They found that a single microgram increase in the amount of lead in a child’s bloodstream correlated with a one-point drop in reading comprehension, and 2.1 percent increase in the probability of that child lacking proficiency in math. By contrast, a single microgram decrease correlated with higher test scores and proficiency in both math and reading. … [Read more...] about The EPA Wanted to Delay New Lead-Paint Rules for 6 More Years. A Court Said No.