1 of 4 View 4 Items J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press President Donald Trump shakes hands with Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, after delivering his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Watching are from left, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Elena Kagan and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch. Related Links The Supreme Court could reinterpret the First Amendment in a conservative direction this term. Here's how What's next for religious freedom in 2019? Faith leaders and policymakers weigh in SALT LAKE CITY — The Supreme Court needed only two paragraphs to spark a national outcry with its Feb. 7 decision allowing an execution to proceed. The court's five conservative justices ruled that a Muslim inmate in Alabama could be put to death — even though a federal appeals court had said the state's policy allowing a Christian … [Read more...] about What a Supreme Court order on a Muslim death row inmate says about the role of judges
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Jessica Gresko, Associated Press Updated 9:22 pm PST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 In this Jan. 7, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is seen in Washington,. The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue. The high court on Tuesday reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans. The high court for now declined to take up cases about the plan. The cases will continue to move through lower courts. less In this Jan. 7, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is seen in Washington,. The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women ... more Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP Photo: … [Read more...] about Q&A: Impact of Supreme Court decision on transgender troops
Kathleen Hopkins Asbury Park Press Published 6:43 PM EST Dec 5, 2018 Superior Court Judge John F. Russo Jr., who had been on paid administrative leave from the Ocean County bench since a law clerk accused him of throwing a file at her in 2017, was ordered to return to work Tuesday in Burlington County, where the state Supreme Court reassigned him. “The charges are pending, and the Supreme Court ordered that he return to work and assigned him to Burlington County,’’ said Amelia Carolla, the attorney representing Russo in the disciplinary matter. Russo was placed on administrative leave on May 18, 2017 and had continued to receive his $165,000 annual salary. His pay increased to $173,000 on July 1, when all the state’s judges were given raises, according to McAleer. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court orders embattled Judge Russo back to work.
The Venezuelan Supreme Court Wednesday ordered the arrest of prominent opposition leader Julio Borges and prosecution of opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolas Maduro, The Associated Press reported Thursday.Police detained Requesens on Tuesday, the report said. The South American country, already deeply embedded in a political crisis, has a strong opposition who accused the government’s ruling part of using the alleged attack to clamp down on the opposition, the AP reported. Social media displayed video showing Venezuela’s political police arresting Requesens, a 29-year-old deputy in the opposition-controlled National Assembly, the report said. Supporters say he was kidnapped from his apartment. In their arrest order, the AP reported, the supreme court accusing Borges of “flagrant crimes,” including public incitement, treason to the fatherland and the attempted homicide against Maduro. … [Read more...] about Venezuelan Supreme Court Orders Arrest of Julio Borges In Maduro Assassination Try
The Oregon Supreme Court ordered changes this morning to the ballot title for an initiative that would ban the sale of many semi-automatic guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines in the state. It's a setback for the Portland-area clergy backing Initiative Petition 43, who have just over a week to gather the 88,184 signatures necessary to get it on the November ballot. The signature deadline is July 6 and they cannot begin gathering signatures until the ballot title is finalized. In an opinion issued Wednesday morning, the court said Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum must make changes throughout the summary of the initiative that voters would see if the proposal makes it onto the November ballot. Several gun rights and hunting groups appealed to the Supreme Court to modify the ballot title, saying the use of such terms as "assault weapons" and "large capacity magazines" is misleading. The ballot title that was appealed to the Supreme Court … [Read more...] about Oregon Supreme Court orders changes to ballot title for initiative to ban ‘assault weapons’