Supreme Court blocks for now DACA case document disclosure – The Spokesman

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Friday blocked for now a judge’s order requiring the Trump administration to disclose all emails, letters and other documents it considered in its decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. By a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court blocked an order by U.S. District Court Judge William [...]

Gay wedding cake Supreme Court case could be influenced by past …

Supreme Court hears same-sex wedding cake case Citing his Christian beliefs, Colorado baker Jack Phillips was sued for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex couple. The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a potentially landmark case that pits religious freedom against anti-discrimination laws. The controversy began when Jack Phillips, owner of [...]

Supreme Court will take up a second gerrymandering case this term …

The Supreme Court announced Friday it will add a second case this term to determine whether partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, accepting a challenge from Maryland Republicans who say the state’s dominant Democrats drew a congressional district that violated their rights. The court already has heard a challenge from Wisconsin Democrats, who challenged a legislative redistricting [...]

NC Supreme Court agrees to hear state board’s lawsuit against …

By Kelly Hinchcliffe Raleigh, N.C. — The North Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to hear the State Board of Education’s lawsuit against State Superintendent Mark Johnson. Friday’s decision marks the latest in a year-long battle between the board and superintendent over control of the state’s public school system. The state board filed suit last December [...]

Poland’s Ruling Party Moves to Impose Its Will on Supreme Court

Poland’s lower chamber of parliament approved legislation on Friday that would retire more than a third of the Supreme Court, removing one of the few checks on the ruling party’s growing power. The pair of bills, likely to sail through the country’s Senate, escalate a long and intense battle over the future of the country’s [...]

Supreme Court says administration for now need not turn over more DACA documents

The Trump administration for now does not have to turn over additional documents related to ending the program protecting 800,000 undocumented immigrant children, a divided Supreme Court said Friday night. The court’s conservative justices granted the administration’s request, pending further review of a lower court’s order in a lawsuit challenging the end of the Deferred [...]

Supreme Court will take up a second gerrymandering case this term

The Supreme Court announced Friday it will add a second case this term to determine whether partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, accepting a challenge from Maryland Republicans who say the state’s dominant Democrats drew a congressional district that violated their rights. The court already has heard a challenge from Wisconsin Democrats, who challenged a legislative redistricting [...]

Inside Gaming: Supreme Court Appears to Favor NJ in Sports Betting Case

December 08, 2017 Martin Harris Analysts suggest there might be enough Supreme Court support for New Jersey to offer sports betting. Wynn reported to have purchased Alon Las Vegas land, while Caesars sells Harrah’s Las Vegas to VICI. This week’s Inside Gaming begins with the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments this week in a case [...]

Why The Supreme Court Is Likely To Rule For Jack Phillips

If Tuesday’s oral argument is any indication, the year-long anticipation for the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court showdown will result in a narrow opinion that provides little clarity in the continuing conflict between culture and religious liberty. By now the basics are well-known: When a homosexual couple asked Jack Phillips, the owner of the Colorado-based Masterpiece [...]

NC Supreme Court agrees to hear state board’s lawsuit against superintendent

By Kelly Hinchcliffe Raleigh, N.C. — The North Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to hear the State Board of Education’s lawsuit against State Superintendent Mark Johnson. Friday’s decision marks the latest in a year-long battle between the board and superintendent over control of the state’s public school system. The state board filed suit last December [...]

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