US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy front and center of Masterpiece cake shop case

You are using an outdated browser. Upgrade your browser today to better experience this site. <!– Sign In –> Current 60 Fair 3-Day Forecast HI: 62° LO: 27° HI: 62° LO: 27° HI: 62° LO: 27° <!– layout: {uuid=653790bd-bb2f-4c61-85b8-7cac54d0a18f, plid=282895170, groupId=10946, companyId=10155, createDate=null, modifiedDate=Wed Nov 22 19:10:35 GMT 2017, privateLayout=false, layoutId=659, parentLayoutId=0, name=Story, title=Denver7, [...]

Supreme Court will hear Maryland gerrymandering case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Friday it will hear arguments in the Maryland gerrymandering case. It is the second partisan gerrymandering challenge the nation’s highest court has granted this year. Whether to grant a hearing on the case was considered by the justices in a morning conference. An order adding the case to the [...]

Statehouse Beat: State Supreme Court runs up quite a tab – Charleston Gazette

Extravagance can take many forms. Since July 1, 2014, the state Supreme Court has paid Marriott International nearly $1.08 million, primarily for costs of hosting conferences and meetings for judges, magistrates and other court employees at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. However, Marriott is hardly the exclusive lodging and conference space provider for the Supreme Court. [...]

Supreme Court Blocks Release Of Documents In Trump Dreamer Case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted a request by President Donald Trump’s administration to block the immediate release of documents concerning his decision to end a program that shielded from deportation hundreds of thousands of young adults dubbed “Dreamers” brought into the country illegally as children. The justices put on hold [...]

Supreme Court takes on another partisan gerrymander case …

In a surprise move, the Supreme Court on Friday afternoon expanded its review of challenges to the decades-old practice of drawing election boundaries to benefit the candidates of the party in power.  It did so by taking on a claim by seven Maryland voters that their state legislature deliberately fashioned a congressional district that long [...]

As Supreme Court Weighs Landmark Sports Betting Case, Push To Curb Underground Market Intensifies

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed the media outside the Supreme Court on Dec. 4, as the Court listened to arguments on whether states can legalize sports betting. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) If a prominent bookmaker fielded a request to set a line on whether the Supreme Court will rule in favor of New [...]

Supreme Court to Hear Maryland Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court late Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the lines of a Maryland congressional district that were drawn by Democrats.   The court has already heard a partisan gerrymandering case from Wisconsin, where Republicans drew the state legislative map.  In the Maryland case, the plaintiffs are challenging the congressional map enacted by the Maryland [...]

The Supreme Court and the Colorado cake case (4 letters)

At left, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips; at right, David Mullins and Charlie Craig. The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, after Phillips refused to bake a wedding cake for the couple in 2012. Re: “More wrongs than rights in Masterpiece Cakeshop case,” Dec. [...]

Trump’s tweets taint travel ban, federal judges say

CLOSE This is the third iteration of the ban. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Demonstrators protest against President Trump’s travel ban outside the Supreme Court Thursday night. Two federal appeals courts heard oral arguments in the case this week.(Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, AFP/Getty Images) President Trump’s travel ban ran into a familiar problem in a federal [...]

Supreme Court Says White House Can Withhold DACA Documents for Now

WASHINGTON—A divided Supreme Court ​on Friday temporarily blocked a lower court from requiring the Trump administration to release internal documents related to its September decision to end a program protecting undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children.​ The court’s emergency action halting the document release comes just days after it issued an emergency [...]

1965 pages