Supreme Court Approval Highest Since 2009

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Americans Divided on Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

Democrats are worried he will make court too conservative Survey Report A week after Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, the public is split in its early views of the nomination. Overall, 41% think the Senate should confirm Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, while about [...]

How Supreme Court increased civility by rearranging furniture

By Michael S. Rosenwald | The Washington Post In this time of declining civility, Twitter trolls, shattered norms and batty, bloviating cable TV talking heads on both sides, let us pause for a moment to consider a story about how rearranging furniture can make the world a more cordial, neighborly place. We begin our story [...]

North Carolina Republicans’ Latest Judicial Power Grab May Have Backfired Spectacularly

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The Private-School Persuasion of the Supreme Court

Georgetown Prep is not just any private school. It is a private, predominantly white Jesuit high school for boys in a wealthy suburb just outside of Washington, D.C., founded in 1789. Today, its lush and sprawling campus features renovated Georgian-style brick buildings, a glass-roofed campus hub with a full-service café, and stunning athletic facilities including [...]

Supreme Court: Good reason for liberals to pout

Democrats are reeling. They are facing a mid-term election where their red-state senators must choose between retaining their seats, or showing their constituents they are in lock-step with party leadership. To retain their seats, they will need to join the Republican majority in the confirmation process for newly nominated Bret Kavanaugh as a justice on [...]

How Will the ‘Wayfair’ Supreme Court Decision Affect Retailers? 5 Ways.

The recent Supreme Court decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. case announced on June 21, which supported imposing online sales tax across state lines, will have significant impacts on entrepreneurs, small business and consumers. Related: The Supreme Court’s Decision on Online Sales Taxes Will Reshape Retail — Again To prepare for this major change, entrepreneurs need to [...]

India’s Supreme Court warns of ‘mobocracy,’ urges government to pass anti-lynching law after deadly attacks

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EBay earnings: Supreme Court sales tax decision is just one of a few headwinds

Ebay Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings on Wednesday after the closing bell with the online retailer facing a number of headwinds, including the recent Supreme Court decision in South Dakota vs. Wayfair, which focused on state sales tax collection. The Supreme Court ruled in June that states can collect sales tax from e-commerce [...]

KC’s ‘top-notch’ immigration lawyer on her immigrant roots and Supreme Court win

She was a preemie — 3 pounds, 10 inches long — born in rural India at a hospital ill-equipped to save her. For months Rekha Sharma-Crawford’s father cupped her in his hands and held her like a kitten to his chest, keeping Rekha warm as she fought on. “People didn’t think I was going to [...]

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