Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tag: u.s. supreme court

Supreme Court Ruling Gives Green Light for...

Cities can now sue banks over predatory mortgage lending to nonwhite borrowers, thanks to a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. The court ruled...

Arkansas Conducts First Execution Since 2005, Despite...

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that had spared...

Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Has a...

Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, has been promoted to the public as a genteel, polite, squeaky-clean jurist who...

Abigail Fisher Easily Becomes the Butt of...

  The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in favor of the affirmative action program at the University of Texas-Austin. The court's 4-3 vote...

A Punishment Reserved for Black Children: Supreme...

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional to automatically sentence juveniles to a term of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. ...

Affirmative Action in Danger Again as Supreme...

After handing affirmative action opponents a narrow victory in Texas in June, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments tomorrow in another case, this...

Voting Rights Act: Congress Seeks New Way...

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to throw out Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, the Senate held a hearing yesterday...

[Update] Georgia Court Postpones Tonight’s Scheduled Execution...

At 7 p.m. EST tonight, it appears that death row inmate Warren Lee Hill will run out of time, as he is scheduled to...

Warren Lee Hill’s Future Uncertain Despite Stay...

Though his life was spared last night when a court stepped in to grant a temporary stay of execution, Warren Lee Hill still faces...

Gay Marriage Makes Great Strides, with Supreme...

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to tackle the issue of gay marriage, recent trends indicate that the country is on the verge of...

John Ferguson, 64, to Be Executed in...

John Ferguson, a 64-year-old man who has been on Florida's Death Row for 34 years, is scheduled to be executed tonight at 6 p.m....

Melissa Harris-Perry Breaks Down Affirmative Action for...

As the nation's affirmative action wars heat up once again as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case involving the University of Texas, MSNBC...

Many Fear Supreme Court On Verge of...

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to once again consider the contentious issue of affirmative action in college admissions by reviewing the program in...

Affirmative Action Again Under Assault as Supreme...

Critics of affirmative action are hoping that a new report released Wednesday will strengthen their case when the Supreme Court begins deliberations next week...

Supreme Court May Strike Down Affirmative Action

If the conservative Roberts Court is true to form, the affirmative action programs that have been used by the nation's top universities for a...

Warren Lee Hill to be Put to...

Tomorrow is D-Day for Warren Lee Hill , the day when he will be put to death by the state of Georgia in a...

After Supreme Court Decision, Georgia Tries to...

Arizona’s controversial anti-illegal immigration law was recently sustained by the U.S. Supreme Court, likely enabling Georgia’s police to begin enforcing parts of Georgia’s own...

Defeated by Supreme Court, GOP Will Try...

One thing you can say for the GOP, its members certainly have stamina. Kind of like the stamina Jason had in the movie Friday...

Supreme Court Upholds Obama Healthcare Law; Romney...

In a huge decision whose repercussions will be felt for years by all Americans, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Obama's signature piece of...

Arizona’s Controversial Anti-immigration Law Partially Struck Down

The U.S. Supreme Court this morning issued a 5-3 decision that struck down much of Arizona's controversial anti-immigration law, concluding that most of the...

Supreme Court Healthcare Decision to Come This...

This is the final week of the U.S. Supreme Court's term, meaning the long awaited decision on President Obama's healthcare initiative will come by...