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Supremes Poised For Blockbuster Finish As Current Term Nears Conclusion

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  by Kevin Daley As the U.S. Supreme Court approaches the conclusion of its 2017 – 2018 term, the justices are expected to release a deluge of decisions in the coming weeks, including marquee opinions addressing mandatory union dues, partisan gerrymandering, and President Donald Trump’s travel ban. As of this writing, there are 25 decisions outstanding. Among the remaining cases ...

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Supreme Court rules sports betting legal, strikes down federal law

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U.S. Supreme Court rules that federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting is unconstitutional. SCOTUS decided the case in favor of New Jersey 6-3 ruling to lift the federal ban on sports betting. The long-awaited battle in the case of Murphy vs. NCAA is finally over. And New Jersey has prevailed. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) which till now had made it ...

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At SCOTUS, PA GOP Accuses Democratic Judges Of Rigging The Redistricting Process

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  by Kevin Daley Pennsylvania Republicans are fighting a judge-imposed congressional district map at the U.S. Supreme Court, after the state’s highest judicial tribunal struck down the old map, finding it was purposely drawn to favor the GOP. Their petition, something of a long shot, argues the Pennsylvania Supreme Court intentionally usurped the legislature’s constitutional power to draw district lines. ...

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The Public-Sector Union ‘Stranglehold’ On Workers’ Paychecks Is On The Verge Of Collapse

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  by Tim Pearce The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in a case that could devastate the membership of public-sector unions. Child support specialist for the Illinois Department of Healthcare Mark Janus sued the union that represents him over the constitutionality of compulsory dues subtracted from his paycheck every month. Janus is not a member of the ...

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Wasting NO Time: DOJ Wants SCOTUS To Review DACA Decision Immediately

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  by Kevin Daley In a remarkable filing, the Department of Justice (DOJ) formally asked the Supreme Court to overturn a federal judge’s order requiring the Trump administration to continue administering the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The petition is highly unusual, as the government bypassed the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and asked the justices to hear ...

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Internet Sales Tax Probably Coming Thanks To The Supreme Court

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  by Kevin Daley The Supreme Court will decide whether to expand the power of the states to collect sales tax from online sales, which could precipitate a vast increase in internet sales tax. The justices announced Friday that they will take a challenge to a 1992 precedent which allows states to collect sales taxes only from those companies with a physical ...

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SCOTUS Continues Rebuke of Lower Court Rulings Against Trump

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  By Kevin Daley In recent weeks the U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly chided lower courts that issued rulings unfavorable to the Trump administration, suggesting at least some of the justices believe the judiciary is not treating the Trump administration fairly. Though such a conclusion can only be reached by inference, the justices have issued several fairly extraordinary orders in ...

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The Liberal Senate’s Judicial Nominee Religious Test

There was a time in America when attending church and abiding by the practices and teachings of a religion were qualities that were respected and looked up to by everyone, and it spoke well for those seeking public office and was widely thought to be a natural stepping stone in a public career and for someone seeking a seat on ...

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Supreme Court Restores Trump Travel Ban

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The Supreme Court of the United States has issued a temporary order restoring President Donald Trump‘s restrictions on immigration and travel from nations terrorists might use to gain access to the U.S. Justice Anthony Kennedy stayed a 9th Circuit Court ruling that had placed restrictions on Trump’s travel ban. The stay will allow the ban to remain in effect until ...

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It Seems Baker’s Have Rights Too

For those of you who remember the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado, who refused to create a wedding cake for a gay couple in 2012 and was crucified for it, is back in the news, this time with some good news. The Justice Department has sided with Jack Phillips the owner of the bake shop, filing a brief Thursday ...

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Federal Judge Rules Against Latest Challenge to Trump Travel Ban

Following the Supreme Court ruling to allow portions of President Donald Trump’s sensible travel restrictions on six countries to be implemented, the left just couldn’t let it go. Shortly after the SCOTUS had decided to let the government implement a partial ban with the intent to revisit the case in their upcoming fall term, the state of Hawaii quickly moved ...

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Supreme Court Rejects Gun Rights Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear a California case related to citizen’s rights to carry a gun outside their home. In Edward Peruta, Et Al v. California, Et Al, the plaintiff complains that the San Diego County Sheriff is unjustly infringing upon his right to carry a firearm for self-defense outside of his home. California State Law prohibits ...

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Supreme Court Hands Trump Victory on Travel Ban

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The Supreme Court lifted key portions of an injunction against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from six Middle-East nations. In a 9-0 decision, the court made clear that the order can be enforced immediately with a single caveat. “An American individual or entity that has a bona fide relationship with a particular person seeking to enter the country ...

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