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US Supreme Court Decides Three Cases Involving Race

NPR - ‎5 hours ago‎
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a Georgia man sentenced to death is entitled to a new trial because prosecutors deliberately excluded all African Americans from the jury based on their race.
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CAL THOMAS: Donald Trump and the Supreme Court

Washington Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
In releasing his list of potential Supreme Court nominees, Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, has begun to solidify his support among conservatives as perhaps no other announcement could do.

Challenge to state's shark-fin ban fails in US Supreme Court

SFGate - ‎5 hours ago‎
California's ban on the possession and sale of shark fins survived a legal challenge Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Bay Area suppliers and sellers of shark fin soup, a traditional dish in the Chinese American community ...
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Trump tries cozying up to Senate Republicans with Supreme Court list

Daily Kos - ‎5 hours ago‎
There's no question that Donald Trump's proposed Supreme Court picks would be a nightmare for jurisprudence. What we're now finding out about that list is how Trump is trying to gain leverage over Republicans in the Senate with these picks.

Judges being bullied, Supreme Court chief claims

Kathimerini - ‎12 hours ago‎
Supreme Court President Vasiliki Thanou denounced on Monday what she said were concerted and “methodical efforts” by third parties on behalf of those implicated in corruption cases to slander and intimidate judicial officials.
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Supreme Court Again Rejects Illinois Ex-Governor's Corruption Appeal

Huffington Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected for the second time flamboyant former two-term Democratic Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's appeal of convictions on corruption charges including attempted extortion, wire fraud and other crimes.

Supreme Court rules for black man on death row

Reuters - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court ruled 7-1 that prosecutors wrongly used race in the selection of an all-white jury in the murder case of a black man who spent decades on death row.
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Supreme Court to hear Italian marine's plea to go home

The Hindu - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Supreme Court will hear a plea by Salvatore Girone, one of the two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen off Kerala, to return to Italy.
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Supreme Court orders sentencing review in 6 Ala. cases

Montgomery Advertiser - ‎12 hours ago‎
The sentences changed to life without parole following the Supreme Court's 2005 decision in Roper v. Simmons that held capital punishment for juveniles was unconstitutional.
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Republican AGs Slam EPA For Ignoring Supreme Court Ruling

Daily Caller - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Republican attorney generals of Texas and West Virginia are demanding the Obama administration stop working on its signature global warming regulation, which they argue violates a Supreme Court order. “Their efforts and those of your agency to try ...

If Citizens United Falls, Will Progressives Notice?

The Atlantic - ‎20 hours ago‎
The next Supreme Court justice—whether nominated by President Barack Obama, another Democratic president, or even a President Donald Trump—is likely to move the Supreme Court substantially to the left on a host of issues, particularly in the realm of ...
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Supreme Court finds bias in jury that sent black Georgia man to death row

Washington Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
May 23, 2016 12:47 PM EDT - On Monday, May 23, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a black Georgia death row inmate, Timothy Tyrone Foster, because prosecutors kept African Americans off the jury that convicted him of killing an elderly white woman.
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Looming Supreme Court abortion ruling could be 'dangerous' — and change everything

Raw Story - ‎17 hours ago‎
As a Supreme Court decision on abortion rights is highly anticipated in the United States, few are as uniquely positioned to assess its impact as reproductive rights attorney Kathryn Kolbert, who argued the last major abortion case before the high court.
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Pa. Supreme Court doesn't halt Cosby hearing - ‎10 hours ago‎
Bill Cosby's sexual-assault case will proceed on a path toward trial as scheduled, after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday rejected his latest attempt to delay it. In a one-line order, the court denied Cosby's request for a stay while it ...
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Tom Brady takes last step before possible Supreme Court appeal

CBS News - ‎9 hours ago‎
If the appeal is denied by the full panel, Brady could try to take his case to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a statement, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith said: "He was not afforded fundamental fairness and due process as ...

Germany's supreme court ruling on online games and bots could affect entire EU

VentureBeat - ‎May 22, 2016‎
On October 6, 2016 the German supreme court will hold a hearing regarding a legal battle between the World of Warcraft publisher Acitivision Blizzard and Bossland GmbH, which produces Honorbuddy.

Montini: Ducey made the Supreme Court an offer it couldn't refuse - ‎16 hours ago‎
... much like Michael Corleone took control over the “five families.” Except that Ducey's approach was more finessed and less noisy.

Supreme Court candidates file campaign reports

Great Falls Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Money in campaign coffers was reported in the race for seat No. 3 on the Montana Supreme Court. According to figures posted Monday on the Commissioner of Political Practices website, Kristen Juras reported $30,013.90 and Dirk Sandefur reported ...