Supreme Court

Full transcript: Christine Blasey Ford's opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee
Politico | Christine Blasey Ford's opening statement for a scheduled hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee, as prepared for delivery: Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Feinstein, Members of the Committee. My name is Christine...
NSA metadata program “consistent” with Fourth Amendment, Kavanaugh once argued
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ArsTechnica | On Thursday, during the second-to-last day of hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) had an interesting exchange over recent privacy cases with the Supreme Court judicial nominee,...
Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify
Christine Blasey Ford
Reuters | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A woman who has accused President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago wants her allegations to be investigated by the FBI before she appears at a U...
Booker releases 'confidential' Kavanaugh documents
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TheHill | Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Thursday released emails from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time as a White House counsel, escalating a heated fight over his documents. Booker released approximately 12 pages of...
Soros-Linked Nonprofit Led By Clinton & Obama Alum Spending Millions To "Stop" Kavanaugh
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ZeroHedge | Today's edition of "George Soros Meddles" is brought to you by ten-week-old political advocacy group Demand Justice - a Soros-linked organization which has pledged $5 million towards a "multi-platform" campaign to stop...
Avenatti Reveals Alleged Kavanaugh "Gang Rape" Scheme Involving Spiked Punch
ZeroHedge | Attorney Michael Avenatti has levied new allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Avenatti's client, Julie Swetnick, claims that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge made efforts to...
Trump slams Kavanaugh accuser credibility
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APNews | WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack...
Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward
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APNews | WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for...
Senators can't stop themselves from revealingly muttering into the mic during the Kavanaugh hearing
TheWeek | It took mere minutes for the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to devolve into chaos Tuesday. Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee joined with protesters to interrupt Sen. Chuck...
Fox’s Napolitano ‘Disappointed’ By Kavanaugh: He’s ‘Heart and Soul of the DC Establishment’
MediaIte |     Judge Andrew Napolitano is not particularly wowed with President Trump‘s decision to nominate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh became a major media subject of intrigue last night after Trump...
Online shoppers can now be forced to pay sales tax
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APNEws | WASHINGTON (AP) — States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial...
Supreme Court strikes down federal sports betting ban
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CNBC | The U.S. Supreme Court will allow more states to legalize sports betting, breaking up Nevada's monopoly on the practice, according to a ruling Monday. The court upheld the legality of a 2014 state law permitting sports...
Nevada's Dean Heller predicts an imminent high court vacancy
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Politico | Dean Heller knows he’s the most vulnerable Republican senator in the country. But he thinks Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy might just help him hang on to his seat. “Kennedy is going to retire around sometime...
Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of DACA ruling
NBCNews | WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear the Trump administration's appeal of a federal judge's ruling that requires the government to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program going....
Trump names Brett Kavanaugh as nominee for next supreme court justice
Guardian | Donald Trump has named Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the US supreme court, lighting the fuse of an acrimonious political battle and potentially setting the court on a more conservative course for decades to come....
Supreme Court Justice Kennedy Is Retiring, Giving Trump 2nd Supreme Court Pick
ZeroHedge | "Justice Kennedy’s retirement is the biggest event in U.S. jurisprudence in at least 15 years"               - Jack Goldsmith, WaPo Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring from the United States Supreme...
Supreme Court says warrant necessary for phone location data in win for privacy
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CNET | The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of digital privacy. In a 5-4 decision on Friday the justices decided that police need warrants to gather phone location data as evidence for trials. The Supreme Court reversed and...
Supreme Court to Rule on Your First Amendment Right to Silence
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The Conversation | New Hampshire’s state motto “Live free or die” is, for many residents, a stirring evocation of the independent spirit of colonial America. But not all New Hampshirites agree with this well-known slogan that is...