Category Archives: In the Courts

Supreme Court strikes down state ban on taxpayer funding for religious schools

Tuesday the Supreme Court struck down a ban on taxpayer funding for religious schools, in a narrow but significant win for the school choice movement.

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Judge: US must free migrant children from family detention

Friday a federal judge ordered the release of children held with their parents in U.S. immigration jails and denounced the Trump administration’s prolonged detention of families during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Supreme Court hands Trump administration win on deportation powers

Thursday the Supreme Court ruled for the Trump administration in a key immigration case, determining that a federal law limiting an asylum applicant’s ability to appeal a determination that he lacked a credible fear of persecution from his home country does not violate the Constitution.

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Appeals court orders Flynn case dismissal, after years-long legal saga

Wednesday a federal appeals court ordered a lower court to allow the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to be dismissed, as requested by the Justice Department — likely ending the years-long legal saga stemming from the Russia investigation.

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Judge allows Bolton book to be released, but says he ‘gambled’ with national security

Who cares about a book?  Most of us don’t waste money buying those things.  Who has time to read? A federal judge on Saturday allowed the forthcoming publication of John Bolton’s memoir to go ahead next week despite concerns it contains classified information – but tore into the former national security adviser for having “gambled” with national security.

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Supreme Court rules against Trump administration bid to end DACA program

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday against the Trump administration’s effort to end the Obama-era program that offers legal protections to young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children.

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Supreme Court rules gay workers protected from job discrimination, in big win for LGBT rights

The Supreme Court handed a big win to the LGBT community Monday, ruling in a 6-3 decision that an employer who fires a worker for being gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act — which already protected people from employer sex discrimination, as well as discrimination based on race, color, religion or national origin.

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Horowitz to Newsmax TV: Flynn Case A ‘Failed Coup D’etat’

The case against Michael Flynn was a “failed coup d’etat” of President Donald Trump, noted conservative author David Horowitz told Newsmax TV on Friday.

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Watergate prosecutors who want to weigh in on Flynn case include Dem donors, outspoken Trump critics

Demonrats are having a shitfit, because they got caught in all their corruption. Laughing Sixteen former Watergate prosecutors have notified Emmet Sullivan, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, that they intend to file an “amicus curiae” (“friend of the court”) brief in the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn after the Department of Justice (DOJ) moved to dismiss the charges against him.

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Who is Emmet Sullivan? What to know about judge in long-running Michael Flynn case

Emmet Sullivan, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, on Tuesday decided to allow “amicus curiae” briefs — Latin for “friend of the court” briefs — in the case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn after the Department of Justice (DOJ) moved to dismiss the charges against him.

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