Category Archives: In the Courts

Bowe Bergdahl receives dishonorable discharge, avoids jail time

US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has received a dishonorable discharge but will avoid prison time for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after abandoning his outpost in 2009, a military judge ruled Friday. Continue reading →

Court: Undocumented teen must be allowed an abortion

Why should US taxpayers have to pay for abortions from illegals? If the courts let this criminal have one, then we will soon have to foot the bill for all illegals who come here and want one. Continue reading →

Trump’s latest travel ban blocked by second federal judge

President Donald Trump’s latest attempt to bar citizens of eight countries from entering the US has suffered a second federal court defeat. Judges in Hawaii and Maryland issued separate temporary restraining orders on the open-ended travel ban. Both judges cited Mr Trump’s campaign description of it as a “Muslim ban”. Continue reading →

Schneiderman Willing to Sue White House Over DACA Plan

Typical crazy Demonrat. How can he sue over an executive order Odummer signed? How can he sue to force a president to do what he wants? It’s up to congress to make the laws, not Trump, or this dumb ass Demonrat. Continue reading →

He tried to massacre Americans on Christmas, now he’s suing for maltreatment in prison

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried and failed to blow up an airliner full of passengers on Christmas in 2009, but now he’s suing the U.S. government for better treatment while in prison. Continue reading →

Hawaii wants to challenge third version of Trump travel ban

Friday a federal judge said he would give Hawaii an opportunity to make its case that it should be allowed to challenge the Trump administration’s latest travel ban. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson said Hawaii would have until Tuesday morning to file a new motion. The government will have until Saturday, Oct. 14, to respond. Continue reading →

Trump’s Travel Ban Decision Could Set Off New Wave of Turmoil

President Donald Trump is on the verge of a fresh clash with business leaders and civil-rights advocates as he faces a critical deadline this weekend for continuing his travel ban on six predominantly Muslim countries. Continue reading →

US refugee quota may be lowered to 1980 level

According to the New York Times as the deadline nears for the Trump administration to set a ceiling for refugee admissions, some close to the president have pushed to lower the number below 50,000. Continue reading →

Attorneys General from 21 states ask Supreme Court to hear suit against Maryland’s assault weapons ban

Friday a coalition of 21 state attorneys general filed a brief urging the Supreme Court to hear a case against Maryland’s assault weapons ban. The attorneys general for Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming jointly filed a friend of the court brief supporting the plaintiffs in Kolbe v. Hogan. The group believes Maryland’s ban on certain semi-automatic rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition is unconstitutional, and are asking the Supreme Court to step in and strike the law down. Continue reading →

Lawsuit Says ‘Bathroom Bill’ Effects Still Felt

A revised lawsuit says transgender people in North Carolina are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state’s notorious “bathroom bill.” Continue reading →