Category Archives: In the Courts

Sen. Mike Lee, Brother Thomas Lee on SCOTUS List to Replace Kennedy

Thursday, Sen Mike Lee said he’s been watching the Supreme Court since he was 10 years old, and he’s honored to be on President Donald Trump’s shortlist to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy — and if his brother, Thomas, is picked over him, that “would be fantastic” as well. Continue reading →

Supreme Court affirms privacy rights of cellphone users in ‘Big Brother’ case

Friday the DOJ suffered a digital-age defeat at the Supreme Court, which sided with the privacy rights of cellphone users in a dispute over law enforcement tracking their movements. In a 5-4 ruling, the court said law enforcement generally will need a warrant for such searches. Continue reading →

U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

Well, they wouldn’t be separated, would they, if they came in legally? But while we’re on the subject, what about all the US kids who are separated from their parents whom are sent to prison? You don’t here the whacked out liberals crying foul over that one. Continue reading →

Ex-Navy sailor pardoned by Trump says he’s suing Comey and Obama

A former Navy sailor who is one of five people to receive a pardon from

President Donald Trump is planning to file a lawsuit against Obama administration officials, alleging that he was subject to unequal protection of the law. Continue reading →

Cornyn Says He’d Say No to Supreme Court Nomination

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, said he would say “no” if he were offered a nomination to the Supreme Court should a vacancy occur, the Washington Examiner reported Saturday. Continue reading →

Trump push for conservative judges intensifies, to Democrats’ dismay

As President Donald Trump pursues his goal of making the federal judiciary more conservative, his fellow Republicans who control the Senate are poised to confirm another batch of his picks for influential U.S. appeals courts to the dismay of some Democrats. Continue reading →

Napolitano: Trump’s Travel Ban Will Be Upheld in 5-4 Supreme Court Vote

Wednesday Judge Andrew Napolitano predicted that he believes President Trump’s travel ban will be upheld with a 5 to 4 vote in the Supreme Court. The Trump administration is arguing that the ban is in the best interest of U.S. national security, while critics say the move is discriminatory because it impacts mostly Muslim countries. Continue reading →

Trump’s travel ban faces U.S. Supreme Court showdown

Wednesday is the big showdown at the US Supreme Court over President Trump’s immigration policies when the justices hear a challenge to the lawfulness of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries. Continue reading →

U.S. appeals court upholds Texas voter ID law, allows it to take effect

Friday, a US appeals court allowed Texas to implement a law requiring photo identification at the ballot box, reversing a lower court decision that blocked the measure on the grounds it could be discriminatory against racial minorities. Continue reading →

Orange County votes to fight California’s sanctuary city laws, joining sheriff’s pushback

Tuesday officials in California’s Orange County voted to join a lawsuit from the Trump administration fighting the state’s “sanctuary city” laws, hours after the county sheriff’s department anounced its own methods of pushing back against the legislation aimed at protecting illegal immigrants. Continue reading →