Category Archives: In the Courts

W. Va. House Committee Votes to Impeach Full State Supreme Court

Tuesday West Virginia’s House Judiciary Committee voted to impeach all four justices on the state’s Supreme Court, The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported. The charges against the judges include “unnecessary and lavish” spending of taxpayer money, corruption, and neglect of duty, according to the newspaper. Continue reading →
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg aims to serve “at least five more years” on Supreme Court

She would never give up, since she hates Trump so much, even if they had to pack her to the bench. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the eldest justice on the high court, says she has “at least five more years” left on the bench, according to CNN. The network reports that Ginsburg discussed her tenure on the court following a New York production of “The Originalist.” The play focuses on the life and career of Ginsburg’s late colleague, Justice Antonin Scalia. Continue reading →

Judge: Catholic Agency Must Consider Same-Sex Couples for Foster Care

Californication liberal judge at their finest. A federal judge has ruled that a Catholic social services group in Philadelphia must provide home assessments for same-sex couples who want to offer foster care for at-risk kids. Continue reading →

Judge Denies Request to Move Manafort Trial

A federal judge has denied a request to relocate the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman. Manafort’s lawyers sought to move his upcoming trial from Alexandria, Virginia, in the Washington, D.C. region, to Roanoke, Virginia. Continue reading →

Mueller seeks immunity, anonymity for 5 ‘potential witnesses’ in Manafort trial

Tuesday Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team requested that a court compel “five potential witnesses” to testify at one of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s upcoming trials in exchange for immunity, court records showed. Continue reading →

Trump admin says all eligible immigrant children reunited with families, but some still held for safety concerns

According to the Trump Administration, all eligible small children who were separated from their families under the “zero-tolerance” immigration policy have been reunited with their loved ones. Continue reading →

Federal judge strikes down ‘troubling’ California sanctuary state law, upholds two others

Thursday a federal judge halted enforcement of a “troubling” California law protecting illegal immigrants even as he allowed two other so-called “sanctuary state” provisions to remain on the books for now. Continue reading →

Judge rules DHS must consider detained asylum-seekers’ parole on case-by-case basis

Monday a federal judge in Washington, D.C. ruled that the federal government must consider on a case-by-case basis whether asylum-seekers who have been detained represent a flight risk or credible danger to the public. Continue reading →

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 →