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By Butter Bracco On Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Supreme Court defends offensive trademark, protecting Redskins and other logos

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday sided with a Los Angeles designer who sought to trademark “FUCT” for his clothing line but was blocked by a federal law prohibiting registration of “immoral More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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ABC’s ‘Nightline’ calls SCOTUS pick ‘controversial’ before it was even announced

ABC News’ “Nightline” made an announcement about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee on Monday night before the pick had even been announced, calling the unknown nominee “controversial.” ABC More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Justice Elena Kagan’s midterm confirmation nullifies the Democrats’ call to delay replacing Anthony Kennedy

The politicizing of the U.S. Supreme Court is one of the most tragic aspects of America’s society and culture. Democrats, reeling from the surprise retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, are calling on a delay More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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SCOTUS rules against unions, compelling dues on nonmembers

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a shocking blow Wednesday to unions representing millions of the nation’s public employees, stating that government workers who choose not to join a union cannot be compelled More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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SCOTUS rules states can collect taxes from online shopping transactions

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that state governments to compel retailers beyond their borders to collect sales-tax revenue from consumers – a move which could rock online shopping. The court’s 5-to-4 More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Freedom From Religion atheist group blasts SCOTUS over Trinity Church ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision today that could inflict incalculable damage upon the constitutional wall of separation between state and church. Seven justices turned their backs on the hallowed principle More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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Supreme Court Sides with Goodyear in Personal Injury Case

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court sided with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. on Tuesday in a dispute over a $2.7 million penalty the company was ordered to pay in a personal injury case. The hefty penalty More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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SCOTUS ruling slows transgender mandate in schools

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-3 decision Wednesday in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board to place a temporary hold on a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that required a Virginia More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Supreme Court orders California to release convicts to afford health care for those remaining prisoners

Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to cut the prison population, California holds 136,000 inmates as of 2014 per CDCR report. Of the 2013-2014 budget, 7% was spent on corrections and was set to rise More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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John Roberts key in Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare subsidies

Supreme Court justices split along “ideological lines” Wednesday in a showdown in the latest legal battle over the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, leaving John Roberts with the key vote. After 1 More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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ADF leads battle against Congress to protect pro-lifers

Alliance Defending Freedom and other religious and pro-life organizations sent letters to Congress Thursday that ask it to veto two recently passed District of Columbia laws that force religious and pro-life organizations More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Supreme Court rules to protect prayer at government meetings

Supreme Court ruled Monday that legislative bodies such as city councils can begin their meetings with prayer, even if it plainly favors a specific religion. The court ruled 5 to 4 that Christian prayers said before More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 30th, 2013
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Supreme Court sides with land owner, Coy Koontz, in Florida wetlands case batting ‘extortionate demands’ on the state

While DOMA and Prop 8 decisions by the Supreme Court made the headlines, a very important decision by the SCOTUS may affect a wide range of land-use regulations. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Central Florida More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 27th, 2013
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Supreme Court strikes down DOMA as unconstitutional, violates the Fifth Amendment

The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday by a 5-4 vote. photo Julyo More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Supreme Court approves DNA collection when arrested, says it’s modern day ‘fingerprinting’

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the police practice of taking DNA samples from people who have been arrested but not convicted of a crime, ruling that it amounts to the 21st century version of fingerprinting. The More...


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