Latest News for: American justices


Fischer: Supreme Court: No more than 9

The North Platte Telegraph 03 Mar 2021
... its long-established size of nine justices ... President Donald Trump nominated and the Senate confirmed Justices Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Barrett under the same rules as President Barack Obama and every other president and Senate in American history. Most Americans agree.

John Roberts has another chance to diminish the Voting Rights Act

News-Press Now 03 Mar 2021
Lawyers for the Democratic National Committee and Arizona Secretary of State told the justices wide swaths of Native Americans and other minorities could be disenfranchised by Arizona laws requiring ballots cast by people at the wrong precinct to be tossed and prohibiting most ...

US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

The New Arab 03 Mar 2021
The pro-Israel Lawfare Project has called on the Department of Justice to force AJ+ to register as a foreign agent. The US Department of Justice is under renewed pressure to force Al Jazeera to register as a foreign agent after the Qatari news network launched its Rightly channel.

Zack Snyder to Receive Valiant Award at Hollywood Critics Association Film Awards

Coming Soon 03 Mar 2021
The Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) announced today that Zack Snyder (Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Man of Steel, 300), will receive the Valiant Award at the 4th Annual HCA Film Awards Ceremony ... New Zack Snyder’s Justice League Key Art Plus Fan Sweepstakes Announced ... Zack Snyder Says Justice League Ends On a “Massive Cliffhanger”.

Trump'd (Up) or Truth: Will DOJ & Supreme Court Leave Postmaster General as Fall Guy ...

Tyler Morning Telegraph 03 Mar 2021
Peterson's unusual prosecution (over the past five years) by the government per nefarious means resemble a modern-day version of the vindictive persecutions imposed upon the former South African leader Nelson Mandela and Dredd ScottBlack lives truly don't matter to the American ...

The Unfinished Business of Bush v. Gore

Black Hills Pioneer 03 Mar 2021
Six justices — including Brett Kavanaugh, who previously voted to hear the case — apparently thought that the issue was moot now that the 2020 election is over ... “One wonders what this Court waits for,” wrote Justice Thomas ... But Justice Thomas is right. The American people deserve better, and they deserve better now.

Democracy Is More Than the Vote. It’s Also Our Health and Reproductive Rights.

truthout 03 Mar 2021
... Amplify-GA member organizations include Access Reproductive Care Southeast, Feminist Women’s Health Center, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, New Georgia Project, SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, SPARK Reproductive Justice Now, and URGE.

Opinion/Letter: My dislike of Trump is not irrational

Portsmouth Herald 03 Mar 2021
Hopefully, now that Trump has returned to the status of private citizen, our justice system will hold him accountable, as Senator McConnell has suggested. And hopefully, Americans of both parties will support efforts of the Biden administration to address the pandemic, the ...

Guantanamo Bay should be closed

Olean Times Herald 03 Mar 2021
base at Guantanamo Bay nearly 12 years ago, but the notorious facility that will forever be linked to the fight against terrorism — and the stain on American justice values — still has 40 detainees ... soil, they are not entitled to the American guarantee of due process.

Names of Nevada landmarks should represent values that make us proud

Las Vegas Sun 03 Mar 2021
Las Vegas history is rich with great leaders of all ethnicities who forged progress on social justice — Black, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, white, you name it ... The board already includes a representative from the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada, but it’s perfectly appropriate to obtain more input from Native Americans.

LAPD: Hate crimes against Asian Americans increased in 2020, but more are likely going unreported

Daily Breeze 03 Mar 2021
“We’ve tracked well over 3,000 incidents of hate across the country,” said Connie Chung Joe, CEO of Asian Americans Advancing Justice in Los Angeles ... In Los Angeles alone,�Stop AAPI Hate tracked 114 reports of hate incidents against Asian Americans in 2020 ... Such incidents have led to anxiety and pain in Asian American communities.

Biden is right about 'aliens'

CNN 03 Mar 2021
It's a significant development that is welcomed by advocates of the undocumented, since the long-standing use of "alien" is a not-so-subtle dog whistle that has been effectively used to dehumanize not only the undocumented, but actual American citizens ... The American Civil ...

Japan court OKs detention of Americans accused of aiding Ghosn escape

Kyodo 03 Mar 2021
A Japanese court on Wednesday approved a request by prosecutors to detain two Americans suspected of aiding former Nissan Motor Co ... He also said that he fled Japan to escape a "rigged" justice system ... Americans suspected of helping Ghosn flee taken into custody in Japan.