Supreme Court

2019-04-26 20:36:04
by Dan McCue
Momentum Builds In Wisconsin for an In-State Solution to Partisan Gerrymandering

As Wisconsinites await the outcome of two partisan gerrymandering cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court last month, momentum is... Read More

As Wisconsinites await the outcome of two partisan gerrymandering cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court last month, momentum is growing for in-state resolution to a very similar controversy. Earlier this month, three counties passed resolutions asking the state legislature... Read More

2019-04-23 19:33:01
by Dan McCue
Clear Divide Emerges Among Justices Over Citizenship Question on Census

The conservative and liberal justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be sharply divided over the Trump administration's plan... Read More

The conservative and liberal justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be sharply divided over the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The high court's ruling in the case could affect how many... Read More

2019-04-22 20:20:31
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court to Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to take up the question of whether provisions of the federal Civil Rights Act... Read More

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to take up the question of whether provisions of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination applies to LGBT individuals. The justices said they would hear Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia,... Read More

2019-04-16 21:12:28
by Dan McCue
What's In a Name? The Supreme Court Will Decide in ‘FUCT’ Trademark Dispute

Perhaps it should have been docketed as the case that dare not speak its name. At least that's how it... Read More

Perhaps it should have been docketed as the case that dare not speak its name. At least that's how it seemed Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court convened to hear arguments on whether the First Amendment's protection of freedom of... Read More

2019-04-12 20:28:22
by Dan McCue
SCOTUS Case Preview: The Rights of An Unconscious Motorist

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You... Read More

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You can read the other previews here: April 16: Should State Law Govern Offshore Wages? April 16: Due Process and Trusts... Read More

2019-04-12 20:27:47
by Dan McCue
SCOTUS Case Preview: Census Citizenship Question

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You... Read More

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You can read the other previews here: April 16: Should State Law Govern Offshore Wages? April 16: Due Process and Trusts... Read More

2019-04-12 20:27:18
by Dan McCue
SCOTUS Case Preview: Election Fraud

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You... Read More

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You can read the other previews here: April 16: Should State Law Govern Offshore Wages? April 16: Due Process and Trusts... Read More

2019-04-12 20:26:40
by Dan McCue
SCOTUS Case Preview: Due Process and Trusts

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You... Read More

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You can read the other previews here: April 16: Should State Law Govern Offshore Wages? April 17: Election Fraud April 23:... Read More

2019-04-12 20:26:12
by Dan McCue
SCOTUS Case Preview: Should State Law Govern Offshore Wages?

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You... Read More

This is one of five noteworthy Supreme Court cases that will be heard between April 16 and April 23. You can read the other previews here: April 16: Due Process and Trusts April 17: Election Fraud April 23: Census Citizenship... Read More

2019-04-12 20:18:58
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Poised to Tackle Census Question, Wages for Offshore Oil Workers and More

After a relatively quiet start to the month, oral arguments resume before the U.S. Supreme Court next week with several... Read More

After a relatively quiet start to the month, oral arguments resume before the U.S. Supreme Court next week with several noteworthy cases on the docket. As is their custom, the justices have scheduled hearings on cases that resolved splits among... Read More

2019-03-27 00:10:38
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Justices Struggle With Where to Draw the Line on Partisan Gerrymandering

As the U.S. Supreme Court waded into a pair of gerrymandering cases on Tuesday, a majority of the justices struggled... Read More

As the U.S. Supreme Court waded into a pair of gerrymandering cases on Tuesday, a majority of the justices struggled mightily with the question of just how a federal court can fairly determine when state legislatures have been too partisan... Read More

2019-03-25 22:47:16
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Rejects Foreign Corporation's Appeal of Mueller Subpoena

Robert Mueller's investigation may be over, but the cases he set in motion will continue for some time. On Monday,... Read More

Robert Mueller's investigation may be over, but the cases he set in motion will continue for some time. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a corporation owned by an unidentified foreign government that has refused to... Read More

2019-03-19 13:41:45
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Weighs Alleged Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia Case

As oral arguments got underway in the first of two high-profile gerrymandering cases the U.S. Supreme Court will hear this... Read More

As oral arguments got underway in the first of two high-profile gerrymandering cases the U.S. Supreme Court will hear this month, the justices appeared to be treading carefully despite their familiarity with claims they've heard once before. The case, Va.... Read More

2019-03-18 16:01:15
by Dan McCue
Justices to Consider Whether Census Citizenship Question Is Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court on Friday expanded the scope of oral arguments slated for April 23 on whether to reinstate a... Read More

The Supreme Court on Friday expanded the scope of oral arguments slated for April 23 on whether to reinstate a controversial question about citizenship proposed for the 2020 census to consider if the inquiry would violate the Constitution. Lower courts... Read More

2019-03-15 23:58:13
by Dan McCue
Messy Issue of Gerrymandering About to Dominate High Court Docket

Over the next two weeks, the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court will be dominated by issues it has recently... Read More

Over the next two weeks, the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court will be dominated by issues it has recently preferred to punt back to lower courts: racial and partisan gerrymandering. On Monday, the justices will hear oral arguments in... Read More

2019-03-04 19:50:43
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Weighs Into Copyright Issues Involving Tech, New Media

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13... Read More

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13 million it paid to Oracle Corp. to cover the litigation costs of a copyright dispute. Writing for a unanimous court,... Read More

FULL VIDEO: Arizona Senate Debate

Candidates for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat, U.S. Representatives Kyrsten Sinema (D) and Martha McSally (R), debated at ... Read More

Candidates for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat, U.S. Representatives Kyrsten Sinema (D) and Martha McSally (R), debated at an event hosted by Arizona PBS and the Arizona Republic in Phoenix. They discussed the Trump administration, tariffs, Supreme Court ... Read More

2018-10-06 00:22:17
by TWN Staff
What Senators Are Saying About the Kavanaugh Votes

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Majority Leader: “We know the Senate is better than this. We know the ... Read More

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Majority Leader: “We know the Senate is better than this. We know the nation deserves better than this. By confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, this ... Read More

2018-09-22 02:18:51
by Mary Sanchez
Is Senate Committee Equipped to Grasp Allegations Against Kavanaugh?

For all their well-learned politesse, the Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have scarcely been able to conceal their ... Read More

For all their well-learned politesse, the Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have scarcely been able to conceal their determination to get Christine Blasey Ford out of their hair. Read More

Poll: Should Kavanaugh be Confirmed to Supreme Court?

Poll of 1,038 voters between September 6-9. Read More

Poll of 1,038 voters between September 6-9. Read More

2018-09-10 23:26:49
by Robert B. Reich
Kavanaugh Will Further Divide Us

Yale Law School, from which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got his law degree, issued a statement about him with ... Read More

Yale Law School, from which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got his law degree, issued a statement about him with glowing quotes from professors attesting to his impeccable legal credentials. Read More

2018-08-27 00:57:50
by Robert B. Reich
Can We Get an Annulment Instead of an Impeachment?

The only way I can see the end of the Donald Trump presidency is if there's overwhelming evidence he rigged ... Read More

The only way I can see the end of the Donald Trump presidency is if there's overwhelming evidence he rigged the 2016 election -- in which case impeachment isn't an adequate remedy. Read More

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