Posts in tag

court


The case is the latest legal twist in the waning days of President Donald Trump’s administration after several of his top advisers have been convicted of federal criminal charges and as the possibility rises of Trump giving pardons to those who’ve been loyal to him. The disclosure is in 20 pages of partially redacted documents …

The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case involving the Trump administration’s desire to exclude undocumented immigrants from a key census count. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case involving the Trump administration’s desire to exclude undocumented immigrants from a key census count. Andrew …

In the 1950s, Ohio began a process required by state law to close many of its psychiatric hospitals. For most people with a mental illness, deinstitutionalization has been successful. New medicines and extensive community outreach allow even the seriously mentally ill to live rich and fulfilling lives. However, one feature of untreated mental illness is …

The dismissal adds to a growing number of losses in court for Republicans and supporters of President Donald Trump, who have tried to attack voting systems in the wake of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. The lawsuits have failed almost uniformly. The court was unanimous in deciding against Kelly and others, and refusing to block vote …

The case is the latest pitting religious groups against city and state officials seeking to stop the spread of Covid-19, and it highlights the impact of Justice Amy Coney Barrett on the Court. The decision comes as coronavirus cases surge across the country. In the late-night decision, Barrett sided with her conservative colleagues in the …

Support this work for $1 a month Anthony C. King, 19, left, was killed after he was unintentionally shot by Jake O. Klocek in Elma in 2016. A recent court ruling allows a lawsuit by King’s parents to proceed against Cabela’s. Contributed photos News Editorial Board We don’t often comment on civil lawsuits while they …

WASHINGTON — In a pair of decisions welcomed by Democrats, the Supreme Court on Wednesday let election officials in two key battleground states, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, accept absentee ballots for several days after Election Day. In the Pennsylvania case, the court refused a plea from Republicans in the state that it decide before Election …

Kavanaugh also quoted a prominent law professor’s caution that allowing the election to drag out could fuel claims of foul play. “Late-arriving ballots open up one of the greatest risks of what might, in our era of hyperpolarized political parties and existential politics, destabilize the election result,” New York University Professor Richard Pildes wrote in …

Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the US are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in nearly every state, despite assurances from President Donald Trump over the weekend that “we’re rounding the turn, we’re doing great.” With Election Day just over a week away, average deaths …

AUGUSTA — Earlier this month, Mainers began a voting season unlike any other. In an effort to protect our public health infrastructure during a global pandemic, approximately 40 percent of Mainers have now cast their votes for president and senate candidates through absentee and early voting. Yet in Washington D.C., the Senate majority is rushing …