Supreme Court allows Trump administration to penalize immigrants likely to use public benefits

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Trump administration can begin enforcing new rules that penalize immigrants who are likely to rely on certain public programs, such as food stamps or Medicaid. Why it matters: This isn’t a final ruling on the rules’ legality — the 5-4 vote allows them to take effect while courts decide […]

Supreme Court will again review Obamacare birth control mandate

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will revisit whether employers must guarantee free birth control coverage for their workers. It marks the third high court review of the contraception mandate stemming from Obamacare — and the first since Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh joined the court. The provision requires employer-sponsored health plans to […]

Chief Justice John Roberts warns about dangers of fake news

Chief Justice John Roberts — who’s on the verge of an extraordinarily high-profile balancing act presiding over the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump — issued a warning on Tuesday about the dangers of misinformation in the internet era. “In our age, when social media can instantly spread rumor and false information on a grand […]

Trump vs. John Roberts: A 2020 battle for the Supreme Court’s reputation

President Donald Trump and Chief Justice John Roberts are on a 2020 collision course guaranteed to strain the court’s hard-fought attempts to remain above the political fray. The relationship between Trump and Roberts has long been fraught, with the two trading pointed remarks over the president’s verbal attacks on the judiciary. But it’s only going […]

RBG says Trump 'is not a lawyer' and suggests biased senators should be disqualified

Asked whether Donald Trump could petition the Supreme Court to stop his impeachment, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said: “The president is not a lawyer. He’s not law trained.” Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/rbg-trump-impeachment-supreme-court-interview-a9250906.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Alex Woodward

US Supreme Court to hear Trump's bid to block release of his financial records

President attempting to prevent bank records and tax returns being handed over to Democrat-led House investigation Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-tax-returns-financial-records-supreme-court-appeal-release-a9246581.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Staff and agencies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg puts hold on release of Trump's banking records

Justices set to discuss three subpoenas for president’s financial documents on 13 December Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/ruth-bader-ginsburg-rbg-trump-tax-returns-supreme-court-a9236781.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Alex Woodward

Supreme Court must release Trump financial records, urge prosecutors

Lawyers seek release of eight years’ worth of presidential business and personal tax returns Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-financial-records-tax-returns-release-supreme-court-a9213591.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Adam Liptak

Comcast Willing to Gut Civil Rights Law to Stop Byron Allen Lawsuit

Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African-American Owned Media might seem like a simple David and Goliath story of a Black entrepreneur fighting white-owned corporate power. But the implications of the pending SCOTUS ruling reach further than many realize. The post Comcast Willing to Gut Civil Rights Law to Stop Byron Allen Lawsuit appeared first […]

Supreme Court to hear copyright case pitting Google against Oracle

The Supreme Court today announced it will take up the longstanding copyright dispute between Google and Oracle. The decision to hear the case marks a temporary win for Google, which in January petitioned the court to intervene in the 9-year-old court battle. “We welcome the Supreme Court’s decision to review the case and we hope […]