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GOP Senator Attacks Dems Over Concern Barrett Will Overturn The ACA: 'Sell Crazy Somewhere Else' 28.9.2020 Crooks Liars
The big wigs over at Fox "news" must be at least somewhat concerned about their viewers looking unfavorably on losing their health insurance, or protections for those with preexisting conditions going away, because they're working the refs awfully hard to convince them that Trump's choice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court won't do what just about everyone else assumes she will do when the case on the Affordable Care Act comes before the court shortly after the presidential election. An article from Vox this weekend explained why most believe Amy Coney Barrett is likely to undercut the ...
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Senate Dems blast ‘corrupt’ nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: ‘This entire process is illegitimate’ 27.9.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump on Saturday nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the United States Supreme Court — and Democrats were livid. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) linked the nomination to the Affordable Care Act and the COVID-19 pandemic. “A vote for Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a vote […]
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Mitch McConnell understands holding minority power requires ruthless brutality 26.9.2020 Raw Story
In the power grab to fill the Supreme Court seat announced the same evening as the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell didn’t do anything new. The GOP has a long history of playing hardball power politics. In the late 19th century, Republicans added four states (Nevada, Colorado, North Dakota, and South Dakota) purely to gain eight […]
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Auschwitz Memorial director offers to serve sentence for Nigeria 'blasphemy' boy 25.9.2020 BBC: World
Polish historian says he will serve part of the jail term of a boy, 13, convicted of blasphemy in Nigeria.
Black barrister mistaken for defendant three times 24.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Alexandra Wilson says she was challenged by court staff who assumed she was there to face charges.
Republicans ruthlessly reshaped America to hold onto power — can Dems do the same thing to save it? 23.9.2020 Raw Story
In the power grab to fill the Supreme Court seat announced the same evening as the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell didn’t do anything new. The GOP has a long history of playing hardball power politics. In the late 19th century, Republicans added four states (Nevada, Colorado, North Dakota, and South Dakota) purely to gain eight […]
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'Lack of investment' behind snarled-up legal system 22.9.2020 BBC: Technology
Court cases face serious delays in the UK and lawyers say more investment in technology would help.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Helped Shape The Modern Era Of Women’s Rights Even Before She Went On The Supreme Court 22.9.2020 Crooks Liars
Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg paying a courtesy call on Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., in June 1993, before her confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court. AP/Marcy Nighswander Jonathan Entin , Case Western Reserve University Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the Supreme Court announced. Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement that “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature.” Even before her appointment, she had reshaped American law. When he nominated Ginsburg to the Supreme Court, President Bill Clinton compared her legal work on behalf of women to the epochal work of Thurgood Marshall on behalf of ...
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Trump’s record in federal courts is the worst of any recent president — as his administration loses case after case 21.9.2020 Raw Story
Donald Trump is the biggest loser. While he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may get a chance to ram through another justice on the Supreme Court before the November election, it may not do them much good. The Trump Administration is losing case after case in federal courts. Even judges appointed by Republican presidents […]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights – even before she went on the Supreme Court 19.9.2020 The Moderate Voice

Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg paying a courtesy call on Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., in June 1993, before her confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court. AP/Marcy Nighswander Jonathan Entin, Case Western Reserve University Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the Supreme Court announced. Chief Justice John Roberts said […]

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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights 19.9.2020 Raw Story
When he nominated Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court, President Bill Clinton compared her legal work on behalf of women to the epochal work of Thurgood Marshall on behalf of African-Americans. The comparison was entirely appropriate: As Marshall oversaw the legal strategy that culminated in Brown v. Board of Education, the 1954 case […]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Supreme Court Justice dies 19.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
The US Supreme Court justice was a feminist heroine, cultural icon and national treasure.
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Right-wing talk about ‘sedition’ and insurrection has one purpose 18.9.2020 Raw Story
There has been a ton of news about Bill Barr — official title, “Attorney General of the United States;” actual job, Donald Trump’s capo — crawling across cable news chyrons in recent days, so much so that it’s hard to keep track of it all. There’s that thing he said about quarantine restrictions being nearly as bad as […]
This is Trump’s new plan to steal the election 18.9.2020 Raw Story
There has been a ton of news about Bill Barr — official title, “Attorney General of the United States;” actual job, Donald Trump’s capo — crawling across cable news chyrons in recent days, so much so that it’s hard to keep track of it all. There’s that thing he said about quarantine restrictions being nearly as bad as […]
Unicef condemns jailing of Nigeria teen for 'blasphemy' 16.9.2020 BBC: World
The 13-year-old was sentenced to 10 years in prison for blasphemy by an Islamic court in Kano.
What happens when COVID shuts civil courts? 12.9.2020 LA Times: Business

COVID-19 shut down civil trials, driving a boom in online mediation and arbitration. Consumer attorneys say individuals suffer.

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Heffernan: William Barr is trying to make Trump's misogyny officially 'presidential' 11.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

E. Jean Carroll's defamation suit against the president has been bigfooted by the Justice Department, making the U.S., not Trump, the defendant.

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Op-Ed: Why the state court system is experiencing a pandemic meltdown 7.9.2020 LA Times: Commentary

California's courts need cohesive leadership to fully function in the COVID era.

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Coronavirus: Court plan will not ease delays, lawyers warn 7.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Barristers warn thousands may wait until 2022 for justice despite a pledge to speed up the Crown Courts.
Curtis Flowers’ Murder Charges Are Finally Dropped. It Only Took 6 Trials and 24 Years. 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
Curtis Flowers, a Black man from Mississippi who has been tried for the same crime a stunning six times, is now officially a free man. Flowers’ case came to national attention when his saga was featured in the second season of In the Dark, an investigative podcast that unraveled the racial underpinnings of the criminal justice […]
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