The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit is set to hear a case Friday in which a citizen activist who habitually walks the halls of the state capitol in Missouri to talk to elected lawmakers about political issues was later declared by a state ethics commission to be a lobbyist.
Yet another criminal statute looks set to be knocked down following Wednesday oral arguments in United States v. Davis, the latest case in a line that has created a “royal mess” since 2015.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R., Ky.) official campaign website has an error page that features the image of the Supreme Court nominee who wasn’t, Merrick Garland.
Progressive groups sent a letter to members of the House Committees on the Judiciary and Oversight and Reform on Thursday, calling on them to investigate the confirmation process of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, despite a panel of federal judges dismissing all 83 ethics complaints in December.
In the months since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision that precluded public sector unions from imposing “fair share” fees on nonmembers, a number of lawsuits have been filed in Pennsylvania by state employees over the practice.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas squashed rumors that he may be preparing for retirement after having served on the nation’s highest court for more than 27 years.
The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a death row inmate a stay of execution because he had been denied access to a Buddhist chaplain, changing course from its denial of a Muslim man who requested an imam in his execution chamber in February.