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Ginni Thomas emailed GOP lawmaker Shawnna Bolick for help overturning Biden’s Arizona win

Ginni Thomas, conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, tried in the days after the 2020 election to convince Rep. Shawnna Bolick and House Speaker Rusty Bowers to help her overturn Joe Biden’s victory in Arizona.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Goodbye to women's rights

The citizens of this nation are about to lose a constitutional right.... Read more»

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas pressed to recuse himself from Jan. 6 cases

Two dozen congressional Democrats are calling for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from cases involving the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, following revelations his wife communicated with the Trump White House about overturning the election. ... Read more»

Supreme Court shoots down Trump request to keep Jan. 6 records secret

The Supreme Court on Wednesday night denied a last-ditch attempt from former President Donald Trump as he sought to keep his White House records out of the hands of the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. ... Read more»

Supreme Court refuses to block vaccine mandate for Massachusetts hospital workers

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on Monday afternoon refused to grant relief to workers at a Boston-based hospital in the latest challenge to COVID-19 vaccine mandates to come across the high court’s shadow docket. ... Read more»

Supreme Court rulings always include white male perspective, often exclude other viewpoints

Progress has been made in diversifying the Supreme Court - only white males served for more than 175 years, and the court now includes three female, one Black and one Latina justice - yet despite the increased diversity, the court’s voting rules often exclude minority viewpoints.... Read more»

Analysis

First major 2nd Amendment case before the Supreme Court in over a decade could topple gun restrictions

The Supreme Court’s ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, expected by mid-2022, could declare a New York state restriction on carrying concealed handguns in public places unconstitutional - which could loosen gun regulations in many parts of the country.... Read more»

Arizona voter-suppression laws survive U.S. Supreme Court appeal

Eight years after the Supreme Court struck down key elements of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, it broke on party lines with a split 6-3 vote to uphold Arizona election laws said to be racially discriminatory and to weaken the voting power of minorities.... Read more»1

Arizona senators split as divided Senate puts Barrett on Supreme Court

Arizona senators split along party lines after rushed vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday.... Read more»

Supreme Court upholds DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Trump administration violated the law when it ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era program that give work permits to about 644,000 people and protects them from deportation—including about 35,000 people in Arizona alone. ... Read more»1

Supreme Court revives decades-old deportation dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday held a federal appeals court may hear the claims of two men seeking to have their removal proceedings reopened decades after they were deported for committing drug crimes. ... Read more»

Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Arizona’s challenge to California’s “extraordinarily aggressive” application of a tax against thousands of out-of-state companies, including as many as 13,000 in Arizona. ... Read more»

Supreme Court rejects – for now – citizenship question on 2020 Census

The Supreme Court handed a temporary victory Thursday to opponents of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, saying the government will have to go back and make a better case in lower courts if it wants to include the question.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Kavanaugh's confirmation was secured back when Dems couldn't be bothered

The time to stop Kavanaugh was never 2018. It was 2016. It was 2014. It was 2012. Those elections created the GOP Senate majority. Persistence trumps resistance, and just showing up is half the battle.... Read more»1

Supreme Court voids law allowing deportation in ‘crimes of violence’

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law allowing deportation of immigrants who commit “crimes of violence” was unconstitutionally vague, a decision hailed by Arizona immigration lawyers as a “promising step forward.”... Read more»

Supreme Court orders new sentencing hearings for 5 Arizona teen killers

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered Arizona courts to reconsider the life-without-parole sentences handed down to five juveniles who were convicted in separate cases on a total of nine murders and other crimes in the 1990s. ... Read more»

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