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Here Are The Major 2021 Supreme Court Rulings
A look at the major Supreme Court rulings of 2021
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bloomberg.com Law Jan 12, 2021, Tuesday
Supreme Court Halts Mail Delivery of Abortion-Inducing Pills - Bloomberg
A divided U.S. Supreme Court reinstated a requirement that women visit a medical facility to obtain abortion-inducing pills, granting a Trump administration request to end the mail deliveries a judge had allowed during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Tragic Death of Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American emergency medical technician, was fatally s...
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washingtonpost.com Law Dec 29, 2020, Tuesday
Louisville police move to fire two more officers in Breonna Taylor case - The Washington Post
A pre-termination letter sent to Detective Joshua Jaynes, who sought the search warrant for Taylor's home, accuses him of lying on the warrant application and creating "a very dangerous situation" for everyone involved.
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Lawsuits against Trump and the Adminstration
There will be a long list...
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lawandcrime.com Law Dec 24, 2020, Thursday
Read All of Dominion Voting Systems' Demand Letters | Law & Crime
Dominion Voting Systems has sent a slew of retraction and/or record preservation demand letters as it threatens defamation litigation against numerous parties which Dominion's lawyers say falsely accused the company of orchestrating a conspiracy to steal the 2020 election from Donald Trump and hand it to Joe Biden.
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ProPublica Publishing Thousands Of Police Discipline Records That New York Kept Secret For Decades
ProPublica obtained these police records from New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review ...
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projects.propublica.org Law Dec 11, 2020, Friday
What It Looks Like When the New York City Police Commissioner Has “Unchecked Power” Over Officer Discipline | ProPublica
While a civilian board can prosecute misconduct cases involving NYPD officers, the police commissioner has the final word. Frequently, that power is used to reduce penalties.
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Here Are The Major 2020 Supreme Court Rulings
A look at the major Supreme Court rulings of 2020, including on abortion, religion and imm...
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politico.com Law Dec 09, 2020, Wednesday
Opinion | How Trump’s Judges Got in the Way of Trump
Nothing underlines the merits of Trump judicial selections quite like their willingness to deny him and his allies, as warranted.
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New York AG James Accuses Gun Group NRA Execs Of Self-dealing
According to the lawsuit, the senior leadership of the NRA squandered millions in donation...
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washingtonpost.com News Nov 25, 2020, Wednesday
NRA reports alleged misspending by current and former executives to IRS - The Washington Post
The latest tax return shows the nonprofit gun rights organization in the red for the fourth year in a row.
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E. Jean Carroll: Trump attacked me in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.
The Elle advice columnist says the assault took place in Bergdorf Goodman.
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lawandcrime.com News Nov 21, 2020, Saturday
Judge Removes DOJ from Docket in E. Jean Carroll's Case Against Trump | Law & Crime
In late October, a federal judge denied the Department of Justice's effort to fend off rape allegations against President Donald Trump in a defamation suit on the taxpayer's dime, but the court's docket did not catch up with that reality for weeks.
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Supreme Court Stop 1 Million Floridians From Voting
The justices refused to halt Florida’s poll tax on ex-felons—and didn’t bother expla...
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washingtonpost.com Politics Oct 23, 2020, Friday
In 2018, Florida enfranchised former felons. They’re still fighting for the right to vote. - The Washington Post
In a ballot initiative, 1.4 million were enfranchised, but the state found a way to thwart the will of the people.
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Supreme Court: The Right To Vote Just Got Terrible News From The Court
And Republicans are about to gain a 6-3 majority on the Supreme Court.
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vox.com Law Oct 02, 2020, Friday
Supreme Court: The Right To Vote Just Got Terrible News From The Court - Vox
And Republicans are about to gain a 6-3 majority on the Supreme Court.
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California To Study Reparations For Black Americans
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Wednesday. It sets up a nine-member task force to come...
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pbs.org News Sep 30, 2020, Wednesday
California To Study Reparations For Black Americans | PBS NewsHour
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Wednesday. It sets up a nine-member task force to come up with a plan for how the state could give reparations to Black Americans.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At 87
Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, died from complications from can...
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Elizabeth Warren introduce bill Plan To End Corruption In Washington
Elizabeth Warre introducing the most ambitious anti-corruption legislation proposed in Con...
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medium.com Law Aug 22, 2018, Wednesday
My Comprehensive Plan To End Corruption In Washington | By Elizabeth Warren | Medium
I want to begin with two numbers. 73. 18. Today, I’m introducing the most ambitious anti-corruption legislation proposed in Congress since Watergate.
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2 California deputies shot in apparent ambush; anger and protests follow
The shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies in an apparent ambush prompted...
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washingtonpost.com News Sep 15, 2020, Tuesday
Los Angeles Sheriff Says LeBron James Should Match Reward In Shooting Of Deputies - The Washington Post
"I’d like to see LeBron James step up to the plate and double" the reward money, Alex Villanueva said.
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ICE Guards “Systematically” Sexually Assault Detainees In An El Paso Detention Center
Allegations include guards attacking victims in camera “blind spots” and telling them ...
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propublica.org News Sep 15, 2020, Tuesday
ICE Deported A Woman Who Accused Guards Of Sexual Assault While The Feds Were Still Investigating The Incident — ProPublica
The DHS and DOJ inspectors general are investigating allegations that ICE guards assaulted detainees in camera blind spots. DHS instructed ICE not to deport a key witness, then suddenly decided to allow it.
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Billionaire T. Denny Sanford Was Under Investigation For Child Pornography
The richest man in South Dakota, T. Denny Sanford, was investigated for possible possessio...
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propublica.org Law Aug 28, 2020, Friday
Billionaire T. Denny Sanford Was Under Investigation For Child Pornography — ProPublica
The richest man in South Dakota, T. Denny Sanford, was investigated for possible possession of child pornography, according to four people familiar with the matter. Sanford is a major donor to children’s charities and Republican politicians.
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New York Attorney General Sues Trump Organization
The New York Attorney General is investigating President Trump’s private business for a ...
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motherjones.com News Aug 25, 2020, Tuesday
New York’s AG Is Investigating One Of The Biggest Mysteries On Trump’s Balance Sheet – Mother Jones
Will Letitia James get to the bottom of a puzzling debt Trump claims to owe himself?
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Track H.R. 8015: Delivering for America Act
“Delivering for America Act” to Protect Delivery Standards for U.S. Postal Service
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clerk.house.gov News Aug 22, 2020, Saturday
Roll Call 182 | Bill Number: H. R. 8015
AUG 22, 2020, 06:39 PM | 116TH CONGRESS, 2ND SESSION R: 26Y, 149N, 23NV; D: 231Y, 1NV; I: 1N; T: 257Y, 150Y, 24NV
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Lawmakers in California to create a new financial protection watchdog agency
Lawmakers in California are rushing to create a new financial protection watchdog agency. ...
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npr.org News Aug 14, 2020, Friday
New California Financial Watchdog Would Take Aim At Predatory Lenders Amid Pandemic : NPR
California may be on the cusp of creating a watchdog agency. Proponents say federal regulators aren't doing their job, leaving leaving millions of Americans vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.
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Justice Ginsburg Says Cancer Has Returned, But Won't Retire
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is receiving chemotherapy ...
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empiricalscotus.com Law Dr. Adam Feldman Aug 10, 2020, Monday
RBG’s Departure Might Look A Lot Like Thurgood Marshall’s – Empirical SCOTUS
Justice Ginsburg has had quite a few health scares over the past little over a decade. She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009 and subsequently resisted pressure to retire from the Court u…
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Supreme Court Strikes Down Restrictions On Removal Of CFPB Director But Leaves Bureau In Place
In response to the 2008 financial crisis, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protecti...
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washingtonpost.com News Aug 01, 2020, Saturday
Opinion | The CFPB Once Defended Consumers. Thanks To Trump, It Now Helps Companies Prey On Them Instead. - The Washington Post
In the midst of all our crises, Kathy Kraninger’s inept management of the CFPB seemingly barely merits a moment of attention. But it should.
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Gunman Dressed As FedEx Driver Kills Son, Wounds Husband Of New Jersey Federal Judge Esther Salas
A gunman reportedly entered the North Brunswick home of U.S. District Court Judge Esther S...
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theatlantic.com News Jul 21, 2020, Tuesday
Judge Salas Shooting Suspect Left Pro-Trump Paper Trail - The Atlantic
In a trove of documents published online, Roy Den Hollander directed misogynistic and racist insults at U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas, and expressed support for the president.
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The Voting Rights Advancement Act Of 2019 To restore key parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced legislation today ...
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motherjones.com News Jul 18, 2020, Saturday
They Praise John Lewis But Hate Black Voting Rights And Black Lives Matter – Mother Jones
What do they think he fought for?
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