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"Because the Court of Appeals concluded that President Trump’s claims [of executive privilege] would have failed even if he were the incumbent, his status as a former President necessarily made no difference to the court’s decision."

Said the Supreme Court, disposing of Trump v. Thompson with sublime efficiency. Justice Thomas would have granted what was an application for stay of mandate and injunction pending review.Justice Kavanaugh wrote a statement that began: The Court of Appeals suggested that a former President may not successfully invoke the Presidential communications privilege for communications that occurred during his Presidency, at least if the current President does not support the privilege claim. As this C...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Court, Thompson, Trump, Thomas, Capitol, Court of Appeals, Kavanaugh, Executive Power, Ann Althouse


DeSantis: Kavanaugh and Roberts lacked 'backbone' on vaccine mandate

The nation’s top court struck down the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for large businesses, but upheld its mandate for most healthcare workers. #desantiskavanaugh #healthcareworkers
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Tucker Carlson called Brett Kavanaugh a 'cringing little liberal' for upholding vaccine mandates for health workers

Brett Kavanaugh.Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images Carlson slammed Kavanaugh over the Supreme Court ruling on a health-worker vaccine mandate. Kavanaugh upheld the vaccine mandate for health workers at federally-funded facilities. "Cringing little liberal," Carlson said Thursday. The Fox News host Tucker Carlson called the Trump-nominated Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh a "cringing little liberal" because he upheld vaccine mandates for health workers. Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Chie...
Tags: Politics, Science, Supreme Court, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, Fox News, Biden, Trump, Tucker Carlson, John Roberts, Carlson, Kavanaugh, Brett Kavanaugh, Harmeet K Dhillon, Harmeet Dhillon


A rabbi charged in the Capitol riot wants to pay a $50 fine instead of going to prison

Michael Stepakoff argued he should be fined $50 for his role in the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.US attorney's office A rabbi who stormed the Capitol argued that he should receive a small fine rather than prison time. Michael Stepakoff compared his conduct to that of a woman who protested Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The Justice Department has recommended that he be sentenced to two weeks in prison. In Palm Harbor, Florida, Michael Stepakoff is known as "Rabbi Mike" among the congre...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, District Of Columbia, Justice Department, Trump, Mike, Tampa Bay, Capitol, Kavanaugh, Rudolph Contreras


A Messianic rabbi charged in the Capitol riot wants to pay a $50 fine instead of going to prison

Michael Stepakoff argued he should be fined $50 for his role in the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.US attorney's office A rabbi who stormed the Capitol argued that he should receive a small fine rather than prison time. Michael Stepakoff compared his conduct to that of a woman who protested Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The Justice Department has recommended that he be sentenced to two weeks in prison. In Palm Harbor, Florida, Michael Stepakoff is known as "Rabbi Mike" among the congre...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Biden, District Of Columbia, Justice Department, Trump, Mike, Tampa Bay, Capitol, Kavanaugh, Rudolph Contreras


United States: ETS Developments In The Supreme Court — And More On The Sixth Circuit's Decision Dissolving The Stay - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Before we dive in the panel's opinions on the stay motion, we should mention that in the Supreme Court proceedings Justice Kavanaugh gave OSHA until December 30 to respond to the various emergency motions...
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Kavanaugh asks Biden to respond to flood of vaccine mandate appeals, SCOTUS set to take up high-stakes case

The Supreme Court will decide whether to block the implementation of the president's vaccine mandate while lower courts decide whether it's legal. #kavanaugh #scotus
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Supreme Court receives appeals asking Kavanaugh to block large employer vaccine mandate

The Supreme Court Monday said it has received several appeals asking Justice Brett Kavanaugh to consider the Biden administration's requirement that large employers mandate their employees obtain a Covid-19 vaccine or submit to weekly testing.
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Former ACLU lawyer running for Texas Attorney General on a pro-choice platform says her pregnancy inspired her campaign

Former ACLU lawyer Rochelle Garza is running to be the first Latina attorney general in Texas.Verónica G. Cárdenas for Insider Rochelle Garza tells Insider that her pregnancy helped inspire her bid for Texas attorney general.  If she wins, the former ACLU lawyer could become the first Latina elected to statewide office in Texas.  Republicans have held the office for 30 years.  In early November, former civil liberties attorney Rochelle Garza went from vying for an open congressional seat in a...
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Trump was 'extremely put off' by Brett Kavanaugh's declarations that he 'liked beer' during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings: book

Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on September 27, 2018.Jim Bourg-Pool/Getty Images Brett Kavanaugh declared he "liked beer" during his confirmation hearings to the Supreme Court. The comments came after Christine Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting him when they were in high school. Trump was "extremely put off" by Kavanaugh's comments, according to Mark Meadows. President Donald Trump was "ext...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Trends, Beer, Nominee, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh, Meadows, Mark Meadows, Brett Kavanaugh


Meadows: Trump considered yanking Kavanaugh over ‘I like beer’ comments and apologetic tone

The president’s one-time chief of staff also says he’s currently “finding secretaries and undersecretaries” to staff a future Trump administration. #chiefofstaff #trump #undersecretaries #secretaries #meadows #kavanaugh
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Kavanaugh cites landmark gay rights cases in argument about abortion restrictions

Lawyers who argued for landmark LGBTQ rights cases — Obergefell v. Hodges and Lawrence v. Texas — were conflicted on the validity of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s argument. #lgbtq #obergefellvhodges #brettkavanaugh
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10 Things in Politics: SCOTUS seems likely to undercut Roe

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go — click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:The Supreme Court seems open to undermining Roe v. WadeRepublicans may shut down the government over vaccine mandatesElizabeth Holmes' emotional testimony may have saved her Protesters, demonstrators, and activists in front of the US Supreme Co...
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Am I in denial about the coming demise of Roe ?

I write "Roe" for simplicity, but Roe was replaced long ago by Casey. Denial is embedded in the precedent. Casey purported to discover the "essence" of Roe and rewrote the doctrine, and that was what it meant to adhere to stare decisis. After listening to the oral argument yesterday — before reading any commentary — I wrote "I predict stare decisis will prevail." This morning I'm reading the commentary, and everyone seems to be saying they know the Court will overrule Roe Casey, so I thought I...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Court, Bloomberg, Abortion, Democratic Party, Noah Feldman, John Roberts, Roberts, Howe, Adam Liptak, Roe, Barrett, Casey, Dahlia Lithwick, Liptak


Susan Collins won't comment on Kavanaugh's questions in abortion case

Following arguments before the Supreme Court on Mississippi's abortion law, Sen. Susan Collins (R - ME) said she had not heard Justice Brett Kavanaugh downplaying the importance of precedent. CNN's Manu Raju reports.
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Kavanaugh signals support for curbing abortion rights as supreme court hears arguments on Mississippi case – live

‘Constitution … leaves the issue to the people to resolve,’ says justiceWhy the Mississippi abortion rights case is so importantA timeline of US abortion rights since Roe v WadeSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailSupreme court justice Amy Coney Barrett, who had advocated against abortion rights and publicly supported the reversal of Roe v Wade before her nomination to the court, has sounded in with her first question: Scott Stewart, the solicitor general of Mississippi: U...
Tags: Mississippi, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Abortion, Roe V Wade, US supreme court, Kavanaugh, Scott Stewart, Amy Coney Barrett, Law (US, Roe v WadeSign


Supreme Court appears open to upholding a 15-week Mississippi abortion ban in a major case that could gut Roe v. Wade

Protesters, demonstrators and activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as the justices hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, a case about a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks, on December 01, 2021.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard nearly two hours of arguments on the biggest abortion challenge before the court in decades. Mississippi has asked the court to uphold its law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of preg...
Tags: Politics, Legal, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Scotus, Congress, Planned Parenthood, Pregnancy, Trends, Abortion, Ban, Roe V Wade, Trump, Sonia Sotomayor, U S Supreme Court


Trump's Supreme Court picks Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh could decide the fate of Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh; Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett.Chip Somodevilla; Sarah Silbiger via Getty Images The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear the biggest challenge to abortion rights in decades. Legal scholars told Insider that Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett are the ones to watch. Either of the two justices could cast the deciding vote to overturn or uphold Roe v. Wade, they said. Mississippi on Wednesday will ask the Supreme Cou...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Legal, Laws, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Scotus, Planned Parenthood, White House, Pregnancy, Trends, Analysis, Gop, United States, Abortion


Capitol Police officer rips the right-wing's 'hypocrisy' of calling Kyle Rittenhouse a 'hero' while ignoring and insulting those who defended the Capitol

U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Harry Dunn testifies during the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021.Andrew Harnik/AP Photo A US Capitol Police officer excoriated the "hypocrisy" of prominent right-wing figures' response to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict. Fox News' Laura Ingraham criticized LeBron James for having "mocked [Kyle Rittenhouse's] emotional testimony." But Ingraham mocked Dunn and other officers' harrowing...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, US, America, Trends, Fox, House, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Lebron James, Republican, Msnbc, Capitol Police


NY Times Unleashes Attack Dogs In Op-Ed On Eve Of Second Amendment Supreme Court Case

Opinion One day before the oral hearing in Bruen, J. Michael Luttig, a former U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, and Richard D. Bernstein, an appellate lawyer, make clear their disdain for “the right of the people to keep and bear arms.” iStock New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- The U.S. Supreme Court hears oral argument today on the Second Amendment case NYSRPA vs. Bruen (previously captioned NYSRPA vs. Corlett). This is the first major case to come before the High Court after Chief Justice Roberts and ...
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10 Things in Politics: Key races to watch on Election Day

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Here are the voters who could decide the Virginia gubernatorial electionThe Supreme Court seems skeptical of Texas' abortion lawCDC finds vaccines provide better immunity than just getting COVID-19 The Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nomin...
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Supreme Court seems skeptical of Texas' 6-week abortion ban, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh saying 'there's a loophole that's been exploited'

A pro-choice rally outside the Supreme Court, Monday, Nov. 1, 2021. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin The Supreme Court seems open to allowing abortion providers challenge Texas' restrictive law. So far, the abortion ban has withstood legal challenges because of its unique enforcement mechanism. Justice Brett Kavanaugh said "there's a loophole that's been exploited here." A majority of the Supreme Court justices on Monday seemed open to letting abortion providers challenge a highly con...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Pregnancy, US, Trends, United States, Abortion, Ban, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj


Toobin: Kavanaugh asked important question

CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court justices' questions as they hear oral arguments on a Texas law that bars most abortions after six weeks.
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Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett side with liberal justices, decline to block Maine's vaccine mandate for health workers with religious objections

The Supreme Court is seen on the first day of the new term, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite The Supreme Court denied a request brought by healthcare workers seeking to skirt a vaccine mandate. The court declined to stop Maine from requiring those with religious exemptions to get vaccinated. Justices John Roberts, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett sided with the liberal justices. In a ruling Friday, the Supreme Court declined to block Maine from requiring vaccine man...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Trends, Maine, New York Times, Trump, Indiana University, John Roberts, Barrett, Samuel Alito, Kavanaugh, Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney Barrett, Justices Clarence Thomas


Kavanaugh and Barrett could redraw road map for Second Amendment in courts

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could broaden gun rights nationwide and transform how the Second Amendment is interpreted in the United States.
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Huma Abedin, longtime aide to Hillary Clinton, said she was sexually assaulted by an unnamed US Senator in 2005

Huma Abedin in 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Huma Abedin described an alleged sexual assault in an upcoming book, the Guardian reported. She described pushing the senator away as he forcefully kissed her after a dinner in DC. Abedin said she stayed friendly with the senator and repressed the memory of the event for years. Former Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said that she was sexually assaulted by a US Senator in 2005.The claim was made in excerpts of her upcoming book "Both/And...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Sexual Assault, US, Trends, Hillary Clinton, Washington Dc, News UK, Guardian, Huma Abedin, Donald, Melania Trump, Clintons, Abedin, Kavanaugh, Brian Snyder


Hillary Clinton aide describes sexual assault by a senator | First Thing

Huma Abedin reveals she was assaulted by an unnamed senator. Plus, a couple have been charged over the remains of a child found in a Houston apartmentGood morning.Huma Abedin, a longtime close aide to Hillary Clinton, has written in a new book that she was sexually assaulted by a US senator, an incident she says she “buried” until allegations against the supreme court justice Brett Kavanaugh triggered her memory years later.What happened after? Abedin writes that she stayed friendly with the sen...
Tags: US, World news, US news, Hillary Clinton, Houston, Huma Abedin, Abedin, Kavanaugh, Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford


‘We’re going to get this thing done,’ says Biden amid likely delay on infrastructure vote – as it happened

US president says timeline of bill’s passage unimportant AOC says she wants Senate vote before supporting infrastructure billBrett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid-19Sign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailHere’s where the day stands so far: Continue reading...
Tags: Senate, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Biden, Aoc, Kavanaugh


Coronavirus live: one in 20 secondary school pupils in England had Covid last week – as it happened

Figures on English schools come as infection levels remain high in UK; India measures in response to requirements imposed on Indians visiting UKCovid antiviral pill halves hospitalisations and deaths, maker saysBrett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid-19Scottish Covid vaccine passport app hit by problems after launchAustralian PM says international borders will open within weeksSee all our coronavirus coverageIn England, NHS tests and scans are to be offered at football stadiums and shopping ce...
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‘We’re going to get this thing done,’ says Biden amid likely delay on infrastructure vote – live

US president says timeline of bill’s passage unimportant AOC says she wants Senate vote before supporting infrastructure billBrett Kavanaugh tests positive for Covid-19Sign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailHere’s where the day stands so far: Continue reading...
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