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Bizarro GOP Implosion Could Give Georgia Democrats a U.S. Senator

When two prominent Georgia Republicans decided to run for the same U.S. Senate seat this year, Republicans didn’t expect a kind, gentle contest.But many also didn’t anticipate what the race ultimately became: a bitterly personal, scorched-earth brawl between Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Rep. Doug Collins that has frayed friendships, scrambled delicate political loyalties in Georgia, and split high-profile Washington Republicans, including President Donald Trump himself. Even worse for the Georgia GOP...
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Less than 7% of bungling conservative operative Jacob Wohl's voter suppression robocalls reached a phone

Jacob Wohl, far-right conspiracy theorist and supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump interrupts mourners as people gather outside of the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Washington, U.S., September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Al Drago Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, two conservative political operatives who have run numerous botched schemes over the past few years, are in legal trouble. They're facing a lawsuit in New York and indictments in...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, New York, Voting, News, Washington, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Fbi, Ohio, Michigan, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Black, Election 2020, U S Supreme Court


‘Ruth Bader Ginsburg Was A Titan’: Desi Lydic On Comedy Central Special ‘Remembering RBG: A Nation Ugly Cries’

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Tags: Supreme Court, Comedy Central, Elizabeth Warren, Ethan Hawke, Showtime, Cbs, Only CBS, The Daily Show, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trevor Noah, Barrymore, Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice, CBS Local, Julie Cohen, DJ Sixsmith


9 upcoming Supreme Court cases where Amy Coney Barrett could be the deciding vote

President Donald Trump and Amy Coney Barrett stand on the Blue Room Balcony after her confirmation vote passed in the Senate. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court this week, giving conservatives a 6-3 majority. That means that conservatives will have wider latitude in making major decisions, and can sideline Chief Justice John Roberts, who has occasionally sided with more liberal justices to deliver rulings. It also means that fraught issues like a...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg should have retired under Obama to prevent Trump from filling her seat, says Bill Maher

‘She should have taken the hint,’ says Mr Mahe
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Panel: The Jurisprudence of Justice Ginsburg

FIU College of Law will host a panel, The Jurisprudence and Legacy of Justice Ginsburg, at 12:30 p.m., this Friday, October 30.  Register here.  The event is open to the public; please join us for what should be a great conversation.  A panel discussion of the life, jurisprudence, and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Legal scholars will consider her work on gender equality, reproductive freedom, election law, constitutional law, comparative law, and procedure, and the effects of her death...
Tags: Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Branding, Ginsburg, Mark Graber, Howard Wasserman, FIU College of Law, Michele Anglade, FIU College


Calibre won't open one particular Kindle Unlimited purchase.

Hello Today my Kindle for PC app auto updated to the latest version (even though the auto update box is unchecked). Seems this happened to many people but that's not my problem as I just reinstalled K4PC v.1.17 and reregistered it. However, one of the Kindle Unlimited books I downloaded, when imported into Calibre, won't open in the viewer saying it's DRM protected (which shouldn't be the case as I have Kindle Unlimited on my account). I'm using Calibre 64bit on Windows10. And the other ...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Conversion, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, University Press, K4PC


Case preview: Court will tackle dispute involving religious foster-care agency, LGBTQ rights

This article is the first entry in a symposium previewing Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. In the past five years, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage and that federal employment discrimination laws protect LGBTQ employees. On Nov. 4, the justices will hear oral argument in a clash between religious freedom and laws and policies that protect LGBTQ rights. The court’s decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia could have a significant impact fo...
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'Barrett is like Jesus': Here's why confirming Amy Coney Barrett before the election mattered more to Republicans than passing a coronavirus stimulus package

President Donald Trump stands with newly sworn in U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court marks a huge victory for Republicans. Despite the criticism from Democrats for prioritizing her appointment over passing a new COVID-19 stimulus package, experts say the GOP was following a longstanding plan. If Republicans lose both the White House and Senate in 2020, they still have control over a crit...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Washington Dc, Mitch McConnell


'Barrett is like Jesus' for Evangelical voters: Why confirming a new Supreme Court justice before the election mattered more to Republicans than another coronavirus stimulus

President Donald Trump stands with newly sworn in U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court marks a huge victory for Republicans. Despite the criticism from Democrats for prioritizing her appointment over passing a new COVID-19 stimulus package, experts say the GOP was following a longstanding plan. If Republicans lose both the White House and Senate in 2020, they still have control over a crit...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Washington Dc, Mitch McConnell


How Mitch McConnell Delivered Justice Amy Coney Barrett's Rapid Confirmation

WASHINGTON -- Within hours of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death last month, Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was on the phone with President Donald Trump, assuring him that Senate Republicans would not hesitate to fill the sudden vacancy despite the imminent election.But he offered a word of warning to the president: "This will be the hardest fight of my life," McConnell said, according to an aide. "We have to play this perfectly."There was good reason for caution. McConnell, the Senate majori...
Tags: Florida, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Democrats, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Republican, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Kavanaugh's Opinion in Wisconsin Voting Case Raises Alarms Among Democrats

The Supreme Court decision Monday effectively barring the counting of mail-in ballots in Wisconsin that arrive after Election Day was not a surprise for many Democrats, who had pressed for it but expected to lose.But a concurring opinion by Justice Brett Kavanaugh set off alarms among civil rights and Democratic Party lawyers, who viewed it as giving public support to President Donald Trump's arguments that any results counted after Nov. 3 could be riddled with fraudulent votes -- an asserti...
Tags: Florida, News, Supreme Court, Republicans, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats, United States, New York Times, Wisconsin, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, George W Bush, Trump, Democratic Party


The Supreme Court's decision on Wisconsin's ballot receipt deadline hints at how they could rule on other key 2020 election issues

Workers prepare for a memorial service for late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the US Supreme Court on September 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. - Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court on September 23 and September 24, 2020, before lying in state Friday at the US Capitol, both institutions announced. The late justice, whose death at age 87 has given President Donald Trump a rare chance to cement a conservative majority on the court, will be buried next week i...
Tags: Politics, Voting, Supreme Court, Washington, White House, Court, US, Trends, Analysis, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, US Senate, Npr, States, Circuit, North Carolina


Barrett sworn in as newest justice as court weighs urgent election cases

Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States Amy Coney Barrett took the judicial oath Tuesday morning to become the Supreme Court’s 115th justice, joining the bench at a time when the court is being asked to rule on pressing issues related to next week’s presidential election. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath in a ceremony in the East Conference Room at 1 First Street. Barrett was sworn in using a family bible held by her husband, Jesse. The judicial oat...
Tags: Texas, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, California, White House, Virginia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Thomas, John Roberts, Fulton




Photos: ‘Handmaids’ protest Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation in LA

Sammy Peace, 23, joins Handmaids as they protest the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court outside the Federal Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, October 26, 2020. Some activists fear that woman will lose reproductive rights, including the overturning of Roe v. Wade, with Barrett on the court. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Handmaids protest the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court in downtown Los Angeles on Mo...
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The Left Doesn’t Fear Amy Coney Barrett, It Fears the Constitution

Nothing threatens the progressive project more than the existence of a Supreme Court that adheres to the Constitution. It’s really that simple.That’s what the tantrum over Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation is all about. The notion that the same Democrats who shelved the judicial filibuster and now threaten to destroy the separation of powers with a Court-packing revenge scheme -- the same people, incidentally, so fond of smear-drenched confirmation hearings -- are sticklers for process or...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Senate, Massachusetts, Court, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Gop, Citizens United, Msnbc, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Schumer, Barrett, Chris Hayes, Chuck Schumer


NSSF Praises Senate Confirmation Swearing in of Amy Coney Barrett

The NSSF applauds the swearing in of Justice Amy Coney Barrett. IMG: Rachel Malehorn  CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=93339375 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry, praised the U.S. Senate confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court by Justice Clarence Thomas in a White House ceremony. Justice Barrett fills the vacancy on the court left following the passing of Justice ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, White House, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democratic, Senate Judiciary Committee, Calif, U S Supreme Court, U S Senate, Barrett, U S Court of Appeals, Mitch McConnell R Ky, Clarence Thomas, Barr


What's at stake with Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as the newest Supreme Court justice

The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday by a vote of 52 to 48. Cases revolving around healthcare, climate change, and abortion rights are now at stake. Critics says the highest court of the nation is now becoming "a political body." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republicans have cemented their conservative majority on the Supreme Court with Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation by the Senate on Monday.The vote was divided along party lines, with 52...
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Amy Coney Barrett officially joins supreme court after taking oath – live

Full story: Barrett confirmed in major victory for conservativesWhy Barrett’s addition to court may undermine climate fightBob Woodward: The Trump Presidency – live event todaySign up for Fight to Vote – our weekly US election newsletter 3.10pm GMT Amy Coney Barrett has officially joined the supreme court, after Chief Justice John Roberts administered her second judicial oath in a private ceremony this morning.BREAKING: Chief Justice John Roberts has administered the Judicial Oath to Amy Con...
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Biden Decries ‘Rushed And Unprecedented’ Barrett Confirmation

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden late on Monday tore into Senate Republicans for the “rushed and unprecedented” confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court amid the election, condemning its potentially damaging blow to the Affordable Care Act just days after the election. “The rushed and unprecedented confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett as Associate Justice to the Supreme Court, in the middle of an ongoing election, should be a stark reminder to every American that your vote...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Senate, Joe Biden, Cbs, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, U S Senate, Barrett, Lesley Stahl, Supreme Court Democrats


United States: Prospects For The U.S. Federal Courts - Torys LLP

President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the recent death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been controversial...
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A “view” from the South Lawn: The constitutional oath

On Monday morning, after Air Force One landed in Allentown, Pennsylvania, for a campaign event, President Donald Trump was asked by the press pool whether he was planning a White House event to celebrate the presumed confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. “Yeah, we’re going to see probably at the White House later on this evening, see how it all works out,” Trump said. “The vote is taking place, and we’ll see how that works out.” Would it be a large event, he was asked, and was ...
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Meet the four women who preceded Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court

Coney Barrett, a 48-year-old U.S. Court of Appeals judge nominated by President Donald Trump, fills the seat left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Court declines to reinstate COVID-19 accommodations for elections in Wisconsin

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected requests from two groups of Wisconsin voters and the Democratic National Committee to reinstate modifications to election rules that a federal judge had ordered for the November election because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 5-3 ruling means that the the election will go forward without the accommodations, which included extending the deadline for the receipt of absentee ballots and making it easier for local election officials to work in areas where they ...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Senate, Court, Dnc, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Republican National Committee, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts, Roberts, Conley, Howe


Barrett confirmed as 115th justice

The Senate on Monday night confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett as the 115th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and the fifth woman to serve on the court. The 48-year-old Barrett fills the seat previously held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18 of complications from pancreatic cancer. The 52-48 vote capped a meteoric rise for Barrett, who spent almost all of her career as a law professor who was well regarded but little known outside academic circles. And for conservatives, the vot...
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Mitch McConnell just adjourned the Senate until November 9, ending the prospect of additional coronavirus relief until after the election

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at a press conference at the US Capitol on September 22, 2020 in Washington, DC, as McConnell said in a statement that the Senate would take up President Donald Trumps nominee for the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. - There is "overwhelming precedent behind the fact that this Senate will vote on this nomination this year," said Republican Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, dismissing comparisons to w...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Republicans, Congress, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Democrats, Gop, Washington Dc, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US supreme court, Business Insider


'Expand the court': Democratic lawmakers react with fury as the GOP claims victory over Amy Coney Barrett nomination

President Donald Trump stands with newly sworn in U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Democratic lawmakers slammed Senate Republicans for confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday. Senate Republicans confirmed the nomination in a 52-48 vote Monday, with GOP Sen. Susan Collins being the only Republican who joined Democratic senators in opposition. Barrett was sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in an even...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, House, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Susan Collins, Kamala Harris, US supreme court


Senate Confirms ACB; Furious Warren Calls Process ‘Corrupt and Illegitimate’

Senate Confirms ACB; Furious Warren Calls Process ‘Corrupt and Illegitimate’ IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- By a 52-48 Senate vote Monday evening, Judge Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, igniting a backlash from angry Democrats whose fury may have been best represented by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who branded Barrett’s ascension to the high court as a “corrupt and illegitimate process.” But it was vehemently anti-gun Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut who laid ...
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