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No new grants today

This morning the Supreme Court issued orders from the justices’ private conference last week. The court did not grant any new cases for oral argument in the fall, but with another conference now scheduled for Wednesday, more grants could come as soon as Thursday morning. The justices invited the federal government to file briefs in two cases: PennEast Pipeline Co. v. New Jersey, about whether the Natural Gas Act authorizes private companies to exercise the federal government’s eminent domain p...
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Voting Rights Advocates Raise Alarm About Curtailed In-Person Voting Options

ATLANTA (AP) — Scrambling to address voting concerns during a pandemic, election officials across the country are eliminating polling places or scaling back opportunities for people to cast ballots in person — a move raising concerns among voting rights groups and some Democrats who say some voters could be disenfranchised. In Nevada, election officials will open only one polling place per county for its June primary. In Florida, county officials warn they may have to consolidate polling places ...
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Petitions of the week

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, whether there is a categorical exception to the just compensation clause when the government takes property while acting under its police power; whether the Supreme Court’s holding that states may not “impose criminal penalties on the refusal to submit to” a warrantless blood draw in Birchfield v. North Dakota is substantive and therefore applies retroactively; and whether the confrontation clause...
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Eastern Idaho man arrested after trucker beaten

FORT HALL, Idaho (AP) — Tribal authorities in eastern Idaho say they’ve arrested a man in connection with the beating of a trucker from Missouri at a truck stop. The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes say 23-year-old Stormy Adakai of Fort Hall was arrested Thursday and is charged with felony aggravated assault and felony robbery. Amos Phillips of […]
Tags: News, Missouri, Idaho, Fort Hall, Shoshone Bannock Tribes, Nation & World, Fort Hall Idaho, Amos Phillips, Stormy Adakai

Tribes, Pocatello clash over airport lease language

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes says it wants an apology from the city of Pocatello because of discriminatory language used in city lease agreements at the Pocatello Regional Airport. The Idaho State Journal reports that the Federal Aviation Administration began investigating possible discriminatory lease language in 2016. The tribes said in a news […]
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Tribes name new casino manager

The Shoshone Bannock Tribes have selected a new Chief Executive Officer for the Shoshone Bannock Gaming Operation and Hotel & Event Center. The Fort Hall Business Council made the decision to combine the management of the two properties and on Monday announced John Phillips, a 30-year casino veteran, as the CEO.
Tags: John Phillips, Shoshone Bannock Tribes, Fort Hall Business Council