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Fake News Ahead ~ Armed Protest in Trenton, New Jersey on January 17th?

Opinion Trenton NJ Armed Protest in New Jersey, News12 Screengrab 1-12-21 New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- It is nearly impossible to wake up on any given day and not be bombarded by some new crazy and outlandish news story.  Every single piece of politics aside, as a country, we’re spiraling into madness.  The new soup du jour revolves around an alleged armed protest in Trenton, New Jersey. Yes, you read that correctly, New Jersey. If you need to be brought up to speed, sure, there have been a...
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Some of the Most Inspiring Moments from 2020

By any standard, 2020 wasn’t the best year. We won’t repeat the litany of misfortunes that befell so many people, and instead note that each new disaster often brought out the best in humanity. Here we list just a few examples, which we hope to see more of in 2021. Billions of people fight back against a global pandemic Never in human history has news of a pandemic raced so far ahead of infections, as a result of today’s communications technology. After a period of confusion and conflicting...
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The US Supreme Court rejects Texas' longshot bid to overturn the 2020 election

Getty The US Supreme Court on Friday rejected a brazen request from Texas and other Republican-led states to overturn the election results in four states: Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. The high court said in its opinion that Texas lacked standing to bring the case and had not proven it had a right to interfere in how other states administer their elections. In addition to 17 Republican attorneys general, a majority of House Republicans filed an amicus brief supporting Te...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Nbc, Supreme Court, Law, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Gop, Tennessee, House, Connecticut, Wisconsin


Trump acknowledges that there will be a 'Biden administration,' effectively admitting he lost while still calling for the election to be overturned

President Donald Trump speaks to the media after presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dan Gable in the Oval Office on December 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images In effect, President Donald Trump admitted on Friday that he lost the 2020 election when he tweeted about the "Biden administration." The president, however, continued to push for the result of the election to be overturned.  "Now that the Biden Administration will be a scandal plagued mess for yea...
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United States: Supreme Court Limits Fiduciary Actions Under ERISA - White & Williams LLP

On June 1, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Thole v. U.S. Bank, National Association, a case involving a breach of fiduciary duty
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Does Harm Result When Religious Placement Agencies Close Their Doors? New Empirical Evidence from the Case of Boston Catholic Charities

By Netta Barak-Corren and Nelson Tebbe On November 4, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, an important case concerning child welfare in Philadelphia. A social welfare agency objects on religious grounds to Philadelphia’s rule requiring it to place foster children with LGBTQ parents. The agency says that if the Court rules for the city, it will close its doors and children will be harmed. We have uncovered new evidence undermining th...
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Ban of Blackjacks, Billy Clubs, and Batons to go before Ninth Circuit

Early 20th Century police batons in Edingburg Police Centre Museum by Kim Traynor CC BY-SA 3.0, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- One of the very few Second Amendment cases heard by the Supreme Court in the last decade was Caetano v. Massachusettes, decided March 21, 2016. The Court has held that “the Second Amendment ex-tends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding,” Distric...
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Morning Docket: 10.21.20

* The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. Don't get it, people still use Ask Jeeves, AOL Keywords, and Prodigy, right...? (I'm really dating myself here!) [Wall Street Journal] * Lawyers at Jones Day have purportedly donated far more money to Joe Biden than President Trump, even though the firm is working on President Trump's re-election campaign. [Reuters] * The Los Angeles District Attorney and her husband are being sued over an incident earlier this year ...
Tags: Google, Supreme Court, Law, La, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, United States, New Hampshire, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Wall Street Journal, Alphabet, Trump, Reuters, Supreme Court of the United States


Pence Struggles to Explain Why Trump Admin Didn’t Follow Its Own COVID Guidelines

The vice president who was applauded behind-the-scenes by his opponent’s team as a polished speaker and smooth liar struggled mightily to articulate why he did not follow his own White House’s health recommendations during what became known as a coronavirus superspreader ceremony in the Rose Garden.“How can you expect Americans to follow the administration's safety guidelines to protect themselves from COVID when you at the White House have not been doing so?” USA Today’s Susan Page asked Vi...
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Judicial Independence: An Ethical Issue for Individual Judges

When we think about judicial independence in the Canadian context, we usually think about judges’ tenure, judges’ salaries and judicial administrative independence, all of which affect all judges as relevant. Administrative independence can affect the judicial system as an institution, but there are times judges are asked to apply law that they consider fundamentally flawed or when the judicial system is merely one aspect of a morally questionably regime. What should individual judges do in resp...
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Oral Arguments for En Banc Review of Young v. Hawaii on 24 September, 2020

Oral Arguments for En Banc Review of Young v. Hawaii on 24 September, 2020 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On 24 September 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal heard the oral arguments in a virtual en banc panel to re-hear the case. The three-judge panel had held the Hawaii law violated the Second Amendment of the Constitution because it did not allow ordinary citizens a way to bear arms outside of the home for self-defense. Screen shot of virtual hearlng of the en banc panel of the Ninth Circu...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Notorious Supreme Court Justice, has Died 19 September, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg IMG Supreme Court of the United States Public domain U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RGB) had a turbulent and notorious career on the Supreme Court. She died after prolonged bouts with cancer and assorted associated ailments. She is reported to have died on Friday, the 19th of September 2020. She spent over 27 years of her life on the Supreme Court. She was influential in many hotly contested decisions that overturned long precedent or created new rights for ...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies, Just as President Trump Releases His List of SCOTUS Judges

Ruth Bader Ginsburg IMG Supreme Court of the United States Public domain USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Supreme Court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died on Friday 18th, 2020 from cancer. She was 87. Justice Ginsberg, a well know activist judge, was decidedly anti-gun in her decisions while on the court. Including dissents that argued “Congress can regulate guns in school under Commerce clause” and “right to gun ownership is collective, not individual”. NBC News opined “Despite her diminutive stature...
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Court Adopts New Evidentiary Standard for Science

In 2020 when science and politics appear to have collided in a car wreck, confidence of the public in scientists is at an all time low. That observed, the public does not often think about the role courts have in accepting scientific theories. Last week Maryland’s highest court drew attention to this vital unsettled matter nationwide when it adopted a new evidentiary standard for scientific testimony. While the case before the Court involved the harm caused by lead paint exposure and many think ...
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United States: For Employers: Understanding The Supreme Court's Title VII Ruling - Ward and Smith, P.A.

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia that the protections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extend to individuals who are discriminated against in the workplace ...
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Pence Attacks SCOTUS Chief Justice Roberts: ‘A Disappointment To Conservatives’

Vice President Mike Pence publicly slammed conservative Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday over his unexpected (and pivotal) role in dealing right-wingers several defeats in key court battles. “We have great respect for the institution of the Supreme Court of the United States, but Chief Justice John Roberts has been a disappointment to conservatives, whether it be the Obamacare decision, or whether it be a spate of recent decisions all the way to Calvary Chapel,” Pence sai...
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United States: US Supreme Court Holds Booking.com A Distinctive And Registrable Trademark - Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the hotel reservation website Booking.com may register its name as a protected trademark.
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United States: Practical Questions For Employers Following The Bostock Decision, Part 3: Pronouns And Honorifics - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

n June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, holding that, pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
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Torrance, Hermosa Beach Catholic schools at heart of SCOTUS discrimination decision

The Supreme Court sided with two South Bay Catholic schools — one in Torrance, the other in Hermosa Beach — in a ruling Wednesday, July 8, that expands the number of employees at religious schools and other institutions who can’t sue for employment discrimination. The 7-2 ruling stemmed from cases involving two teachers whose contracts were not renewed and argued their respective schools discriminated against them. In one case, Agnes Morrissey-Berru sued Our Lady of Guadalupe school, in Hermosa ...
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United States: Practical Questions For Employers Following The Bostock Decision, Part 2: Dress Codes And Grooming Standards - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, holding that, pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
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United States: Supreme Court Rejects Per Se Rule That "generic.com" Is Generic - Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

The Supreme Court of the United States has rejected what it called the "sweeping" rule of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) that the combination of a generic word and ".com"...
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United States: U.S. Supreme Court Provides Guidance On SEC Disgorgement Power - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

The Supreme Court of the United States recently provided guidance regarding the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (the "SEC's") authority to seek disgorgement from parties who violate U.S. securities laws.
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United States: But-For Causation Under Bostock - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The recent Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia decision, in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that an employer that fires an individual...
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Colombia: DACA Survives: SCOTUS Blocks Trump Administration Bid To End Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals Program - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

n June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in DHS v. Regents of the University of California, No. 18-587, effectively blocking the U.S. Department of Homeland...
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United States: Supreme Court Ruling Upholds DACA Program - Duane Morris LLP

On June 18, 2020, a narrowly divided Supreme Court of the United States held that the Court can review the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program...
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United States: Supreme Court Justices Dissent: The Opposition To Extending Title VII's Protections To Gay And Transgender Employees - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 6-3 decision, held Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964's prohibition of sex discrimination encompassed discrimination against gay and transgender individuals.
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United States: Supreme Court Rules Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identify Unlawful - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled, 6-3, that it is unlawful under federal law for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of the individual's...
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United States: Official Statute Annotations Are Not Copyrightable - McDermott Will & Emery

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States held that copyright law does not protect annotations contained in the official annotated compilation of state statutes. Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., Case No. 18-1150 ...
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United States: Supreme Court To Consider Scope Of CFAA - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

On Monday, April 20, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States granted a certiorari petition in Van Buren v. United States (No. 19-783) to consider...
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United States: Supreme Court Holds That The Federal Government Is Obligated To Pay $12 Billion To Insurers Under The Affordable Care Act's Risk Corridors Program - Ropes & Gray LLP

On Monday, April 27, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the federal government has an obligation to pay insurance companies approximately $12 billion under the Risk Corridors Program of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "ACA").
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