The court’s conservatives said that a judge need not make a finding of “permanent incorrigibility” before sentencing a juvenile offender to life without parole. This is a step backwards for a country that is supposed to be “beacon” for the rest of the world. This vote was 100% along party lines. Source: … Continue reading Supreme Court Rejects Restrictions On Life Without Parole For Juveniles : NPR
The Democratic nominee envisions a bipartisan group of constitutional scholars who would, after 180 days, make recommendations to reform the court system, which Biden calls “out of whack.” Packing the court refers to something FDR threatened to do when the Supreme Court tried to stop his New Deal from happening. It means … Continue reading Biden Says He Will Convene Bipartisan Commission To Study Reforms To U.S. Courts
There is a perfectly legal and viable solution to all this: Pack the Supreme Court. Pack it as soon as possible. Progressive policies will never happen unless the Democrats pack the Supreme … Continue reading Pack the Supreme Court
The idea that Roosevelt’s court-packing plan ruined his legacy is a historical fallacy. If Kavanaugh gets confirmed, it’s the only thing the Democrats can do once back in power to change the direction the court could be taking with regards to democracy as a whole. Source: Franklin Roosevelt Tried to Pack the … Continue reading Franklin Roosevelt Tried to Pack the Supreme Court. Democrats Should Too.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate hearing for his nomination to the US Supreme Court began Tuesday to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the US Supreme Court. Senators will center on Kavanaugh’s … Continue reading Here’s where Trump’s Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh likely stands on controversial issues
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in … Continue reading U.S. Supreme Court tosses Republican-drawn North Carolina voting districts
With the filibuster done, Republicans abandoned long-held practices and lifted President Trump’s nominee, Neil M. Gorsuch, with a simple majority vote. Say goodbye to the filibuster with regards to the Supreme Court … Continue reading Senate Republicans Deploy ‘Nuclear Option’ to Clear Path for Neil Gorsuch
The same Supreme Court that unleashed a torrent of political corruption with its Citizens United ruling of 2010 has now expanded its support for legalized bribery with a unanimous decision to vacate … Continue reading The Supreme Court That Allowed Corporations to Buy Elections Has Now Approved the Bribing of Governors