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Trump Wants To Break Up The Court That Blocked His Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.27.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump is threatening to break up the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which blocked his executive order banning travel from...

Democrat Defeats Republican In Virginia Court Clerk Race

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 04.20.2017 | Politics

Virginia Democrats took control of a local court clerkship on Tuesday in a defeat for one of the state’s top Republican lawmakers. Democrat Jacqueli...

Why Trump’s Pick for the US Supreme Court is Dangerous for America

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 03.24.2017 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

We ought to have no doubt as to President Trump’s intentions for the U.S. Supreme Court. He was clear during the campaign that any nominee of his wo...

U.S. Appeals Ruling Against Trump's Revised Travel Ban To Higher Court

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government took the legal battle over President Donald Trump’s travel ban to a higher court on Friday, saying it would...

Pence Says Trump's Revised Immigration And Travel Ban Coming 'In A Few Days'

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump will sign a revised travel and immigration ban “in the next few days,” Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday after an ad...

Gun Advocates Keep Repeating The Same Lies. Sound Familiar?

Mike Weisser | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Six years ago the state of Florida decided that doctors could not talk to their patients about guns. The state of Florida has become the legislative s...

Appeals Court Strikes Down Florida Law Banning Doctors From Asking Patients About Guns

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

Doctors in Florida can legally counsel patients about gun risks under a federal appeals court ruling that strikes down the state’s controversial “...

Democrats Should Focus SCOTUS Fight On Gorsuch’s Backing Of Big Donors

Steve Pierce | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics
Steve Pierce

President Donald Trump’s decision to nominate 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court on Tuesday won praise from Repub...

Neil Gorsuch's Nomination Is Bad News For Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON― Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, has sided against Planned Parenthood and birth control coverage during h...

Donald Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Has A History Of Favoring Police

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals judge in Denver whom President Donald Trump nominated to fill the Supreme Court seat left open by Judge Antonin Scalia...

Trump Nominates Conservative Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics

Fulfilling what was arguably his most consequential campaign promise, President Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals judge in Denver...

The NRA's Concealed-Carry Dream Takes A Hit In Court

Mike Weisser | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics
Mike Weisser

In a surprising event, the NRA actually lost a major legal argument in a federal court, and America’s ‘oldest civil rights organization’ predict...

Court Rules It Was ‘Reasonable’ For Cop To Shoot Dog For Barking

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.22.2016 | Crime

A federal appeals court has sided with police officers who fatally shot two dogs during a drug raid, even though officers testified that one of the do...

Abuse Against Disabled Children -- Courts Allow It

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 09.14.2014 | Education
Shayna A. Pitre

Some people support corporal punishment in schools. These people think physical discipline is the only discipline that works on some children. However, virtually everyone can agree physical discipline should not be used against disabled children.

Supreme Court to Hear Animal Sex Fetish Case

Newsweek | Krista Gesaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kittens, brutality, fetish videos, and dogfighting--these aren't the elements of a twisted cable-television show; they're just some of the factors in ...