Law (US)

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Americans don’t have faith in the US supreme court any more. That has justices worried | Russ Feingold
The justices are vulnerable to public pressure in support of court reform. That’s why we must continue to push for change

Russ Feingold

21, Oct, 2021 @10:33 AM

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Bravo, supreme court: we do need rules to stop men interrupting women | Eleanor Margolis
The US is trying to stop female judges and attorneys being interrupted by male counterparts. Sounds familiar, says Diva columnist Eleanor Margolis

Eleanor Margolis

19, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Biden urges supreme court to block Texas’ near-total abortion ban
The justice department wrote in its plea that the law defies the supreme court’s major decisions on abortion rights

Guardian staff and agencies

19, Oct, 2021 @12:13 AM

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The courts have a new chance to block Texas’s abortion law. They must take it | Laurence Tribe, Erwin Chemerinsky, Jeffrey Abramson and Dennis Aftergut
SB 8 not only stripped Texan women of their rights under Roe v Wade, it made a mockery of the US constitution and the supremacy of the federal courts

Laurence H Tribe, Erwin Chemerinsky, Jeffrey Abramson and Dennis Aftergut

17, Oct, 2021 @10:24 AM

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Spies next door? The suburban US couple accused of espionage
The story of Jonathan and Diana Toebbes is like a fictional spy caper, blending an all-American couple with technology and betrayal

Edward Helmore

17, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Convicted murderer Robert Durst on ventilator after testing positive for Covid-19
The real estate heir was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Susan Berman just two days ago

Edward Helmore

16, Oct, 2021 @8:58 PM

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Trump to testify in lawsuit by protesters who say guard assaulted them in 2015
Testimony to be videotaped on Monday and then played when the case goes to trial

Amanda Holpuch

15, Oct, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Indigenous tribes tried to block a car battery mine. But the courts stood in the way
Legal setbacks in efforts to block a new lithium mine in Nevada’s Thacker Pass highlight how federal courts routinely fail to protect sacred lands

Hallie Golden

15, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Let her finish: interruptions of female justices led to new supreme court rules
Justice Sonia Sotomayor said oral argument rules were revamped after a study found women were more prone to being interrupted

Maya Yang in New York

15, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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John Roberts is no longer the leader of his own court. Who, then, controls it?
Chief justice no longer sits in supreme court’s ideological center and has lost the power to cast the deciding vote in any ruling

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

11, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The legal mind behind America’s most extreme abortion law
Former Texas solicitor general Jonathan F Mitchell’s ‘dangerous’ legal strategy lets legislators pass laws that thwart the judiciary

Mary Tuma in Austin

10, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Supreme court, Facebook, Fed: three horsemen of democracy’s apocalypse | Robert Reich
These unaccountable bodies hold increasing sway over US government. Their abuses of power affect us all

Robert Reich

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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