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Justice Joseph's SC appointment: The question of approval and seniority

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard Some people are very upset over the allotted seniority of Justice K M Joseph. He has become a judge of the Supreme Court (SC) and will be placed below two other judges who have
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Why you should care that the Trump administration deleted online information about sex discrimination

When President Trump nominated federal judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill a soon-to-be-vacant Supreme Court spot, liberals responded with panic and fear over the possibility that another conservative justice could lead to a fundamental rollback of equal
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Brett Kavanaugh's law school roommate says he used to eat pasta with ketchup

Brett Kavanaugh is bland.  Trump's pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has been condemned as an "enemy of the left," who will herald a Handmaid's Tale-type era of conservatism. A Yale publication found that he also had
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Stephen Colbert played a little bingo game for Trump's Supreme Court pick

Stephen Colbert played a little game or two watching Trump's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court. During Tuesday night's monologue on The Late Show, Colbert revealed his winning "Trump nomination bingo" card, after the president named Judge Brett
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5 ways you can fight Trump's Supreme Court pick

It’s become routine, really. You wake up with an emptiness in your stomach akin to despair. Grabbing your phone, you scroll through each news alert while what's left of your Obama-era hope drains away, and the world looks more and more like a
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After Kennedy's retirement, are we entering 'Handmaid's Tale' territory?

Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court on Wednesday, effective July 31. Given that Donald Trump gets to pick his replacement, and Mitch McConnell controls the Senate confirmation process, it seems all but certain
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Literally just a bunch of tweets from people who have given up on America

In a stunning development, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his impending retirement from the nation's highest court on Wednesday. His retirement will be effective at the end of July, throwing a large portion of the country into
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'Making a Murderer' case will not be heard by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal for a conviction that was the center of the Netflix series Making a Murderer, the Washington Post reports.  As covered on the docu-series, 17-year-old Brendan Dassey was found guilty of sexual
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Supreme Court rules police need a warrant to access a suspect's cellphone location data

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today that police cannot freely access people's cellphone location data, regardless if they are suspected for a crime. Police have always needed court-approved warrants before searching people's phones (due to the search

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