The Supreme Court has temporarily halted a lower court ruling that prohibited White House officials from communicating with social media companies. The temporary stay, from Justice Samuel Alito, is the latest twist in a controversial attempt by two states to challenge content moderation policies at social media platforms.The case stems from a lawsuit, brought by the attorneys general of Missouri and Louisiana, that claimed federal officials overreached in their dealings with social media...
Following revelations by ProPublica in April that Justice Clarence Thomas failed to disclose lavish private trips funded by a Texas billionaire and other controversial financial arrangements, many lawmakers are rightly calling for the Supreme Court to adopt more stringent ethics regulations. Following the scandal, the nine justices in the court signed a “Statement on Ethics Principles and Practices” vowing to More
When the Supreme Court hears Moore v. United States in its upcoming term, the justices will technically be hearing a case about a minor one-time repatriation tax that was buried in a federal tax-code overhaul six years ago. What they may actually be deciding is whether Democratic proposals for a federal wealth tax are unconstitutional.That is the hope, at least, of the dozens of right-wing legal groups and other organizations representing wealthy Americans that filed friend of the court briefs...
Israel’s right-wing government passed a law in July that limits judicial influence. The Supreme Court began meeting on Tuesday to decide whether to strike down the bill, potentially paving the way for a constitutional crisis.
“This lecture is not a warm blanket. I hope this is a cold, embracing shot of adrenaline.” This is the way Melissa Murray, guest speaker for the 43rd Annual Tresolini Lecture in Law, opened her discussion, “The Supreme Court in American Life and Judging the Supreme Court.” Brian Fife, political science department chair, commended professor 
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved orders on the sale and manufacture
A California law that bars people under restraining orders from possessing firearms survived a federal court challenge Thursday.
Often it seems like justices are not speaking to the argument being made, but posturing to score points with the public.
(The Center Square) – Attorney David Roland left the Missouri Court of Appeals in the Western District confident his Sunshine Law case against the Cole County prosecuting attorney was strong. “There's always an element of uncertainty when you walk out of an appellate argument, but I felt like the argument went really well for us,” Roland said in an interview with The Center Square. “I was cautiously optimistic that we were going to get a good decision. And honestly, the decision...
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WHTM) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday from plaintiffs in Philadelphia who filed a lawsuit in October 2020 challenging the state's firearm preemption law. "We want to be able to leave our homes without fear of being shot," Jameet Ahuja, the plaintiff's attorney said. The lawsuit falls under the state's 1975 
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday from plaintiffs in Philadelphia who filed a lawsuit in October 2020 challenging the state’s firearm preemption law.
Administration officials were accused in a lawsuit of unlawfully helping suppress conservative-leaning constitutionally protected speech on major social media platforms.