Unist’ot’en/Wet’suwet’en Frontline Solidarity Request

By Staff, Earthfirstjournal.org -

The Unist’ot’en are counting on supporters to mobilize in a big way for the next step in our legal battle. From June 11-14, the BC Supreme Court will rule on the interim injunction. It will [...]

Gorsuch Just Handed Down The Most Bloodthirsty And Cruel Death Penalty Opinion Of The Modern Era

By Ian Millhiser, Thinkprogress.org -

The Supreme Court’s opinion in Bucklew v. Precythe, which it handed down Monday on a party-line vote, is at once the most significant Eighth Amendment decision of the last several decades and the [...]

Unions See An Opening In The Wake Of A Ruling That Was Supposed To Finish Them Off

By Rachel M. Cohen, Theintercept.com -

THE LAST YEAR has been a whirlwind for the labor movement. There have been unexpectedly positive developments, like the forceful rise in teacher activism across the country, and negative ones, [...]

Supreme Court Denies ExxonMobil Effort To Conceal Climate Documents

By Nate Raymond, Reuters.com -

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for the attorney general of Massachusetts to obtain records from Exxon Mobil Corp to probe whether the oil company for decades [...]

Supreme Court Decision Puts Landmark Climate Change Lawsuit Back On Track For Trial

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

By a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a Trump administration motion to stop a constitutional lawsuit filed by 21 young plaintiffs from going to trial. The lawsuit, Juliana v. United [...]

Youth Plaintiffs File Response With Supreme Court Pointing To Government’s Serious Mischaracterization Of ​​Juliana v. United States

By Staff, OurChildrensTrust.org -

Eugene, Oregon -- Today, attorneys for youth plaintiffs in the landmark climate lawsuit, Juliana v. United States, filed their response with the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, [...]

Justice Roberts Blocks Discovery In Children’s Trust Climate Lawsuit

By Staff, Quartz -

On Friday (Oct. 19), the US Supreme Court blocked a climate lawsuit that pits children against the federal government. The trial was set to start in 10 days, and the lawyers for the young people [...]

New Supreme Court Ruling Could Make It Easier To Hold Corporations Liable For Things Like Climate Change

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

A new ruling from the Supreme Court in two cases, ConAgra Grocery Products v. California and Sherwin-Williams v. California has the potential to open the door for the public to hold corporations [...]

Washington Supreme Court Declares State’s Death Penalty Unconstitutional

By Staff, Deathpenaltyinfo.org -

Finding that the death penalty "is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner," a unanimous Washington Supreme Court has struck down the state's capital-punishment statute as violating [...]

Let’s Start A Kavanaugh Watch…

By Ralph Nader. -

Brett Kavanaugh, the new Injustice of the Supreme Court of the United States, must be pleased by the leading news stories on Monday and Tuesday regarding his swift swearing-in on Saturday. The [...]

The Long Night Has Fallen On The Supreme Court — Thanks Largely To Democrats

By Glen Ford, Blackagendareport.com -

Brett Kavanaugh took his seat on the far right of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, but before the Court’s newest racist, pro-torture, corporate, patriarchal pig could don his new robes the [...]

With The Crisis Of Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Comes Opportunity

By George Lakey, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Saturday was a tough day for a group of social justice activists to hold a strategy retreat. Brett Kavanaugh was clearly going to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, and we weren’t in any kind of [...]

Don’t Despair About The Supreme Court

By Howard Zinn, Progressive.org -

John Roberts sailed through his confirmation hearings as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, with enthusiastic Republican support, and a few weak mutterings of opposition by the [...]

Key Republicans Signal Confidence In FBI Report On Kavanaugh

By Elana Schor, Burgess Everett and John Bresnahan, Politico.com -

Key undecided Republican senators are signaling on Thursday the FBI report on sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh may give them the confidence they need to back the embattled [...]

McConnell Vows GOP ‘Will Not Be Intimidated By Kavanough Protesters

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

An apparently perturbed Senate Majority Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says that the loud, outraged, and determined constituents who have been letting Republican lawmakers know just how much they do not [...]