Supreme Court Rejects Effort To Greenlight Keystone XL Construction

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

The Supreme Court late Monday upheld a federal judge's rejection of a crucial permit for Keystone XL and blocked the Trump administration's attempt to greenlight construction of the 1,200-mile [...]

‘A Shocking Dereliction Of Duty’: Supreme Court Brushes Off Police Immunity Cases

By Ryan J. Reilly, Huff Post. -

The nation’s highest court brushed aside a number of cases that would have allowed it to readdress law enforcement officers’ broad immunity from lawsuits over police brutality. Justices on the [...]

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of LGBTQ Rights

By Bil Browning, LGBTQ Nation. -

The Supreme Court just issued a landmark decision penned by Neil Gorsuch, a conservative justice appointed by President Donald J. Trump, deciding that “An employer who fires an individual merely [...]

Supreme Court Could Soon Make Government Regulation — And The Next Election — Moot

By Lee Price, Insidesources.com -

In recent years, the Supreme Court has issued ruling after ruling awarding more power to large corporations. Most notably, the 2010 Citizens United ruling opened the floodgates to an [...]

Former Judge Resigns From The Supreme Court Bar

By Dahlia Lithwick, Slate.com -

James Dannenberg is a retired Hawaii state judge. He sat on the District Court of the 1st Circuit of the state judiciary for 27 years. Before that, he served as the deputy attorney general of [...]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Smacks Abu-Jamal Again 

By Linn Washington Jr, Blackagendareport.com -

Recently the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania again underscored its willingness to impede justice in the contentious case of imprisoned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal through issuance of an unusual [...]

Mexican Supreme Court Stormed & Vandalized As Hundreds March Against Femicide

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

On Sunday, February 23, hundreds of women marched in the northern Mexican city of Hermosillo, the capital of Sonora, as part of a recent wave of militant women’s protests in Mexico against the [...]

Britain’s Got A Supreme Court Scandal: NEW Damning Emails Show UK Corruption In The Case Against Julian Assange

By Jude Fleming, Medium.com -

Assange came awfully close to death in December. He is not out of the woods. He is currently locked up under maximum security in a British prison and ill, injured and enduring torture. He was [...]

2020: A Year Of Pipeline Court Fights, With One Lawsuit Headed To The Supreme Court

By Phil, McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

After years of mounting opposition to the increasing build-out of oil and gas infrastructure, 2020 is shaping up to be the year that pipeline opponents get their day in court. One case headed to [...]

Supreme Court Confirms There Is No Fifth Vote To Protect Abortion Rights

By Jessica Mason Pieklo, Rewire.news -

It only takes four votes for the U.S. Supreme Court to agree to take a case. That’s it. Not even a majority of the justices have to sign on for the Court to hear a case. Just four. That threshold [...]

DACA: Damned If They Do, Damned If They Don’t + Never Again Means Now

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

DACA in the supreme court – the arguments over legality, the power of presidents and the pawns of imperialist games. Next up, Never Again Action launches proactive and historically conscious [...]

In A Major Press Freedom Victory, Brazil Supreme Court Judge Rules To Protect Glenn Greenwald And The Intercept Brasil

By Trevor Timm, Freedom.press -

In a crucial victory for press freedom in Brazil, Minister Gilmar Mendes, a member of Brazil’s Supreme Court, has barred the Bolsonaro administration and Justice Minister Sergio Moro from [...]

Nigerian Villagers Will Take On Shell In Supreme Court Show-Down

By Phil Miller, Morningstaronline.co.uk -

TENS of thousands of Nigerian farmers and fishermen have been granted permission to challenge oil giant Shell at the supreme court in London. Villagers from the Niger Delta’s Bille and Ogale [...]

Supreme Court FOIA Decision Protects Corporate Secrecy

By JPat Brown, Muckrock.com -

Ruling expands “Confidential” definition under b(4) to information that is “both customarily and actually treated as private by its owner and provided to the government under an assurance of [...]

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 [...]