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 [...]

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 [...]