With Supreme Court Decision On Dark Money “We’re About to Know a Lot More About Who Is Funding Our Elections”

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

"We are about to drive a lot of dark money donors into the light—it's gonna look like the climax of a Harry Potter movie where the creatures shrivel in the sun." In a win for increased [...]

Landowners Oppose Oil Pipeline Before Iowa Supreme Court

By David Pitt, Apnews.com -

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A group of Iowa landowners and an environmental group asked the Iowa Supreme Court Wednesday to declare a crude oil pipeline permit illegal under the Iowa Constitution, a [...]

Establishment Media Shy Away From Claims Of Perjury By Kavanaugh

By Justin Anderson, Fair.org -

Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh was subject to a wringer of testy Senate confirmation hearings last week. The current DC Circuit Court judge has come under fire from Democrats on the [...]

Stop Brett Kavanaugh— A Corporation Masquerading As A Judge

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Observers say that confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become President Trump’s second pick for a lifetime job on the Supreme Court will make the Court more conservative. It is more accurate [...]

Arizona Supreme Court Hears Hopi Tribe’s Case Against Snowmaking

By Scott Buffon, Azdailysun.com -

Oral arguments in the Hopi Tribe’s lawsuit against Arizona Snowbowl’s snowmaking practices were heard by the Arizona Supreme Court’s panel of seven justices on Tuesday, Sept. 4. In February, the [...]

Women’s March Determined To Disrupt Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing, Dozens Arrested

By Ashley Curtin, Nationofchange.org -

Leaders of the Women’s March are determined to disrupt Brett Kavanuagh’s confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court and, while their presence was seen and heard on Day 1, more than 30 women were [...]

As Civil Disobedience Dominates Kavanaugh Hearing, Trump Says “It’s Embarrassing For Country To Allow Protesters”

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"Tireless and creative, rambunctious, confrontational, and peaceful protest is unnerving to him. It is one of many aspects of American life that he, simply, cannot control." With his deeply [...]

What Brett Kavanaugh On Supreme Court Could Mean For Climate Regulations

By Marianne Lavelle, Insideclimatenews.org -

In his dozen years on the federal appeals court that hears the most disputes over government regulatory power, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has compiled an extensive record of skepticism toward the [...]

Media Organizations Concerned About Confirmation Of U.S. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh

By Free Press. -

We, the undersigned 24 organizations working in the public interest to protect net neutrality, write to express our strong concerns about the potential confirmation of U.S. Circuit Court Judge [...]

‘I Came To Put My Body On The Line’: Both Inside And Outside Hearing, Women Lead Fight Against Kavanaugh Confirmation

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

Before being taken away from the hearing room, Shaunna Thomas, executive director of the women's advocacy group UltraViolet, told the committee, "Senators, on behalf of the millions of women [...]

Recent Supreme Court Ruling Gums Up Immigration Courts

By Amy Taxin, AP.org -

LOS ANGELES—Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases [...]

Supreme Court Refuses To Halt A Climate Change Lawsuit Brought By Children And Teenagers

By Jack Herrera, Psmag.com -

The United States Supreme Court on Monday refused to halt a lawsuit that represents a novel attempt by children and teenagers to sue the federal government over its inaction on climate change. [...]

What’s At Stake If Brett Kavanaugh Joins The Court

By Olivia Alperstein, Otherwords.org -

President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Why should you care? Because everything from reproductive rights to voting, [...]

What I Mailed To Sheldon Whitehouse And Joe McNamara About Roe v Wade

By Andrew Stewart, Rimediacoop.org -

We as activists and advocates of a woman’s right to abortion care in America are in a real fight right now. I propose that we see Kaye’s film as a useful tool of education and use it to help [...]

Reshaping The Supreme Court: What 2 Dissents On Climate Rules Tell Us

By John H. Cushman JR, Insideclimatenews.org -

To see why environmentalists have been panicking about the new direction of the Supreme Court, just go back 11 years and read the two dissents in the landmark climate change case Massachusetts v. [...]