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  • Judge orders end to babyís treatment against parentsí wishes

    04/14/2017 9:50:11 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    Life Site News ^ | April 13, 2017 | Father Mark Hodges
    LONDON, England, April 13, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) ‚ÄĒ A UK judge has ruled it is in a child's best interest to ‚Äúdie with dignity‚ÄĚ rather than to allow his parents to seek additional medical treatment. Connie Yates and Chris Gard want to take eight-month-old son Charlie to the United States for treatment of a rare disease. A GoFundMe account has given them enough money to do so. But Charlie needs to remain on life support to make the trip and Justice Francis determined it is in the "best interests of the child" to withdraw his feeding tube and breathing machine. Charlie...
  • Five 9th Circuit Judges Dish Out Ruthless Take Down to Anti-Trump Travel Ban Decision

    03/17/2017 1:28:34 PM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 84 replies
    Law Newz ^ | March 16th, 2017 | Robert Barnes
    In one of the most ruthless opinions issued of fellow panel judges, five judges from across the political spectrum in the Ninth Circuit went out of their way to issue an opinion about a dismissed appeal, to remind everybody just how embarrassingly bad the prior Ninth Circuit stay panel decision was on Trumpís travel ban. The five judges included the famed, and most respected intellectual amongst the Ninth Circuit, Alex Kozinski. The others included Jay Bybee, Consuelo Callahan, Carlos Bea and Sandra Ikuta. Nobody other than the original panel came to the defense of the original panel decision, a less...
  • Court ruling could delay beltway

    03/07/2017 8:09:52 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 2 replies
    The Winston-Salem Journal ^ | February 16, 2017 | Wesley Young
    A judgeís order could delay the start of construction on the next segment of the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway unless contested condemnation claims are resolved by this coming fall. Attorney Matthew Bryant said Forsyth County Superior Court Judge John Craig would be signing orders this week dismissing some new condemnation proceedings started recently by the N.C. Department of Transportation against some landowners in the beltway segment planned between Reidsville and New Walkertown roads. Those new condemnation proceedings were started as part of the stateís effort to acquire land for that beltway segment, which is scheduled to go to contract this fall....
  • Supreme Court renders split decision on Va. redistricting case

    03/01/2017 8:14:23 AM PST · by COBOL2Java · 7 replies
    WTOP News ^ | March 1, 2017 10:52 am | Max Smith | @amaxsmith
    WASHINGTON ó The U.S. Supreme Court sent parts of a race-based challenge to Virginiaís state House districts back to a lower court for further review Wednesday, while upholding the lower court panelís findings that one majority black district was legally drawn. In an 8-0 decision written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court found a three-judge District Court panel followed an incorrect legal standard in its analysis of 11 of the 12 districts challenged in the case. The lower court had required those challenging the districts to show an actual conflict between the plan that was adopted following the 2010...
  • Arkansas Supreme Court strikes cityís LGBT protections

    02/23/2017 8:41:44 AM PST · by GonzoII · 11 replies
    AP/Breitbart ^ | 23 Feb 2017
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) ó The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a cityís ordinance banning discrimination based on a personís sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting such local LGBT protections is constitutional. The justices reversed a judgeís decision that Fayettevilleís anti-discrimination ordinance didnít violate a state law prohibiting cities from enacting protections not covered by state law. Fayetteville, a liberal enclave in northwestern Arkansas, is one of several cities that approved local protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in response to the 2015 law....
  • Ruling Blocking Trump Ban Doesnít Even Mention the Applicable Law

    02/15/2017 5:50:52 AM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    Frontpage ^ | February 15, 2017 | Robert Spencer
    President Trumpís ďMuslim ban,Ē the focus of so much Left hysteria, is dead for the time being, after the hard-Left 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck it down. What is odd, however, in their ruling is that it never even mentions the relevant law by which Trump claims the authority to limit immigration in the first place. Here it is: (f) Suspension of entry or imposition of restrictions by President Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States,...
  • Judge Grants Injunction Barring Travel Ban Implementation In Virginia (Another Setback!)

    02/13/2017 8:36:46 PM PST · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 13, 2017
    <p>McLEAN, Va. -- A federal judge Monday granted a preliminary injunction barring the Trump administration from implementing its travel ban in Virginia, adding another judicial ruling to those already in place challenging the banís constitutionality.</p> <p>A federal appeals court in California has already upheld a national temporary restraining order stopping the government from implementing the ban, which is directed at seven Muslim-majority countries.</p>
  • State of Washington & State of Minnesota v. Trump

    02/09/2017 3:47:18 PM PST · by Ray76 · 10 replies
    Ninth Circuit Court ^ | Feb 9, 2017 | Ninth Circuit Court
    Ruling re Appeal of Visa Suspension TRO
  • Federal appeals court maintains suspension of Trumpís immigration order

    02/09/2017 3:21:48 PM PST · by mandaladon · 274 replies
    A federal appeals court has maintained the freeze on President Trumpís controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries can continue entering the U.S. A panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld the ruling of U.S. District Judge James Robart, who had decided Friday that Trumpís temporary travel ban should be put on hold. The Department of Homeland Security soon suspended all enforcement of Trumpís controversial directive. The Justice Department, representing the Trump administration, could now ask the Supreme Court ó which often defers to the president on matters of...
  • BREAKING: 9th Circuit to Issue Ruling on Trump Temporary Travel Ban at 6:30 ET

    02/09/2017 2:17:04 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 216 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/9/2017 | Jim Hoft
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals announced they will issue a ruling on President Trumpís temporary travel ban. Washington Judge James L. Robart filed a temporary restraining order on President Trumpís refugee ban from seven terror states.
  • LIVE FEED: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Washington V. Trump Arguments (3 p.m. Pacific)

    02/07/2017 2:33:14 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 286 replies
    Watch live: 17-35105 State of Washington v. Trump 3:00 PM 2/7
  • 9th Circuit Court

    02/07/2017 6:27:57 AM PST · by Chumdad · 38 replies
    2-7-17 | Chumdad
    If the 9th Circuit Court upholds the Washington States block of Trump's immigration pause will the Democrats be emboldened to stop every Trump action through the west coast courts?
  • Bush Appointed Judge (What the MSM will not tell you)

    02/06/2017 10:39:01 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 28 replies
    http://the-american-catholic.com ^ | February 5, 2017 | Donald R. McClarey
    When a Seattle Federal Judge, James Robart, imposed a nation wide injunction on portions of President Tumpís executive order, most of the media hastened to noted that he had been appointed by Bush 43. True, but misleading, as noted by Jerome Wohrle at Liberty Unyielding: Judge Robartís Friday order against Trump sheds little light on his thinking. But at an earlier hearing on Washington Stateís motion for a temporary restraining order, he asked what rational basis the government had for restricting entry from the seven countries covered by Trumpís order: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen. As NPR...
  • Appeals Court Denies Justice Dept Motion to Lift Travel Ban Restraining Order [9th Rebuffs Trump]

    02/05/2017 12:58:56 AM PST · by Steelfish · 268 replies
    ABCNews ^ | February 05, 2017
    Appeals Court Denies Justice Department's Motion to Lift Travel Ban Restraining Order By DEAN SCHABNER DAVID CAPLAN Feb 5, 2017 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit announced early Sunday morning that it has denied the Department of Justice's emergency motion -- filed late Saturday -- to issue an immediate stay on a Washington State judge's temporary restraining order of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban. "The court has received appellants' emergency motion (Docket Entry No. 14)," read the order from the appeals court. "Appellants' request for an immediate administrative stay pending full consideration of the emergency motion...
  • Impeach Federal Judge James L. Robart

    02/06/2017 6:32:40 AM PST · by xzins · 51 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 2/6/17 | George Rasley
    On February 3, 2017 Federal District Judge James L. Robart issued a temporary restraining order barring the federal executive branch from implementing President Trumpís Executive Order temporarily barring travel from seven terrorist hotspots. The basis for Judge Robartís order was not the national security of the United States or the proven threat of terrorism immigration from these countries; it was that the plaintiff state (Washington) would be irreparably harmed because, "The Executive Order adversely affects the States' residents in areas of employment, James L. Robarteducation, business, family relations, and freedom to travel... In addition, the States themselves are harmed by...
  • In Major Blow to ACLU, Judge Finds Trump Immigration Ban Doesn't Discriminate Against Muslims

    In a major blow to the ACLU, a federal judge in Boston refused to extend an order which temporarily put a stop to a portion of Trumpís controversial ďextreme vettingĒ immigration order. Judge Nathaniel Gorton, a President George H.W. Bush appointee, decided not to renew the temporary restraining order which was set to expire on Sunday. This ruling is significant because it is the first time that the Trump administration has scored a victory after a series of orders nationwide slamming the ban. The ACLU argued that the Executive Order violated the Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution because...
  • Seattle judge blocks Trump immigration order

    02/03/2017 4:38:49 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 202 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 3, 2017 | Scott Malone and Dan Levine
    SEATTLE/BOSTON - A federal judge in Seattle on Friday granted a nationwide temporary restraining order blocking U.S. President Donald Trump's recent action barring nationals from seven countries from entering the United States. The judge's order represents a major challenge to the Trump administration, which is expected to immediately appeal. The judge declined to stay the order, suggesting that travel restrictions could be lifted immediately. The challenge was brought by the state of Washington and later joined by the state of Minnesota. The Seattle judge ruled that the states have legal standing to sue, which could help Democratic attorneys general take...
  • Seattle federal judge halts enforcement of Trump's immigration order

    02/03/2017 4:40:38 PM PST · by Jubal Harshaw · 34 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | Friday, February 3, 2017 | DANIEL DEMAY
    In an early test of President Trump's so-called "Muslim ban," a federal judge in Seattle ruled Friday to halt enforcement of parts of Trumpís week-old executive order on immigration. U.S. District Judge James Robart ruled on a motion by the state of Washington for a temporary restraining order halting the parts of the order that block entry to the U.S. by refugees and certain immigrants from some Muslim-majority countries. Robart's ruling will temporarily halt enforcement of several provisions of Trump's controversial executive order. Attorneys for the federal government are expected to appeal the ruling. Fridayís was the first hearing in...
  • Federal judge declines to renew restraining order on Trump travel ban

    02/03/2017 3:40:23 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | February 3, 2017 | Laura Jarrett
    Washington (CNN)In the first court victory for the Trump administration, a federal judge in Boston declined Friday to renew a temporary restraining order that prohibited the detention or removal of all individuals legally authorized to come to the US.
  • Judge Blocks Part of Trumpís Immigration Order [Weird: NY Times Doesn't Hype This Non-Story]

    01/28/2017 6:46:59 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 81 replies
    NY Times ^ | 1/28/17 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR and ALAN FEUER
    A federal judge blocked part of President Trumpís executive order on immigration on Saturday evening, ordering that refugees and others trapped at airports across the United States should not be sent back to their home countries. But the judge stopped short of letting them into the country or issuing a broader ruling on the constitutionality of Mr. Trumpís actions. Lawyers who sued the government to block the White House order said the decision, which came after an emergency hearing in a New York City courtroom, could affect an estimated 100 to 200 people who were detained upon arrival at American...