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  • Report: Sonia Sotomayor Still Working Remotely Because Neil Gorsuch Won’t Wear Mask in Court

    01/18/2022 11:06:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 91 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/18/2022 | Joel B Pollack
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will continue to work remotely instead of appearing in person at the U.S. Supreme Court because fellow Justice Neil Gorsuch refuses to wear a mask in court, according to a report by National Public Radio. NPR reported Tuesday that the justices were like a “dysfunctional family”:
  • Judges deny Democratic lawyer Marc Elias's bid to shake court sanctions (Cankles perp)

    A federal appeals court shot down the bid of Democratic lawyer and discredited dossier funder Marc Elias to wriggle out of sanctions for misleading the court. The former Perkins Coie lawyer, best known for funding British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s discredited dossier while he worked as Hillary Clinton’s top campaign lawyer in 2016, was punished by a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in March. The reprimand came for his deceptive behavior in a battle against a Republican-backed Texas law banning straight-ticket voting. An attorney for Elias called the sanctions “unprecedented” in late December and...
  • Get real-time analysis of tomorrow’s vaccine mandate oral arguments before the Supreme Court (10am)

    01/06/2022 4:34:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    The U.S. Supreme Court tomorrow will hold oral arguments on whether to allow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ and Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s vaccine mandates to go into effect while appeals are heard in the courts of appeals. Sean Marotta, a partner at Hogan Lovells and AHA outside counsel, will be providing real-time analysis of the oral arguments, which will begin at 10 a.m. ET. See a preview blog here breaking down the legal issues confronting the Court and what to look for when the Justices hear the oral arguments. Visit AHA’s webpage tomorrow at 10 a.m....
  • Will The Supreme Court Side With Individual Liberty?

    01/03/2022 4:28:11 AM PST · by TheManWhoWantedToBeLeftAlone · 20 replies
    The Blue State Conservative ^ | 01/03/2022 | Parker Beauregard
    I hate asking the question, but nothing is guaranteed anymore. The fact that there are more Republican-appointed justices than not bodes well for inherent rights and freedom in 2022’s big cases, in particular the anon vaccine cases, but with Roberts the Squish and three neophyte Trump appointees coming into their own, anything is possible. As an interesting aside, the three surviving retired justices (O’Connor, Kennedy, and Souter) all joined the ranks courtesy of Republican presidents and subsequently tilted leftward. Has any justice ever moved right? When it’s all said and done, the idea of an absolutely safe constitutional court is...
  • THREATENED: Jackson Park Obama Center Lawsuit Moving Through Appeals Court (the locals really don't want it)

    12/14/2021 4:14:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    Preservation Chicago ^ | 12/14/21 | Preservation Chicago
    “The Seventh Circuit was skeptical Thursday of a parks advocacy organization’s arguments opposing the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago’s Jackson Park, in a case that has left many supporters of the former president bewildered and angry. “If the Clinton Foundation had approached New York City and asked for 20 acres of Central Park for its Harlem headquarters, it would have been laughed out of court. “But that is essentially what the Obama Foundation asked of Chicago - and got, in a sweetheart deal inked under former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who previously served as Obama’s chief of staff....
  • Michigan court won't order hospital to use deworming drug (ivermectin) on man

    12/12/2021 7:42:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 46 replies
    WXYZ ^ | 12/12/21
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Court of Appeals won't order a hospital to use a deworming drug to treat a man who has health problems related to COVID-19. The court said it won't disrupt the judgment of doctors at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. “A court directive in this matter could open the door for a flood of similar suits from other patients with COVID-19, not to mention other conditions, suing to obtain care that is contrary to hospital policies,” the court said Friday. The daughter of a 68-year-old man sued after doctors refused to use...
  • Florida Jury Finds Defendant Can Keep Bitcoins Worth $50B

    12/07/2021 2:17:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Craig Wright claims to be inventor of BitcoinCraig Wright, a computer scientist who claims to be the inventor of Bitcoin, prevailed in a civil trial verdict Monday against the family of a deceased business partner that claimed it was owed half of a cryptocurrency fortune worth tens of billions. A Florida jury found that Wright did not owe half of 1.1 million Bitcoin to the family of David Kleiman. The jury did award $100 million in intellectual property rights to a joint venture between the two men, a fraction of what Kleiman's lawyers were asking for at trial. “This was...
  • Jussie Smollett Tells Court He Had Cocaine-Fueled Gay Bathhouse Escapades with Alleged Attacker

    12/06/2021 1:06:50 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 83 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/06/2021 | Breitbart News
    CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett took the witness stand Monday at his trial on charges of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lying to Chicago police about it. On the witness stand Monday, Smollett told the jury how he grew up in a close-knit family of six children and started performing as a child actor before getting more into music. He said he “came to terms with my sexuality” in his early 20s, when he got involved in charity organizations, including a group that fights AIDS in the Black community
  • COVID Patient Left For ‘Dead’ Recovers After Court Forces Hospital To Allow Ivermectin Treatment

    12/02/2021 1:08:07 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 17 replies
    Lifesite News ^ | 12/01/21
    On Thanksgiving weekend, Sun Ng, a 71-year-old man who spent 22 days on a ventilator with COVID-19, was discharged following a court-mandated successful treatment cycle of ivermectin.NAPERVILLE, Illinois (LifeSiteNews) — An elderly, critically-ill COVID patient who was repeatedly denied ivermectin has made a full recovery after a court ordered the hospital to treat him with the potentially life-saving drug.On Thanksgiving weekend, Sun Ng, a 71-year-old man who spent 22 days on a ventilator with COVID-19, was discharged from Edward Hospital in Naperville, Illinois, following a successful treatment cycle of ivermectin. Despite the drug’s efficacy, the hospital had only agreed to...
  • Left-Wing Students Demand Arizona State University Kick Kyle Rittenhouse Off Campus

    11/29/2021 10:35:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 29, 2021 | Gabe Kaminsky,
    Despite the fact that Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges, leftist student organizations are working to get him banned from campus. Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges in the shootings that left two dead and a third injured in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year amid the Black Lives Matter (BLM) riots, but those facts are irrelevant to left-wing students who want him banned from Arizona State University campus where he is enrolled. Led by Students for Socialism, four groups plan to rally Wednesday for Rittenhouse’s removal. The 18-year-old enrolled for classes in October and plans to continue his studies...
  • Need prayer right now against persecution in court

    11/29/2021 8:15:14 AM PST · by ViLaLuz · 81 replies
    Self | Self
    Brothers & Sisters, we are in court hearing #15 today. Husband was awarded custody of his children just over a year ago. Children's mother is furious and is attacking, persecuting and using to court system to harass and harm us. Please pray for us in the Name of Jesus for protection and wisdom, and to bind satanic attack and wiles through demonic spirits. We give thanks for the coming victory in God's plan at the end of the day.
  • Prosecutors say Bannon seeking to 'try this case in the media rather than in court

    11/29/2021 7:47:51 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/29/2021 | HARPER NEIDIG
    Federal prosecutors accused Steve Bannon and his lawyers of attempting to try in the media the contempt of Congress charges the former White House strategist faces for defying subpoenas from the House committee investigating the Jan.6 attack on the Capitol. In a court filing submitted Sunday night, the D.C. U.S. Attorney's office pushed back on the defense's effort to unseal all evidence in the case, including grand jury testimony. The prosecutors argued that the move would be unusual and extreme in a criminal case. "The defense’s misleading claims, failure to confer, unexplained wholesale opposition, and extrajudicial statements make clear the...
  • Missouri Attorney Fights for 'Mikaela's Law' to Remove Immunity From Family Court-Appointed Professionals

    11/23/2021 3:16:45 PM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | NOV 23, 2021 | Megan Fox
    attorney Evita Tolu’s life took a drastic turn after she came forward and filed suit against what she says are corrupt court-appointed officials who drained her finances and alienated her from her children while subjecting them to abuse. Her lawsuit caused the recusals of not only the entire 21st Judicial Circuit but the entire Eastern District federal court in Missouri as well, due to so many conflicts of interest in her case alleging court corruption. Her appeal after her original suit was dismissed on the basis of immunity for the defendants will be heard by the Missouri Supreme Court. Since...
  • The ACLU Thinks Kyle Rittenhouse's Civil Liberties Got Too Much Protection

    11/19/2021 8:58:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    Reason ^ | 11.19.2021 | Robby Soave
    The American Civil Liberties Union should not cavalierly take the side of prosecutors against the concept of self-defense. Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot and killed two men during the riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer, was acquitted on Friday. Prosecutors had charged him with first-degree reckless homicide, first-degree intentional homicide, attempted first-degree intentional homicide, and two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, but the jury was persuaded by Rittenhouse's argument that he acted in self-defense. For anyone who had followed the trial closely, this outcome is unsurprising. The prosecution simply did not meet its burden of proof, and Rittenhouse's...
  • Biden Goes Rogue: Flouts OSHA, Fifth Circuit Court Rulings on Vaccine Mandate

    11/19/2021 8:10:21 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/19/2021 | Matt Margolis
    Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate on private businesses with a hundred or more employees has been blocked by the courts—twice.OSHA has suspended enforcement of the vaccine mandate.But, this is not stopping the White House from moving forward with the mandate anyway. In fact, Joe Biden is still encouraging businesses to take the steps necessary to implement it.“OSHA suspended the vaccine implementation and enforcement because of a court order. Given this update, is the administration still urging businesses to move forward with the president’s vaccine and weekly testing rule?” a reporter asked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday. “And are...
  • A Conservative-Majority Appeals Court Has Been Chosen to Decide on Biden’s Private Employer Vaccine Mandate

    11/17/2021 8:38:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 11/17/2021 | Zachary Steiber
    An appeals court dominated by Republican-nominated judges was chosen at random Tuesday to deal with the flurry of lawsuits against the Biden administration’s private business COVID-19 vaccine mandate.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit was the winner of a lottery that was triggered by multiple appeals courts receiving challenges to the mandate, which was promulgated at the behest of President Joe Biden and would affect every business with 100 or more workers if it’s allowed to take effect.Thirty-four petitions for review, or suits, were filed against the mandate. At least one petition was filed in every single court...
  • U.S. court voids emissions rules for heavy-duty truck trailers

    11/12/2021 11:43:43 PM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 11/12/21 | David Shepardson, Sebastien Malo
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday tossed out greenhouse gas emissions rules for heavy-duty truck trailers, ruling two government agencies had exceeded their authority. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2016 set rules for the first time requiring trailer manufacturers to adopt fuel-saving technologies like side skirts and automatic tire pressure systems. An industry group challenged the rule, which was put on hold by the court pending the review. The administration of then-President Barack Obama said it was important to regulate the fuel efficiency of the trailer portion of commercial...
  • Lawsuit filed on behalf of Navy SEALs facing intimidation for seeking religious COVID-19 vaccine exemptions

    11/09/2021 3:02:03 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9 Nov 21 | Kelly Laco
    A federal lawsuit is being filed on behalf of dozens of U.S. Navy SEALs seeking religious exemptions from the Defense Department's (DOD) vaccination mandate, claiming the military is infringing upon service members' First Amendment freedoms and intimidating them into getting vaccinated against COVID-19. First Liberty Institute is filing a lawsuit Tuesday representing approximately 35 active-duty SEALs and three reservists, claiming the military is violating their constitutional rights. According to the filing, exclusively obtained by Fox News, the SEALs represented are all members of various denominations within the Christian faith and are objecting to the vaccine mandate based on "their sincerely...
  • White House Tells Businesses To Proceed With Vaccine Mandate Despite Court-Ordered Pause

    11/08/2021 3:17:18 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 165 replies
    CNBC ^ | 11/08/21 | Spencer Kimball
    The White House on Monday said businesses should move forward with President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing requirements for private businesses, despite a federal appeals court ordering a temporary halt to the rules. “People should not wait,” White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters during a briefing. “They should continue to move forward and make sure they’re getting their workplace vaccinated.” The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, considered one of the most conservative appellate courts in the country, halted the requirements Saturday pending review, writing that “the petitions give cause to believe there are grave...
  • Kyle Rittenhouse repeatedly yawns in court during homicide trial

    11/02/2021 12:30:07 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/02/2021 | Jackie Salo
    Kyle Rittenhouse struggled to stay focused and yawned throughout his homicide trial Tuesday in Wisconsin that will decide whether he spends his life behind bars for a triple shooting. Rittenhouse, 18, let out several yawns as lawyers from both sides prepared to give opening statements in a Kenosha court about him fatally shooting two men and wounding a third during last year’s protests over police brutality. He yawned often during the proceedings, including when he stood for jurors to enter the courtroom and when his own lawyer began his opening remarks. The day earlier during jury selection, the teen also...