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  • Supreme Court appears inclined to let Trump end DACA Program

    11/12/2019 10:33:27 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 133 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov 12, 2019 | Pete Williams
    WASHINGTON — A bare majority of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to let the Trump administration follow through on its plan to shut down DACA, the federal program that has allowed nearly 800,000 young people, known as dreamers, to avoid deportation and remain in the U.S. With hundreds of DACA supporters rallying outside — so many that police shut down the street in front of the Supreme Court — the justices heard nearly an hour and a half of oral arguments. Based on their questions, it appeared that the court's five conservatives were inclined to rule that the...
  • California Supreme Court appears inclined to rule against San Francisco on gay marriage

    05/25/2004 5:00:14 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 131+ views
    NC Times ^ | 5/25/04 | David Kravets - AP
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The California Supreme Court appeared likely to conclude that San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom abused his municipal powers by issuing 4,000 marriage licenses to gay couples earlier this year. While the court hasn't yet ruled, during two hours of oral arguments here Tuesday, several of the seven justices suggested that approving Newsom's actions would foment legal anarchy under which local officials could choose which laws to follow. "Wouldn't that be setting a problematic precedent?" asked Justice Joyce Kennard. "Presumably, other local officials would be free to say ... I don't like that particular law, be it...