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  • Chief justice calls for judicial independence amid growing political criticism of federal courts

    12/31/2021 5:42:11 PM PST · by chief lee runamok · 26 replies
    faux ^ | 1`2/31/21 | Shannon Bream
    Chief Justice John Roberts asserted the independence of the federal courts from what he called "inappropriate political influence," in a year-end report released Friday that comes amid widespread political criticism of the Supreme Court, and calls to dramatically reform its structure.
  • Chief Justice Roberts rejects bid to block mask mandate on airplanes

    12/10/2021 7:15:27 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/10/2021 | JOHN KRUZEL
    Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday rejected a request to block a federal mask mandate for air travel. The emergency request was filed by a Florida man on behalf of himself and his 4-year-old autistic son, who both claim to be medically incapable of wearing masks for extended periods, according to court papers
  • Arizona Republican legislator abruptly announces resignation

    09/09/2021 2:33:14 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 18 replies ^ | 9/8/21
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona state Rep. Bret Roberts abruptly announced Wednesday he's resigning from the Legislature, just two weeks after he filed to run for reelection. The Republican from Maricopa said stepping down is what's best for his family. His resignation is effective Sept. 30. “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve with you, the Republican caucus, and the entire House,” he wrote in a brief message addressed to his constituents and colleagues and posted on Twitter. “I wish you all nothing but the best going forward and am confident that the House, will continue to do...
  • Conservative Justices Warn Kavanaugh and Barrett Lack 'Fortitude' | Opinion

    07/07/2021 4:35:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 67 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 7/6/21 | JOSH BLACKMAN
    For the first time in a generation, there are six conservative justices on the Supreme Court. In time, this sextet will incrementally push the Court to the right. Yet, three of them are already sounding an alarm. Twice this term, Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch warned that Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett lack backbone. In an excessive force case, the conservative trio wrote that the two newest Justices were "unwilling to...bear[] the criticism that" denying the prisoner's appeal "would inevitably elicit." And in a religious liberty case, the Thomas-3 charged that Kavanaugh and Barrett lacked...
  • Senators ask Marshals Service for information on past Supreme Court justice travel

    06/08/2021 5:30:50 PM PDT · by C210N · 23 replies
    ny times post ^ | 6/8/21 | nytimespost
    WASHINGTON – Two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are asking the Justice Department to provide information about where Supreme Court justices have traveled, asserting that the disclosure would improve transparency on the high court.“The justices of our highest court are subject to the lowest standards of transparency of any senior officials across the federal government,” wrote Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and John Kennedy, R-La., in a June 4 letter made public Tuesday.
  • God Save the Clarence Thomas Court

    05/25/2021 12:02:06 PM PDT · by KingofZion · 8 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | May 24, 2021 | William McGurn
    For Clarence Thomas, any chance he might become chief justice has long since passed. But at 72, he is coming into his own. For circumstances have now made it as plausible to speak of the Thomas court as the Roberts court. The trigger was the replacement of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Justice Amy Coney Barrett. This move gave conservatives a 6-3 majority, depriving Chief Justice John Roberts of the ability to swing decisions to the liberal side—unless he manages to bring Brett Kavanaugh along with him. *** Today the changes on the court have left Justice Thomas uniquely empowered....
  • U.S. Supreme Court rules 5-4 against California's Gov. Newsom's limits on in-home religious gatherings

    04/10/2021 2:26:47 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 49 replies
    BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court rules 5-4 against California's Gov. Newsom's limits on in-home religious gatherings; Chief Justice Roberts dissented along with the three liberal justices
  • Supreme Court Allows Religious Speech Violation Lawsuit to Continue

    03/12/2021 6:56:25 PM PST · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2021 / 05:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court on Monday allowed a former college student to pursue a remedy against school officials who restricted when and where he could evangelize on campus. In Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski, the court ruled 8-1 that Chike Uzuegbunam, who was restricted from evangelizing on a public college campus, could sue school officials for nominal damages due to an alleged violation of his free speech. Justice Clarence Thomas authored the majority opinion, while Chief Justice John Roberts was the lone dissenter. “To demonstrate standing, the plaintiff must not only establish an...
  • John Roberts’ refusal to sit for Trump impeachment sparks constitutional concerns

    01/28/2021 7:53:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 77 replies
    nypost ^ | 01/27/2021 | Emily Jacobs
    Chief Justice John Roberts’ refusal to preside over former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial is raising questions about whether he views the first-of-its-kind proceedings as constitutional. The Supreme Court has been declining to comment when reached by The Post, as well as other outlets, on why its top jurist will not take part in the historic trial.
  • JUST IN: Chief Justice Roberts Will Not Preside Over Trump Senate Impeachment Trial

    01/25/2021 4:39:18 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 102 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/25/2021 | Cristina Laila
    Chief Justice John Roberts will not preside over Trump’s Senate impeachment trial. If was previously reported that Roberts was eager to avoid presiding over the sham impeachment of Trump because he doesn’t want to become a political lightning rod. Senate President Pro Tempore, Pat Leahy (VT) will preside over the sham trial instead. The Hill reported: A Senate source said Leahy, a former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is expected to preside at the trial. A spokesman for Leahy said the decision on presiding over the trial is up to Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader...
  • Sen. Rand Paul says Chief Justice Roberts won’t take Trump impeach trial

    01/23/2021 9:39:44 PM PST · by conservative98 · 163 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 23, 2021 | 6:06pm | Mary Kay Linge
    As Democrats plunge ahead with a post-term impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, a key question remains: Will Chief Justice Roberts take the case? Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he won’t — making the exercise “a fake, partisan impeachment,” the lawmaker told Fox News’ Sean Hannity Friday. Paul claimed Roberts has “privately said he’s not supposed to come unless it’s an impeachment of the president.”
  • John Roberts: Legacy of a Great Justice

    01/03/2021 12:25:56 PM PST · by Sense · 30 replies
    University of California Television ^ | March 17, 2011 | University of California Television
    October 2010 marked the 24th anniversary of Justice Antonin Scalia's appointment to the US Supreme Court. Well known for his sharp wit as well as his originalist approach to the Constitution, Justice Scalia consistently asks more questions during oral arguments and makes more comments than any other Supreme Court justice. And, according to one study, he also gets the most laughs from those who come to watch these arguments. In September 2010, Justice Scalia spoke with UC Hastings law professor Calvin Massey. Series: "Legally Speaking" [3/2011] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 20773]
  • SOROS: Justice John Roberts will Deliver a Surprise.

    01/02/2021 3:43:00 PM PST · by AnthonySoprano · 66 replies
    Populist Press ^ | Populist Press
    ‘ Soros: Chief Justice John Roberts to deliver a Surprise!
  • Lin Wood accuses John Roberts of illegally adopting two young children from Wales through Jeffrey Epstein

    12/31/2020 6:39:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 12/31/2020 | Scott Boyd
    Chief Justice John Roberts has faced many accusations over the years, particularly in the last few weeks as his weak leadership of the Supreme Court has seemed to be the primary roadblock to President Trump correcting the fraudulent 2020 election. He’s been accused of working to block the President’s reelection, of traveling to Epstein Island, and of a few other things. Most of the accusations have been debunked.A new accusation comes from attorney Lin Wood. The famed lawyer who has filed multiple lawsuits challenging the 2020 election has not been shy about sharing conspiracy theories, and this one definitely falls...
  • Deep State Freaked Out Trump Not Giving Up

    12/26/2020 5:26:03 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 167 replies
    USA Watchdog ^ | December 26, 2020 | Greg Hunter
    The Deep State Democrat globalists never imagined Trump would fight this hard against the massive election fraud that made Biden the pretend president. The Deep State is freaking out, and this is why so many on both sides are calling for Trump to give up. He’s NOT going to simply give into massive fraud. Newman says, “I think the Deep State is very, very concerned about what President Trump might be thinking. The President is clearly promising to fight.
  • Mark Levin Accuses “Enormously Political” Chief Justice Roberts Of Leaking To Media About Other Justices: “It is a huge problem” [VIDEO]

    08/06/2020 8:30:04 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 33 replies ^ | Aug 6, 2020 | By Patty McMurray
    The Blaze -Last week, CNN ran a series of “exclusive” stories that revealed the Supreme Court’s private deliberations over President Donald Trump’s taxes. But how did CNN reporter Joan Biskupic get a hold of such sensitive information? On the latest episode of “LevinTV,” BlazeTV host Mark Levin argued that Chief Justice John Roberts is likely the leaker. Levin told his followers, “The chief justice of the United States — is enormously political, and I believe he is a leaker,” adding, “If there’s leaking going on, and there clearly is, one justice against another, it is a huge problem.” Levin referenced...
  • Lin Wood Is Hammering John Roberts- Claims He has Proof of Conflict of Interest and Chief Justice Should Step Down

    12/19/2020 8:35:57 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 133 replies
    DavidHarrisJr. ^ | 19 Dec 20 | Kari Donovan
    Supreme Court Justice John Robers is a controversial judge, appointed by George Bush and at the time considered a conservative scholar, who has spent more than a decade delivering a deep betrayal to the American people as one of the more radical left justices on the Supreme Court, and one high profile person who is close to the President is boldly and publically calling Roberts to task with evidence that will damage Roberts. “Answers to 2 simple questions below will tell We The People ALL we need to know about Chief Justice John Roberts. We, The People, are entitled to...
  • Lin Wood tweetstorm goes full Kraken on Justice Roberts, Epstein conspiracy…

    12/18/2020 10:18:25 AM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 101 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | December 18, 2020 | Kane
    The rumors about Justice Roberts and Jeffrey Epstein have been out there for a long while, pretty much everywhere, because an unknown ‘John Roberts’ is listed on Epstein flight manifests. There is absolutely zero evidence that Justice Roberts is the John Roberts spelled out on the logs. THERE IS ALSO NO EVIDENCE TO THE CONTRARY.... The rumor persists and in times like this, it explodes. Lin Wood tweet: "I have long had questions about “the John Roberts” on Jeffrey Epstein private jet flight logs. I suspected it was our Chief Justice. MSM has shown no interest in investigating issue to...
  • Report: SCOTUS Chief Justice John Roberts Folded on Texas Election Fraud Case Due to Fear of ANTIFA Pushback

    12/17/2020 11:17:06 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 69 replies
    A report from a Supreme Court staffer is indicating that Chief Justice John Roberts folded on the landmark Texas election fraud case because he was scared of pushback from left-wing terror groups like ANTIFA and Black Lives Matter. State representative Matt Patrick of District 32 relayed the testimony during an impassioned plea on the Texas House floor for political figures across the nation to fight the vote steal. “He said the justices, as they always do, went into a closed room to discuss cases they’re taking and to debate,” Roberts said. “When the Texas case was brought up, he heard...
  • Epstein Case could bring down Biden, Gates, Roberts, Clinton & others. Maybe even Obama. Sure wish Epstein was alive. Wishful thinking, I guess.

    12/14/2020 2:19:35 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 37 replies
    Twitter ^ | 12/14/20 | Lin Wood
    Wow. All of the focus on clear election fraud sure has distracted country from Jeffrey Epstein case. Man oh man. Epstein case could bring down Biden, Gates, Roberts, Clinton & others. Maybe even Obama. Sure wish Epstein was alive.