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  • U.S. Supreme Court Appears Favorable to Arizona Election Integrity Lawsuits

    03/02/2021 6:52:46 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 03/02/2021
    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich urged the Supreme Court on March 2 to affirm that his state’s electoral integrity laws were consistent with the federal Voting Rights Act and should be upheld.The case Arizona’s top prosecutor argued is actually two consolidated cases: Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Arizona Republican Party v. DNC.Although the justices peppered counsel for Arizona and the state’s Republican Party with at-times hostile-sounding questions, members of the Supreme Court seemed receptive to their arguments. Except for the more liberal members, the justices did not seem convinced that Arizona’s election laws violated the Voting Rights Act.The...
  • Supreme Court faces landmark challenge on voting rights: This affects how the nation's lower courts resolve election disputes over ballot harvesting and polling locations

    03/02/2021 6:56:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/02/2021 | JOHN KRUZEL
    The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday over a set of Arizona voting restrictions alleged to be racially discriminatory in a dispute that could set the most important voting rights precedent in nearly a decade. A potentially landmark ruling in the coming months may determine whether a suite of voting curbs working their way through GOP state legislatures across the country will survive legal scrutiny before the pivotal 2022 midterms and the next race for the White House. For the 6-3 conservative-majority court, the case marks a first chance to define the sweep of a key provision of the...
  • “Supreme Court’s Failure – Completes the Implosion of Each of the Three Branches of Government” – Attorney Sidney Powell Responds to SCOTUS Decision on Election Fraud Cases

    03/02/2021 6:14:44 AM PST · by bitt · 53 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 3/2/2021 | Jim Hoft
    Last Monday the United States Supreme Court refused to review the Pennsylvania 2020 Election cases. The court made the announcement on Monday morning. Justices Alito, Gorsuch, and Thomas dissented from the denial. On Monday, following their inaction from last week, the US Supreme Court rejected without comment or explanation, lingering 2020 election challenges by Attorney Sidney Powell in Arizona and Wisconsin. The Supreme Court refused to secure the integrity of the US elections. Later on Monday night Attorney Sidney Powell released a statement on the refusal of the court to hear the election fraud cases. Sidney Powell says the ruling...
  • Supreme Court Rejects Sidney Powell’s Election Fraud Petitions without Further Comment

    03/01/2021 9:53:47 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 89 replies
    Law and Crime ^ | 3/1/2021 | MATT NAHAM
    It wasn’t an earth-shattering Monday morning when it came to Supreme Court orders, but court watchers may have noticed that the justices, without comment or explanation, jettisoned more lingering 2020 election challenges. It happened one week after SCOTUS cleared out several similar cases and the morning after Donald Trump repeated the “stolen” election lie to his loyal followers at CPAC. The Supreme Court rejected two mandamus petitions that Sidney Powell and other “Kraken”-aligned lawyers filed in late December. Those cases were stylized as In re Tyler Bowyer, et al. and In Re William Feehan. The cases took issue with the...
  • Supreme Court to hear major test of voting rights law

    03/01/2021 4:08:51 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    NBC News / Comcast ^ | March 1, 2021 | By Pete Williams
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court takes up a court fight Tuesday over voting rights in the battleground state of Arizona, and the outcome may affect how the nation's courts resolve clashes over election laws in dozens of other states. The case also will be a test of one of the most important civil rights laws — the Voting Rights Act, which the Supreme Court significantly scaled back in 2013. Two Arizona laws are at issue in the virtual oral arguments before the justices. One requires election officials to reject ballots cast in the wrong precincts. The other concerns voting by...
  • “This Election Was Rigged and the Supreme Court and Other Courts Did Not Want to Do Anything About It” – Trump Blasts Fraudulent Election – Cowardly SCOTUS (VIDEO)

    02/28/2021 4:20:13 PM PST · by White Lives Matter · 111 replies
    GP ^ | February 28, 2021 | Jim Hoft
    President Trump unloaded on the “rigged” and fraudulent 2020 election during his CPAC Speech in Orlando, Florida. Trump slammed the corruption in the 2020 election and the cowardly Supreme Court. President Trump, “The election was rigged and the Supreme Court and other courts did not want to do anything about it!” President Trump was 100% accurate. He was robbed! And now America will suffer!
  • 'Everything Has Been Criminalized,' Says Neil Gorsuch as He Pushes for Stronger Fourth Amendment Protections

    02/25/2021 4:48:27 PM PST · by ransomnote · 30 replies
    reason.com ^ | 2.25.2021 | DAMON ROOT
    In 2019, the California Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate District, ruled that a police offer may always enter a suspect's home without a warrant if the officer is in pursuit of the suspect and has probable cause to believe that the suspect has committed a misdemeanor. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether that ruling should be overturned.Justice Neil Gorsuch seemed to have a problem with the lower court's decision. Under the common law, Gorsuch pointed out during oral arguments in Lange v. California, the police did not "have the power to enter the home in pursuit of any...
  • Republican-backed voting curbs set for U.S. Supreme Court scrutiny

    02/24/2021 4:33:49 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 23, 2021 | By Andrew Chung
    Fresh off an election in which former President Donald Trump made false claims of fraud, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to ponder the legality of a restriction on early voting in Arizona that his fellow Republicans argued was needed to combat fraud. The Republican-backed law, spurred in part by a video purportedly showing voter fraud that courts later deemed misleading, made it a crime to provide another person’s completed early ballot to election officials, with the exception of family members or caregivers. Community activists sometimes engage in ballot collection to facilitate voting and increase voter turnout. Ballot collection is...
  • Deep Dive (Feb. 23): Supreme Court Dismisses Bevy of 2020 Election Lawsuits

    02/23/2021 7:25:00 PM PST · by Yong · 26 replies
    NTD ^ | February 23, 2021 | Tiffany Meier
    Former President Donald Trump has responded to the Supreme Court’s decision on his taxes. The court ruled to allow a New York prosecutor to obtain his tax returns from up to 10 years ago. Trump’s calling the move just another political attack against him. The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed a number of 2020 election lawsuits that still remain, including challenges to election processes and election results in several states.
  • SCOTUS plays Catch 22 with challenges to Pennsylvania election: Court has signaled that anything goes when it comes to jiggering election rules in favor of the Democrats

    02/23/2021 6:34:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/23/2021 | Thomas Lifson
    The Supreme has signaled that anything goes when it comes to jiggering election rules in favor of the Democrats. Challenge illegalities in the last election with a good case, and you're stuck in a classic Catch-22 situation, as Ace pithily sums it up:Before the inauguration: Not timelyAfter the certification: MootThe two cases the Court declined to hear challenged the last-minute changes to election law in Pennsylvania. Never mind that the U.S. Constitution explicitly gives state legislatures the power to prescribe "The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives"; the Supreme Court just allowed the Pennsylvania Supreme...
  • FULL TEXT: Trump responds after Supreme Court orders release of tax returns to NY prosecutor

    02/22/2021 11:46:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 121 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | 02/22/2021 | T. Grant Benson
    On Monday, the Supreme Court ordered former President Donald Trump’s accountants to releases financial and tax records to prosecutors in New York.The former president responded in a lengthy statement, calling the ruling “a continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country.”FULL TEXT: ‘Statement on the Continuing Political Persecution of President Donald J. Trump’This investigation is a continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in the history of our Country, whether it was the never ending $32 million Mueller hoax, which already investigated everything that could possibly be investigated, “Russia Russia Russia,” where there was a...
  • READ: Justice Thomas’s Blazing Dissent in Pennsylvania Election Case is One for the Ages

    02/22/2021 11:18:53 AM PST · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 87 replies
    beckernews.com ^ | February 22, 2021 | Kyle Becker
    The U.S. Supreme Court slapped American voters in the face with its decision not to hear the merits of a Pennsylvania election case. The lawsuit to hear about ballots unconstitutionally accepted after the Election Day deadline was rejected as “moot.” “The justices on Monday declined to take up cases challenging a Pennsylvania state court decision that extended the ballot-receipt deadline in last November’s election by three days due to the coronavirus pandemic,” reported Politico. In dissent was Justices Thomas, Gorsuch and Alito on the matter of hearing the case. The Trump-appointed justices of Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh dodged,...
  • Supreme Court to hear case over federal funding for abortion

    02/22/2021 10:49:54 AM PST · by PROCON · 36 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Feb. 22, 2021 | Alex Swoyer
    The Supreme Court announced Monday it will hear legal challenges over federal funding for abortions.Without comment, the high court agreed to hear three cases concerning the Department of Health and Human Services’ rule that bans federal funding from going towards abortions through the family planning Title X program.The Department of Health and Human Services under former President Donald Trump in 2019 changed the Title X program, preventing certain medical providers from supplying information related to abortion and instead required providers to give patients information on non-abortion options.
  • Justice Thomas: SCOTUS Refusal to Hear Pennsylvania Election Cases Is 'Inexplicable

    02/22/2021 9:50:28 AM PST · by rktman · 111 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 2/22/2021 1050 hrs est | Katie Pavlich
    The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to reject the review of two 2020 Pennsylvania presidential election cases Monday, but Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas believe they should have been given hearings.
  • Supreme Court Hands Trump Monday Losses On Tax Returns, PA Election Challenge

    02/22/2021 7:42:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 110 replies
    Investing Matters ^ | 02/22/2021 | Tyler Durden
    The Supreme Court on Monday denied former President Trump's request to halt the release of tax and other financial records to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance.In their ruling, the justices refused to block a subpoena to Trump's accounting firm, Mazars USA, while he continues to push for a Supreme Court appeal, according to Bloomberg.BREAKING: Supreme Court denies stay in Trump v. Vance, clearing way Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to obtain former President Donald Trump's financial records. pic.twitter.com/K5SzEJhuRg — Bloomberg Law (@BLaw) February 22, 2021The high court had deferred acting in the case for more than three months, waiting until...
  • The motions of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. for leave to intervene as petitioner are dismissed as moot.

    02/22/2021 6:46:11 AM PST · by C210N · 85 replies
    Supreme Court ^ | 2/22/21 | SCOTUS
    The motions of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. for leave to intervene as petitioner are dismissed as moot. The motions of Thomas J. Randolph, et al. for leave to intervene as respondents are dismissed as moot.
  • Happening Today: Supreme Court Set to Consider Whether Trump Voter Fraud Cases in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Michigan Can Proceed

    02/19/2021 11:09:59 AM PST · by White Lives Matter · 79 replies
    GP ^ | February 19, 2021 | Jim Hoft
    The US Supreme Court is set to consider President Trump’s voter fraud cases in Pennsylvania, Georgia and Michigan on Friday. These three cases are on the Supreme Court docket for Friday. Here is more on today’s Supreme Court cases.
  • A Presumption of Liberty (2016)

    02/18/2021 1:20:46 PM PST · by Jacquerie · 1 replies
    ArticleVBlog ^ | June 4th 2016 | Rodney Dodsworth
    This squib goes hand-in-hand with my two earlier posts that made the case for an annual Article V state convention, here and here, to defeat both an out control administrative state and runaway scotus. My vision is a regular convention that will examine in detail the past year’s congressional statutes, regulations issued under the auspices of the president, as well as supreme court decisions. Those that infringe upon our liberty can, if recommended by the convention, be repealed or overturned by thirty-eight subsequent state ratifying conventions or state legislatures. What prompted me was the outrageous Obergefell v. Hodges scotus decision...
  • Justices to consider whether Arizona’s voting rules discriminate against minorities

    02/16/2021 1:53:35 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 24 replies
    Scotus Blog ^ | Feb 16, 2021 at 9:00 am | Amy Howe
    The 2020 elections may be over, but the Supreme Court will soon hear oral argument in a pair of voting-rights cases from one of last year’s key battleground states, and the eventual outcome may determine how courts will assess allegedly discriminatory voting rules for years to come.The cases challenge two Arizona voting provisions: a policy that requires an entire ballot to be thrown out if the ballot was cast at the wrong precinct, and a state law that bans the collection of ballots by third parties, sometimes called “ballot harvesting.” The challengers argue that both the policy and the law...
  • This Week, The Supreme Court will consider five cases in reference to November 3, 2020 voting irregularities and broken state laws.

    02/15/2021 8:48:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    David Harris Jr. ^ | 02/15/2021
    The Supreme Court will hear five cases in reference to voting irregularities and broken state laws.They will hear cases brought by Sidney and Lin Wood on Michigan and Georgia. One case brought by Rep Mike Kelly, and two lawsuits filed in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania by former President Donald Trump’s campaign. The cases will be heard and the court will decide whether or no0t to consider the cases.If any of the cases are heard in the main session, they will be heard and decided in October. My guess is that no matter what the courts decide, it will not change the...