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Appeals Court dismisses all ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 5:37pm 12/18/2018 at 5:37pm

As part of the warfare against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Democrats and their allies filed dozens of ethics complaints against Kavanaugh.

Those complaints were referred by Chief Justice Roberts to a judicial council of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Supreme Court Declines Cases That Would Allow States to Block Planned Parenthood From Medicaid Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/10/2018 at 1:00pm

The Supreme Court delivered a blow to the pro-life movement when it decided not to hear cases from Louisiana and Kansas that would allow the states to block Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid funding. From The Washington Examiner:

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Mandatory Bar Association dues for political activity may go the way of similar union dues – away

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 3, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/3/2018 at 3:00pm
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In Fleck v. Wetsh, review by the Supreme Court was sought of an 8th Circuit decision denying a challenge to North Dakota’s mandatory Bar Association dues, some of which went to political activities not directly related to Bar membership.

Note that this has nothing to do with licensing of attorney, as such....

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Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Finally Ends Fundraising

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/27/2018 at 1:00pm

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct over 30 years ago, emerged and released a statement to end the fundraising someone set up for her a few months ago.

The GoFundMe account raised $647,610 in the past two months with the last donation...

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UPDATE: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00am 11/9/2018 at 10:00am

*UPDATE* Ginsburg has left the hospital after she broke three ribs when she fell at her office. The Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said that Ginsburg “is doing well and plans to work from home today.”

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg Hospitalized After She Breaks Three Ribs During a Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 9:21am 11/8/2018 at 9:21am

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remains hospitalized after she fell in her office, which caused her to break three ribs. From USA Today:

Ginsburg, 85, went home after the fall but continued to experience “discomfort overnight” and went to George Washington Hospital early Thursday. Tests revealed...

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Kavanaugh Given Hero’s Welcome in Return to Georgetown Prep

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 2, 2018 at 6:00pm 11/2/2018 at 6:00pm
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Newly sworn in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh recently visited Georgetown Prep, where he was welcomed with open arms. It’s a feel-good story, which provides a stark contrast to the circus that played out in recent months.

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Supreme Court hands Trump partial victory in lawsuit over citizenship question for 2020 census

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 4:30pm 10/23/2018 at 4:30pm

On Monday night, the Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to shield Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from being deposed in a lawsuit over the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. But the Court declined to block the deposition of acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore, as the...

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Sandra Day O’Connor Announces Diagnosis of Early ‘Dementia, Probably Alzheimer’s Disease’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 12:37pm 10/23/2018 at 12:37pm
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Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor made history decades ago when she became the first female to hold a position on the nation’s highest court.

She announced today that doctors diagnoses her “with the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s disease.”

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Ed Whelan theory of Christine Ford’s mistaken identification of Kavanaugh ultimately prevailed

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:00pm 10/20/2018 at 9:00pm
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Now that Brett Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court, it’s worth taking a look back at what changed the course of the fight.

Democrats had thrown everything they had at Kavanaugh, including a misleadingly edited video circulated by Sen. Kamala Harris and false accusations of perjury circulated by many Democrats. None of...

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Roberts Breaks Silence After Kavanaugh: ‘We Speak for the Constitution’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/17/2018 at 3:00pm
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Chief Justice John Roberts has spoken for the first time since the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

At the University of Minnesota Law School, Roberts reminded people that the Supreme Court doesn’t speak for agendas or political parties, but for the Constitution.

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New York Law Students Walk Out to Protest Kavanaugh Confirmation

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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I cannot believe these guys are going to be lawyers. Students at the Brooklyn, NYU, and Cardozo law schools walked out of their classes on Wednesday to protest the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. From The Wash...

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Americans United for Life Counsel Drafts Opinion to Overturn Roe vs. Wade

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/11/2018 at 1:00pm

Americans United for Life (AUL) senior counsel Clarke Forsythe has drafted an opinion that could be used to overturn Roe vs. Wade. You can read the entire opinion piece here.

Here are a few key points:

  • “There is no reliable historical evidence that abortion was ever considered a right—in contrast to a crime...
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Trump: Another Republican President ‘Would Have Abandoned’ Kavanaugh

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 12:30pm 10/11/2018 at 12:30pm
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President Donald Trump told Salena Zito at The Washington Examiner on Wednesday night that if any other Republican president nominated Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, he would have abandoned the judge when the sexual allegations came out. From Zito’s article:

“I felt that it would be a horrible thing not to go...

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Law of Self Defense: Will US Supreme Court Allow Cops’ Suit Against Marilyn Mosby?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:30pm 10/10/2018 at 5:30pm
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The Baltimore police officers who are suing State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for maliciously investigating and defaming them when she criminally charging them over the death of Freddie Gray while he was in police custody have appealed the 4th Circuit’s dismissal of their case to the US Supreme Court, according to the...

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SCOTUS rejects appeal to review Kavanaugh ruling on Obama-era EPA regulations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/10/2018 at 1:00pm

Justice Brett Kavanaugh is already demonstrating why he is my favorite Supreme Court justice.

Kavanaugh survived a confirmation “trial” that rivaled nearly anything seen on the TV series Game of Thrones. Then, on his first day on the job, the court refused to hear an appeal of a D.C. Circuit ruling that...

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Facebook Exec Throws Celebration Party for Kavanaugh Despite Prior Backlash Over His Support

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6:00pm 10/9/2018 at 6:00pm
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Joel Kaplan, Facebook’s vice president of public policy, sent the social media giant into a tizzy after he supported his friend Brett Kavanaugh at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings.

He apologized for the stir, but did not apologize for supporting his friend. In fact, Kaplan threw a party to celebrate the confirmation...

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