Category Archives: The Courts

Supreme Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voting Districts

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear North Carolina Voter I.D. Appeal

Another blow to voter identification laws. On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal regarding a North Carolina voting law that a federal appeals court had struck down. The federal appeals court stated the law was an unconstitutional effort to “target African-Americans with

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Immigration Case

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Immigration Case

SCOTUS has refused to hear case that challenges the expedited removal of undocumented immigrants. On Monday, the Supreme Court left in place a lower court opinion rejecting claims by undocumented Central American women and children seeking asylum.  The defendants were apprehended immediately after arriving in the

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

President Trump has his man. After a bitter battle along party lines that included a successful filibuster, block vote, and ultimately brought about use of the “nuclear option” by Senate Republicans, Neil Gorsuch has been confirmed as the next Associate Justice to the United States