CBS News - 3 hours 13 min ago
A new investigation from the Washington Post is taking a closer look at the role the non-profit Federalist Society and its executive vice president, Leonard Leo, play in influencing Supreme Court nominations. Lisa Graves, the former chief counsel for nominations for the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss.
Forbes - 5 hours 43 min ago
A House committee holds a hearing on what many see as a long overdue fix to a disastrous 2009 U.S. Supreme Court decision that makes it more difficult to prove age discrimination.
Deadline Hollywood - 7 hours 44 min ago
Two days of lawyers taking swings at each other with cries of "misconduct," smear" and "specious arguments" in the seemingly never end The Walking Dead $310 million walloping over profit participation, a grown-up has laid down the letter of the law, literally. In a one-page court notice today, New York Supreme Court Justice Joel M. […]...
Politico - 12 hours 8 min ago
Multiple states have passed strict abortion limits in hopes of sending a Roe v. Wade challenge to the Supreme Court.
NY Post - 13 hours 43 min ago
A former Vogue staffer who admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from the fashion magazine's former creative director was sentenced Wednesday to three years’ probation. Yvonne Bannigan, 26, strolled into Manhattan Supreme Court Wednesday wearing a black-and-white polka dot dress. The Dublin-born fashionista previously pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree grand larceny for racking...
The Guardian - 14 hours 11 min ago
Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary's Oreo error and the possibility of Trump's case being seen by Merrick Garland Late-night hosts focused on Donald Trump's latest failure in court and the prospect of one of his cases being seen by the former supreme court nominee Merrick Garland. Continue reading...
Newsweek - 14 hours 34 min ago
"Some say this proves that the Trump administration is lawless. Not surprisingly, I disagree," Attorney General William Barr said while addressing the American Law Institute.
Daily News - 14 hours 52 min ago
A retired NYPD vice detective who ran a network of brothels will spend the next four to 12 years behind bars, after he and his wife pleaded guilty in Queens Supreme Court Wednesday. Ludwig Paz, 51, of Queens, turned his career fighting crime into a blueprint for breaking the law, and recruited...
Deadline Hollywood - 15 hours 30 min ago
Stephen Colbert devoted most of Tuesday's Late Show to Howard Stern. Stern's plugging his new book and Colbert's looking for the biggest possible ratings on one of the final nights of the 2018-19 TV season, which Colbert will wrap celebrating an increased lead over NBC's Tonight Show in total viewers and, for the first […]...
The Hill - 17 hours 3 min ago
Anita Hill, who accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual misconduct in the 1990s, said that women in the 2020 Democratic primary race "are not being taken seriously as presidential candidates.""And I...
Fox News - 18 hours 15 min ago
The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should prosecutors appeal a lower court ruling that acquitted him.
Fox News - 18 hours 18 min ago
Democrats' warnings that Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh would solidify an unwavering conservative majority on the bench so far have not come to pass, with the two Trump-nominated justices crossing over to side with liberal colleagues on numerous occasions since joining the court.
Financial Times - 18 hours 21 min ago
Prime minister also wants the Knesset to have power to overrule the Supreme Court...
CBS News - 18 hours 24 min ago
The fight over abortion rights in America is ramping up. Abortion rights activists held more than 400 demonstrations Tuesday to support the Roe v. Wade ruling that established a right to abortion. Georgia is one of at least eight states to approve abortion restrictions this year. Republicans hope the measures will lead the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the history and future of abortion rights.
CBS News - 19 hours 15 min ago
Two out of three Americans do not want the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to a new CBS News poll. Abortion rights activists held more than 400 rallies across the country Tuesday, protesting efforts to outlaw abortion. Jan Crawford reports.
The Daily Beast - 20 hours 44 min ago
Kevin Lamarque Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) on Wednesday unveiled a plan to protect reproductive rights on the first day of his prospective administration as he seeks the 2020 Democratic nomination. The plan, which comes as a series of draconian anti-abortion laws pass in states like Alabama, includes a number of planned executive actions like establishing a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom. The plan builds upon Booker's prior pledges to only appoint judges that uphold the Supreme Court's...
The Independent - 22 hours 7 min ago
Peter Zhu was killed in skiing accident - but may still father children, after supreme court ruling...
The Next Web - 22 hours 41 min ago
It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management and ownership with cryptocurrency exchange service Bitfinex, has admitted it used its reserves to invest in Bitcoin and other "assets," according to court transcripts obtained by The Block. The court documents further show New York Supreme Court Judge Joel M. Cohen is growing increasingly suspicious...