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Immigrant rights advocates are hailing Thursday's ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, which refused to reinstate President Trump's ban on travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries. But they are also bracing for a prolonged legal fight with the White House.
It's something that almost never happens in the justice system.
The Ninth Circuit's draconian decree hearkens back to something from Dickens, or the Old Testament, or the current panic over Sharia law. It is simply incompatible with current understanding of childhood sexual abuse, criminal responsibility, and victim's rights.
School officials banned the wearing of the American-flag clothing on only one day of the school year. What day was that? Cinco de Mayo -- a day to celebrate Mexican heritage. School officials did not ban American-flag clothing on any other school day -- just one.
2014-11-17-ScreenShot20141117at11.06.49AMsmall.pngStates have been gaining marriage equality at the rate of one or two a week lately, but a few stubborn holdouts may remain a serious challenge.
It appears that at least two same-sex couples have been married in Barrow, Alaska, according to Kristine Hilderbrand, who said state Magistrate Mary Treiber waived the three-day waiting period required after issuing of marriage licenses.
This nullification of the strike -- the core building block of effective workplace advocacy for thousands of unrepresented, often low wage contract workers at airports -- deserves a lot more attention than it's been getting.
Should the government be allowed to lie to the courts in the name of national security? This is the question that judges on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will have to consider in the next few weeks.
"The voters of Montana are thus deprived of the full and robust exchange of views to which, under our Constitution, they
Imagine an America in which lawyers dared not challenge the mightiest no matter how egregious their offenses may be for fear of financial ruin.
On Monday, April 30 the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a Ninth Circuit decision that allowed an inmate to sue the Los Angeles County Sheriff for injuries received while confined.
Norman Ornstein, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, said the decision could "fundamentally change the
The judge claimed that he is not racist, but forwarded the email because he is "not a fan" of Obama. However, the message
At a town hall event in Tilton, N.H., on Jan. 5, Santorum had joked about exiling liberal judges to Guam. Both Santorum and
Let's enjoy a short laugh at the foolishness of Arizona's lawmakers to muzzle their state's public school teachers. And then let's remember that a more carefully constructed bill may not be as outlandish, and unlikely, as we think.
"Every few years, you'd have elected congresspeople changing the rulings of the Supreme Court," Romney said last month in
The Ninth Circuit is despised by many conservatives, who perceive it to have a liberal bent. "Our founders intended for them