The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern over a U.S. Supreme Court decision that restricts journalists’ access to government records.
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The Supreme Court is the highest court in the US and has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law. Also see our articles on Antonin Scalia and also on the Supreme Court case known as Citizens United.
In its June 25, 2013 ruling in Shelby County v. Holder, the Court struck down with a 5-4 majority a provision of the Voting Rights Act.
President Trump has asserted executive privilege over documents that were subpoenaed by Congress related to adding citizenship question to the 2020 census.
The Supreme Court has ruled against the Virginia House of Delegates in a racial gerrymandering case that represents a victory for Democrats in the state.
President Trump claimed executive privilege, refuse to hand over documents to opposition Democratic lawmakers investigating a question about citizenship.
Supreme Court could throw a wrench into Virginia politics with decision expected this month. The State is holding primaries Tuesday.
Democrats and Republicans have not been so bitterly divided along partisan lines since Reconstruction or aggressively hostile to each other.
Spain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily halted the government’s plan to move the remains of Gen. Francisco Franco to a discreet tomb next week.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined an opportunity to give businesses broader rights to contribute money to political candidates and causes.
Ginni Thomas, the conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, wanted to “target” the “most questionable”.