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Supreme Court to Review Illegal Immigrant’s Gun Possession Conviction

Supreme Court to Review Illegal Immigrant’s Gun Possession Conviction

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Supreme Court will decide whether an illegal alien from the United Arab Emirates was wrongfully convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm. The case was occasioned in December 2015, when Hamid Mohamed Ahmed Ali Rehaif was arrested in Florida after renting a gun at a shooting […]

9TH Circuit Blocks Trump Effort to Deny Asylum for Illegal Aliens

9TH Circuit Blocks Trump Effort to Deny Asylum for Illegal Aliens

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a temporary restraining order against a Trump administration policy that denies asylum to illegal aliens. The 2-1 decision is the latest setback the 9th Circuit has rendered to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda. “Just as we may not, as […]

Federal Law Forbids Encouraging Illegal Immigration, The 9th Circuit Says That’s Unconstitutional

Federal Law Forbids Encouraging Illegal Immigration, The 9th Circuit Says That’s Unconstitutional

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a federal law Tuesday that makes it illegal to “encourage or induce” someone to enter the country illegally. The three-judge panel found the provision’s sweep “criminalizes a substantial amount of protected expression” in violation of the First Amendment. […]

Supreme Court Turns Down Challenge to the Border Wall

Supreme Court Turns Down Challenge to the Border Wall

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a challenge to President Donald Trump’s border wall Monday, which asserted that the administration violated the Constitution when it exempted border barrier projects from environmental regulations. The plaintiffs warn of adverse effects to local ecosystems should the administration raise […]

Justice Ginsburg Admitted to Hospital After Serious Fall

Justice Ginsburg Admitted to Hospital After Serious Fall

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . A second public investiture ceremony is expected to follow in the coming weeks. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was seriously injured in a Wednesday evening fall in her chambers at the U.S. Supreme Court. The health of the 85-year-old justice and progressive favorite is much-watched, lest a sudden […]

Senate Tees Up KAVANAUGH Confirmation on Close Vote

Senate Tees Up KAVANAUGH Confirmation on Close Vote

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The Senate invoked cloture on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court Friday morning, teeing up a final confirmation vote for this weekend. The vote to end debate and prepare the final confirmation carried on a 51-49 vote. GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska joined […]

Flake Falters, Calls for FBI Probe of Blasey Ford Claims as Kav Advances to Floor

Flake Falters, Calls for FBI Probe of Blasey Ford Claims as Kav Advances to Floor

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter Anxiety and confusion prevailed in the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday, as GOP Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona struck a tentative deal with Democrats providing for an FBI probe of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Wasting no time following a […]

A Second Woman | Kavanaugh Decries Last Minute Smear as New Accuser Emerges

A Second Woman | Kavanaugh Decries Last Minute Smear as New Accuser Emerges

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . A second women, Deborah Ramirez, levied allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday night.  Kavanaugh and his allies vigorously denied the charge, calling Ramirez’s accusation a “smear.” The White House remains supportive of Kavanaugh, and there are no signs of a possible […]

It Took Five Seconds for the Kavanaugh Hearing to Turn Into a Raging Dumpster Fire

It Took Five Seconds for the Kavanaugh Hearing to Turn Into a Raging Dumpster Fire

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter  Chaos gripped the opening moments of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing Tuesday, as Democratic senators attempted to delay proceedings while protestors heckled Republican lawmakers. As GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, gave his opening statement, Democrats urged the panel to adjourn […]

A Judge Stopped Trump’s Efforts to Get Control of The Federal Workforce

A Judge Stopped Trump’s Efforts to Get Control of The Federal Workforce

. Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . A federal judge in Washington, D.C., struck down core provisions of three executive orders President Donald Trump issued to curb union power in the federal workforce late Friday. U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, an Obama appointee, found that the orders violate the First Amendment, the separation of […]

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