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Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs.
The petition of the day is: American Economy Insurance Co. v. New York 17-1179 Issues: (1) Whether an amendment to state law violates the contracts clause of the U.S. Constitution when it transfers the substantial cost for certain claims under pre-existing insurance policies from employers to their insurance carriers, when those insurance policies reflect an […]
Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Sveen v. Melin National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren The post Now available on Oyez: This week’s oral argument audio aligned with the transcripts appeared fir […]
In October, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case alleging that Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled legislature had drawn the state’s redistricting plan to put Democrats at a disadvantage – a claim known as “partisan gerrymandering.” The plaintiffs challenging that plan argued that it violated their constitutional right to be treated equally under th […]
Edward N. Levine, 67, a resident of Novato, California, was sentenced today to 27 months in prison and followed by three years of supervised release for the sale of two black rhinoceros horns in Las Vegas. Levine will also be prohibited from wildlife and antique sales as a result of today’s sentencing.