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Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook

Added: 26.02.2017 2:10 | 3 views | 0 comments

Court takes case of sex offender who posted about beating traffic ticket

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CPAC Washington Times 2017 straw poll urges GOP to go 'nuclear' to get Neil Gorsuch on Supreme Court

Added: 25.02.2017 20:56 | 14 views | 0 comments


Conservative activists are overwhelmingly ready for Senate Republicans to trigger the "nuclear option" and force Judge Neil Gorsuch onto the Supreme Court, according to the 2017 CPAC/Washington Times straw poll, which also showed the activists feel the GOP doesn't have Mr. Trump's back.
Overall the poll, of 1,447 attendees at ...

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Supreme Court hears case of Mexican teen shot by U.S. border patrol agent

Added: 25.02.2017 19:44 | 7 views | 0 comments

Back in 2010, a U.S. border patrol agent shot and killed a Mexican teenager. The agent was in the U.S. while the boy was 60 feet away in Mexico. Now the boy's family wants to sue, saying the agent violated their son's constitutional rights. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the case that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear.

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Iowa high court: Age enough to order elder abuse protection

Added: 25.02.2017 19:28 | 6 views | 0 comments


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that age alone is enough to show a person needs protection from elder abuse under a state law enacted in 2014.
The ruling Friday comes in the case of 69-year-old Judith Chapman, who successfully obtained an elder abuse protection ...

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Supreme Court weighs law banning sex offenders from Facebook

Added: 25.02.2017 16:12 | 5 views | 0 comments

Fresh from a trip to traffic court, Lester Packingham Jr. celebrated his turn of good fortune by announcing to friends on Facebook that his pending ticket was dismissed without him saying a word.

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Stabenow, Peters pressured over Trump's Supreme Court pick

Added: 25.02.2017 14:30 | 18 views | 0 comments


LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's two Democratic senators who have opposed many of the top nominees of President Donald Trump are facing extra heat before the Senate considers perhaps his most important pick of all - Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court.
Republicans and conservative groups are urging Sens. ...

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Wonder-ful 13-year-old girl wins Supreme Court decision over service dog

Added: 25.02.2017 5:11 | 4 views | 0 comments


You may have seen photos of a young girl and her goldendoodle Wonder on the steps of the Supreme Court on social media, so who is she and why is she smiling? On Wednesday, the Supreme Court unanimously sided with Fry, which may allow her to sue her local school board for damages for the emotional distress she said she suffered by being denied the assistance of her service dog. “The school district had decided that Wonder wasn’t necessary,” Stacy Fry, Ehlena’s mother, told Yahoo News.

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Caitlyn Jenner sends Trump a critical message from 'one Republican to another'

Added: 25.02.2017 3:41 | 4 views | 0 comments


Caitlyn Jenner has been a problematic, Donald Trump-loving spokeswoman for the transgender community. But that didn't stop her from coming out hard against the president Thursday night. The transgender former-Olympian turned reality star isn't happy with Trump's reversal this week of an Obama-era action that allowed transgender kids to use the bathrooms of their choice in schools. In fact, she wants him to call her, stat.  Jenner has been swatting away critiques since she stumped for Republican candidates during the grueling 2016 election cycle. She said she wanted to be the trans ambassador for Ted Cruz and insisted that Trump would be a good candidate for women. Well, she seems to have lost much of her goodwill towards the commander-in-chief when she recorded a candid message to Trump, speaking "from one Republican to another." SEE ALSO: Tech companies blast Trump for transgender rights reversal "This is a disaster, and you can still fix it," Jenner said. "You made a promise to protect the LGBTQ community. Call me." Well @realDonaldTrump, from one Republican to another, this is a disaster. You made a promise to protect the LGBTQ community. Call me. pic.twitter.com/XwYe0LNUOq — Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) February 24, 2017 In her Twitter message, which was a real departure from her previous endorsement of the GOP, Jenner condemned those who have lashed out against transgender people. "I have a message for the trans kids of America — you're winning," Jenner said in her video. "I know it doesn't feel like it today or everyday, but, you're winning." And she offered a not-so-subtle dig at Trump's new attorney general, Jeff Sessions.  "Now I have a message for the bullies," Jenner said. "You're sick. And because you're weak, you pick on kids, you pick on women, or anyone else you think is vulnerable. Apparently even becoming the Attorney General." She pledged that these issues will be settled by the Supreme Court in the case of Gavin Grimm, who is fighting his Virginia school district over his bathroom rights. She also pointed to the National Center for Transgender Equality as a resource for those being discriminated based on their gender identity. No word on whether Trump has taken up Jenner's offer yet, but her support stands out, nonetheless.  BONUS: Kanye West says he would have voted for Trump

Supreme Court won't hear Ohio man's Amish hair-cutting case

Added: 25.02.2017 3:41 | 3 views | 0 comments


WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won't review the case of the Ohio leader of a breakaway group that was accused in hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish.

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Supreme Court seeks views on transgender policy switch

Added: 25.02.2017 3:21 | 5 views | 0 comments


The Supreme Court wants both sides in the significant case on transgender students’ rights to submit their views on the possible impact of the switch in policy on those rights by the Trump Administration.

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