The U.S. Supreme Court announced a deadlock in an important union dues case. This is the first high profile case with an eight-member high court, underscoring the political struggle to fill the vacancy following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Pat Toomey on Wednesday became the latest Republican senator to say he’ll meet with President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, but…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging Republicans to drop their adamant refusal…
President Obama will make history by becoming the first sitting president to visit Cuba in almost nine decades.
While extending condolences to the family of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died of natural causes over the weekend, NewsOne’s legal expert Damario Solomon Simmons says that the vacancy gives President Barack Obama a golden opportunity to right the court on issues of civil rights.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was reportedly found dead during a weekend hunting trip at the Cibolo Creek Ranch in West Texas.
In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]
During a hearing for an affirmative action case on Wednesday, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia suggested that some African-Americans belong at “lesser colleges.”