Category Archives: Supreme & Other Courts

Breaking: Appeals Court Backs Justice Dept., Drop-Kicks Trump’s Florida Lawsuit

AP News: Trump probe: Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master review

45: You, your sidekick & your phony lawsuit are outta here!

BY ERIC TUCKER — December 1, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous federal appeals court on Thursday ended an independent review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-secret government information. Continue reading Breaking: Appeals Court Backs Justice Dept., Drop-Kicks Trump’s Florida Lawsuit

Minority Rule Watch: Vote suppression is burgeoning at the state level, especially in Red states

The number of state legislative districts where racial or ethnic minorities make up a majority or a near majority of the population dropped substantially after the latest round of redistricting, even as those minority groups accounted for virtually all of the population growth the nation experienced over the last decade.

An analysis of the demographics of thousands of state legislative districts redrawn in the wake of the 2020 Census conducted exclusively for Pluribus News finds there are 368 districts around the country where Black Americans make up a majority of the population, down from 390 Black-majority districts before new political boundaries were drawn.

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Call for Justice Barrett to Recuse from LGBTQ Case

The US supreme court justice’s history with the People of Praise raises questions about her impartiality in upcoming case.

Former members of Amy Coney Barrett’s secretive faith group, the People of Praise, are calling on the US supreme court justice to recuse herself from an upcoming case involving gay rights, saying Barrett’s continued affiliation with the Christian group means she has participated in discriminatory policies against LGBTQ+ people.

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Exclusive – This NEVER Happens! The New York Times —

Durham NC–Yes: This never happens, except today it did:

The New York Times actually mentioned North Carolina politics in a major article. Actually TWO articles. And they did so not just once, not twice, but THREE times. (And without bringing up barbecue, basketball. Krispy Kreme or Cheerwine, not even a single time.)

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