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Supreme Court Declines Pennsylvania Election Lawsuit Over Mail-In Balloting

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a lawsuit regarding a Pennsylvania voting dispute nearly six months after the Nov. 3, 2020, election. The court rejected an appeal from a Republican congressional candidate’s unsuccessful challenge of Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot initiatives, which is the final Nov. 3-related lawsuit to be dismissed related to the state’s voting […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules City Violated Law in Cutting Police Budget

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on April 13 that the Norman City Council violated the state’s Open Meeting Act, or Sunshine Act, when it approved a budget that slashed $865,000 from police department funding in June last year, amid calls to “defund the police” spurred by social justice advocates in response to the May death […]

Democrat Efforts to Expand Supreme Court ‘Biggest Assault’ on the Rule of Law: Graham

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said this week that efforts to expand the Supreme Court will likely “destroy” the rule of law and politicize the judiciary. “It will destroy the rule of law as we know. This is the biggest assault on the rule of law and the independent judiciary in my lifetime,” Graham told Fox […]

Hawaii Supreme Court Ends Pandemic-Related Early Prisoner Release

As state and local governments across the United States ease pandemic-related restrictions, the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii has decided to end a program that allowed for the release of low-level inmates early in hopes of controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the Aloha State’s detention facilities. The three-page ruling ending judicial oversight […]

Sen. Cruz: Biden in better position to pack Supreme Court than FDR

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 27: Sen. Ted Cruz is shown on January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 12:00 PM PT – Sunday, April 18, 2021 Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) argued how vital it is that Democrats stand down from trying to pack the Supreme Court. Hidden from the […]

Democrats fight to pack Supreme Court

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2020, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sundown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 7:24 AM PT – Friday, April 16, 2021 Congressional Democrats introduced controversial legislation Thursday to increase the number of Supreme Court justices from nine to 13. GOP lawmakers criticized the […]

Rep. Khanna: Term Limits for Supreme Court, Not More Seats

A proposal by a group of Democrats to expand the Supreme Court would “further polarize and tear apart this country,” Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) said Thursday as he pushed his bill to limit how long justices would sit on the court. “The proposal I have has been 18 years as a Supreme Court justice. By […]

Conservatives Decry Efforts to Expand Supreme Court Following Bill Proposal

Efforts by House Democrats to expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court have been met by intense opposition by conservatives and moderates. House Democrats on Thursday ramped up their lobbying efforts to “pack the court” following their unsuccessful attempts last year to stop then-Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination from going through by introducing a […]

Democrats’ Supreme Court Packing Bill Political ‘Takeover’ of Judiciary, Expert Says

Several Democratic lawmakers have announced a bill to expand the Supreme Court by adding four additional justices, which would “fundamentally compromise and undermine two branches of government,” according to an expert. “This would be the greatest takeover of the judicial branch by the political branches since America was founded,” said Thomas Jipping, federal judiciary expert […]

Don’t Accept Legal Challenge to All-Male Military Draft, DOJ Urges Supreme Court

The Biden administration is urging the Supreme Court not to take up a petition asking the court to strike down as unconstitutional a law that authorizes military conscription solely for men. The Trump administration defended the current system in the lower courts. President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) obtained two deadline extensions before filing […]