Supreme Court declines to block California’s flavored tobacco ban

The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request made by a group of major tobacco companies to block California’s recently passed ban on flavored tobacco products, allowing for a lower court’s decision permitting the ban to stand. Major tobacco companies including R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company and Modoral Brands Inc. … Read more

Democratic Lawmaker Doubles Down On Calls For Clarence Thomas’ Resignation

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) slammed Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and doubled down on his call for Thomas to resign on Friday. Pascrell, who has previously expressed his lack of faith in Thomas as a “neutral actor” on the court, began his tweet with a “timely reminder” about Thomas and his wife, Ginni, as the … Read more

Supreme Court Will Hear Social Media Terrorism Lawsuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear two cases seeking to hold social media companies financially responsible for terrorist attacks. Relatives of people killed in terrorist attacks in France and Turkey had sued Google, Twitter, and Facebook. They accused the companies of helping terrorists spread their message and radicalize new recruits. … Read more

Supreme Court Will Hear Social Media Terrorism Lawsuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear two cases seeking to hold social media companies financially responsible for terrorist attacks. Relatives of people killed in terrorist attacks in France and Turkey had sued Google, Twitter, and Facebook. They accused the companies of helping terrorists spread their message and radicalize new recruits. … Read more

They’re Back: Ultraconservative Supreme Court Justices Hearing Cases Again This Week

Four months after overturning Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s six-vote conservative supermajority returns to hear a new batch of cases that could further upset past precedent and dramatically rewrite the law on Oct. 3. The court blew up a half-century of precedent on women’s rights in its last term, and this time around, it … Read more

Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes 1st Appearance at Supreme Court, Has ‘Seat at Table’ – NBC Chicago

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson said Friday she has “a seat at the table now and I’m ready to work,” leaning into her history-making role as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Jackson spoke at the Library of Congress several hours after she made her first appearance on the Supreme Court bench in a … Read more

Supreme Court wants non-IEBC staff denied server access

Economy Supreme Court wants non-IEBC staff denied server access Tuesday September 27 2022 Chief Justice Martha Koome. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG The Supreme Court has recommended that access to servers supporting the transmission and storage of election results should be restricted to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) staff during the poll … Read more

A Simpler Abortion Pill Regimen Is Effective Too

In the months since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, demand for medication abortion has soared. The method already accounted for more than half of all abortions in the United States before the Court’s decision; now reproductive-rights activists and sites such as Plan C, which shares information about medication abortion by mail, are fielding … Read more