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Dems take a keen interest in another alleged Supreme Court breach

The Rev. Rob Schenck was a prominent culture warrior in the religious right for many years, before growing disillusioned with the movement and distancing himself from his former far-right allies. His most provocative move, however, came earlier this month. The New York Times reported:. As the Supreme Court investigates the...
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Wood County constable appears in federal court Tuesday

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Wood County Pct 2 Constable Kelly Smith appeared before a federal judge Tuesday. Kelly Smith appeared in court Judge Nicole Mitchell’s court in the Tyler federal courthouse. He was also placed in custody today, but was released on bond; conditions of the bond are sealed. Smith was also required to surrender his passport.

Ex-DA in Ahmaud Arbery case to be arraigned in Georgia Superior Court

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the AP report that the former Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney Jackie Johnson has an arraignment date. Set for Dec 29, Senior Superior Court Judge John R. Turner’s order stated that Johnson can enter her plea on two felony charges and he’ll consider pending motions from her attorneys.

Ohio House Republicans looking to create states rights ‘Tenth Amendment Center’ in AG’s Office

A group of 14 Ohio House Republicans are putting forward a bill to create a states rights “Tenth Amendment Center” within the office of the state attorney general. Ohio House Bill 506 creates a Tenth Amendment center to “actively monitor federal executive orders, federal statutes, and federal regulations for potential abuse or overreach, including assertion of power inconsistent with the United States Constitution.”

Vacatur and United States v. Texas

Yesterday the Supreme Court heard argument in United States v. Texas. This case brings together standing, merits, and remedial issues of unusual complexity. Here are a few points of commentary on the vacatur question, about which there was a range of views on the Court, to put it mildly. One...
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Suspect in Paul Pelosi Attack Due to Appear in Federal Court

The man accused of attacking Nancy Pelosi's husband in their San Francisco home last month was due in federal court Wednesday. David Depape, who has been charged in a home invasion assault on Paul Pelosi, was expected to appear in a San Francisco court for a status hearing, mainly for the attorneys from both sides to check in with the judge and give pretrial updates.
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US agencies sued over fate of rare Rio Grande minnow

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists on Wednesday accused the U.S. government of not doing enough to ensure the survival of the Rio Grande silvery minnow as drought tightens its grip on one of the longest rivers in the West. In a lawsuit filed in federal court, the group WildEarth Guardians asked a judge to force… Practice promo