Senate Judiciary Chairman Richard J. Durbin vowed to get information from GOP megadonor Harlan Crow over his gifts and relationship with Justice Clarence Thomas after a law firm representing Mr. Crow rejected the committee’s inquiries about his busines…
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Supreme Court sides with Big Tech in families’ lawsuits over promotion of terrorist videos, content
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against families of victims of terrorist attacks, who sued three Big Tech companies after alleging they aided and abetted terrorists by allowing their videos and content on their platforms.
Woman sues Rudy Giuliani for sexual abuse, claims he was selling pardons for $2 million
A woman is alleging in a lawsuit that former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani sexually abused her, and offered to sell pardons for $2 million while serving as the personal lawyer to then-President Trump.
Democratic-led Senate confirms Brad Garcia as first Latino judge to D.C. Circuit Court
The Democratic-led Senate confirmed Brad Garcia this week to the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia, making him the first Latino to sit on the bench.
Supreme Court to review South Carolina’s redistricting case
The Supreme Court announced Monday it will hear a redistricting case out of South Carolina in its next term, which begins in October.
Federal court asked to restart student loan payments put on hold for COVID-19
A nonprofit research and education organization has asked a federal court to restart student loan payments that have been put on pause since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, saying the payment hiatus is hurting its recruiting and retaining employees.
Senate Democrats request information from Harlan Crow over gifts to Justice Thomas
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee have asked GOP megadonor Harlan Crow to turn over information about the gifts and financial benefits he has provided Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in an attempt to learn more about their relationship.
Justice Sotomayor got millions from publishing company while not recusing from cases: Report
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor reportedly accepted nearly $2 million from Penguin Random House in a book deal, and then went on to sit in judgment of a copyright case involving that same company the following year.
Ethics attacks on Justice Thomas meant to drive him off court, conservatives warn
Republicans are rallying to defend Justice Clarence Thomas against a barrage of ethics allegations, saying they are a poorly veiled attempt to delegitimize the Supreme Court and silence a prominent Black conservative.
GOP senators say ethics flap is liberal attempt to delegitimize Supreme Court
Republican senators tore into a push by Democrats Tuesday for new ethics standards for the Supreme Court, saying it was a political assault aimed at delegitimizing the conservative-leaning Roberts court.