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This is what the US Constitution says about the Supreme Court in the segment devoted to the judiciary, Article III.

The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.

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Civics 102

This Day in History in the Supreme Court

From Zinn Education Project’s Facebook page:

“On November 21, 1927, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of nine-year old Chinese-American Martha Lum (seated 3rd from left in front row), daughter of Gong Lum, who was removed from the Rosedale Consolidated School in Bolivar County, Mississippi solely because she was of Chinese descent. 71 more words

TDIH

"You're Wrong, Dave!"

Yes, the President did say to you last night that most immigrants are “maids” and “fruit pickers.” If I had said that live on the air, I wouldn’t be on the air today. 628 more words

News & Notes

HOUSE FILES CHALLENGE OVER THE CHANGES TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Today, we filed our complaint United States House of Representatives v. Burwell (Case 1:14-cv-01967), in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The House’s complaint contains eight counts concerning constitutional and statutory violations of law related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). 337 more words

Society

Aereo admits defeat, files for bankruptcy

Aereo seems to have finally accepted its demise.

The company announced today that it has filed for bankruptcy to “maximize the value of its business and assets without the extensive cost and distraction of defending drawn out litigation in several courts.” The absurd tale  374 more words

Tech

Right to Pray in the Name of Jesus Restored in North Carolina

Right to pray in the name of Jesus restored in North Carolina.

A federal district court lifted its order against the prayer policy of Forsyth County, North Carolina, Thursday in light of the U.S. 152 more words

Government

Legal Challenge To Red-Light Cameras Runs Out Of Gas At Illinois High Court

By: AP

Red-light cameras will stay put at intersections in Illinois after a divided state Supreme Court couldn’t reach a decision on their legality in a test case focused on Chicago, according to a Thursday filing.   394 more words

Law