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Supreme Court to hear Mississippi case on racial bias in jury selection

JACKSON, Miss. — Curtis Flowers has been jailed in Mississippi for 22 years, even as prosecutors couldn’t get a murder conviction against him to stick through five trials. 910 more words

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SUPREMES TO DECIDE IF STATES CAN PROSECUTE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FOR IDENTITY THEFT

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether states can prosecute illegal aliens for using fraudulent information to obtain employment, the justices announced Monday.

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BBC News tells only part of an Israeli elections story

On the evening of March 17th the BBC News website published an article headlined “Israel elections: Court bans far-right candidate Ben-Ari” in which readers were told that: 716 more words

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Audio of 15 more Interesting Supreme Court Cases

I love listening to oral arguments made before the United States Supreme Court.  In 2018 I listed 20 interesting Supreme Court cases you can listen online, thanks to  683 more words

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Insight: Supreme Court Decides Not to Hear Case Where a Racist Juror Sentenced Man to Death

https://www.theroot.com/supreme-court-declines-to-hear-case-of-man-sentenced-to-1833390675

Imagine if the tables were turned on this story and the Supreme Court was told that one Black juror, who sat in Jeremiah Wright’s church two Sundays in a row, sentenced a white defendant to death who killed a playground full of Black children. 6 more words

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Court packing may be needed to correct Republican abuse

Republicans have trashed norms by blocking Obama judicial appointments, stealing a Supreme Court seat, and abandoning the blue slip tradition. There is no reason for Democrats to adhere to norms if Republicans won’t do it too. 168 more words

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