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One Small Stepping Stone in Law: One Giant Leap Towards Suffrage.

“All men are created equal.” Despite the pronoun chosen, the meaning of the Declaration of Independence’s most recognizable sentence is clear: this is a nation founded on the principles of equality. 571 more words

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Democrats Force Delay for Another Week On Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee forced the delay of a vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Monday. The one-week delay in sending the nomination to the full Senate comes as the partisan battle lines over his final confirmation votes begin to harden. 99 more words

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Neil Gorsuch, Al Franken, and Consensus

On Monday night, Sen. Al Franken tweeted out the following:

Judge Gorsuch is not a consensus nominee like Merrick Garland and he should not be confirmed to U.S.

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NO on Gorsuch

Recently, President Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch has a judicial record that shows he puts the interests of corporations above the interests of actual people and is supported by the NRA. 347 more words

Robert Barnes: Can Trump Legally Stop Sanctuary Cities? Yes. Remember Brown v. Board of Education

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 27 Mar 2017 by Robert Barnes

Over 100 jurisdictions, fromManhattan to Malibu, refuse to assist federal law enforcement in their immigration law enforcement duties, especially as to criminal aliens arrested for crimes here in the United States but released before federal law enforcement can detain and deport. 786 more words

BC Supreme Court Announcement: Assize List Coming to Vancouver Supreme Court

*You can see this blog post, among several others by the lawyers at Henderson Heinrichs LLP, over at the Henderson Heinrichs LLP website.*

One of the more frustrating aspects of family litigation is waiting for an available date to be able to bring on a court application in Chambers.  506 more words

McConnell: Full Senate vote on Gorsuch on April 7

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday the Senate will vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch next Friday, April 7, before lawmakers leave Washington for a two-week recess in Congress. 155 more words

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