Supreme Court: Constitution Allows States to Tax the Internet

The Supreme Court on Thursday held in a 5-4 decision that the U.S. Constitution permits states to tax sales on the Internet unless Congress passes a law to prevent such taxation, scaling back judicial power long criticized by conservatives, and putting the ball in Congress’s court.

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Supreme Court Upholds Ohio’s Ability to Remove Ineligible Voters

The Supreme Court upheld states’ ability and obligations under federal law to remove the names of illegal voters from voter rolls prior to Election Day in case out of Ohio, though election experts caution that the justices’ 5-4 vote highlights the stakes for Republicans’ retaining control of the Senate this November.

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Trump Travel Ban Has Good Day at Supreme Court

President Donald Trump had a good day at the Supreme Court on Wednesday in the “travel ban” case involving immigrants from terror-prone nations, as a majority of the justices seemed to signal their agreement with the president’s lawyers on key points.

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Supreme Court’s Options Without Scalia

WASHINGTON, DC—As the United States mourns the loss of a legal titan, Justice Antonin Scalia, many Americans are wondering what happens now at the Supreme Court, especially on issues that were expected to go 5-4.

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Former Justice Stevens: 14th Amendment Protects Gay Rights, Not Gun Rights

During a July 31 luncheon for the American Bar Association’s International Human Rights Award Luncheon, former Justice John Paul Stevens said he agreed with the Supreme Court of the United States’ (SCOTUS) decision that the 14th Amendment protects gay rights but rejected the claim that the 14th Amendment protects gun rights too.

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Community Organizer Obama Ready to Engineer Your Neighborhood According to Race

Just two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, 5-4, in Texas Housing v. Inclusive Communities, that federal housing law allows challenges to zoning laws, lending regulations, and other practices that could impact minority groups – even without the intention to discriminate – the Obama administration has issued a final rule – known as the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Final Rule – in a press release.

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Same Sex Ruling Sets Up National Reciprocity for Concealed Carry

When the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that every state must recognize same sex marriages, they used a basis for judgement that will not easily stop at same sex marriage. In fact, it is a basis for judgement that should offer itself to national reciprocity of concealed carry permits and permit holders.

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Supreme Court Prepared to Champion Same-Sex Marriage

On Friday, the Supreme Court announced that it would at long last settle the issue of same-sex marriage across the country, answering whether the Constitution of the United States had magically grown a right to marry members of one’s own sex.

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