Kennedy leans conservative, but he has often broken with the court’s right wing in key cases, including in several landmark gay rights cases. He has been the deciding vote in some high-profile cases, including Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the 2010 ruling that rolled back some restrictions on campaign finance, and Boumediene v. Bush, in which the court found that Guantanamo Bay detainees have the right to appeal their detention. … [Read more...] about Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement From The Supreme Court
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Kennedy spoke to the students and judges at the federal courthouse during a Constitution Day event Friday in the state's capital, his hometown, but declined to comment on the embattled nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, who was chosen by President Donald Trump to replace him. Kavanaugh, a former Kennedy clerk, has seen his nomination thrown into turmoil after Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers in high school in the Washington suburbs. … [Read more...] about Anthony Kennedy’s response to the bitter fight over his Supreme Court seat? No comment.
“I understand that we have a wide variety of political opinions out there on immigration. But the law is in the books, and its purposes are clear and just,” Sessions said in a speech to the California Peace Officers’ Association, referring to the federal laws. “There is no nullification. There is no secession. Federal law is the supreme law of the land.” … [Read more...] about Supreme Court’s embrace of states’ rights could aid California in its battle with the Trump administration
eEdition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings Kings Corner with Jason Jones NBA News 49ers with Matt Barrows Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Auto Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database Legislative Gifts Elections Local Elections California Elections Election Endorsements Election 2018 Voter Guide Investigations Investigations Data Tracker Public … [Read more...] about Remove three Californias plan from the ballot, opponents ask state Supreme Court
In a unanimous order, the six judges said they decided to remove Proposition 9 from the ballot “because significant questions have been raised regarding the proposition’s validity and because we conclude that the potential harm in permitting the measure to remain on the ballot outweighs the potential harm in delaying the proposition to a future election,” the Los Angeles Times reported. … [Read more...] about California Supreme Court Blocks Ballot Proposition To Split The State In 3