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US Politics & Gov't

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Effort to Overturn Tongass National Forest Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Supreme Court, Tongass Forest, GoodNews, usa )

- 751 days ago -
Victory: Court leaves rules in place that protect Tongass rainforest wildlands from damaging logging, road construction
US Supreme Court Deals Israel Lobby Big Defeat in Jerusalem Passport Case
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Supreme Court, status of Jerusalem, Barack Obama, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Commit, State Department, etnic cleansing of Palestinians, occupation, discrimination, US passports, Jerusalem, West Bank )

- 1046 days ago -
No country recognizes IsraelâEUR(TM)s sovereignty over Jerusalem, which is why even states that recognize Israel all place their embassies in Tel Aviv.
Urgent: Tell Supreme Court to Make Sure Corporations Pay for Human Rights Abuses Abroad
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ogoni nine, human rights abuses abroad, Nigerian crimes, Shell Oil, US Supreme Court, government, cover-up, Citizens United, Corporate Accountability, Ken Saro-Wiwa, NIger Delta, Dutch Shell Oil )

- 2032 days ago -
Oct 1 US Supreme Court will hear a case against Shell Oil that may determine the future of litigation by non-US citizens vs corporations involved in human rights abuses abroad. Shell is trying to use Citizens United to justify its role in Nigerian abuses.
America's "Throwaway People": What Kind of Country Imprisons An Abused, Mentally Disabled Girl for Life?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Criminal (In)Justice system, Pennsylvania, Trina Garnett, mentally disabled, juvenile, accidental homicide, adult court, Life w/out Parole for Juveniles, "cruel & unusual", US Supreme Court, landmark ruling, June25, 2012, EJI, EqualJusticeInitiative )

- 2095 days ago -
@14, Trina Garnett set a fire that accidentally but tragically killed 2 boys. Charged with 2nd-° murder, tried in adult court- sentenced to die in prison. EJI now seeking relief for her & challenging sentence. Read her story! June Supreme Court ruling may
It's Time For Clarence Thomas To Recuse Himself ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Clarence Thomas, US Supreme Court, government, ethics )

- 2330 days ago -
How blatant is Justice Thomas' conflict of interest? 74 members of Congress urged him to recuse himself from any decision regarding the ACA - more than six months before it even reached the Supreme Court.
Tell Congress: We Need Paycheck Fairness!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Supreme Court, Walmart women, fair wages )

- 2494 days ago -
On Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the courageous women of Wal-Mart - and women everywhere - in a sharply split 5-4 decision that these women won't be able to join together as a class to challenge the pay and gender discrimination they faced
Video Included: Justice Sotomayor Has a Fun Side
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Justice, US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, fun, dancing, laughing, New York, woman, hispanics, NYC inner city kids )

- 3175 days ago -
Not always a somber workaholic, friends say that Sotomayor has a big, engaging New York personality.Sotomayor challenged a judge to a dance off at a friend's wedding. Loves Xmas parties & salsa dancing!
Stay of Execution for Troy Davis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Troy Davies, US Supreme Court, Prison, Amensty International, justice, death penalty, crime, freedoms, GoodNews )

- 3462 days ago -
Troy Davis received a stay of execution based on a new last-minute appeal filed this past Wednesday to the federal appeals court in Atlanta. As a result, he will not be executed on Monday, October 27th, as originally scheduled.
Oil Giant ExxonMobil Urges US Supreme Court to Cancel $ 2.5-Billion Compensation In 1989 ExxonValdez Alaska Spill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, oil giant, ExxonMobil, US Supreme Court, Exxon Valdez, Alaska oil spill, environmental catastrophe, pollution, sea birds, sea life )

- 3703 days ago -
Justices appear divided on case that's dragged thru courts for past 20 yrs. Among issues to be weighed: whether Exxon can be punished for actions of ship's captain, who against rules, left deck while on duty. Prosecutors also maintain he was drunk...
Guantanamo Legal Showdown Begins
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US Supreme Court, Guantanamo Bay Inmate, US civilian courts, congress, habeas corpus )

- 3787 days ago -
The US Supreme Court has begun considering whether Guantanamo Bay inmates should be able to contest their detention in US civilian courts.

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