Last Updated:August 4 @ 12:21 pm

Archives for Courts - Fresh Ink

Attorney: Supreme Court needs to be held accountable

A constitutional law expert says the stakes are so high that now is the time to take action against the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorney Mike Farris of the Convention of States Project is convinced it's time to prevent justices from making political deci ...

Obergefell Threatens U.S. Democracy

In Obergefell v. Hodges, a bare majority of the Supreme Court upended the millennia-old meaning of marriage, invalidated the marriage laws of more than half the states, disenfranchised millions of American voters and sidestepped decades of constituti ...

The lessons of Roe v. Wade for judicial same-sex marriage

What does the Supreme Court's nationwide legalization of same- sex marriage mean for religions, for people of faith and for individual conscience? The battle over abortion rights over the past generations provides some clues. But the fundamental answ ...

NY Christians appeal fine for refusing lesbians

A Christian couple who owns a farm in upstate New York is appealing a decision that punishes them for standing by their faith. Cynthia and Robert Giffords supplement their farm income by allowing use of the property during autumn for various activiti ...

What comes after the black-robed social engineers?

Gay rights supporters cheered and danced outside the U.S. Supreme Court Friday after it ruled same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry anywhere in America. The celebration likely will go on for days, and understandably. It's a historic deci ...

John Roberts: Worst chief justice ever?

I'm giving the chief justice of the United States the benefit of the doubt by including a question mark in my headline. There have certainly been bad chief justices before, and bad decisions rendered by probably all of them, but it is hard to imagine ...

King v. Burwell: Affirming 'SCOTUScare'

Word definitions and reading comprehension apparently are not the strong suits of six justices of the U.S. Supreme Court. And Thursday's much-anticipated decision on ObamaCare subsidies seriously erodes the already damaged credibility of Chief Justic ...

Impact of Obamacare subsidy decision could be positive in Oklahoma

THE U.S. Supreme Court will soon rule on a case challenging Obamacare insurance subsidies in states with federal exchanges, including Oklahoma. President Barack Obama says this challenge's success would be devastating for many Americans. A greater co ...

Do financial interests impede justice in Supreme Court?

Gabe Roth, who heads Fix the Court, tells OneNewsNow members of the court, as well as other government officials, are required to fill out an annual financial disclosure report. “The justices are required to step aside from cases should any of the co ...

Justice who loves gay marriage may force it on those who don't

A conservative legal organization is calling for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to recuse herself from deciding the marriage case now before the court. "A judge should avoid the appearance of impropriety as much as possible," says Roger Ga ...


Fresh Ink Archives

  • August 2015
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • Reference Pages

  • About
  • Network-wide options by YD - Freelance Wordpress Developer