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‘Tweeter Laureate’ Texas judge confirmed for federal court

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge recognized as Texas' first "Tweeter Laureate" has been confirmed to the federal bench. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved Republican Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the 5th Court of Appeals. The New Orleans court has been an influential stop for recent, high-profile Texas laws on abortion, voting ...]

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Greek Supreme Court approves request to extradite Russian bitcoin fraud suspect to U.S.

Added: 13.12.2017 12:37 | 0 views | 0 comments


Greece's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a request to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin.
Alexander Vinnik made his final appearance at an Athens court Wednesday amid an ongoing...

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Doug Jones projected to win Alabama’s U.S. Senate special election

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Democrat Doug Jones on Dec. 12 was projected to win Alabama’s U.S. Senate special election, defeating former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore.

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Moore's wife cites Jewish attorney to rebut bias claims

Added: 12.12.2017 19:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew." Speaking at a campaign rally Monday night in Midland City, Alabama, Kayla Moore pointed out that her husband appointed the first black marshal to the state Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court's Wedding Cake Case Isn't About Faith, Religious Leaders Warn

Added: 12.12.2017 18:29 | 1 views | 0 comments


The Supreme Court wrestled with a clash between religious freedom and LGBTQ rights last week when justices heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

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Alabama Senate Race Between Jones and Moore Reaches Pivotal Election Day

Added: 12.12.2017 17:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Alabama special election for the vacant Senate seat is winding down as voters head to the polls on Tuesday to decide between Republican Roy Moore, who despite being endorsed by President Donald Trump and being accused of multiple instances of sexual misconduct toward teenage girls, and Democrat Doug Jones, a former attorney, according to Reuters. Moore, 70, is a former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice who was removed from his position, while Jones, 63, is hoping to use his background as a defense attorney to pull off a victory for the Democrats in the traditionally conservative Southern state. The polls opened at 7 a.m. EST for the Senate seat election that was vacated by Republican...

Schimel asks Supreme Court to block Evers’ request

Added: 12.12.2017 14:32 | 1 views | 0 comments


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel is asking the state Supreme Court to block state Superintendent Tony Evers from getting his own attorney in a lawsuit challenging his office's powers. Schimel late Monday asked the court to reject Evers' request to disqualify Schimel from representing him. Evers doesn't want Schimel representing him ...]

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Moore's wife: 'One of our attorneys is a Jew'

Added: 12.12.2017 11:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys "is a Jew." Speaking at a campaign rally Monday night in Midland City, Alabama, Kayla Moore pointed out that her husband appointed the first black marshal to the state Supreme Court.

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Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters

Added: 12.12.2017 8:48 | 0 views | 0 comments


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Depending on who is making the case, Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the "Trump miracle" in Washington or allowing "decency" to prevail back home. At the center is Roy Moore — "Judge Moore," to his supporters. The 70-year-old Republican was twice ousted as state Supreme Court chief ...]

Supreme Court's Wedding Cake Case Isn't About Faith, Religious Leaders Warn

Added: 12.12.2017 6:07 | 0 views | 0 comments


The Supreme Court wrestled with a clash between religious freedom and LGBTQ rights last week when justices heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

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