Court Jester
By PAUL F. PETRICK, Esq.

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CLEVELAND, OH — June 29, 2020 —With America once again mired in turmoil, we all needed a good laugh.  Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered it.  On June 15th, exactly 805 years after the Magna Carta circumscribed the absolute power of King John, the United States Supreme Court once again reasserted its absolute power over us.  Gorsuch and five of his colleagues …

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By PAUL F. PETRICK, Esq.

Opinion Analysis: Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Effort to End DACA
By AMY HOWE

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 18, 2020 — It has been eight years since the Obama administration created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, which allows undocumented young adults who came to the United States as children to apply for protection from deportation. In 2017, the Trump administration announced that it would end the program, which it …

TribuneOpinion Analysis: Court Rejects Trump Administration’s Effort to End DACA
By AMY HOWE

Majority-Immigrant Union Applauds Supreme Court DACA Decision
By 32BJ SEIU President KYLE BRAGG

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NEW YORK, NY — June 18, 2020 — “As one of the largest unions in the nation with majority-immigrant membership, we applaud the Supreme Court decision today to uphold the continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. By stopping President Trump’s attempt to end the legal standing of immigrants who came to this country as …

TribuneMajority-Immigrant Union Applauds Supreme Court DACA Decision
By 32BJ SEIU President KYLE BRAGG

Engel Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Bostock vs. Clayton County Case

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THE BRONX, NY — June 15, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a member of the House LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in the Bostock vs. Clayton County case today. The Bostock case now affirms the definition of “sex” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to prohibit an individual from being …

TribuneEngel Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Bostock vs. Clayton County Case

Heroines of Moral Courage: The Little Sisters of the Poor Against Pennsylvania by JOHN A. SPARKS

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This is the third time that the Institute for Faith and Freedom has carried an opinion piece on the Little Sisters of the Poor (LSP) and their Supreme Court fight. This 181-year-old religious order is renowned for its generosity and kindness to the poor and needy. The Sisters would seem to be unlikely litigants before the high court. However, first …

TribuneHeroines of Moral Courage: The Little Sisters of the Poor Against Pennsylvania by JOHN A. SPARKS

Sixty-Six Years Since Brown v. Board of Education
By JOHN Q. GARRETT

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            Yesterday marked the sixty-sixth anniversary of the United States Supreme Court’s May 17, 1954, decisions in Brown v. Board of Education and its companion cases.  These decisions were right then, and they still are right today and going forward.  They are among the most important events in U.S. history.           …

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By JOHN Q. GARRETT

Purging With Ginni
By CLAY JONES

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YONKERS, NY — February 29, 2020 — ### Clay Jones is a self-syndicated political cartoonist whose work is distributed to newspapers and news sites across the United States and around the world. He also draws a weekly cartoon for CNN Opinion’s weekly newsletter, Provoke/Persuade. Clay was represented by Creators Syndicate (2000-13) until he left to start his own syndicate. His …

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By CLAY JONES

Argument Analysis: Justices Focus on Mootness in Challenge to Now-Repealed New York City Gun Law

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — December 2, 2019 — This morning the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a challenge to the constitutionality of a New York City rule that barred gun owners from taking their licensed guns outside the city. The gun owners argued that the rule violated their right to “keep and bear arms” under the Constitution’s Second Amendment. But …

eHeziArgument Analysis: Justices Focus on Mootness in Challenge to Now-Repealed New York City Gun Law