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Pittsburgh rapper Jamal Knox found himself on the wrong end of the law after dropping a scathing song issuing threats against city police, leading to his conviction for making terroristic threats. With the state’s high court upholding the conviction, Knox is aiming to appeal the decision in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, which looks […]

The American Civil Liberties Union have decided to announce their opposition to the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, breaking their organizational policy. The ACLU doesn’t support or oppose candidates for political or judicial office, but the organization passed a resolution where they would make an exception following an “extraordinary meeting” held by the national board. “The ACLU’s board of directors, deeply concerned […]

It’s 1991 all over again…   Judge Brett Kavanaugh was busy Thursday defending himself against sexual assault accusations, pulling all the stunts and tricks to squeeze his way onto the Supreme Court. However, he seemed to be channeling another person accused of sexual misconduct — current Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who was accused of harassing Anita Hill during his […]

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement on Wednesday effective July 31, after 40 years on the bench — having been appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1988. In a letter to President Trump, Kennedy wrote the following: “For a member of the legal profession, it is the highest of honors to serve on this Court. Please […]

Democrats appear too weak to stop the Republican roll. Alarming recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions, pushed through by the court’s conservative majority, have many folks on edge about the future of civil rights in the United States. The latest instance of that truth came Tuesday in a 5-4 ruling that saw justices uphold President Donald Trump’s immigration travel […]

No worries. Today (June 4), the Supreme Court sided with a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple. However, the decision is being widely regarded as anything but a backstep to gay rights.  Reports the New York Times: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, writing for the majority in the 7-2 decision, relied on narrow […]

CLEVELAND – From March Madness to the Cleveland Browns to our championship Cleveland Cavaliers, betting on a big game could soon be reality. The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday morning for states to legalize sports betting, striking down a 1992 federal law that had prohibited most states from authorizing sports betting. “Nationwide, there’s about […]

Meek Mill just scored a major legal victory. Months after the rapper was sentenced to two to four years behind bars, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to grant Meek release on bail. 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin shared the news via Instagram on Tuesday. The Dreamchasers artist shared the following statement: I’d like to thank God, my family, my […]

There are literally no surprises with this administration, no matter how shameful they are.   After seemingly disappearing after intense backlash and various protests, the highly controversial travel ban being pushed forward by Trump and his administration is reportedly back in effect. It’s also being reported that the Supreme Court is in full support of […]

Marcellus Williams, a Missouri man convicted of murder, will not be executed tonight (Aug 22) after Gov. Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution and appointed a board to review newly-surfaced DNA evidence in the case. “A sentence of death is the ultimate, permanent punishment,” Greitens said in a statement. “To carry out the death penalty, the people […]

Plans to renovate Quicken Loans Arena may be put on hold. The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the City of Cleveland must accept and review more than  20,000 signatures. The signatures were collected earlier this year by The Greater Cleveland Congregations organization along with several other groups. The groups asked if tax dollars should […]

(RNN) – The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it would review President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban of six Muslim-majority countries. The court is allowing the 90-day ban on people coming to the U.S. from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, overturning lower court rulings that blocked it. Trump has said the ban would […]