Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court takes case to decide fate of online sales tax

Twenty five years after the United States Supreme Court created the loophole that today allows Internet-only sellers to evade state sales tax collection, the Court has granted South Dakota’s petition for certiorari in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., Overstock.com, Inc., and Newegg, Inc.


Mark Grabowski: Supreme Court pick is good news for media

The president may not be a fan of the press. But his new Supreme Court pick sure seems to be.


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UVA prof: 10 things to look for with a Trump-appointed Supreme Court Justice

Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch, a 49-year-old judge, to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Supreme Court will hear Virginia transgender school bathroom case

The Supreme Court will review a decision that found that federal anti-discrimination law protects the right of teenage boy who is transgender.


ACLU, Virginia Organizing comment on voting rights case

Virginia Organizing and the ACLU of Virginia commented on the Virginia Supreme Court decision on restoration of civil rights.


Supreme Court disenfranchises ex-felons: Republicans comment

The Supreme Court declared Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring the political rights of 206,000 convicted felons unconstitutional.


Supreme Court ruling is admissible evidence of police state

On Monday, June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that evidence police find during illegal stops is admissible in court.


There is a next for Bob McDonnell

So you’re Bob McDonnell, and you woke up Monday morning as you did every morning the past 21 months, facing the possibility of two years in federal prison.


Poll: Do voters trust Trump to name new Supreme Court nominee?

Voters, get this, Senate Republicans, trust Barack Obama more than Donald Trump to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.


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Podcast: Busy day at the U.S. Supreme Court

AFP editor Chris Graham discusses a busy day in the Supreme Court – with rulings in controversial cases involving former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and a Texas abortion law.


Vicki Saporta: Supreme Court abortion ruling ‘important first step’

Today’s Supreme Court decision is an important first step in restoring abortion access for women in Texas and keeping high-quality clinics open.


Virginia reactions to Supreme Court Texas abortion ruling

Think the Supreme Court ruling striking down a restrictive Texas abortion law on Monday doesn’t hit close to home?


Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling blocking Obama immigration plan

A U.S. Supreme Court deadlock in U.S. vs. Texas will effectively uphold a lower court ruling that blocks an Obama administration immigration plan.


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Robert Hurt: Shifting the focus from permitting to progress

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of landowners, allowing challenges to federal regulatory decisions affecting personal property rights.


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Howell on Supreme Court order in House of Delegates redistricting case

Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell issued the following statement today on the Supreme Court’s order in the redistricting case.


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Kaine blasts GOP for continued obstruction on Supreme Court nominee

In remarks on the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine addressed the importance of having a fully functioning Supreme Court.


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Warner: Garland deserves Senate vote

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) met with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland today.


Virginia Supreme Court issues writ of innocence in 1982 Newport News murder case

Attorney General Mark Herring comments on the Virginia Supreme Court’s granting of Keith Allen Harward’s petition for a writ of innocence.