Tag: Supreme Court
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.
The president may not be a fan of the press. But his new Supreme Court pick sure seems to be.
Donald Trump has nominated Neil Gorsuch, a 49-year-old judge, to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court will review a decision that found that federal anti-discrimination law protects the right of teenage boy who is transgender.
Virginia Organizing and the ACLU of Virginia commented on the Virginia Supreme Court decision on restoration of civil rights.
The Supreme Court declared Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order restoring the political rights of 206,000 convicted felons unconstitutional.
On Monday, June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that evidence police find during illegal stops is admissible in court.
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.
Voters, get this, Senate Republicans, trust Barack Obama more than Donald Trump to fill the vacancy on the 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.
Today’s Supreme Court decision is an important first step in restoring abortion access for women in Texas and keeping high-quality clinics open.
Think the Supreme Court ruling striking down a restrictive Texas abortion law on Monday doesn’t hit close to home?
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.
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of landowners, allowing challenges to federal regulatory decisions affecting personal property rights.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell issued the following statement today on the Supreme Court’s order in the redistricting case.
In remarks on the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine addressed the importance of having a fully functioning Supreme Court.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) met with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland today.
Attorney General Mark Herring comments on the Virginia Supreme Court’s granting of Keith Allen Harward’s petition for a writ of innocence.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to uphold the conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell.
Ever since the death of Justice Scalia, the question of who President Obama would choose to replace him has been a central issue in politics.
Randy Forbes (VA-04) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement of his nomination to the United States Supreme Court.
President Barack Obama has appointed appeals court judge Merrick B. Garland to the spot on the Supreme Court left open by the death of Antonin Scalia.
Democrats are saying the election of Stephen R. McCullough to the Virginia Supreme Court brings to an end a drawn-out, botched judicial process.
The Virginia General Assembly on Thursday elected Court of Appeals Judge Stephen R. McCullough to fill the vacancy on the Virginia Supreme Court left by Justice LeRoy Millette.
Donald McEachin made the following remarks about the withdrawal of Ken Cuccinelli from consideration for the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) issued the following statement Wednesday on the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of the President’s November 2014 executive actions on immigration.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “pollution diet” for the Chesapeake Bay, upholding the contested plan for bay cleanup goals for 2025.
Barbara Perry has been keeping one eye on the raging battle over the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and the other on the history books.
U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are calling on Senate Republicans to hold a hearing and vote on President Obama’s eventual Supreme Court nominee.
Randy Forbes is urging the Senate to only consider Supreme Court nominees with a record of adhering to the restraints placed on the judiciary by the Constitution.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner joined in an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on the need to protect women’s access to affordable birth control.
Virginia has joined in a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to protect women’s access to contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Wednesday afternoon, the GOP-controlled Senate Courts of Justice Committee refused to consider certifying Virginia Supreme Court Justice Jane Marum Roush.
Del. Sam Rasoul applauded the Supreme Court ruling that minors sentenced to mandatory life imprisonment must have a chance to argue for their release.
Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review a legal challenge to President Obama’s immigration overhaul.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington issued a statement on the Supreme Court decision to review the corruption conviction of former Gov. Robert McDonnell.
The United States Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear an appeal of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s conviction on corruption charges.
Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in filing an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of the President’s 2014 executive actions on immigration.
The American Farm Bureau Federation has joined a coalition of agricultural and other groups asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court ruling that allows the Environmental Protection Agency to micromanage land use under the guise of implementing the federal Clean Water Act.
A federal appeals court has set into motion the possibility that former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell could be headed to prison as soon as next week while awaiting a final appeal of his conviction on federal corruption charges.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals turned down the request of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to have the entire court reconsider the appeal of his conviction on public corruption charges, leaving him one avenue – the U.S. Supreme Court.
Defeated 24th District Republican State Senate nomination candidate Dan Moxley issued a response to the recent Supreme Court ruling on the topic of homosexual marriage in the United States.
April Moore, the Democratic Party nominee for Virginia State Senate in the 26th District, celebrated the decision of the United States Supreme Court yesterday upholding the constitutionality of commissions created to fight gerrymandering.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia released the following statement by Executive Director Claire Guthrie Gastañaga regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Glossip v. Gross regarding the use of the drug midazolam as part of a lethal injection protocol.
In a jam-packed news segment, Chris Graham talks the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, the latest on the Confederate flag debate, the Jesse Matthews murder case, and the 2015 College World Series.
Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.
Virginia Organizing Chairperson Sandra A. Cook issued the following statement on behalf of the organization after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality today.
James Parrish, executive director, Equality Virginia, offered the following comment in response to the June 26 Supreme Court ruling that under the Fourteenth Amendment states are required to issue marriage licenses between two people of the same sex.