Post Tagged with: "Supreme Court"

PA Supreme Court to Determine State Congressional Map

PA Supreme Court to Determine State Congressional Map

By: Jacob Schramm, Staff Writer Following the recent decision nullifying a no-excuse mail-in voting law,[1] and for the second time in three election cycles, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will resolve the ongoing dispute on Congressional redistricting.[2] The process of adopting a new Congressional map started with the 2020 census, but […]

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Partisanship in the Supreme Court

Partisanship in the Supreme Court

By Felicia Dusha, Staff Writer Recently, Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, and Amy Coney Barrett have expressed the Supreme Court is a non-partisan body.[1] Justice Barrett spoke about the Court’s decision-making process and apolitical ideology, stating  that the Court “is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks.”[2] Ironically, Justice Barrett […]

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Inspiration from the Highest Court’s Arias

Inspiration from the Highest Court’s Arias

Photo provided courtesy of Pexels.com. By: Annie J. Rago, Staff Writer Derrick Wang is a lawyer and composer. [1] While studying Constitutional Law, he recognized the reoccurrence of “Justice Scalia, Dissenting.” [2] To Wang personally, Justice Scalia’s dissents were like arias meant for music accompaniment. [3] Wang remarked that Justice […]

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Amy Coney Barrett
Taken from https://www.abajournal.com/news/article/trump-nominates-judge-amy-coney-barrett-to-the-u.s.-supreme-court
10/16/2020

Judge Barrett on Constitutional Interpretation

  Barrett on Constitutional Interpretation Falco Anthony Muscante II On September 26, President Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to fill the vacancy on the United States Supreme Court resulting from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.[1] Justice Ginsburg served as an Associate Justice […]

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Victims v. Grindr: Should Dating Apps Take the Blame for Abuse?

Victims v. Grindr: Should Dating Apps Take the Blame for Abuse?

By Stephanie Wolak, Staff Writer Photo provided courtesy of Pixabay.com   In 1996, Congress enacted the Validity, Construction, and Application of Immunity Provisions of Communications Decency Act, including Section 230, the “Protection for private blocking and screening of offensive material.” [1] Section 230 states that no provider or user of an […]

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