Christopher Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists looked at other targets: two Supreme Court justices and two executives of social media companies, according to federal prosecutors.
Baltimore needs for the Supreme Court to uphold lower court rulings that would prevent a citizenship question on the 2020 Census as the city looks to immigrants to boost its years-long declining population.
A third federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, ruling Friday that it poses a "substantial risk" of undercounting Hispanics and non-citizens.
At a time when we have a wealth of older female role models, from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (85) to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (78) to Angela Merkel (64), why do so many women of my generation continue to feel compelled to raise awareness and sensitivity to ageism in 2019.
Does a cross ever have little to no religious significance? This question lies at the heart of the issue in a case set to be argued this week before the U.S. Supreme Court, involving a 40-foot-high war memorial in a busy Bladensburg, Md., traffic median.
There are many relevant arguments against the Trump administration’s military transgender ban, and we thought it important that our group weigh in on some of them. For the past 48 years, the Sex and Gender Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital has provided affirming care to transgender individuals.
In 1974, the Supreme court said “no” to Richard Nixon on release of the Watergate tapes that forced his resignation. Now it must stand firm against would-be dictator Donald Trump, whatever the political consequences, if he ever tries to push an emergency order for a border wall.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Maryland’s gerrymandering case, as well as a similar case in North Carolina, in March. This news may be seen as a light at the end of the tunnel for those who want to end partisan gerrymandering that has essentially allowed politicians to pick the voters in the
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a high-profile case in March alleging unconstitutional, partisan gerrymandering in Maryland’s redistricting process. State Attorney General Brian Frosh appealed the case to the high court in November after a panel of federal judges threw out the 6th District map.
Now that tempers have calmed and some time has passed since the contentious questioning and confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, it seems appropriate to explore ideas for preventing a repeat performance. A Supreme Court Law would resolve controversies before confirmation.
Getting caught up in a TV hearing and typing a hashtag about it is not the same as putting your body on the line in a protest march to do the hard work of social change.We have come to believe too much in the power of media to change our lives without the risk and pain it takes to actually do that.
The last-minute delay in Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, to allow for an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against him, may save the Senate Judiciary Committee from a rerun of the earlier Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill fiasco.
Gov. Larry Hogan has ruled out involving the Maryland State Police in any investigation of allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl more than 30 years ago in Montgomery County. State Sen. Cheryl Kagan urged the governor in a letter to act.