5 facts about the supreme court

Two-thirds of Americans view the high court and 28% view it unfavorably, according to Pew Research Center survey conducted March. ... 4The average tenure of Supreme Court justice is 17 years, younger appointees tend to stay on the longer. ..

justice kennedy retiring from supreme court

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.. ... Republicans changed the rules during Gorsuch's confirmation to wipe out the main delaying tactic..

us senate: halt us supreme court nomination vote

Supreme Court Judge Brett  Kavanaugh speaks in East Room of White House Washington, U.S., July 9, 2018. © 2018 Reuters Human Rights Watch urged Senate Judiciary Committee to halt the vote on his nomination. ... The US Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled vote on appointing Brett..

dietzen resignation to give dayton fourth supreme

The balance of Minnesota's Supreme Court will be changing.. He sent notice of his intent to resign to Governor Mark Dayton on Wednesday. ... For eight years, Justice Christopher Dietzen has served the people of Minnesota on our Supreme Court with honor and distinction..

death-row inmate's case goes before supreme court

Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether Russell Peeler Jr., convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of Karen Clarke and her 8-year-old Leroy. ... Supreme Court agreed to take up the prospective issue in the case of Eduardo Santiago, two months after the..

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Supreme Court Should Review Ninth Circuit Error Regarding Alien Tort Statute. The high court has ruled that ATS does not cover conduct abroad, and that foreign companies ca not be liable under this law, except what about the liability of U.S companies for foreign..

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