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Amy Coney Barrett: Handmaid or Heroine | Opinion Editorial

Amy Coney Barrett: Handmaid or Heroine | Opinion Editorial

By Nkechi Taifa, Esq. Visit for more information We cannot understand the current moment without viewing it with a historical lens. After the death of Justice Thurgood Marshall, there was a gaping hole in the U.S. Supreme Court. The court lost a defender of justice, and African Americans and people of color lost a […]

Mitt Romney Announces His Support for Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee


After being critical of President Donald Trump in the past stating he “has not risen to the mantle of the office,” Senator Mitt Romney has announced his support of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Visit for more information “I intend to follow the Constitution and precedent in considering the president’s nominee. If the nominee reaches […]

Sen. Kamala Harris Visits Supreme Court, Tweets Appreciation for Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Sen. Kamala Harris visited the Supreme Court on Saturday following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night. The Democratic Party vice presidential nominee also tweeted a statement on Twitter accompanied by a picture of her and her husband visiting the court. Visit for more information “Justice Ginsburg was a titan—a relentless […]

Rest in Peace to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Passes Away at 87

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Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsberg (a/k/a “The Notorious R.B.G.”) passed away today, Friday, September 18th due to years of medical complications attributed to metastatic pancreas cancer. Justice Ginsburg was a true hero and icon in the legal profession and overall for her brilliance, advocacy and grace.  She was appointed to the Supreme Court on 1993 […]

‘Immigrants Like Us’ Non-Profit Launches Guide to Assist DACA Renewal


President Donald Trump attempted to end legal protections against 650,000 young immigrants. That attempt was shut down by Supreme Court on June 18. Visit for more information The Trump administration argued the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program was illegal, however, justices denied the idea of such. With DACA remaining intact, hundreds of thousands […]

Supreme Court Deads Trump Attempt to End Legal Protections for Dreamers

On Thursday, the Supreme Court rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants. Visit for more information The act was a shocking rebuke in the midst of his reelection campaign. Given the anti-immigrant rhetoric of his first presidential run in 2016 and little assertion about a wall, he was […]

LGBTQ Community Takes Supreme: Courts Rule for Gay and Transgender Rights in the Workplace

By: Melissa Sanchez Visit for more information The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark federal civil rights law from the 1960s protects gay and transgender workers, a historic decision! The ruling was 6-3, with Justice Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s first appointee to the court, and the most conservative. writing the majority opinion. The […]

Cheri Beasley Becomes the First Black Woman to Lead NC Supreme Court


There is nothing better than celebrating Black Girl Magic in Black History Month! In addition to Cheri Beasley making history by becoming the first woman to lead North Carlina Supreme Court earlier this week, today is her birthday. Beasley will start on March 1 following the resignation of Chief Justice Mark Martin. Visit for […]

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Takes A Fall, Recovering With Broken Ribs In Hospital

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In an announcement released this morning, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized. Visit for more information On Wednesday night, the 85-year-old fell in her Supreme Court office. Her staff made sure she was ok and arranged for her to be taken to her home safely. However, throughout the night, she reported […]

SCOTUS Nominee Uses Virgin Defense Against Sexual Assault Allegations

SCOTUS Nominee Uses Virgin Defense Against Sexual Assault Allegations

In an attempt to clear his name of any wrongdoing, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee conducted an interview with Fox News on Monday as he battles allegations of sexual misconduct during his teenage years. Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct by two women, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, and Deborah Ramirez, the former of […]

Charlamagne Tha God’s DNA Was Not Found In Accuser’s Rape Kit

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Looks like Tha God was telling the truth all along. Visit for more information Jessica Reid, the woman accusing Charlamagne Tha God of raping her at a party had no DNA evidence from the radio personality, according to a rape kit tested by authorities in South Carolina. Court records from the case obtained exclusively […]

Charlamagne Tha God Rape Accuser Takes Her Case To SC State Supreme Court

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The woman alleging Charlamagne Tha God raped her when she was 15-years-old is now focusing her efforts to the South Carolina Supreme Court’s disciplinary counsel, accusing the prosecution of improperly handling a criminal case. Visit for more information In a letter obtained from TheBlast from Jessica Reid sent to deputy for the Supreme Court […]

Yale Law School Students and Alumni Oppose SCOTUS Nominee in Open Letter

Yale Law School Students and Alumni Oppose SCOTUS Nominee in Open Letter

In an open letter to the Dean, Yale Law School students, alumni and educators asked the university to publicly oppose President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Visit for more information The letter included the signatures of more than 600 current and former students as well as Yale educators who strongly challenge the universities […]

Supreme Court Supports 45’s Travel Ban Abandon’s Lady Liberty’s Invitation

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The Supreme Court remixes America’s anthem by siding with Trump and his administration on their racist travel ban. Visit for more information There is a poem on The Statue of Liberty that ends with these lines, “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your […]

Supreme Court Ruling Favors Sports Betting

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for states to legalize sports gambling, striking down a 1992 federal law that barred it in most places and setting off a rush by businesses and states to cash in on an expected multibillion-dollar jackpot. Visit for more information The justices endorsed New Jersey’s bid […]

Levels: Meek Mill’s Appeal Could Reach PA Supreme Court


It seems like the entire state of Pennsylvania has stood firmly behind Meek Mill during his fight for freedom. A myriad of celebrities, the Eagles, the 76ers, the district attorney…  everyone except Judge Genece Brinkley.  Visit for more information Back in 2013, Meek professed it was “Levels” to this shit. With this in mind, […]

President Trump Muslim Travel Ban Approved by Supreme Court 

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The Muslim travel ban, ordered by President Donald Trump to prevent travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and two other countries into the United States, will now be fully enforced after a 7-2 ruling on Monday, December 4. Visit for more information The order, called the Executive Order 13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist […]

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Maryland’s Challenge to Assault Weapons Ban

Supreme Court Won't Hear Maryland's Challenge to Assault Weapons Ban

Succeeding the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut school shooting massacre, which left 20 children and six adults dead, Maryland’s General Assembly banned the selling of assault weapons and detachable large-capacity magazines in 2013. In response to an appeal by Maryland residents, weapon dealers and owners alike who argued that the ban violated their Second Amendment rights, the […]

India Top Court Rules to Change Laws Concerning Child Marriages

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Times are changing and so is the law. The government in India recently ruled that a man who takes an under-aged wife (between 15-18) and has sexual intercourse with her could now be charged with rape. Visit for more information The country’s top court ruled last Wednesday that the laws regarding marital rape are […]

Arkansas Carries Out Nation’s First Double Execution Since 2000


The first double execution to take place in the US in 16 years was carried out by Arkansas on Monday night amid a fierce dispute over whether the prisoners were subjected to a botched procedure amounting to cruel and unusual punishment. Visit for more information In dramatic events that erupted a little over an […]