• SCOTUS Rules Against Trump Over Financial Records, But the President Walks Away the Winner

    SCOTUS Rules Against Trump Over Financial Records, But the President Walks Away the Winner

    Somehow, Donald Trump managed to lose the cases revolving around his financial records today but still walk away the winner. How did he manage that feat? As with most things to come out of the Roberts court, it’s complicated and a matter of timing. The first case involved the New York district attorney, an outspoken …
  • SCOTUS Blocks Trump’s Attempt to End DACA

    SCOTUS Blocks Trump’s Attempt to End DACA

    The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is “arbitrary and capricious” and cannot proceed. Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by the four liberal judges, ruled that Trump’s decision to rescind DACA violated the Administrative Procedure Act. DACA, which was instituted in 2012 by …
  • SCOTUS’s Conservative Majority Blocks Wisconsin Dems’ Attempt to Extend Absentee Voting

    SCOTUS’s Conservative Majority Blocks Wisconsin Dems’ Attempt to Extend Absentee Voting

    The Supreme Court ruled along ideological lines in a 5-4 decision to block an extension of absentee voting for Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary, with the conservative majority siding with state Republicans who had argued the extension would create “a fundamental unfairness that undermines the integrity of the election.” The case, which was brought to the court …