Trump´s rival for the presidency, Joe Biden, has promised to nominate a Black woman to the high court if given the chance. Biden, too, has said he´s working on a list of potential nominees, but the campaign has given no indication that it will release names before the November election. Democrats believe doing so would unnecessarily distract from Biden´s focus on Trump´s handling of the pandemic and the economy, while also giving the president and his allies fresh targets to attack. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump says he would make Ted Cruz a Supreme Court justice as he unveils new shortlist of 20 candidates including GOP senator Tom Cotton who immediately promises to overturn Roe v. Wade
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"The Supreme Court usually doesn't take as harsh a view on contempt cases as it did in this one," Maheshwari told DW. "The problem, in this case, is that Prashant Bhushan has crossed the limits time and again," he said, referring to the other contempt cases pending against Bhushan. "The court is always open to criticism. It is never open to disrespect," he said. … [Read more...] about Is India’s Supreme Court using contempt law to stifle criticism?
The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), a body of over 6,000 lawyers practicing in the Supreme Court, said the Gogoi hearing on Saturday was "in violation of principles of natural justice." … [Read more...] about India Supreme Court rattled by sexual harassment case
But this was rejected by ClientEarth. "The fact that the government's plans won't achieve compliance with air-quality standards until 2025 is a disgrace. It thinks that laws that are in place to save lives are "red tape". That's why they are refusing to act to tackle air pollution, while at the same time they are lobbying the EU to get the laws weakened," said Alan Andrews of … [Read more...] about Supreme court may force UK to act on air pollution
It seems unlikely that any vacancies will occur before January, so Trump would have to win reelection in November to make further appointments. The announcement of his wish list was calculated: With less than two months left until the election, it was designed to win over conservatives who might not be so sure that they want to vote for Trump again. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Trump offers Republicans a far-right Supreme Court