An unusual coalition as Supreme Court rules for immigrant

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual coalition of Supreme Court justices joined Thursday to rule in favor of an immigrant fighting deportation in a case that the court said turned on the meaning of the shortest word, “a.” By a 6-3 vote, the court sided with Agusto Niz-Chavez, a Guatemalan immigrant who has been in the United States […]

High court moves away from leniency for minors who murder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court made it easier Thursday to sentence minors convicted of murder to life in prison without the possibility of parole, a ruling that reflects a change in course driven by a more conservative group of justices. In a dissent, a liberal justice accused her colleagues of gutting earlier decisions that […]

San Jacinto River Authority loses major appeal over Harvey flooding in Texas Supreme Court, as quagmire of litigation looks to sink scofflaw river authority

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Conroe, April 21 – Spending approximately $10 million in legal fees and expenses during the fiscal year ending August 31, 2021, the scofflaw San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) lost a major appeal in the Supreme Court of Texas on Friday. In an eight (8) to one (1) decision, […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Supreme Court ends unlawful Austin, Travis County shutdown orders!

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, January 2 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded the Supreme Court of Texas for granting the State’s petition and directing the court of appeals to enjoin enforcement of Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s and Travis County Judge Andy Brown’s illegal local orders, which imposed a four-day shutdown […]

President Trump wants Supreme Court to overturn Pa. election results

WASHINGTON (AP) — Undeterred by dismissals and admonitions from judges, President Donald Trump’s campaign continued with its unprecedented efforts to overturn the results of the Nov 3. election Sunday, saying it had filed a new petition with the Supreme Court. The petition seeks to reverse a trio of Pennsylvania Supreme Court cases having to do […]

Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate President-elect Joe Biden’s victory has quickly become a conservative litmus test, as 106 members of Congress and multiple state attorneys general signed onto the case even as some have predicted it will fail. The last-gasp bid to subvert the results of the […]

High court rejects GOP bid to halt Biden’s Pennsylvania win

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Republicans’ last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral battleground. The court without comment refused to call into question the certification process in Pennsylvania. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf already has certified Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump and the state’s […]

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Attorney General Paxton files suit against battleground states in United States Supreme Court for unconstitutional changes to 2020 election laws

BREAKING NEWS! Texas Attorney General Paxton files suit against battleground states in United States Supreme Court for unconstitutional changes to 2020 election laws

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, December 8 – Invoking the original jurisdiction of the United States Supreme Court when one state sues another state, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a lawsuit against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the United States Supreme Court. The four states exploited the Chinese Coronavirus pandemic […]

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