Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss
Home / MLM News Roundup / National (page 8)

National

Biden introduces Ketanji Brown Jackson for Supreme Court

President Joe Biden on Friday nominated federal appeals court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman selected to serve on a court that once declared her race unworthy of citizenship and endorsed segregation.

Read More »

After $73M win, Sandy Hook families zero in on gun marketing

After agreeing to a $73 million lawsuit settlement with gun-maker Remington, the families of nine Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims say they are shifting their focus to ending firearms advertising with macho, military themes that exploit young men's insecurities, all in the hopes of preventing more mass shootings.

Read More »

Congress approves sex harassment bill in #MeToo milestone

Congress on Thursday gave final approval to legislation guaranteeing that people who experience sexual harassment at work can seek recourse in the courts, a milestone for the #MeToo movement that prompted a national reckoning on the way sexual misconduct claims are handled.

Read More »

Temple prof seeks reinstatement of damage claims against FBI

A Temple University physics professor who was charged with sharing scientific technology with China only for the case to collapse before trial and be dismissed by the Justice Department asked a federal appeals court on Monday to reinstate his claims for damages against the U.S. government.

Read More »

Judge’s insistence on mask removal spurs complaint

A watchdog group lodged a complaint Thursday against a federal appeals court judge for insisting that a lawyer remove his mask during arguments held in New Orleans at a time last month when new cases of COVID-19 were surging.

Read More »

High court conservatives target O’Connor, Kennedy opinions

A more conservative court that includes two men who once worked for Justice Anthony Kennedy at the high court is taking direct aim at major opinions written by the two justices, now retired.

Read More »

Justices to hear challenge to race in college admissions

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions, adding affirmative action to major cases on abortion, guns, religion and COVID-19 already on the agenda.

Read More »