Thursday, June 4, 2020

SCOTUS Updates

@JanetMefferd: 2nd church files emergency request with Supreme Court over coronavirus order, citing precedent in 1947 case: “Neither a state nor the Federal Government .. can force nor influence a person to go or remain away from a church against his will.” https://t.co/sN16ECzbGS[…]

@richardjwolf: Legal immunity for police misconduct, under attack from left and right, may get Supreme Court review https://t.co/L29FVvGxyX via @usatoday #SCOTUS — […]

@scotusreporter: Supreme Court considers churches’ demands that states lift pandemic restrictions https://t.co/o9aXLS9hVc[…]

@adamliptak: NEW: Supreme Court turns down challenges from two Chicago churches to Illinois restrictions on public gatherings in light of new, looser rules announced yesterday. https://t.co/HlqTJaYUld[…]

@richardjwolf: NEW: Supreme Court won't force states to speed up church reopenings https://t.co/mO9EEHhIlT via @usatoday #SCOTUS — […]

@scotusreporter: Supreme Court, in rare late-night ruling, says California may enforce certain restrictions on religious gatherings. Chief Justice Roberts joins court's liberals in 5 to 4 vote https://t.co/o9aXLS9hVc[…]

@scotusreporter: Chief Justice Roberts affirms his pivotal role: Divided Supreme Court still gives guidance on virus-related worship restrictions https://t.co/q3UScgrHqW[…]

@FreeBeacon: The Supreme Court rejected legal challenges to pandemic-related restrictions on religious assemblies in California and Illinois. Via @KevinDaleyDC https://t.co/RGWdNf6W2K[…]

@IJ: What do an officer who stole $225k, a SWAT team who fired gas grenades into an innocent woman's home, and a cop who shot a 10-yo have in common? They were all granted #QualifiedImmunity. We're fighting for #PoliceAccountability. Help us spread awareness! https://t.co/INEl6FbOkL[…]

@KevinDaleyDC: No grants from the Supreme Court this morning. We're still waiting for action on pending petitions touching gun rights, police immunity, and the government's challenge to California's sanctuary law. #SCOTUS https://t.co/2fILsYYYpQ[…]

@KevinDaleyDC: NEW: #SCOTUS has upheld the composition of Puerto Rico's financial oversight board, rejecting a challenge from creditors who argued that members of the board were unconstitutionally appointed. Justice Breyer has the opinion. The judgment is unanimous. https://t.co/u34Bn40maU[…]

@adamliptak: Supreme Court upholds federal response to Puerto Rican debt crisis, ruling that appointments of members of oversight board were constitutional. https://t.co/lbnwTjvcc5[…]

@AP_Courtside: Supreme Court reverses lower court ruling that threatened to throw Puerto Rico's recovery efforts into chaos. By @shermancourt #SCOTUS https://t.co/9uO563YibE[…]

@gunpolicy: SCOTUS Update: No new grants or orders this morning. Hopefully this strange relist process is just a sign of the times, but it’s possible we may need another pro-#2A #14A vote or two on the Court. — […]

@DukeFirearmsLaw: SCOTUS Gun Watch – Week of 6/1/20 https://t.co/NOehkd4TfM[…]

@2Aupdates: The following 2nd Amendment #SCOTUS cases have been distributed for the 6/4 conference: Mance v Barr Pena v Horan Rogers v Grewal Gould v Lipson Ciolek v New Jersey Cheeseman v Polillo Worman v Healey Malpasso v Pallozzi Culp v Raoul Wilson v Cook County — […]

@IJ: Government officials are not above the law. If citizens must follow the law, then government must follow the Constitution. The U.S. Supreme Court has an incredible opportunity to ensure #PoliceAccountability nationwide. Will they take it? https://t.co/INEl6FbOkL[…]

@FRCdc: "It was disappointing to see the Chief late Friday join his liberal colleagues to uphold California’s discrimination against places of worship." @WSJopinion #religiousfreedom #SCOTUS https://t.co/M0X3ke3VFL[…]

Justices make persecution exception to deportation rule https://t.co/q9lo4LK4ll (WORLD) — […]

@FreeBeacon: The Supreme Court declined to take up a First Amendment challenge to mandatory bar dues. https://t.co/NeNJIRF168[…]

@PacificJustice: "[The restriction] discriminates against places of worship and in favor of comparable secular businesses. Such discrimination violates the First Amendment." - Justice Brett Kavanaugh in his dissent, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch https://t.co/NnHYLxW19y[…]

@SCOTUSblog: #SCOTUSlinkoftheday: Per @ZoeTillman, the 10 qualified immunity cases #SCOTUS is deciding whether to review don't "involve police encounters with demonstrators, but the same qualified immunity principles apply when protesters take law enforcement to court" https://t.co/01e2Th5kML[…]

@opensrcdefense: Yup, Peña v. Horan, a case to strike down the handgun roster, has a cert petition pending at SCOTUS right now. Along with nine other 2A cases, the justices have been reviewing it for the past several weeks, and we could hear as soon as Monday if they decide to hear it. https://t.co/LCYwLGGwno[…]

@FDRLST: In denying the special importance of religious freedom in American life, the recent Supreme Court decision has only facilitated the ongoing removal of religion from the public square. https://t.co/BOTCBMHkSn[…]

@IJ: #QualifiedImmunity must be abolished. https://t.co/INEl6EUdtd[…]

@conserv_tribune: Church services should be an exception to any sort of ban on gatherings. #BillofRights #BrettKavanaugh #Constitution #Court #FirstAmendment #JohnRoberts #religion #religiousfreedom https://t.co/AgWdeaMotw[…]

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