Tag Archives: SCOTUS decisions

Facts versus fake news: more (Koch Bros) political campaign attack ads

Dear Virginia voters, ‚óŹ VA-Gov: The Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity just launched its first TV ad attacking Democrat Ralph Northam and says it plans to spend $1 million to $2 million over a three-week period to air it. The … Continue reading

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How many more rotten decisions will SCOTUS produce?

In light of the continuing series I’ve borrowed from Casey Sullivan and FindLaw.com (and added to and commented upon) — the 13 worst Supreme Court decisions — I saw these two items in SCOTUSblog. They’ll give you an idea about … Continue reading

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Plessy v. Ferguson (separate but equal) & Shelby v Holder (voting rights)

Number 4 of Casey Sullivan’s 13 worst Supreme Court decisions: 4. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): The Court’s famous “separate but equal” ruling upheld state segregation laws. In doing so, the Court made sure that the gains of the post-Civil War … Continue reading

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