Attorneys for President Donald Trump told a Georgia legislative panel Thursday they plan to file a lawsuit to throw out the state's certified election results and have the General Assembly select the state's presidential electors.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday sided with two California church groups that are challenging Gov. Gavin Newsom's ban on indoor religious services during the latest COVID-19 surge.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has named a Boulder County district court judge to the state's supreme court.
There seems to be a real disconnect between the claims of widespread fraud, a stolen election and illegal voting made by President Donald Trump and his allies and the actual claims formally made by his lawyers in court.
The Trump campaign has filed two lawsuits in federal court over ballot counting and voting deadlines in Pennsylvania, threatening to take the election to the Supreme Court. But this race is not likely to be decided by the Supreme Court.
November 2, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States will begin its November sitting. All arguments during its November and December sittings will be conducted via teleconference with live audio. The court made the decision to hold proceedings this way in accordance with public health guidance in response to COVID-19.
In the first week of November, the court will hear arguments in five cases. Each case will be allotted one hour for oral argument:
(The Center Square) - Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice at a White House ceremony Monday night after the Senate voted to confirm her nomination.
Justice Clarence Thomas, currently the court's longest serving justice, administered the oath of office during the ceremony on South Lawn after President Donald Trump gave remarks.
"Tonight Justice Barrett becomes not only the fifth woman to serve on our nation's highest court, but the very first mother of school-aged children to become a Supreme Court justice," Trump said.
On the first day of hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris framed the nomination as part of a plan to subvert democratic values.
Originalism has featured prominently in each of the last three Supreme Court confirmation battles. Each time, misconceptions about this theory of constitutional interpretation have swirled.
Former Colorado State Senator and Treasurer argues that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett should be confirmed whether or not President Donald Trump wins re-election.