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It’s not ‘light v dark’ if Obama and Trump Supreme Court picks agree 93% of the time – Lee Camp

Lee Camp delves into 50 shades of darkness as he explains why Obama and Trump’s Supreme Court picks vote shockingly similarly and why the Pentagon didn’t actually believe in the triumph of democracy in Syria. President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh was met with strong opposition from the Democrats, even without the controversial story of sex assault allegations ...

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Washington Supreme Court rules death penalty unconstitutional, changes death sentences to life

Washington State’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty is unlawful under the state constitution and has converted all eight current death sentences to life in prison. The justices said that the death penalty is “invalid” because it is imposed “in an arbitrary and racially biased manner” and “fails to serve any legitimate penological goals.” 🚨🚨🚨HUGE news: Washington Supreme ...

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‘Pretending they’re enslaved’: Kavanaugh protesters outside Supreme Court mocked on Twitter

Protesters continued to take a stand against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this week, but came in fewer numbers and were mocked online. Meanwhile, Democrats are still bitter about Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Newly minted Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh arrived for work on Monday to a familiar sight: protesting women dressed in ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ costumes. The crowd was orders of magnitude ...

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Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh is to become the fifth conservative judge in America’s highest court, after being narrowly confirmed by senators in the aftermath of hearings and FBI investigation of sex assault allegations against him. In a chamber where Republicans hold the narrowest of majorities, all senators voted in accordance with party lines, with the exception of Democrat Joe Manchin of West ...

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Crucial Senate vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination (WATCH LIVE)

The Senate is set to vote on ending the debate over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process. A yes vote brings Kavanaugh one step closer to confirmation, and the months-long political soap opera to an end. The cloture vote essentially wraps up debate and creates a 30-hour window in which to hold a final confirmation vote with opposing Senators ...

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'F*ck Kavanaugh' lipstick and 4 other below-the-belt attacks on embattled Supreme Court nominee

Many might have felt that the Senate hearing was humiliation enough for Brett Kavanaugh, at least until he is actually found guilty of any crime. For others, it was just the beginning. Campaigning cosmetics F*ck Kavanaugh lipstick is definitely empowered female anger, and not tone-lowering opportunism. After all what could be more defiant than the name of a purported sexual ...

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India's Supreme Court lifts ban prohibiting women of menstruating age from entering Hindu temple

India’s Supreme Court has nixed a ban which prohibited women from entering a prominent Hindu temple if they were of menstruating age. The temple’s authorities say they will appeal the ruling. Although the 12th century Sabarimala temple in the southern state of Kerala attracts tens of millions of pilgrims every year, women who are in their menstruating years (which the ...

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Trump orders FBI to reopen background investigation into Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump has given the FBI one week to conduct an investigation of the allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in 1980s. “I’ve ordered the FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh’s file. As the Senate has requested, this update must be limited in scope and completed in less than one ...

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Adultery decriminalized in India as it makes women ‘chattel’ of husbands – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in India has struck down an “unconstitutional” colonial-era law making adultery a criminal offence, saying it makes women “chattel” of their husbands. In the second such landmark ruling this month, India’s Supreme Court decriminalized the 158-year-old adultery offence as it treats the “husband like the master” of a woman, “offending” her dignity. It comes after the same ...

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Supreme Court speaks out against formal approach in trials over extremist internet reposts

The Russian Supreme Court recommends that judges, who preside over trials concerning internet reposts of extremist material, estimate the suspects’ level of threat to society and stop using experts’ assessments in final rulings. The recommendation, approved by the Supreme Court collegium, or full assembly of judges, on Thursday reads that judges, who look into cases that include internet reposts of ...

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