Nebraska Supreme Court Decision a Victory against Alcoholism for Pine Ridge Reservation

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TweetYumOliver Laughland and Oliver Silverstone of the Guardian reported that in late summer 2017, the Nebraska Supreme Court unanimously ruled to close Whiteclay, Nebraska’s four liquor stores–which had fueled generations of alcoholism on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Alcoholism has been a prominent issue for the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe which inhabits […]

Bagram prisoner case comes before UK’s top court

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TweetYumShareThis Bagram prisoner case comes before UK’s top court –Terror suspects at Parwan are denied access to lawyers. 02 Jul 2012 Britain’s Supreme Court has taken up the case of a 29-year-old detainee held by American officials at an Afghan prison outside Bagram air base. The two-day hearing in the case of Yunus Rahmatullah of […]

Supreme Court upholds GOP concept of individual mandate in Obama ‘health care’ law

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TweetYumShareThis Breaking: Supreme Court upholds GOP concept of individual mandate in Obama ‘health care’ law —The concept of individual mandate – originating with the GOP and implemented by Governor Mitt Romney in Massachusetts and Barack Obama nationally – has been upheld by the Supreme Court. The vote was 5-4. 28 Jun 2012 Supreme Court upholds […]

Supreme Court doubles down on ‘Citizens United’

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TweetYumShareThis Supreme Court doubles down on ‘Citizens United’ 25 Jun 2012 The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision Monday to strike down a Montana law that limits corporate spending on elections made clear that the outrage generated by the 2010 “Citizens United” decision has done nothing to change the minds of the justices. Today’s decision boils down […]

Supreme Court strengthens Citizens United decision with Montana ruling

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TweetYumShareThis Supreme Court strengthens Citizens United decision with Montana ruling 25 Jun 2012 The Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed the right of corporations to make independent political expenditures, summarily overturning a 100-year-old Montana state law that barred corporations from such political activity. The justices ruled in an unsigned opinion that Montana’s law was in conflict […]