Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma is a Native-American Reservation
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Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma is a Native-American Reservation

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., May 8, 2020 (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that nearly half the state of Oklahoma remains an Indian reservation as far as the state’s criminal-justice system affects tribe members. The five to four decision by the justices said that most of the eastern half of […]

U.S. Supreme Court rules some Trump financial records can be revealed
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U.S. Supreme Court rules some Trump financial records can be revealed

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain President Donald Trump’s financial records but prevented — at least for now — the Democratic-led House of Representatives from obtaining similar documents. Both 7-2 rulings were authored by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. One ruling means that the subpoena […]

Supreme Court Rules States May Crack Down on ‘Faithless Electors’
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Supreme Court Rules States May Crack Down on ‘Faithless Electors’

A pedestrian holding an umbrella walks past the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., July 6, 2020. (Tom Brenner/Reuters) It looks like we did not get the boffo day some Supreme Court watchers were expecting. On Monday morning, the Court announced decisions in two matters (involving three cases). The more anticipated one was the so-called Faithless […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Transaction Records Not Protected by Fourth Amendment, US Court Rules
Crypto

Bitcoin (BTC) Transaction Records Not Protected by Fourth Amendment, US Court Rules

A Fifth Circuit panel of judges ruled on Monday that Bitcoin (BTC) transaction data is not protected by the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. The Louisiana court issued the ruling in connection with the case against Richard Gratkowski, who was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison last year after paying for […]