Wednesday, September 23, 2020

All posts tagged "U.S. Supreme Court"

  • Obama Chides Senators to ‘Do Their Job,’ Vote on Court Pick

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence for the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. A key Republican...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Flags in Puerto Rico Fly at Half Mast in Honor of Justice Scalia

    SAN JUAN – Interim Chief Justice of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court Hon. Anabelle Rodríguez has ordered all Puerto Rico and the U.S. flags at judicial branch buildings and dependencies to fly at half mast in memory...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Justice Scalia’s Passing to Affect Supreme Court Decisions on Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN – The passing of Justice Antonin Scalia affects the cases now before the Court, including two very important cases involving Puerto Rico. Votes that Scalia cast in cases that have not been publicly decided are...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • PDP Questioned on Political Status Stance

    SAN JUAN – The independence and statehood movements are both criticizing, separately, the Popular Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly not prioritizing the issue of future political relations between Puerto Rico and the United States. The PDP, through...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Governor Decrees Official Mourning Period for Justice Scalia

    SAN JUAN – Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has declared a period of bereavement after the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. “By order of the President of the United States, Gov. Alejandro J. García Padilla decrees...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Justice Antonin Scalia Said to Have Died of ‘Natural Causes’

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes and no autopsy was necessary, a judge has told The Associated Press. Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara told The Associated Press on Sunday she consulted...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Who Obama Might Nominate to Replace Scalia on Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – Republicans are near-unanimous in demanding that President Barack Obama leave it to his successor to nominate a candidate to fill the Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. But the president insists he...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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  • Scalia’s Body at Texas Funeral Home after 3-Hour Procession

    WASHINGTON – Antonin Scalia’s body lay in a Texas funeral home Sunday and officials waited word about whether they would need to perform an autopsy before the late Supreme Court justice could return home to Virginia. In...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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  • Obama to Nominate Scalia Successor ‘in Due Time’

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans....

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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  • In Victory or Dissent, Scalia Was a Man of Strong Opinions

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not. He was a big personality who rather enjoyed the spotlight, and he did not often shy from controversy. Scalia deeply influenced...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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