Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

By Quentin Choy June 1, 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court on June 1 unanimously reaffirmed the authority of native tribes on reservations in the Supreme Court case United States v. Cooley (2021). The case revolved around the legitimacy and authority of tribal police powers in the stop and search of Joshua James Cooley, a non-native…

Aging Dems Being Put to Pasture?

Aging Dems Being Put to Pasture?

By Quentin Choy March 20, 2021 The ages of prominent Democrats in all three branches of government are being examined. President Joe Biden, Senator Dianne Feinstein, and Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer are being considered too old by several in the party for their current positions.  Senator Feinstein (D-CA), is the oldest serving U.S. Senator…

Garland Returns: Five Years Later

Garland Returns: Five Years Later

By Quentin Choy March 10, 2021 Merrick Garland was confirmed by the United States Senate to be the Attorney General, leading the Department of Justice during the Biden Presidency. The Senate voted 70-30, confirming the former judge to the highest legal position in the country.  Garland is notable since he was appointed by former President…

Arkansas Abortion Bill Aims to Prod the Supreme Court into Action

Arkansas Abortion Bill Aims to Prod the Supreme Court into Action

By Quentin Choy March 9, 2021 Asa Hutchinson, the Republican governor of Arkansas signed into law a bill which would ban virtually all abortions within the Natural State. Supported by the Arkansas State Legislature as well as by Arkansasans, Governor Hutchinson approved the bill becoming law, knowing the ripple effect it would have on national…

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