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Supreme Court To Decide If Bush-Era Officials Can Be Sued For Post-9/11 Civil Rights Violations

In a bipartisan twist, the Obama administration is arguing that they shouldn’t be. 10/11/2016 Lawrence Hurley REUTERS PHOTOGRAPHER / REUTERS WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether to block a lawsuit against former Attorney General John Ashcroft and others by non-U.S. citizens, mainly Muslims, swept […]

Supreme Court blesses prayer at town meetings

msnbc: by Adam Serwer — The “moment of silence” that Greece used to begin its town meetings with until 1999 would seem like the fairest compromise, and the one least offensive to the Constitution’s prohibition on government religious favoritism. With a moment of silence, every believer can pray according to […]