Covering the U.S. Supreme Court and related issues for Reuters; Silver Spring, Md. resident; Herefordshire-born
Supreme Court announces action on pending appeals at 9:30. No rulings expected this week
Amazing that senior UK Conservatives are circling the wagons to protect an unelected adviser. 20/30 years ago he would have been gone in an instant
The court has already pushed over certain cases, including those on guns and qualified immunity, to its next conference this Thursday, so no action expected on them
BREAKING: Supreme Court allows Trump to use $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds to build part of border wall
Why is the COVID-19 death rate so low in Germany? "early and widespread testing and treatment, plenty of intensive care beds and a trusted government whose social distancing guidelines are widely observed."
SPECIAL REPORT: Enabled by the Supreme Court, cops are increasingly evading accountability in excessive force cases thanks to the legal defense known as QUALIFIED IMMUNITY. Part one of our data-driven @Reuters investigation: