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Former Attorney General John Ashcroft cannot be sued over his role in the post-September 11 arrest by federal agents at Dulles International Airport of an American Muslim who was listed as a terrorism witness but was never charged with a crime, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
The Obama administration's most contentious judicial nomination yet faces a key test vote in the Senate on Thursday, with Republicans poised to block the nomination of Goodwin Liu on grounds he is a liberal activist who would play fast and loose with the Constitution from the bench.
Racial discrimination is against the law. But that hasn't stopped Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s Justice Department from bullying cities like Dayton, Ohio, and New York to implement racially discriminatory hiring practices for police officers and firefighters.
During their five-plus years on the bench, the Supreme Court nominees of President George W. Bush have begun making their marks in cases involving gun rights, freedom of speech and campaign finance.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by female Wal-Mart employees that could determine the fate of what has been described as the largest class-action sex-discrimination claim in U.S. history — one that seeks billions of dollars in back pay from the giant retailer.
The Supreme Court, which in recent years has looked unfavorably upon attempts to limit spending in elections, fired off a string of skeptical questions during arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Arizona's campaign-finance law.
He cuts the hair of ambassadors from warring countries and congressmen from opposing parties, but Diego D'Ambrosio says he doesn't take sides.