Supreme Court of the United States

Tom Puckett
August 23, 2019 - 4:47 pm
UPDATE: Looks like Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's trip to UB is still on for tomorrow, The 85-year old Justice recently completed trreatment for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas.Ginsburg will be presented with a SUNY honorary degree at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts at...
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June 28, 2018 - 6:08 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement is setting off a momentous confirmation battle for President Donald Trump's next Supreme Court nominee that is certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisan tensions and shape the outcome of the midterm elections. All sides quickly...
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June 28, 2017 - 5:49 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following Monday's ruling in New York State Supreme Court in Buffalo, additional filing papers in the noted Cellino and Barnes dissolution case have been released. Ross Cellino filed petition in May to dissolve the partnership and reiterated his wish to reporters outside the...
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Tom Puckett
June 05, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) President Trump late last week asked the Supreme Court to hear his case to allow a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations. A local attorney thinks Trump has a 50-50 chance at having it heard and getting the ban reinstated. The legal fight pits Trump's significant...
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Vote on Next Justice this Wek
Allan Harris
April 02, 2017 - 7:36 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republicans are determined to confirm Judge Neil...
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Tom Puckett
March 20, 2017 - 3:34 pm
Washington, DC (AP) Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is promising to be independent if confirmed to the high court. In his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, President Donald Trump's nominee said it is for Congress to make laws, for the executive to enforce them, "and...
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WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) -- Thirteen months after Antonin Scalia's death created a vacancy on the Supreme Court, hearings are getting underway on President Donald Trump's nominee to replace him. Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, is a respected, highly credentialed and conservative member of the Denver-based 10th...
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