Former OKC officer convicted of rape, other sex crimes files appeal with US Supreme Court
Daniel Holtzclaw, an Oklahoma City police officer convicted of rape and other sex crimes in 2015, has filed an appeal with the Supreme Court of the United States. According to online records, attorney James Hankins filed the petition for writ of certiorari for Holtzclaw on Dec. 30 at the United States Supreme Court. Sign up for our Newsletters Holtzclaw was found guilty in 2015 of 18 charges, including rape and sexual battery involving eight women. He was sentenced to 263 years in prison. In the petition filed with the U.S.
The Trump administration on Monday asked the Supreme Court to allow it to move forward with a rule aimed at cutting back benefits for immigrants Under the Trump policy, an immigrant would be considered a public charge , or dependent, for receiving at least one public benefit such as Medicaid
Immigration experts said the rules would disproportionately affect applicants from Africa and Latin America. The other injunctions against putting the public charge rule into effect came from Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the Federal District Court in Northern California and Judge Rosanna M
The Trump administration on Monday asked the Supreme Court to allow it to move forward with a rule aimed at cutting back benefits for immigrants while litigation plays out in court.
The Justice Department, on behalf of the administration, asked the justices to lift a nationwide halt on President Trump's "public charge" rule that links immigrants' legal status to their use of public benefits.
The move came after a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit last week kept in place a nationwide injunction entered by a federal district judge in New York.
U.S. court blocks Trump from enforcing 'public charge' immigration rule
USA-IMMIGRATION/ (UPDATE 1, PIX):UPDATE 1-U.S. court blocks Trump from enforcing 'public charge' immigration ruleIn a brief order, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan also set an expedited schedule for the White House's appeal of a lower court ruling against the rule, with legal papers to be submitted by Feb. 14 and oral arguments to be held soon afterward.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court upheld President Trump ’s ban on travel from several predominantly Muslim countries, delivering to the president on Tuesday a political victory and an endorsement of his power to control immigration at a time of political upheaval about the treatment of
The rule affects people who receive most forms of Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers. That decision by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals, however, didn't have an immediate practical effect because the policy is still on hold due to nationwide rulings in two separate federal courts .
Two similar injunctions were lifted last month by federal appeals courts in Virginia and California. But the injunction from the New York-based federal court continues to apply across the country.
Under the Trump policy, an immigrant would be considered a public charge, or dependent, for receiving at least one public benefit such as Medicaid or food stamps for more than 12 months within any three-year period.
At issue in the case is whether the Trump administration has the proper authority to expand the definition of who is considered a public charge.
The rule represents a more stringent approach to a long-standing immigration law than those taken by recent administrations and is likely to make it harder for some immigrants to obtain a green card to reside permanently in the U.S.
The policy was quickly challenged in court, leading to several nationwide injunctions before it could take effect.
Supreme Court will again review Obamacare birth control mandate .
Supreme Court will revisit birth control benefit, this time with Trump justices on the bench.It marks the third high court review of the contraception mandate stemming from Obamacare — and the first since Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh joined the court. The provision requires employer-sponsored health plans to provide their enrollees with contraceptive coverage at no extra personal cost.