Supreme Court Grapples with Bogus Lawsuits and Rogue Judges in Attack on Medication Abortion Access

WASHINGTON (AP) — On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case aimed at severely restricting access to medication abortion throughout the country. The case was strategically filed before a Trump-appointed judge and was intended to be fast-tracked to the far-right U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. While the procedural tactics used by the plaintiffs were not directly at issue, some justices expressed skepticism towards the alliance between ambitious conservative litigants and Trump-appointed judges who exceed their constitutional authority. According to legal experts Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern, the Supreme Court’s … Read more

Beware of Bogus Jury Duty Scam Targeting Marin County Residents, Says Sheriff’s Office

San Rafael, California – Residents of Marin County have been hit with a new phone scam targeting those who fail to show up for jury duty. The scammers pretend to be staff members of the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, making fraudulent claims that a warrant has been issued for not appearing in court. The scammers then demand payment for a “fine” or request payment through gift cards and other cashless methods. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office took to Facebook to warn residents about this scam, stating that law enforcement agencies would never make such demands. … Read more