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High court sides with industry   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The Supreme Court limited how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can regulate greenhouse gas emissions — but preserved its authority to do so — in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that sided with...
T he U.S. Supreme Court’s first major ruling on the meaning of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause was in Everson v. Board of Education, in 1947, when it upheld a state law that provided busing of students to parochial schools. The Court’s entry into this constitutional maze foreshadowed the...
CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law a bill that attempts to close dark money loopholes through additional campaign finance reporting fees. Dark money is defined in its anonymity, meaning organizations do not disclose their donors and concentrate on spending funds to influence voters....
CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law a bill that attempts to close dark money loopholes through additional campaign finance reporting fees. Dark money is defined in its anonymity, meaning organizations do not disclose their donors and concentrate on spending funds to influence voters....
CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law new legislation that would ban abortions in Wyoming five days after the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.  The announcement from the governor’s office came Tuesday afternoon. Shortly afterward, the ACLU emailed to reiterate its opposition to the...
CHEYENNE — In a formal report filed Friday, a panel charged with recommending disciplinary action against Laramie County District Attorney Leigh Anne Manlove reiterated its support for her disbarment.  The 61-page document describes what it called a “broad range ... of misconduct” by Manlove. It...
CASPER — The Wyoming Legislature passed on Thursday an abortion ban trigger bill, joining 12 other statehouses across the country that have put in place similar legislation. The measure still requires the signature of Gov. Mark Gordon. House Bill 92 easily cleared the Senate with a 24 to 5 vote....
In 1958, in Cooper v. Aaron, the Supreme Court, ensnared in the white-hot cauldron of southern resistance to federal authority, the Supremacy Clause and the abolition of segregation, delivered a massively important decision for the future of American Constitutionalism and the rule of law. In a case...
Skeptics of the federal judiciary’s authority to declare laws unconstitutional have expressed doubts and concerns ever since the Supreme Court, in Marbury v. Madison (1803), first exercised the awesome power of judicial review when it declared unconstitutional a section of the Judiciary Act of 1789...
Barrasso, Lummis join anti-mandate brief   CODY (WNE) — U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., joined Senator Mike Braun (R-Ind.), 44 other Senators, and 136 Representatives in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States.  The amicus brief was filed to an...

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