Supreme Court

Not all landmark Supreme Court decisions are admirable. Some are frankly infamous, including Plessy v. Ferguson. In 1896, in Plessy, the Court constitutionalized racial segregation in the South. The Court’s opinion plundered Black Americans’ newly confirmed rights “guaranteed” by the 13th and 14th...
CHEYENNE (WNE) —Disciplinary proceedings involving the Laramie County district attorney have been set for oral arguments in August in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court.  The Wyoming State Bar’s Office of Bar Counsel last year brought charges alleging that DA Leigh Anne Manlove had mishandled the...
Supreme Court ruling not a clear win for Wyoming coal   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Market forces along with state and regional climate policies will likely continue to pressure utilities to shift from planet-warming coal-fired power to wind and solar resources in Wyoming, despite the...
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....

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