REPORT: Justice becomes first to break new two-minute rule as Supreme Court hears immigration case
As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by TheHill.com:
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke a new rule for justices Wednesday as the court heard arguments in an immigration and employment case.
Jumping in to ask a question, Sotomayor broke the “two minute rule” that allows attorneys before the court to begin arguments for two minutes without being interrupted by a justice. The new rule was implemented as the new Supreme Court term began last week, CNN reported.
The article goes on to state the following:
Chief Justice John Roberts stepped in and said the lawyer speaking could address Sotomayor’s question later, according to CNN.
In early October, Bloomberg explained the new rule as follows:
The U.S. Supreme Court will give lawyers a little more breathing room to get their arguments out, at least at first, at least in theory, according to an announcement from the high court ahead of the new term’s start on Oct. 7.
The justices “generally will not question” lawyers during the first two minutes of their arguments, according to new guidance from the court.
Though seemingly benign, the shift announced Oct. 3 in the Guide for Counsel arguing before the court is notable because, at times in recent years, it has been difficult for advocates to get a word in edgewise as they’re bombarded with questions from the justices.
Justice Sotomayor is the first to violate new #SCOTUS rule giving advocates 2 minutes of uninterrupted time, interrupting the respondent in the immigration preemption case Kansas v. Garcia. https://t.co/rqjxScvHZQ
— Kimberly Robinson (@KimberlyRobinsn) October 16, 2019
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) October 17, 2019
To get more information about this article, please visit TheHill.com. To weigh in, leave a comment below.
DML News App offered you the above aggregated article preview as part of our ongoing effort to educate and inform people around the world about news, events, and politics. We encourage you to obtain additional information by visiting TheHill.com
Trending on DML News App
- REPORT: Details emerge of connection between Schiff aide and alleged whistleblower
- VIDEO: Jordan calls out Schiff during heated exchange while grilling Vindman
- VIDEO: Prince Andrew’s ex speaks out on Epstein
- REPORT: Pence’s office responds to Sondland’s testimony claiming he raised concerns about investigations
- VIDEO: Witness makes admission about Ukranian phone call, Schiff jumps in to halt Nunes’s questioning
- POLL: Is Pelosi jeopardizing the integrity of the 2020 elections?
- EXCLUSIVE: Mitch McConnell comments on likelihood of Senate impeaching Trump [VIDEO]
- Morning briefing: Nov 20
- EXCLUSIVE: Homeless crisis takes its toll, prompting question: How much more can we take?
- VIDEO: 2020 Dem Posts ‘Lock Him Up’ Campaign Ad Against Trump, But It’s Missing Something…