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Democrats Introduce Bill Targeting Supreme Court Justices

Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), have introduced a bill by which Supreme Court justices can be disqualified, or otherwise punished, based on a yet-to-be-crafted and fluid “code of conduct.”

Dubbed the “Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act of 2023,” S. 359 says its intent is “To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for a code of conduct for justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes.”

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SCOTUS blocks SALT cap challenge

The Supreme Court Monday rejected an appeal from several states challenging Congress’s cap on state and local taxes that can be deducted from federal taxable income.

New York led a group including Connecticut, New Jersey, and Maryland in trying to strike down the 2017 limit known as the SALT cap, which limits people to $10,000 of their state and local property and income taxes that can be deducted. The states argued that the cap improperly encroached on states’ taxing ability.

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