Posted on · The Supreme Court has left the case in the hands of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has scheduled oral arguments in the case for May 17.
Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency does not have the authority to mandate carbon emissions from existing power plants.
Posted on · The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion.
Posted on · At issue was a federal law that has been on the books for 20 years that barred federal candidates from raising more than $250,000 to repay loans made to their campaigns.
Posted on · If confirmed, she would be the first Black woman to serve on the nation's highest court, and she would be one of four women on the court, the largest number ever to serve at one time.
Posted on · The outcome of the case could also hamstring the authority of all agencies, from the EPA to the Securities and Exchange Commission to Federal Reserve Board.
Posted on · Judge Jackson, 51, served for eight years as a federal trial court judge, and last June was confirmed for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Posted on · Behind the scenes, Breyer pushed and prodded his fellow justices for consensus. His decision gives President Biden his first opportunity to name a new justice to the court.
Posted on · At issue is whether to reverse the court's nearly half-century-old decision, Roe v. Wade, and subsequent decisions declaring that women have a constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy.
Posted on · The subject has, at times, divided the court's conservative majority and it has also at times embarrassed the court, as minority religious advisers have sometimes been excluded from the chamber.
Posted on · In more than three hours of arguments, the court heard challenges from the U.S. Justice Department and abortion providers over the controversial law that has the effect of banning most abortions.
Posted on · At issue is whether a state can nullify a constitutional right by delegating enforcement not to state officials, but to private citizens who are authorized to sue abortion providers and others.
Posted on · The court will consider the legality of the law on Nov. 1. The highly unusual court action is an indication of deep internal splits within the court.
Posted on · The Texas law bans all abortions in the state after six weeks of pregnancy. That is well before many women even know they are pregnant, and is at odds with the Supreme Court's precedents.
Posted on · The justices, in a 6-3 opinion, narrowed the only major section of the landmark Voting Rights Act that remains in effect.