Liberal and conservative justices alike took shots at the GOP lawsuit Tuesday. Chief Justice John Roberts said it’s “not our job” to overturn the law.
The lawsuits filed by Trump’s campaign since Election Day have bolstered the president’s false claims that it’s unlawful for states to keep counting ballots after Election Day.
Trump Cannot Just “Go” To The Supreme Court To Fight Election Results. Here’s What Would Need To Happen To End Up There.
It took a month for Bush v. Gore to make its way through lower courts and reach the justices in 2000.
In his first rally of the last weekend of his reelection campaign, Trump insisted there would be “bedlam” if a winner is not decided on election night.
The Supreme Court Rejected Trump’s Efforts To Force North Carolina To Toss Out Ballots That Arrive After Election Day
The court’s newest member, Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was sworn in this week, did not participate in the decision.
His Victory Was Major For Progressives. Now He Wants To Keep It Going By Expanding The Supreme Court.
Progressive candidate Mondaire Jones wants Democrats to add four new justices to the Supreme Court. “This is a constitutional crisis that has existed for years now.”
The Supreme Court’s Conservative Justices Warned Of “Serious Post-Election Problems” In Pennsylvania
The court denied a request by state Republicans to rush a decision in the latest challenge to the state’s Nov. 6 deadline to accept absentee ballots.
The Supreme Court Gave Republicans A Win In Wisconsin, Ruling That Ballots That Arrive After Election Day Won’t Count
The court voted 5–3 to leave in place Wisconsin’s Election Day deadline for absentee ballots to come in. Democrats argued that would disenfranchise potentially tens of thousands of voters.
Barrett deepens the court’s conservative wing to 6–3. She was sworn in Monday night at the White House.
The Supreme Court Will Let Alabama Ban Drive-Up Voting For People With Disabilities During The Pandemic
Justice Sonia Sotomayor accused her conservative colleagues of getting in the way of local election officials “ready and willing to help vulnerable voters.”
Republicans Moved Amy Coney Barrett One Step Closer To The Supreme Court After Democrats Boycotted The Vote
Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve Barrett’s nomination. The final vote on her confirmation is expected Monday.
The Supreme Court Will Let Pennsylvania Count Ballots Received After Election Day, Rejecting A Republican Challenge
Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. joined with the court's more liberal wing in rejecting a challenge by Republicans to a longer absentee voting timeline.
White Christian mothers have historically succeeded in carrying out the work of white supremacist patriarchy by dressing it in a prettier, more feminine package.
Anticipating attacks on Barrett’s Catholic faith from Democrats that didn’t surface, Republicans made it part of her confirmation hearings.
The senator is famous for her intense questioning of Trump allies. But as Democrats’ vice presidential nominee, she tried something different.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor was the only member of the court who wrote a dissent, saying the "harms associated with an inaccurate census are avoidable and intolerable."
Judge Amy Coney Barrett Won’t Say How She’d Rule On Abortion, Healthcare, Marriage Equality, Or The Election
Barrett cited judicial ethics rules and told senators it wouldn’t be appropriate for her to signal in advance how she might rule on a certain issue.
Democrats focused on the fate of the Affordable Care Act while both parties relitigated fights over Merrick Garland and Brett Kavanaugh.
More than a dozen cases are just one step away from the Supreme Court. They could allow the court to overrule Roe — or to restrict abortion for hundreds of thousands of people.
“This court leaves voters to their own devices. Good luck and G-d bless, Wisconsin. You are going to need it,” one judge wrote Thursday.
The justices reinstated South Carolina’s requirement that absentee voters have a witness sign their ballot. Sen. Lindsey Graham is in a close reelection race there.
A Senator Wrote An Impassioned Letter To Her Colleagues About Her IVF Treatment And Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee
The letter is in response to reports that Judge Amy Coney Barrett publicly supported an organization that believes in vitro fertilization should be criminalized.
What Happens If A Presidential Candidate Dies Near The Election? The Supreme Court Predicted “Turmoil” And Had No Answers.
In a July decision, the justices didn’t resolve what would happen if a nominee died or became incapacitated before the Electoral College votes.
The Trump Administration Is Giving Up Its Fight To Prevent Undocumented Teens From Getting Abortions
The administration issued a new policy explicitly preventing ORR staff from blocking minors in its care from obtaining abortions or disclosing their pregnancies.
The justice was an icon across generations.
Republicans Are Moving Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination Faster Than Any Supreme Court Nominee Since 1975
Republicans have scheduled a hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett for Oct. 12, just over two weeks after Trump announced her nomination.
Here’s How Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s Newest Supreme Court Nominee, Has Ruled On Abortion, Immigration, And Policing
Barrett has consistently sided with her fellow Republican appointees on the bench.
Barrett’s opposition to abortion is expected to play a major role in the fight over her nomination.
Republicans are now almost guaranteed enough votes to replace the late justice before Nov. 3.
During her 27 years on the high court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passionate opinions and blistering dissents pushed forward the cause of equality.