The court also ruled Thursday that House Democrats cannot get Trump's financial records for now, sending the case back to the lower courts.
The court ruled 7–2 that courts should defer to religious schools to decide which employees qualify as faith leaders who aren’t covered by certain anti-discrimination laws.
The decision watered down the Affordable Care Act's "contraceptive mandate," allowing employers and universities to opt out of providing health insurance coverage for contraception for religious or moral reasons.
The Supreme Court Struck Down An Anti-Abortion Law In Louisiana In Its First Major Abortion Case Under Trump
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right to abortion Monday, rejecting a state’s attempts to limit access to the procedure for the second time in four years.
"The rush of relief I felt in that moment is indescribable and all I could do was cry to my parents. We didn’t expect this decision at all."
The court's decision does leave open the possibility that the Trump administration could rescind DACA — just that the process by which it did so in this case was unlawful.
The Supreme Court's LGBTQ Decision Will Have Huge Impacts For Those In States With No Prior Protections
It was estimated last year that half of all LGBTQ Americans lived in states where they had no legal protections from workplace discrimination. Not any more.
A majority of justices ruled that an employer violates federal law when they fire someone for being LGBTQ.
Court justices, with Thomas dissenting, announced they would not hear a group of cases challenging qualified immunity, a legal doctrine that shields cops.
The Supreme Court Refused To Hear The Trump Administration's Challenge To California's Sanctuary Law
The Trump administration had asked the Supreme Court to review a lower court's opinion upholding the law, which limited local police cooperation with federal immigration agents.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
A federal appeals court ruled that a panel of judges was wrong to take up a Trump appeal and dismiss the case. Trump plans to appeal to the Supreme Court.
Nixon And Clinton Lost When They Went To The Supreme Court To Shield Their Records. Trump Is Hoping For A Different Result.
The US Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday about whether Congress and state prosecutors have the power to demand Trump’s tax returns and other financial records.
Giving new meaning to the Supreme Court "vacating" a ruling.
The Supreme Court Heard Arguments Over Whether Trump Can Let Employers Deny Birth Control Coverage For Moral Reasons
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was hospitalized with a gallstone infection, participated in the remote arguments from her hospital bed.
It’s Been A Decade Since The Supreme Court Ruled On Gun Rights. Kavanaugh And Other Conservative Justices Say It’s Time.
The US Supreme Court on Monday decided not to hear a challenge to a New York City gun law, but four of the court’s conservative justices want the court to take up the Second Amendment again.
Republicans Tried To Defund A Major Obamacare Program. Now The Supreme Court Says The Government Has To Pay Billions To Insurers.
Some health insurers went bankrupt and many fled Obamacare markets after Congress refused to make risk payments. Now, years after the damage has been done, the government will make the payments anyway.
Immigrants Are Scared Of Getting Coronavirus Treatment Because Of Trump's Crackdown, Doctors And Lawyers Say
The detailed accounts come in a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s sweeping policy that allows the government to deny permanent residency to immigrants who officials believe are likely to use public benefits.
The Supreme Court Is Delaying Arguments Again — Why Don’t They Just Do A Videoconference Like The Rest Of Us?
One group is launching an ad campaign urging the justices to hold arguments over releasing President Donald Trump’s financial records via teleconference.
The high court voted to allow the “Remain in Mexico” policy — which forces asylum-seekers to wait on the other side of the border while their US cases are reviewed — as a legal challenge continues.
The National Right To Abortion Is Facing An Intense Threat. This Group Has Been Preparing For This Fight For Decades.
The Center for Reproductive Rights will argue in the first major Supreme Court case over abortion in the Trump era, which could gut Roe v. Wade.
The Justice Department banned bump stocks after they were used in the 2017 killing of 58 people in Las Vegas.
The Supreme Court Will Consider Whether Adoption Agencies That Get Tax Money Can Turn Away Same-Sex Couples
A Catholic child welfare organization in Philadelphia wants to turn away same-sex parents while relying on public funding.
I know from personal experience that it’s already very hard to get an abortion in Louisiana. The Supreme Court could make things even worse.
The Supreme Court Is Allowing The Trump Administration To Deny Green Cards To Immigrants Who Might Use Public Benefits
The government will now be able to deny permanent residency to immigrants who officials believe are likely to use public benefits, such as food stamps and Medicaid.
The Supreme Court Won’t Hear The Case Of Michelle Carter, Who Encouraged Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself Over Text Messages
Carter's lawyers argued her conviction was “unprecedented” and violated her First Amendment right to free speech and her Fifth Amendment right to due process.
The members, including two Democrats, wrote in a brief that the national right to abortion is unworkable ahead of a major abortion rights case.
This year, the battle over abortion rights reached a fever pitch. That’s what this entire decade was building toward.
After Trump lost in lower courts, the Supreme Court is stepping in to hear his appeal in three major cases.
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