Collins said Saturday that whoever wins the presidential election should choose the nominee to replace Ginsburg, “in fairness to the American people.”
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Obamacare is unconstitutional in November when three Trump appointees could hold the balance of power.
The justices have already ruled on emergency requests this year related to how states handle voting during the pandemic.
During her 27 years on the high court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's passionate opinions and blistering dissents pushed forward the cause of equality.
Will Republicans Vote On A Supreme Court Nominee Before The Election? Don’t Forget The Intense Senate Campaigns In 2020.
Republicans can lose four votes in the Senate and confirm a justice. Three in tight reelection campaigns have said there should be a vote. Two key senators are silent so far.
Joe Biden Said There's "No Doubt" The Next President Should Nominate Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Replacement
“In the coming days, we should focus on the loss of the justice and her enduring legacy,” Biden said soon after news broke of the Supreme Court justice's death.
Wife, mother, justice for the highest court in the land, and a self-proclaimed "flaming feminist litigator," Ginsburg served on the Supreme Court for more than 25 years before dying Sept. 18, 2020, at the age of 87.
Ginsburg spent nearly 40 years on the bench, first as a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and then on the Supreme Court.
Trump’s New List Of Supreme Court Nominees Includes A Judge Who Served In His White House And Three Republican Senators
Trump is hoping to repeat his 2016 strategy of using the courts to motivate his base and win over skeptics. Democrats are still figuring out how to make courts a priority for liberal voters.
Fights over whether police should get immunity against lawsuits show what a rightward shift of the federal courts under Trump looks like in practice.
The court ruling is one of the first to apply the US Supreme Court's expansion of employment protections for LGBTQ individuals to other areas.
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.