The Supreme Court Will Review Trump’s Decision To End DACA
Trump announced in 2017 he’d wind down the program, which has provided temporary protection against deportation for more than 700,000 young, undocumented immigrants.
The Supreme Court Ruled The Trump Administration Cannot Put A Citizenship Question On The 2020 Census — For Now
Immigrant and civil rights groups warned that a citizenship question would scare off immigrant communities from participating in the decennial count.
The Supreme Court Said Federal Courts Can’t Decide Partisan Gerrymandering Cases
Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for the 5–4 majority, and argued that while “excessive partisanship” in drawing voter maps can lead “to results that reasonably seem unjust,” it’s not up to the courts to fix it.
Inside The Massive, Coordinated Push To Make Sure A Census Citizenship Question Does Not “Distort Democracy”
“I’ve never seen the amount of support, investment, the breadth and depth of partnerships that I’m seeing for 2020,” one census outreach organizer said.
Trump’s Judicial Nominees Are Finally Saying Brown V. Board Of Education Was Right After At Least One Republican Senator Complained
Staff for Republican Sen. Tim Scott complained to Senate leadership about judicial nominees' refusal to say Brown v. Board of Education was rightly decided, BuzzFeed News has learned.
A Republican Consultant Died. His Progressive Daughter Then Found Documents That Might Affect The Census Citizenship Question.
With the Supreme Court set to rule on whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the census, newly discovered documents suggest the plan was designed to help Republicans.
Scientists Showed How More Guns Led To More Violent Crime
A Supreme Court case may soon create a constitutional right to freely carry a gun everywhere, but that would be a dangerous mistake to make, suggests a new study of violent crimes.
Justice Clarence Thomas Had Some Things To Say About Abortion And Eugenics
The US Supreme Court didn't rule on Indiana's prohibition on abortions due to race, sex, or disability — the law is still on hold now — but Thomas made clear he'd support it.
Almost All The 2020 Presidential Candidates Say They Want To Make Roe V. Wade Law
The proposal isn’t new, but before last week it lived in relative obscurity. Now, nearly every Democrat running for president has it at the top of their platform.
All Of These New Anti-Abortion Laws Are Part Of A National Effort To Overturn Roe V. Wade
Anti-abortion activists have been pushing these restrictive state laws for years in a concerted, national effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Cory Booker Vows To Make Roe V. Wade The Law Of The Land As President
The 2020 hopeful told BuzzFeed News that recent abortion restrictions are “a threat to women's freedoms and women's rights all over our country,” not just in the states that have passed them.
The ACLU Is Suing Over Ohio’s Six-Week Abortion Ban
Courts have struck down similar laws in Iowa, Kentucky, and North Dakota, and legal challenges are pending or expected in several states. No such ban has taken effect so far.
Supreme Court Says Consumers Can Sue Apple For Allegedly Monopolizing The App Store
“Apple’s line-drawing does not make a lot of sense, other than as a way to gerrymander Apple out of this and similar lawsuits,” Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote.
Opinion: Here's How To Take Back The Supreme Court
The progressive blitz on the Supreme Court is working, and a path to reform is now clear.
The Supreme Court Will Decide If The Trump Administration Can Ask If You’re A Citizen On The 2020 Census
The Trump administration argues the question will help enforce voting rights. The challengers argue the Census Bureau’s own experts concluded the question would hurt the accuracy of the count.
TikTok Just Got Banned In India Over Fears It Is Exposing Children To Porn And Sexual Predators
More than 120 million of the app’s 500 million users are from India.
Progressive Groups Ask Congress To Investigate Brett Kavanaugh
More than two dozen groups signed a letter to the House of Representatives urging an investigation into what they characterized as Justice Brett Kavanaugh's "sham confirmation process."
The US Supreme Court Is Letting The Trump Administration's Bump Stock Ban Take Effect
A majority of justices on the Supreme Court denied a request to delay the ban while the challengers continue to appeal it.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Has A Chance To Push Back On Gerrymandering Today
In the past, Chief Justice John Roberts has ruled the First Amendment forbids the government from favoring some voters over others. Will he stick to his word?
The Supreme Court Has Limited How Much Private Property States Can Seize
The Eighth Amendment bars the federal government from imposing excessive fines. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court held that the limit also applies to states and cities.
This Nonbinary NASA Intern Is Speaking Out Against The Trans Military Ban
"It has nothing to do with our gender or identity — we are the best for the job."
Trump’s DC Circuit Nominee — And Reported Supreme Court Contender — Wrote Inflammatory Op-Eds In College
Neomi Rao is nominated for Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s former seat on the DC Circuit.
The Supreme Court Will, Again, Consider If Redistricting Decisions Can Be So Partisan That They’re Illegal
Even if “partisan gerrymandering” can be addressed by courts, the Supreme Court would also need to decide how courts determine how much partisanship is too much — something the justices have been unwilling to address in the past.
A Court Just Ruled Trump's Transgender Military Ban Should Take Effect, But It Won’t Change Anything Yet
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit contends it's not a ban because transgender people can serve as their birth sex — that is, they can pretend they're not transgender.
Challengers To Trump's Transgender Military Ban Push Back At The Supreme Court
Trump's efforts to ban transgender military service have been blocked by lower courts. Challengers asked the Supreme Court on Friday to keep it that way.
Trump’s New Judges Are Everything Conservatives Hoped For And Liberals Feared
Judges confirmed to federal appeals courts in the past two years are already staking out strong positions on guns, abortion, political speech, and agency power.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Been Treated For Lung Cancer
"Post-surgery, there was no evidence of any remaining disease," according to a statement from the court.
All 83 Of The Ethics Complaints Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh Were Dismissed Because He's On The Supreme Court Now
A panel of judges concluded that Kavanaugh is no longer covered by the judiciary's disciplinary system now that he's a Supreme Court justice.
Several Senior Republicans Just Told The Supreme Court That Trump's Asylum Ban Is Illegal
"[T]he government is simply wrong."
The Trump Administration Just Asked The Supreme Court To Let It Enforce Its New Asylum Ban
The Justice Department heads back to the justices.