Trump made the courts a major voting issue for Republicans in 2016. Liberal legal advocacy groups and court watchdogs are divided on how to make that happen for Democrats in 2020.
Hundreds of thousands of Central Americans and others were expected to be affected by the restrictions.
The judge also ruled Missouri could enforce a ban on abortions solely based on gender, race, or Down syndrome diagnosis for now, but said he expected that ban to be struck down eventually.
"The tumor was treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the body," a spokesperson for the court said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
More than 120 million of the app’s 500 million users are from India.
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."
A majority of justices on the Supreme Court denied a request to delay the ban while the challengers continue to appeal it.
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 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.
"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.
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.
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.