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.
The former presidential candidate also told BuzzFeed News that he thinks Biden and his campaign “understand they have work to do” to build Latino support.
In the days since the justice's death, people have placed flowers and candles outside the Supreme Court building.
“Let’s be honest here. There’s a Republican majority in the Senate with a Republican president. The Democrats would do the same thing.”
Under normal circumstances, the justice's death would be a time to consider her legacy. Instead, we’re bracing for the next worst thing.
The Supreme Court has had nine justices for 151 years. Liberals see adding seats as one of their few options to counter a potential 6–3 conservative majority.
"Don't vote to confirm anyone nominated under the circumstances President Trump and Sen. McConnell have created," Biden said in a Sunday appeal to Republicans.
A Second Republican Senator Said She Won’t Support Replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg Before The Election
Lisa Murkowski joins Susan Collins in saying confirmation of a new Supreme Court justice shouldn’t happen before the election.
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.