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.
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.