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#US Supreme Court

# us-supreme-court - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Kansas voters protect abortion rights in post-Roe v Wade referendum
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Kansas voters protect abortion rights in post-Roe v Wade referendum

Aug 3rd 2022, 9:51 AM 16,989 Views 15 Comments

The referendum was the first test of US voter sentiment about abortion rights since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June.

# us-supreme-court - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US Justice Department sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban set to take effect this month

Aug 2nd 2022, 9:19 PM 11,101 Views 5 Comments

It is the Biden administration’s first litigation since the US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe V Wade ruling in June.

# us-supreme-court - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

US House passes bill to protect same-sex marriage from Supreme Court
# DC
# DC

US House passes bill to protect same-sex marriage from Supreme Court

Jul 20th 2022, 7:45 AM 15,153 Views 15 Comments

47 Republican lawmakers joined Democrats in voting for the bill.

# us-supreme-court - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Police arrest 17 US politicians at abortion rights protest outside Supreme Court
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Police arrest 17 US politicians at abortion rights protest outside Supreme Court

Jul 19th 2022, 9:42 PM 23,476 Views 22 Comments

Footage from the protest showed Ocasio-Cortez, Omar and others being led away, not in handcuffs, and waving to supporters.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 8 July, 2022

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

Joe Biden says US Supreme Court is 'out of control' before signing order on abortion access

Jul 8th 2022, 7:05 PM 28,075 Views 24 Comments

The US President said the fastest way to restore the Roe V Wade ruling is “to pass a national law” codifying it.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 30 June, 2022

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases
# Climate Failure
# Climate Failure

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases

Jun 30th 2022, 4:18 PM 11,323 Views 38 Comments

The decision sets back Biden’s hopes of using the EPA to bring down emissions to meet global climate goals.

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion

Jun 30th 2022, 4:03 PM 8,940 Views 22 Comments

Biden described the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to abortion as “destabilising”.

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as US Supreme Court justice
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

Jun 30th 2022, 7:15 AM 20,106 Views 15 Comments

Joe Biden’s appointee will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Stephen Breyer, a veteran of 28 years on the bench.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 24 June, 2022

'A step backward for women's rights': America reacts as Roe v. Wade is overturned
# Abortion
# Abortion

'A step backward for women's rights': America reacts as Roe v. Wade is overturned

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 6:06 PM 30,797 Views 50 Comments

The decision has been met with mixed reaction from civilians, lawmakers and politicians on either side of the political divide.

As it happened: US faces historic abortion change as Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme Court
Live Jun 24th 2022, 5:15 PM

As it happened: US faces historic abortion change as Roe v. Wade overturned by Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade: Here's what the impact will be
# Explainer
# Explainer

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade: Here's what the impact will be

Jun 24th 2022, 4:32 PM 20,788 Views 21 Comments

Concerns about Roe v. Wade were first raised after a draft Supreme Court opinion was leaked.

# us-supreme-court - Saturday 14 May, 2022

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights

May 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 14,633 Views 45 Comments

Thousands also rallied in Texas and Kentucky, and more protests were planned in other major cities as well as at hundreds of smaller events across the country.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 13 May, 2022

Lawyer who argued landmark US abortion case outraged over possible reversal
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Lawyer who argued landmark US abortion case outraged over possible reversal

May 13th 2022, 8:06 AM 9,000 Views 42 Comments

Linda Coffee is the last living member of the legal team who won the case in 1973.

# us-supreme-court - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Roe v Wade: What would change if the landmark abortion case was overturned by the US Supreme Court?
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Roe v Wade: What would change if the landmark abortion case was overturned by the US Supreme Court?

May 3rd 2022, 1:57 PM 13,079 Views 31 Comments

If the case was overturned, 24 States are set to restrict abortion access.

Roe v Wade: What you need to know about the 1973 case that enshrined US abortion rights
# Explainer
# Explainer

Roe v Wade: What you need to know about the 1973 case that enshrined US abortion rights

May 3rd 2022, 8:39 AM 13,034 Views 64 Comments

Jane Roe – a pseudonym for Norma McCorvey – sued the Dallas Attorney General, Henry Wade.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 7 April, 2022

US Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

US Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

Apr 7th 2022, 8:10 PM 18,022 Views 36 Comments

Jackson is the first Black woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court.

# us-supreme-court - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Republicans are reviving the culture wars ahead of the US midterm elections
# US Politics
# US Politics

Larry Donnelly: Republicans are reviving the culture wars ahead of the US midterm elections

Apr 2nd 2022, 7:30 PM 16,379 Views 13 Comments

Our columnist says Republicans in the US are agitating around the culture wars to energise their base ahead of the US midterms in November.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 4 March, 2022

US Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for man who bombed Boston Marathon
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

US Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for man who bombed Boston Marathon

Mar 4th 2022, 4:29 PM 13,763 Views 0 Comments

The justices agreed that a federal appeals court was wrong to throw out the sentence of death a jury imposed on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 25 February, 2022

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to US Supreme Court
# Pending
# Pending

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to US Supreme Court

Updated Feb 25th 2022, 8:26 PM 22,015 Views 14 Comments

Her nomination is subject to confirmation by the Senate.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 20 January, 2022

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
# Texas Law
# Texas Law

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

Jan 20th 2022, 10:52 PM 25,695 Views 30 Comments

The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.

# us-supreme-court - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

US Supreme Court asked to review overturning of Bill Cosby’s conviction
# Bill Cosby
# Bill Cosby

US Supreme Court asked to review overturning of Bill Cosby’s conviction

Nov 30th 2021, 7:26 AM 21,599 Views 0 Comments

The entertainer spent nearly three years in prison before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court set him free in June.

# us-supreme-court - Saturday 23 October, 2021

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November
# Abortion
# Abortion

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November

Oct 23rd 2021, 2:09 PM 9,280 Views 30 Comments

Senate Bill 8 (SB8) bans abortions after a heartbeat can be detected in the womb.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 9 September, 2021

US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

Sep 9th 2021, 9:56 PM 13,430 Views 17 Comments

The Texas law bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb
# Texas
# Texas

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 8:24 PM 30,693 Views 63 Comments

The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 17 June, 2021

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions

Jun 17th 2021, 7:49 PM 10,925 Views 17 Comments

US President Joe Biden called the ruling ‘a big win for the American people’.

# us-supreme-court - Monday 22 February, 2021

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors
# Trump Taxes
# Trump Taxes

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax records to prosecutors

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:53 PM 43,096 Views 48 Comments

The nation’s highest court denied the request filed by lawyers for the former president without comment.

# us-supreme-court - Monday 7 December, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students
# Oregon
# Oregon

US Supreme Court rejects appeal seeking to limit transgender students

Dec 7th 2020, 7:27 PM 20,587 Views 0 Comments

Parents had wanted to prevent transgender students from using changing rooms and bathrooms of the gender with which they identify.

# us-supreme-court - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week
# Senate Hearings
# Senate Hearings

Trump's Supreme Court choice Amy Coney Barrett looks nailed on for Senate approval after tense week

Oct 17th 2020, 9:00 AM 22,146 Views 37 Comments

It’s very likely that Barrett will take her seat on the US Supreme Court prior to the 3 November election.

# us-supreme-court - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg
# Rbg
# Rbg

'Tough, brave, a fighter, a winner': Thousands to pay respects today to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 23rd 2020, 5:55 PM 20,936 Views 23 Comments

Her colleague Chief Justice John Roberts paid tribute to Ginsberg today.

# us-supreme-court - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'An American hero': Tributes paid to women’s rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg
# Notorious Rbg
# Notorious Rbg

'An American hero': Tributes paid to women’s rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 19th 2020, 7:24 AM 31,394 Views 43 Comments

The US justice died from complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 17 July, 2020

US Supreme Court's Ruth Bader Ginsburg says her cancer has returned
# US
# US

US Supreme Court's Ruth Bader Ginsburg says her cancer has returned

Jul 17th 2020, 7:35 PM 31,421 Views 42 Comments

The popular, liberal judge said that she wouldn’t retire.

# us-supreme-court - Monday 29 June, 2020

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,109 Views 42 Comments

The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 4 October, 2019

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,874 Views 19 Comments

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 12 September, 2019

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions
# Asylum
# Asylum

US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to implement new asylum restrictions

Sep 12th 2019, 7:19 AM 11,747 Views 18 Comments

Democrats have said the ruling puts people’s lives at risk.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 23 August, 2019

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
# Gary Ray Bowles
# Gary Ray Bowles

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:21 AM 23,623 Views 37 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.

# us-supreme-court - Friday 5 October, 2018

Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

Oct 5th 2018, 7:23 AM 16,989 Views 72 Comments

Thousands of protesters marched against the expected appointment of Kavanaugh in Washington yesterday.

# us-supreme-court - Thursday 4 October, 2018

War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh

Updated Oct 4th 2018, 9:07 PM 36,240 Views 110 Comments

A final vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court is expected to take place on Saturday.

# us-supreme-court - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'He has not told the truth': Ex-classmate of Brett Kavanaugh contradicts his claims about his drinking habits
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

'He has not told the truth': Ex-classmate of Brett Kavanaugh contradicts his claims about his drinking habits

Oct 2nd 2018, 7:12 AM 35,106 Views 71 Comments

It comes days after the FBI opened a probe into allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.

# us-supreme-court - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice
# Trump Conservatism
# Trump Conservatism

Abortion rights in the US on the line as Supreme Court loses moderate voice

Jun 30th 2018, 9:15 AM 12,315 Views 71 Comments

Abortion campaigners fear Trump will pick an ultra-conservative replacement for Judge Anthony Kennedy.

# us-supreme-court - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement

Jun 27th 2018, 9:52 PM 15,377 Views 41 Comments

He has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, LGBT rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

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