In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court has ordered Title 42, the pandemic-era health measure that blocked migrants from seeking asylum, will remain in effect for the time being, staving off potential increases in unlawful crossings.
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U.S. Supreme Court – Fall 2022 (public domain)
Not very good news today from the U.S. Supreme Court where justices heard oral arguments in the case of a Colorado web designer who doesn’t want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples.
The woman in the case,
303 Creative v Elenis, says doing so would offend her “deeply held religious beliefs” – even though the state’s public accommodation law forbids discrimination based on sexual orientation. Continue reading “Supreme Court Appears Sympathetic To Anti-LGBTQ Web Designer”
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled a House committee may receive Donald Trump’s tax returns ending his years long attempt to keep them secret.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) got a big fat ‘no’ from the U.S. Supreme Court in his request to quash a grand jury subpoena from a Georgia prosecutor looking into possible interference in the 2020 presidential election.
And so, the subpoena can now be enforced.
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The Supreme Court said ‘no’ to Donald Trump’s request to intervene in the ongoing document review of
classified materials retrieved from Donald Trump’s Florida home.
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In a rare loss for supporters of “religious freedom,” the Supreme Court declined – on a 5 to 4 vote – a request from Yeshiva University to block a lower court order that requires the New York university to recognize a “Pride Alliance” LGBTQ student club.
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L-R Ketanji Brown Jackson, Patrick G. Jackson, Chief Justice John Roberts (screen capture)
Today, just after 12pm ET, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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In a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned its own historic Roe v. Wade ruling which made abortions legal in the U.S. And yes, the ruling is pretty much what we’ve been expecting for months.
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The U.S. Supreme Court
The bombshell news of the day is the leaked draft of a Supreme Court majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito which indicates the high court is preparing to strike down Roe v. Wade, thereby abolishing a woman’s right to choose whether or not to have an abortion.
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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson (screen capture)
The U.S. Senate voted 53-47 to bring the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the US Supreme Court to the full Senate after the judiciary committee deadlocked with an 11-11 tie.
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