U.S. Supreme Court
5250 ABA Journal U.S. Supreme Court articles.
Texas abortion clinics seek SCOTUS review
Abortion providers in Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to consider whether their lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictive law can go forward.…
Sep 24, 2021 3:50 PM CDT
State and local governments have long had the right to tailor firearm regulations to their own judgments about how best to protect public health and safety, the ABA told the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Sep 23, 2021 9:29 AM CDT
When the U.S. Supreme Court resumes in-person oral arguments Oct. 4
, it won’t return to the pre-pandemic questioning format.
Sep 23, 2021 9:22 AM CDT
Throughout the summit’s four days of programming, registrants can attend five CLE programs; four TED-style talks; three workshops on critical diversity equity and inclusion issues; and a fireside discussion Sept. 29 with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
Sep 22, 2021 11:51 AM CDT
The ABA filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that asks justices to uphold Roe v. Wade
and adhere to its precedent recognizing the right to an abortion prior to the viability of the fetus when it hears a case scheduled for the October term.
Sep 20, 2021 4:40 PM CDT
Justice Clarence Thomas echoed recent comments by two other Supreme Court justices on Thursday when he criticized media reports that appear to suggest judges make decisions based on personal views.
Sep 17, 2021 11:40 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court’s approval rating has dropped to its lowest point since pollsters at Quinnipiac University began surveys on the question in 2004.
Only 37% of registered voters approve…
Sep 17, 2021 9:30 AM CDT
, a professor emeritus at Harvard Law School, is suggesting a political response to the Texas abortion law
that offers $10,000 to private citizens who sue those who help secure abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.
Sep 16, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
A nominee to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that a letter that she signed calling then-Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh “intellectually and morally bankrupt” contained “overheated rhetoric.”
Sep 15, 2021 11:33 AM CDT
The National Football League just kicked off its new season. The opening week’s games were played against a backdrop of widespread legalized sports wagering. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the activity, which is permissible in 32 states and the District of Columbia, is poised to generate revenue of about $4 billion in the U.S. this year.
Sep 14, 2021 3:03 PM CDT
Three cert petitions ask the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that federal law enforcement officers and those who serve with them on joint task forces were not entitled to absolute immunity for violating constitutional rights of three people.
Sep 14, 2021 12:54 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is relying on an 1894 U.S. Supreme Court ruling involving American Railway Union leader Eugene Debs in its lawsuit seeking to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.
Sep 14, 2021 9:34 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett said Sunday the justices are guided by judicial philosophies, rather than political views, but the public might not see it that way.
Sep 13, 2021 10:30 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice sued the state of Texas on Thursday in a bid to block its law that bans abortions at about six weeks of pregnancy.
Sep 9, 2021 4:03 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it will resume in-person oral arguments when its term begins Oct. 4, but members of the public will not be allowed to be there.
Sep 9, 2021 10:35 AM CDT
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