U.S. Supreme Court
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More than one-third of Americans say they would agree with the idea of abolishing the U.S. Supreme Court or stripping it of jurisdiction in some areas if its decisions are objectionable to most Americans or Congress.
Oct 6, 2021 12:48 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented Monday, when the high court declined to consider whether qualified immunity should protect a police officer who fatally shot a man holding a gun to his own temple.
Oct 5, 2021 1:22 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a First Amendment challenge to a campaign finance law that restricts repayment of candidates’ personal loans to their campaigns.
Oct 4, 2021 9:41 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday refused to block a vaccine requirement for employees of New York City schools.
Oct 4, 2021 9:25 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide the case of a Christian group claiming that the city of Boston violated the First Amendment when it refused a request to fly a Christian flag temporarily at the Boston City Hall.
Oct 1, 2021 11:51 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, although he has no symptoms.
Oct 1, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. used a law school speech Thursday to defend the U.S. Supreme Court’s "shadow docket" of emergency orders and summary decisions.
Oct 1, 2021 10:19 AM CDT
Is the U.S. Supreme Court’s “shadow docket
” of emergency orders and summary decisions being misused in a way that undermines the court’s legitimacy? Or are Democrats who are criticizing the docket trying to intimidate the justices?
Sep 30, 2021 12:59 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is releasing another book for young readers.
Sep 30, 2021 11:23 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court justices are hanging up their phones after a year and a half of teleconference arguments because of the pandemic and returning to the bench for the new term that begins Monday.
Sep 30, 2021 10:40 AM CDT
Every Supreme Court term has important decisions that change the law and affect people’s lives, but some years are blockbusters in the number of high-profile, significant rulings. The October 2021 term, which begins on Monday, Oct. 4, promises to be such a year. It is the first full term with the court’s current composition.
Sep 30, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
When U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor thinks back to her first year of law school, she wishes someone would have told her not to be afraid to ask more questions.
Sep 29, 2021 3:58 PM CDT
Lawyers representing New York City school employees who oppose a vaccine mandate say they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court for emergency relief after a federal appeals court allowed the requirement to take effect.
Sep 28, 2021 9:58 AM CDT
This month’s Asked and Answered podcast is looking at how advocacy has changed in the country’s highest court. It’s part of a special series on how lawyers’ work has changed over the years.
Sep 27, 2021 9:00 AM CDT
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
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