Displaying all articles tagged:

Supreme Court

  1. power
    Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Officially a Supreme Court JusticeShe was sworn in on Thursday, becoming the first Black woman to ever serve on the bench.
  2. life after roe
    Rage, Fear, and Hope Outside the Supreme Court“We understand that poor women and women that are Black and brown are going to pay the most for this repeal. That’s why we’re here.”
  3. life after roe
    Scenes From Friday’s Abortion-Rights Protest Outside the Supreme Court“I deserve access to health care. My daughter deserves access to health care.”
  4. life after roe
    ‘Get in the Streets and Stay in the Streets!’Abortion-rights protesters channel their rage in Washington Square Park.
  5. life after roe
    Overturning Roe Is Just the BeginningConservatives are already floating a national abortion ban and the overthrow of other privacy-based rights.
  6. power
    The Supreme Court Just Dealt a Giant Blow to Gun-Control LawsOne justice even felt it necessary to note that the New York law at the center of the case didn’t stop the gunman in the Buffalo mass shooting.
  7. abortion access
    Waiting for the Supreme Court Abortion Decision in a Trigger-Ban State“We were telling patients we didn’t have any more appointments, that the overruling could be this month, and they were shocked.”
  8. gun violence
    The Supreme Court May Be About to Expand Gun Rights Even MoreIn June, the Court could rule New York’s concealed-carry-license regulations unconstitutional.
  9. life after roe
    It’s Too Late to Be ‘Civil’ About Abortion RightsDemocrats scolding people for protesting ignore just how much is at stake.
  10. life after roe
    How to Channel Your Anger About the Likely End of RoeYou can take action right now to make a difference for people who need abortion care.
  11. life after roe
    What Happens Without Roe?The end of federal abortion protections may be “like watching a car crash happen,” says Elizabeth Nash of the Guttmacher Institute.
  12. power
    Ketanji Brown Jackson Is More Than Your MemeThe judge’s facial expressions were endlessly tweeted about during her confirmation. But assuming we know what she’s thinking does her a disservice.
  13. power
    Even Anita Hill Is ‘Shocked’ at How KBJ Has Been TreatedIn an op-ed, she called the confirmation hearing a “shameful spectacle.”
  14. power
    The Threat Republicans See in Ketanji Brown JacksonShe represents a world where white men don’t have a monopoly on power and speech.
  15. power
    What Ketanji Brown Jackson Means to Black Law Students“This opportunity, which I pray she’s blessed with, has given me and other Black students that drive to keep going.”
  16. power
    A Last-Ditch Effort to Codify Roe v. Wade Just FailedRepublicans in the Senate voted against protecting abortion rights in advance of the Supreme Court’s ruling.
  17. abortion
    Fact-checking the Arguments That Could Overturn Roe v. WadeAn incomplete list of the abortion-related fallacies the Supreme Court heard this week.
  18. power
    The Most Sinister Argument of Today’s Supreme Court HearingThe Court’s conservative justices can’t pretend their opposition to Roe isn’t political.
  19. abortion
    What to Know About the Abortion Case Set to Challenge Roe v. WadeThe Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks.
  20. power
    A Record 106 Abortion Restrictions Have Already Passed This YearAnd 2021 isn’t even over.
  21. culture wars
    Critical Race Theory Might Actually Save UsDon’t think of it as a theoretical exercise in the classroom or in the courts. Consider it the reality check our democracy needs in order to survive.
  22. scotus
    Everything We Know About Amy Coney Barrett’s ViewsDuring her confirmation hearings, she has evaded questions on abortion and health care — but her record speaks for itself.
  23. power
    Ex-Members of Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith Group Allege AbusePeople of Praise has come under increased scrutiny since Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
  24. power
    What Does It Mean to Pack the Court?Congress can legally expand the number of seats on the Supreme Court, and some Democrats want to do it.
  25. abortion rights
    We Know Exactly How Amy Coney Barrett Feels About AbortionDon’t let Republicans pretend otherwise.
  26. power
    Why Did I Think She Wouldn’t Die?I see now that attributing superhuman strength to Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesn’t do her enough justice.
  27. power
    How to Help Fight the Attacks on RBG’s LegacyWhere to donate, whom to call, which narrow Senate races to support, and more.
  28. what now?
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  29. the body politic
    It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to HerSome will try to blame Ruth Bader Ginsburg for not stepping down sooner. They are missing the point.
  30. obits
    The Most Moving Tributes to RBGFrom President Barack Obama, Madeleine Albright, and the journalists who knew her best.
  31. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Possible Infection“The Justice is resting comfortably and will stay in the hospital for a few days.”
  32. power
    Supreme Court Says Employers Can Deny Workers Birth Control CoverageThe ruling could leave as many as 126,000 women without affordable contraception.
  33. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Just Ruled to Protect Abortion RightsIt’s a big deal, and a huge relief for reproductive rights groups.
  34. power
    ‘Home Is Here’: Supreme Court Blocks Trump From Ending DACAIt’s a huge victory for Dreamers, but the fight is far from over.
  35. reproductive rights
    Will the Supreme Court Strike a Devastating Blow to Abortion Rights?Any day now, the Court could protect abortion rights — or open the floodgates for more restrictions.
  36. power
    Supreme Court Delivers a Major Victory for LGBTQ AmericansIt is now illegal in the United States for an employer to fire someone because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
  37. obits
    Aimee Stephens, a Groundbreaking Transgender Activist, Has DiedStephens was fired in 2013 after announcing her plans to transition. Her sex discrimination case rose all the way to the Supreme Court.
  38. supreme court
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital After Gallbladder TreatmentThe Supreme Court Justice underwent a non-surgical procedure for a “benign gallbladder condition.”
  39. reproductive rights
    Abortion Is Safer Than Getting Your Wisdom Teeth OutAnd yet conservatives are regulating it as though it’s life-threatening, in an obvious attempt to shut down clinics.
  40. phew
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She’s Starting 2020 ‘Cancer Free’The 86-year-old Justice was reportedly “sounding energized and speaking animatedly” in a recent interview.
  41. reproductive rights
    207 Congress Members Asked the Supreme Court to ‘Reconsider’ Roe v. WadeIn an amicus brief, 39 senators and 168 representatives called the landmark abortion ruling “radically unsettled precedent.”
  42. rbg
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg ‘Doing Well’ After Brief HospitalizationRBG is “home and doing well” after a possible infection.
  43. immigration
    4 Undocumented Women on What the End of DACA Would Mean“Without DACA, I could lose both of my jobs. I would lose the support I give to my family … I would also lose faith that I have in this government.”
  44. sexual assault
    What We Learned From the New Book on Brett Kavanaugh and His AccusersThe book from two New York Times reporters reveals a previously unknown allegation, and offers new details from Ramirez and Blasey Ford.
  45. phew
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Declared Cancer-Free After Tumor TreatmentThe 86-year-old Justice quietly underwent treatment for a malignant growth on her pancreas.
  46. power
    The ‘Tiger Mom’ and the Lie of MeritocracyAmy Chua created a brand preaching the values of hard work, but her daughter’s success points to something else.
  47. power
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over AbortionHow do Supreme Court Justices feud? In the footnotes.
  48. abortion rights
    The Most Important Things to Know About Alabama’s Abortion BanThe bill is explicitly meant to challenge Roe v. Wade.
  49. abortion rights
    We Have No Idea How Scary Our Abortion Future Will GetSo-called heartbeat bills should be swatted away by the Supreme Court. But will they?
  50. power
    The Supreme Court Is Taking on Major Cases on LGBT RightsThe Court will decide whether it’s illegal to discriminate against LGBT employees.
Load More