The Supreme Court has sided with a Hawaii court order to exempt grandparents and other relatives from the Trump administration’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries—a win for opponents of the travel ban. The Court did not, however, make a direct ruling on the government’s restrictions on the refugee…
On Monday, the Supreme Court said that next term it will consider the appeal of a Denver baker who refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple.
On Monday, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case that challenges partisan gerrymandering, and whether the districting that generally aids Republican candidates is unconstitutional.
One year ago, the Supreme Court ruled 5-3 in favor of women’s bodies in the historic case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.
The fate of Donald Trump’s xenophobic travel ban will be decided upon by the Supreme Court, as the administration brings its case asking for the ban to be reinstated while the court considers its legality.
It takes a lot to surprise me during these dark days of the Trump presidency but today somehow delivered two eye-poppers with one stone. On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down the congressional map of North Carolina, ruling that it unconstitutionally used race to determine districts. Perhaps even more surprising is…
Andrew Napolitano is a fixture of Fox News who calls himself “Judge Napolitano” because he was a New Jersey Superior Court judge two decades ago, so it comes as no surprise that he takes himself more seriously than anyone else does.
If you were an alien just touching down in like, Arlington, Virginia, and wanted to look around to get a sense of what kind of culture we had here (read a few blogs, pick up a newspaper at a stand, talk to any loiterers), you might believe that the only women in the world were Ivanka and Melania Trump. Not only…
One of Neil Gorsuch’s former law students has written a letter to the heads of the Senate Judiciary Committee, warning that the Supreme Court nominee has some very bad attitudes towards women in the workplace.
Statements made by jurors during deliberations are generally protected by from being made public by fellow jurors. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that this protection will no longer exist in cases where jurors exhibited racial or ethnic bias.
On Wednesday, a trio of anti-abortion measures continued to wend their way through the Texas State Legislature, buoyed by Republicans’ expectations for a more conservative Supreme Court. A Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing included testimony from NARAL Texas legislative intern Maggie Hennessy, whose…
On Sunday evening, Laverne Cox used her short time introducing Lady Gaga and Metallica to urge viewers to Google Gavin Grimm, a teenager whose case would be going to the Supreme Court this spring.
Last week, spittle-flecked Twitter power user President Donald Trump nominated Colorado judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch, for the most part, has remained silent up until now.
In an announcement streamed on Facebook Live, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the supreme court nominee —Judge Neil Gorsuch, a judge in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Colorado.
Who Donald Trump will nominate to fill the late Antonin Scalia’s spot on the Supreme Court has been the subject of much discussion and many nightmares. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is skeptical of how the public and congress are looking at candidates, even aside from any terrifying political agendas.