supreme court


Now That You Can Trademark Swear Words, Here Are All the Wildest NSFW Requests

A Supreme Court ruling on vulgar trademarks is making space for new, profane ventures, from "A$$RICH" to "Bitchigan."
Drew Schwartz
reproductive rights

27 Years Ago, Roe v. Wade Almost Fell. This Is How Protests Saved It.

Can the same tactics work now?
Marie Solis

Eight States Will Immediately Ban Abortion If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned [Updated]

"Trigger laws" used to be rare—but in the last few months alone, they've doubled in number.
Marie Solis

Reminder: Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama

What the extreme legislation means for abortion rights in the state—and for Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
roe v. wade

What's Behind the New Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans

Unconstitutional six-week abortion bans have swept Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, and Georgia—a new phase of the ongoing efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
supreme court

Rappers Are Defending Their Right to Anti-Cop Lyrics in the Supreme Court

Chance the Rapper, Meek Mill, 21 Savage, Killer Mike, and others filed a brief in support of rapper Mayhem Mal, breaking down the poetics of rap lyrics.
Taylor Hosking
roe v. wade

Conservative Lawmakers Are Preparing for a Future Without Roe v. Wade

In the past week, multiple states have introduced or passed laws that would immediately ban abortion in the event of Supreme Court justices overturning Roe v. Wade.
Marie Solis
state of the union

AOC to Bring Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake as Her State of the Union Guest

Ana Maria Archila, the protester who confronted then-Arizona Senator Jeff Flake in an elevator during September's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, will accompany the New York congresswoman to Tuesday's address.
Marie Solis
supreme court

Roe v. Wade Is About to Face Its Biggest Challenge Yet

If Supreme Court justices don't halt a Louisiana law threatening to shutter the state's remaining abortion clinics, they'll send a signal to anti-choice lawmakers that Roe v. Wade is no longer enforceable.
Marie Solis

After 46 Years, New York State Is Giving Women the Abortion Protections of Roe v. Wade

New York's outdated abortion laws got an update on the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case.
Susan Rinkunas
supreme court

Brett Kavanaugh Is Back to Coaching His Daughter's Basketball Team

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh feared his life would be ruined by Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations. But publicly at least, it appears unperturbed.
Marie Solis
net neutrality

Supreme Court Judges Have Too Many Conflicts of Interest to Reconsider Net Neutrality

Three justices wanted to reconsider a lower court’s decision on net neutrality, but couldn’t get a majority because two other conservative justices had conflicts of interest and had to recuse themselves.
Kaleigh Rogers