supreme court

rights

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
a day ago
Health

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
5.15.19
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
4.17.19
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
3.7.19
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
2.20.19
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
2.4.19
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
1.29.19
rights

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New York's outdated abortion laws got an update on the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case.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
1.22.19
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
11.28.18
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
11.5.18
supreme court

Supreme Court Could Accept Its First Abortion Case with Kavanaugh on the Bench

The Supreme Court is currently deciding if it will weigh in on a longstanding battle over whether states can block funds to Planned Parenthood.
Marie Solis
10.26.18
LGBTQ

Trump's DOJ Tells Supreme Court It's Fine to Discriminate Against Trans Workers

President Donald Trump's Department of Justice told the Supreme Court it doesn't consider anti-trans workplace discrimination a violation of federal law.
Marie Solis
10.25.18
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