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Social media sites face worldwide upheaval, US supreme court told

May 15, 2022 11:14 am

The emergency filing Friday seeking to block the Texas law -- HB20 -- comes two days after a divided federal appeals court let it take effect while a legal challenge filed by the tech groups goes forward.

A battle over how to battle over Roe: Protests at justices’ homes fuel rancor

May 13, 2022 2:14 pm

Many of the protesters have expressed concern that the scrutiny over the demonstrations has distracted from the real issue: restricting a woman’s right to have an abortion.

Possible undoing of Roe vs Wade in US will not just curtail right to abortion. It will signal a dangerous backsliding on hard-won freedoms

May 05, 2022 7:52 am

While the judgment will be a significant turning point in the US’s position on individual freedoms, its tremors will also be felt across the world.

Inside Politico’s historic scoop

May 04, 2022 11:46 am

The article, published Monday night, immediately put Roe v. Wade and the direction of the court front and center in the nation’s political debate.

Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v Wade abortion rights decision, Politico reports

May 03, 2022 10:24 am

The unprecedented leak from the conservative-majority Supreme Court sent shock waves through the United States, not least because the court prides itself on keeping its internal deliberations secret and leaks are extremely uncommon.

Ketanji Brown Jackson, a transformative Justice whose impact may be limited

April 08, 2022 7:29 pm

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will help make the Supreme Court look like the nation, but will have little power to halt its rightward trajectory

US top court reimposes Boston Marathon bomber's death sentence

March 05, 2022 6:47 pm

The justices, by a 6-3 vote Friday, agreed with the Biden administration's arguments that a federal appeals court was wrong to throw out the sentence of death a jury imposed on Tsarnaev

Cloud of Supreme Court confirmation bitterness hangs over coming fight

January 30, 2022 1:26 pm

🔴 The decline in consensus Supreme Court confirmations has been precipitous, and the escalation of partisan warfare has been sharp.

Man executed for 1996 killing after Supreme Court clears way

January 28, 2022 12:55 pm

🔴 Matthew Reeves was convicted of killing Willie Johnson Jr, a driver who gave him a ride in 1996. Evidence showed Reeves went to a party afterwards and celebrated the killing.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear challenge to race-conscious college admissions

January 24, 2022 10:25 pm

The Supreme Court's conservative majority has widened since it ruled 5-4 in favor of the University of Texas in 2016, with now-retired conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy joining four liberal justices. The addition of three justices appointed by Trump moved the court rightward.