Supreme Court

17 Democratic Lawmakers Arrested at Abortion Protest Outside the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, 17 Democratic lawmakers were arrested outside the Supreme Court while protesting the court’s recent decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Protesters: “What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now! If we don’t get it? Shut it…

Slavery, Abortion and Maternal Mortality: The US Abrogation of Abortion Rights and its Disproportionate Impact on Women of Colour

The conservative-majority US Supreme Court upheld by a six to three vote a Republican-backed Mississippi state law banning abortion afterwards at 15 weeks gestation. It also overturned Roe v. Wade by five votes to four. Chief Justice John Roberts supported…

From CodePink: Condemning the Supreme Court’s Outrageous Decision

CODEPINK denounces the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and revoke abortion rights for people all over the United States. We also denounce the politicians who failed to protect us from a decision that will have devastating consequences.…

The Supreme Court Vacancy Is in the Hands of the House of Representatives

I know the common story is that the Supreme Court vacancy is a matter for the U.S. Senate. But if you read this recent memo on what the Democrats could do if they really wanted to prevent packing the Court with rightwingers,…

3 ways a 6-3 Supreme Court would be different

If the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is replaced this year, the Supreme Court will become something the country has not seen since the justices became a dominant force in American cultural life after World War II: a decidedly conservative…

Dems Pressured to ‘Pick a Fight for Once’ Over RBG Seat as Collins and Murkowski Oppose Pre-Election Vote

“To pretend that norms will constrain Trump or McConnell would be folly, yes. But for Democrats, the media, and the public to concede the ground in advance is to do their dirty work for them.” By Jessica Corbett “With less…

Immigration: Roberts’ Emotion about DACA “Betrays” Trump

“Since 2012, DACA recipients have enrolled in degree programs, embarked on careers, started businesses, purchased homes, and even married and had children, all in reliance on the DACA.” That’s how U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the…

DACA, You Can Breathe

By Jhon Sánchez I cried when I heard the news that the Supreme Court had knocked down Trump’s intentions to rescind DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). DACA prevents deportation and grants work permits to those children who arrive in…

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson prorogation of Parliament unlawful. Unanimous Supreme Court judgement

The UK Supreme Court 11 justices have delivered a unanimous and damning judgement on Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament for five weeks, according to him in order to prepare the next Queen’s speech (something the judges say it only…

Casting Kavanaugh: The Trump Supreme Court Drama

by Dr Binoy Kampmark —September 21, 2018 Stage set Washington. Object: adulterating power. The arm of government: the judiciary. That particular group of high ranking paladins remains up in the air as US Supreme Court appointee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh…

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