Stories tagged: "Supreme Court"


Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Sept. 18, 2020.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a discussion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Cancer Has Returned, But She Has No Plans to Retire

“I have often said I would remain a member of the Court as long as I can do the job full steam. I remain fully able to do that," Ginsburg said in a statement issued by the court.

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma Is Tribal Land

The court's 5-4 decision means that a wide swath of Eastern Oklahoma is "an Indian reservation for the purposes of federal criminal law."

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Supreme Court Rules New York Can Finally Get Trump’s Tax Returns—But Not Congress

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a New York prosecutor has the right to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.

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Supreme Court Sides With Trump on Who Can Access Birth Control. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The ruling could cause tens of thousands of people to lose birth control coverage in one year.

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Why the Supreme Court’s Ruling on ‘Faithless Electors’ Really Does Matter

Writing for the Court, Justice Elena Kagan said a state is permitted to instruct “electors that they have no ground for reversing the vote of millions of its citizens.

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How the Supreme Court’s Abortion Access Case Will Impact Black Women Most

As more people are rising up to challenge systemic racism, we must recognize how Black women and women of color will be most impacted if the court upholds a law designed to shut down abortion clinics.