Later this month, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, the case that will almost surely result in the decimation of public sector union membership in America. It will be an unbridled catastrophe for working people. Which makes it all the propaganda being distributed about the case all the more…
In a 5-2 decision, Pennsylvania’s top court ordered state lawmakers—who are overwhelmingly Republican—to re-draw the state’s congressional map, ruling that in its current iteration it “clearly, plainly and palpably violates the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” because of partisan gerrymandering.
Although a panel of federal court judges recently found North Carolina’s congressional voting map unconstitutional for its extreme gerrymandering benefitting Republicans and ordered the maps be redrawn, the Supreme Court announced late Thursday that it will block the order, meaning the map will likely stay in place…
The Supreme Court announced late Thursday that it would temporarily block a federal court ruling ordering North Carolina to redraw its congressional maps because of partisan gerrymandering. The Supreme Court’s decision could give Republican candidates a significant advantage as they face the state’s upcoming midterm…
In 2015, a software engineer named Larry Harmon wanted to vote against a ballot measure to legalize marijuana in Ohio. Problem was, when he showed up to the polls that November, he learned he was no longer able to vote. After Harmon sat out a couple of elections, the state of Ohio started a process that eventually…
The Supreme Court announced Monday it will not hear two challenges to a Mississippi law that permits businesses and government workers with “sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions” to deny services to LGBTQ people, like issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in a 6-to-3 opinion that Keith Leroy Tharpe, a black inmate currently on death row in Georgia, will be allowed to challenge his death sentence because of the role racial bias played in his trial.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in Seattle ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump exceeded his authority in the latest iteration of his administration’s travel ban, which mostly targets Muslim–majority countries.
Donald Trump, a capricious dilettante, nearly canned the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorusch over concerns about his loyalty.
Predicting how the Supreme Court of the United States is going to rule on any particular case is always tricky. That said, when it comes to what might end up being the most consequential gay rights case of the year, things aren’t looking good for proponents of equality.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that Donald Trump’s travel ban against residents of six predominantly Muslim countries can be fully implemented while legal challenges to the controversial policy move forward.
On Tuesday night, the Supreme Court dismissed one of the two cases it was scheduled to hear challenging President Trump’s now-expired travel ban. A third iteration of Trump’s travel ban will go into effect on Oct. 18, despite already pending legal challenges.
On Tuesday, Supreme Court heard what could very well become the most significant case of its entire term—one with the potential to literally reshape American politics for years to come.
Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s forever-tainted pick for the Supreme Court, is embarking on a speaking tour of conservative groups that looks an awful lot like a victory tour to thank his biggest supporters.
The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration’s request to ban most refugees from entering the U.S. under its travel ban on Tuesday. Last week, an appeals court ruled that refugees with sponsorship from resettlement groups were exempt from President Trump’s travel ban.