Shadow Docket Supreme Court Decisions Could Affect Millions

By Gary Fields, Associated Press. -

Traditionally, the process of getting an opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court takes months and those rulings are often narrowly tailored. Emergency orders, especially during the court’s summer [...]

After Supreme Court Ruling, A Tsunami Of Evictions Is Set Overwhelm US

By People's Dispatch. -

Following a Supreme Court ruling that ended the moratorium, evictions are resuming in the United States. Eugene Puryear talks about the impact of this judgement on millions who might face a [...]

Revealing The Pentagon Papers In Congress: Going To The Supreme Court

By Mike Gravel and Joe Lauria, Consortium News. -

My gut was tight as a knot. The oral arguments began before the Supreme Court on April 19, 1972. I fidgeted in my seat in the audience in the first row with my wife and two young kids. I could [...]

Don’t Open The Door Further To Dark Money

By Lisa Graves, The Progressive. -

On April 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could unmoor decades of transparency laws, even as dark money spending by special interests continues to rise.  The [...]

Social Movements Can Win Even With A Hostile Supreme Court

By Mukund Rathi, Truthout. -

With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, how will the Supreme Court decide future cases? Most people will probably think of it as a “6-3 Court” and expect decisions based on the number of [...]

Federal Judges Block Efforts To Ease Rules For Mail-In Ballots

By Billy Corriher, Facing South. -

In the final weeks of the 2020 election, Republican-appointed appellate judges have overturned rulings that required states to make mail-in voting easier during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tens of [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Justice Ginsburg’s Life And Legacy

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

The documentary filmmakers discuss their film “RBG” on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. While Justice Ginsburg did not grant access to filmmakers Betsy West and [...]

Protest At Mitch McConnell’s House Over Supreme Court Vacancy

By Mark Moore, New York Post. -

A crowd of protesters swarmed outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Kentucky home after the Republican leader said he would move to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth [...]

The Supreme Court Dropped The Ball On The Right To Protest

In recent months, US cities have seen widespread protests denouncing police brutality against unarmed Black people. Local and national law enforcement agencies, responding to crowds of [...]

Supreme Court Rejects Effort To Greenlight Keystone XL Construction

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

The Supreme Court late Monday upheld a federal judge's rejection of a crucial permit for Keystone XL and blocked the Trump administration's attempt to greenlight construction of the 1,200-mile [...]

‘A Shocking Dereliction Of Duty’: Supreme Court Brushes Off Police Immunity Cases

By Ryan J. Reilly, Huff Post. -

The nation’s highest court brushed aside a number of cases that would have allowed it to readdress law enforcement officers’ broad immunity from lawsuits over police brutality. Justices on the [...]

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of LGBTQ Rights

By Bil Browning, LGBTQ Nation. -

The Supreme Court just issued a landmark decision penned by Neil Gorsuch, a conservative justice appointed by President Donald J. Trump, deciding that “An employer who fires an individual merely [...]

Supreme Court Could Soon Make Government Regulation — And The Next Election — Moot

By Lee Price, Insidesources.com -

In recent years, the Supreme Court has issued ruling after ruling awarding more power to large corporations. Most notably, the 2010 Citizens United ruling opened the floodgates to an [...]

Former Judge Resigns From The Supreme Court Bar

By Dahlia Lithwick, Slate.com -

James Dannenberg is a retired Hawaii state judge. He sat on the District Court of the 1st Circuit of the state judiciary for 27 years. Before that, he served as the deputy attorney general of [...]

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Smacks Abu-Jamal Again 

By Linn Washington Jr, Blackagendareport.com -

Recently the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania again underscored its willingness to impede justice in the contentious case of imprisoned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal through issuance of an unusual [...]