Supreme Court Leaves Workers Without COVID-19 Protection

By Jordan Barab, Confined Space. -

The Supreme Court, in a predictable 6-3 decision, blocked OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that required employees in businesses with 100 or more employees to either be vaccinated or [...]

Tribes File Briefs Defending Indian Child Welfare Act

By Indian Country Today. -

In the briefs, the tribes call on the court to reject the petitioners’ latest attempts to overturn the Indian Child Welfare Act, which fundamentally misrepresent the law and the facts on tribal [...]

Biden Tells Supreme Court Publicly Documented Torture Is A State Secret

When Abu Zubaydah was apprehended in Pakistan in 2002, the George W. Bush administration falsely characterized him as chief of operations for al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden’s number three man. For [...]

Nations Petition Supreme Court To Protect Indian Child Welfare Act

By Nancy Marie Spears, Indian Country Today. -

Cetan Sa Winyan, director of the American Indian Movement’s Indian Territory Oklahoma chapter, said all tribes -- not just the four already petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court -- should stand [...]

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 [...]