The court, with no noted dissents, rejected Trump’s plea for an order that would have prevented the Treasury Department from giving six years of tax returns for Trump and some of his businesses to the Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee.
Supreme Court keeps student-loan cancellation plan blocked for now
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to take up the case in late winter. The court’s decision to hear arguments relatively quickly means it is likely to determine whether the widespread loan cancellations are legal by late June.Read More
Supreme Court skeptical of rejecting civil rights precedent
The justices had been asked to use a case about an Indiana nursing home resident who claimed a violation of his rights to more broadly limit the right to sue.Read More
Braun: Supreme Court should leave decisions on interracial marriage, abortion to states
During a conference call to discuss the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, Sen. Mike Braun from Indiana said he’d welcome the rescinding of several key decisions made by the court in the past 70 years to pass the power to the states.Read More
Supreme Court skeptical of NCAA’s case for withholding benefits from student athletes
In 90 minutes of arguments held via teleconference, justices across the ideological divide grilled the NCAA’s lawyer and repeated criticisms that the organization invokes its defense of amateurism as a way to increase profits while keeping its labor cost low.Read More
The future of affirmative action in higher education is on the table as the Supreme Court wades into the admissions programs at the nation’s oldest public and private universities.
The civil suit is asking the trial court to declare HHC violated Indiana’s Open Door Law by petitioning the Supreme Court without the board’s approval at a public meeting and to impose a civil penalty against the board members.
More than two dozen activists and lawmakers pushed the board to drop the suit, known as Talevski v. Health and Hospital Corp. of Marion County, which the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear Nov. 8.
Despite the light nature of the arguments at times, the issue is a serious one. A range of high-profile organizations stressed the importance of the decision, including The Motion Picture Association, prominent museums and the creators of “Sesame Street.”
The new member of the court, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, wasted no time engaging, asking questions throughout nearly two hours of arguments in the dispute over the nation’s main anti-water pollution law, the Clean Water Act.
The stakes are high not just for government and the companies, but because of the increasingly dominant role platforms such as Twitter and Facebook play in American democracy and elections.
The Supreme Court ruling limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants could have far-reaching consequences for the energy sector.
Ketanji Brown Jackson is joining three other women, Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Amy Coney Barrett—the first time four women will serve together on the nine-member court.
By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that contribute to global warming.
The fall of Roe v. Wade shifted the battleground over abortion to courthouses around the country Monday, as abortion foes looked to quickly enact statewide bans and the other side sought to buy more time.
Opinions poured in Friday following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.
In a major expansion of gun rights, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public.
The 6-3 outcome could fuel a renewed push for school choice programs in some of the 18 states that have so far not directed taxpayer money to private, religious education.
The decision by the justices not to intervene has implications for thousands of similar lawsuits against the company Bayer.
The draft opinion in effect states there is no constitutional right to abortion services and would allow individual states to more heavily regulate or outright ban the procedure.
The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his effort to diversify the court.
While the issue stems from California animal-welfare policy, it could have a far-reaching impact on Indiana, which ranks fifth in the U.S. for pork farming.
Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, 51, thanked God and professed love for “our country and the Constitution” in a 12-minute statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of her first day of confirmation hearings.