Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: SCOTUS

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine rule for businesses

The Supreme Court ruled that under the law that created OSHA it "empowers the Secretary to set workplace safety standards, not broad public health measures."

As SCOTUS considers ‘extinguishing’ right to abortion, calls mount for Congress...

“Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough,” said one doctor. “We continue to work toward reproductive justice.”

Why do Supreme Court justices keep saying they’re not hacks?

If you don’t want to be considered political hacks, stop being political hacks.

Supreme Court unanimously upholds religious liberty over LGBTQ rights—and nods to...

As Justice Gorsuch concluded in his concurring opinion, “dodging the question today guarantees it will recur tomorrow.”

The Supreme Court’s looming dark money decision

The Court could reinforce the growing influence of this type of secret funding for political campaigns.

Hypocrite of the age prize to McConnell: ‘Biden’s commission will ‘politicize’...

McConnell didn’t just politicize the selection of justices—he corrupted the entire selection process for our highest court.

Biden creates commission to study Supreme Court expansion, other reforms

"Congress has the power, and the constitutional duty, to set the size of the court, as it has seven times throughout our history."

Supreme Court blocks New York’s restrictions on religion amid COVID-19

The Supreme Court's majority ruled that "even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten."

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...