Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: Supreme Court

Media shocked by the leak, not the opinion

The essential story journalists need to be telling now is the story of the further concrete consequences the decision would have on millions of people’s lives throughout the country.

Draft overturning Roe v. Wade quotes infamous witch trial judge with...

Justice Alito’s leaked opinion cites Sir Matthew Hale, a 17th-century jurist whose writings and reasonings have caused enduring damage to women for hundreds of years.

Yes, protest can influence the Supreme Court

Time and again, history has shown that the Supreme Court does, in fact, respond to the court of public opinion.

Occupied bodies: How SCOTUS’ repeal of Roe and the Israeli Supreme...

It is possible that a majority of American women will have fewer rights over their own bodies than the Muslim women living in 29 M.

Leaked draft opinion shows Supreme Court set to strike down Roe...

"While abortion is still legal, tonight's report makes clear that our deepest fears are coming true. We have reached a crisis moment for abortion access. We don't have a moment to spare—we must act now."

How the Supreme Court could make your life more dangerous

If Republican appointees on the Supreme Court succeed in gutting regulatory agencies, we all lose.

US Senate confirms Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

Jackson will become the first Black woman and public defender to serve in 233 years.

Right-wing Supreme Court justices ‘just further poisoned your water’

The move, said one attorney, "shows disregard for the integrity of the Clean Water Act and undermines the rights of tribes and states to review and reject dirty fossil fuel projects that threaten their water."

Supreme Court conservatives about to kill fair elections permanently

Our nation is at a legal and ethical crossroads, where we must choose between actual ‘rule of law,’ or the rule of ‘judicial capture.'

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court: 7 questions...

Alexis Karteron, director of the Constitutional Rights Clinic at Rutgers University Law School, gives her impressions of the nomination.

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As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Police chief arrested for selling meth

"DEA and our law enforcement partners will hold drug dealers accountable no matter who they are."

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

How media reports of ‘Clashes’ mislead Americans about Israeli-Palestinian violence

Accurate language in the reporting of Israeli-Palestinian violence is not only a concern for journalists’ credibility – it would also provide U.S. news consumers with a deeper understanding of the conditions on the ground and the deadly consequences.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.