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Jul 5, 2022

Abortion ruling puts spotlight on gerrymandered legislatures

In overturning a half-century of nationwide legal protection for abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe v. Wade had been wrongly decided and that it was time to "return the issue of abortion to the people's elected representatives" in the states.

Jun 30, 2022

Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting, as well as elections for Congress and the presidency.

Jun 30, 2022

Supreme Court says several gun cases deserve a new look

The Supreme Court said Thursday that gun cases involving restrictions in Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maryland deserve a new look following its major decision in a gun case last week.

Jun 24, 2022

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday's outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

Jun 23, 2022

Supreme Court rules for GOP lawmakers in voter ID case

The Supreme Court gave Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina a win Thursday in an ongoing fight over the state's latest photo identification voting law.

Jun 23, 2022

Supreme Court rules out suing police for Miranda violations

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that law enforcement officers can't be sued when they violate the rights of criminal suspects by failing to provide the familiar Miranda warning before questioning them.

Jun 21, 2022

Supreme Court rejects Bayer’s bid to stop Roundup lawsuits

The Supreme Court has rejected Bayer's appeal to shut down thousands of lawsuits claiming that its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer.

Jun 17, 2022

Biden signs bill to protect Supreme Court justices into law

President Joe Biden signed a bill Thursday that will give around-the-clock security protection to the families of Supreme Court justices.

Jun 14, 2022

US Supreme Court rules against Navajo Nation member

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Native Americans prosecuted in certain tribal courts can also be prosecuted based on the same incident in federal court, which can result in longer sentences.

Jun 14, 2022

Justices rule against detained immigrants seeking release

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against immigrants who are seeking their release from long periods of detention while they fight deportation orders.

Jun 9, 2022

High court limits suing officials over rights violations

The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited when people can sue federal officials for a violation of their rights, siding with the government in a case involving the owner of a notorious inn on the U.S.-Canada border.


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