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Elena Kagan Sees Exactly What Samuel Alito Is Doing

Tweet Share Share Comment On Thursday, the Supreme Court dealt yet another major blow to the voting rights of Black Americans....

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Alito’s Explanation for the Upside-Down American Flag Honestly Makes It Worse

Tweet Share Share Comment We have known for some time now that the current Supreme Court is not comprised of “conservatives” and “liberals,”...

17.05.2024 10

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A State Supreme Court Justice Decries the “Horrors and Treachery” Coming From SCOTUS

14.05.2024 30

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A Supreme Court Justice Gave Us Alarming New Evidence That He’s Living in MAGA World

Tweet Share Share Comment The Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in Trump v. United States, a challenge to special counsel...

27.04.2024 20

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We’ve Been Entertaining an Illusion About the Supreme Court. It’s Finally Been Shattered.

Tweet Share Share Comment For three long years, Supreme Court watchers mollified themselves (and others) with vague promises...

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The Lawyer Defending Idaho’s Abortion Ban Irritated the One Justice He Needed on His Side

Tweet Share Share Comment Justice Amy Coney Barrett famously provided the crucial fifth vote to overturn Roe v. Wade in 2022. So...

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Elena Kagan Headed Off Disaster While Delivering a Victory for Civil Rights

Listen to Amicus: Apple Podcasts Spotify Tweet Share Share Comment On Wednesday, the Supreme Court...

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Should Sonia Sotomayor Retire? Is It Sexist to Ask Her To?

Tweet Share Share Comment There has been a burgeoning cottage industry in Supreme Court retirement advocacy with many...

16.04.2024 20

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Arizona’s Zombie Abortion Ban Is Back. It’s Every State’s Future If Trump Wins.

Tweet Share Share Comment On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that its total abortion ban, a seemingly dead law dating...

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Clarence Thomas Hires the Luckiest Clerk in Supreme Court History

Tweet Share Share Comment The saga of Crystal Clanton, a rising star in the conservative movement who’s been credibly accused...

06.04.2024 30

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Even Neil Gorsuch Is Ready to Call Shenanigans on Rogue Lower-Court Trump Judges

Tweet Share Share Comment On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a sham case designed to radically reduce access to...

30.03.2024 50

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The Anti-Abortion Endgame That Erin Hawley Admitted to the Supreme Court

Tweet Share Share Comment Somewhat lost in the debate around abortion pills and oral arguments that took place at the Supreme...

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The Current Attack on Abortion Pills Will Fail. The Next One Will Be So Much Worse.

Tweet Share Share Comment There are always a couple of tells when the most conservative Supreme Court in more than a century...

26.03.2024 60

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The Supreme Court Just Gave Texas a Green Light to Harass Every Latino Person in the State

Tweet Share Share Comment In the manner of a drunk teenager with a hand on a light switch, the Supreme Court has spent the past...

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John Roberts Just Dropped the Hammer on Rogue, Lawless Trump Judges

Tweet Share Share Comment For more than a decade, conservative plaintiffs have been gaming the judiciary by filing lawsuits...

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Alabama Thinks It Has Solved Its IVF Crisis. Not Quite.

Tweet Share Share Comment Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday designed to restore IVF access following the state...

11.03.2024 9

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Joe Biden Owned the Supreme Court at His State of the Union

08.03.2024 8

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How Mitch McConnell Destroyed the Independent Federal Judiciary

Tweet Share Share Comment On Wednesday, Sen. Mitch McConnell announced that he will not seek another term as leader of the...

02.03.2024 10

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Another State’s High Court Just Told the U.S. Supreme Court: Enough With the Gun Craziness

Tweet Share Share Comment The U.S. Supreme Court’s acute hostility toward gun safety laws faced more criticism from within the...

24.02.2024 40

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A State Supreme Court Just Issued Another Devastating Rebuke of the U.S. Supreme Court

Tweet Share Share Comment The Hawaii Supreme Court handed down a unanimous opinion on Wednesday declaring that its state...

10.02.2024 10

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The Most Galling Thing About the Supreme Court’s Trump Ballot Arguments

Tweet Share Share Comment The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in Trump v. Anderson , which challenges Donald...

10.02.2024 40

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The Supreme Court Sure Picked a Curious Moment to Embrace Humility

Tweet Share Share Comment It is only going to be a little bit galling when the Supreme Court, in a unanimous or near-unanimous...

09.02.2024 40

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The Supreme Court Knows What It Must Do With Trump’s Immunity Ploy

Tweet Share Share Comment The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sharply denied former President Donald...

06.02.2024 20

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Supreme Court Served Up Another Chance to Kill Voting Rights Act

Tweet Share Share Comment The end of January brought two momentous decisions from two very different courts. First, on Jan. 29,...

05.02.2024 20

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A State Supreme Court Just Issued the Most Devastating Rebuke of Dobbs Yet

Tweet Share Share Comment The Supreme Court’s eradication of the constitutional right to abortion in 2022’s Dobbs v. Jackson...

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The Supreme Court Blessed an Experimental Execution in Alabama. It Went So Wrong.

Tweet Share Share Comment On Thursday night, Alabama executioners killed Kenneth Eugene Smith using nitrogen gas, the first ever...

29.01.2024 5

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The Supreme Court Cooked Up Another Phony Case to Tear Down Major Precedent

Tweet Share Share Comment This is part of  Opening Arguments , Slate’s coverage of the start of the latest Supreme Court...

22.01.2024 3

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Republican Officials Openly Insult Women Nearly Killed by Abortion Bans

Tweet Share Share Comment For many years before S.B. 8 passed in Texas and was then swept into existence by the Supreme Court,...

09.01.2024 20

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The Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can Run for President. It’s Not Ready for the Fallout.

Tweet Share Share Comment On Friday, in the least surprising grant since Bush v. Gore, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case...

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Is SCOTUS Finally Losing Patience With the Far Right’s Bogus Cases?

Tweet Share Share Comment Last week, the Supreme Court made two big moves in hot-button cases with major consequences for civil...

17.12.2023 10

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The Story Behind the Fall of Roe v. Wade Just Got Stranger—and More Infuriating

Tweet Share Share Comment On Friday morning, the New York Times dropped an exceptionally well-reported piece by Jodi Kantor and...

16.12.2023 100

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The Supreme Court Just Took on Abortion Again. It Won’t End Well.

Tweet Share Share Comment This is part of  Opening Arguments , Slate’s coverage of the start of the latest Supreme Court...

13.12.2023 10

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Oops! The Supreme Court Heard Another Case Built on Shameless Lies.

Tweet Share Share Comment This is part of  Opening Arguments , Slate’s coverage of the start of the latest Supreme Court...

11.12.2023 50

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The Sad Ending of Sandra Day O’Connor’s Judicial Legacy

Tweet Share Share Comment Justice Sandra Day O’Connor died on Friday at the age of 93 due to complications from dementia and a...

01.12.2023 10

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This Supreme Court Term’s Grimmest Cases Share One Thing in Common

Tweet Share Share Comment This is part of Opening Arguments , Slate’s coverage of the start of the latest Supreme Court...

02.10.2023 40

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Clarence Thomas’ Latest Pay-to-Play Scandal Finally Connects All the Dots

Tweet Share Share Comment ProPublica released a new report on Friday detailing Justice Clarence Thomas’ close relationship...

23.09.2023 20

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Brett Kavanaugh’s Whoopsie Forces Groundhog Day at the Supreme Court

Tweet Share Share Comment Two years ago, the Supreme Court set the stage for its 2021–22 term through a wild abuse of the...

20.09.2023 100

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