Kagan pens scathing dissent as Supreme Court kills another campaign finance rule

Kagan pens scathing dissent as Supreme Court kills another campaign finance rule

This post was originally published on this site In a decision Monday that liberal Justice Elena Kagan warned will further corrupt the nation’s money-dominated political system, the U.S. Supreme Court’s right-wing majority struck down a campaign finance regulation limiting federal candidates’ ability to use campaign funds to repay personal loans....

Read more
Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices’ homes

This post was originally published on this site The Republican governors are asking for federal law enforcement to take the lead in protecting the justices in the weeks and months ahead as protests continue. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

Read more
Legal experts shocked by SCOTUS turmoil in wake of leak: ‘This isn’t Roberts’ court anymore’

Legal experts shocked by SCOTUS turmoil in wake of leak: ‘This isn’t Roberts’ court anymore’

This post was originally published on this site A “rattled” Supreme Court is set to have its first meeting amid the response to overturning long-held women’s rights laws, reports Politico. Although some legal observers have mused about whether Chief Justice John Roberts could find a way to moderate the draft...

Read more
Pence praises draft opinion overturning Roe

Pence praises draft opinion overturning Roe

This post was originally published on this siteFormer Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday praised the draft opinion leaked earlier this week that signaled the Supreme Court could overturn Roe v.

Read more
Roe leak may impact how Supreme Court decides gun rights, climate and immigration cases this spring

Roe leak may impact how Supreme Court decides gun rights, climate and immigration cases this spring

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Supreme Court justices gather on May 12 for their next closed-door conference to discuss pending petitions and outstanding opinions, everything will have changed.

Read more
The Supreme Court draft ruling puts Texas’ Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

The Supreme Court draft ruling puts Texas’ Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff election

This post was originally published on this site When Jessica Cisneros released the first TV ad of her Democratic primary runoff last week, it highlighted how her opponent, U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar of Laredo, was the only House Democrat to vote against legislation to codify Roe v. Wade. “But on...

Read more
Supreme Court Confirms That Leaked Abortion Opinion Draft Is Legitimate

Supreme Court Confirms That Leaked Abortion Opinion Draft Is Legitimate

This post was originally published on this site The leaked opinion showing a majority of Supreme Court justices voting to overturn abortion rights is legitimate, according to the public information officer of the Supreme Court. “Although the document described in yesterday’s reports is authentic, it does not represent a decision...

Read more
Demonstrators Flock to Supreme Court to Promote Abortion Rights

Demonstrators Flock to Supreme Court to Promote Abortion Rights

This post was originally published on this siteThe mood outside the court was a mix of anger and mourning, with some demonstrators sitting silently in front of a long line of candles. Others shouted defiant chants.

Read more