Supreme Court conservatives look poised to gut Roe v. Wade abortion rights

Pro-abortion rights activists protest in front of the Supreme Court building, prior to arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case, Dobbs v. Jackson, and Women’s Health, in Washington, United States, December 1, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters A conservative majority in the Supreme Court appeared ready, Wednesday, to side with Mississippi in its bid to … Read more

Supreme Court to hear arguments in abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade

A man holds a sign supporting Roe v. Wade in front of the US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC on November 30, 2021. Roberto Schmidt | AFP | Getty Images The Supreme Court is about to hear arguments in the most important abortion case in decades, casting doubt on the future of Roe v. … Read more

Biden Covid vaccine mandate will likely reach the Supreme Court

Members of the Fraternal Order of Police, along with supporters, gather outside Chicago City Hall before a city council meeting on October 25, 2021. Jose M Osorio | Tribune News Service | Getty Images President Joe Biden is betting that his unprecedented mandate for a coronavirus vaccine will prevail against a series of lawsuits aimed … Read more

Supreme Court conservatives sound skeptical about parts of Texas abortion law

Abortion rights activist Ofjohn gave a standing ovation to anti-abortion rights activists as judges listen to controversy over a challenge to a Texas law banning abortion after six weeks before the US Supreme Court in Washington, US, November. 1, 2021. Leah Mehlis | Reuters The Supreme Court on Monday addressed questions about the “unprecedented” structure … Read more

Supreme Court to hear arguments in major cases on abortion, guns. Here’s what to know

A protester raises an abortion flag outside the US Supreme Court as judges hear a major abortion case over the legality of a Republican-backed Louisiana law restricting abortion doctors, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US March 4, 2020. Tom Brenner | Reuters Abortion and guns take center stage as the Supreme Court returns to the … Read more

Supreme Court sides with police officers seeking ‘qualified immunity’

The Supreme Court, in two cases on Monday, ruled the right of police officers to be protected from prosecution for their use of force against suspects. The unsigned opinions, published in the Court’s List of Periodic Orders, overturned lower appeal decisions. One case concerns an officer accused of using excessive force when he put his … Read more