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Biden Panel Wary of Expanding Supreme Court, but Open to Term Limits

Preliminary draft materials suggested that adding justices might be seen as a “partisan maneuver,” but said that an 18-year tenure merits “serious consideration.” → Read More

Supreme Court Returns, With One Justice Missing and Only One Masked

As a term packed with major cases begins, much has changed since the last in-person arguments took place in March 2020. → Read More

Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court for Fast Review of Texas Ban

The new filing asks the justices to use an unusual procedure to rule on a law that bans most abortions after six weeks and was designed to avoid judicial scrutiny. → Read More

Supreme Court Urged to Reject Mississippi’s Attack on Roe v. Wade

In a new brief in a major abortion case, a clinic and a doctor asked the court to strike down a state law largely banning the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy. → Read More

Supreme Court Stays Execution in Dispute Over Pastor’s Role in Death Chamber

The ruling was the latest in a string of decisions on the role that spiritual advisers may play in death row inmates’ final moments. → Read More

Supreme Court Stays Execution in Dispute Over Pastor’s Role in Death Chamber

The ruling was the latest in a string of decisions on the role that spiritual advisers may play in death row inmates’ final moments. → Read More

Supreme Court Will Return to Its Courtroom Next Month

The public will not be allowed in, but the court will continue to provide live audio of arguments. → Read More

Texas’ Near-Ban on Abortions Takes Effect After Supreme Court Fails to Act

The court is still expected to rule soon on an emergency application from abortion providers seeking to block the measure, which is now the most restrictive abortion law in the nation. → Read More

Supreme Court Asked to Block Texas Law Banning Most Abortions

The law, set to go into effect on Wednesday, bans abortions after about six weeks and deputizes citizens to file suits to enforce it. → Read More

Are Censures of Politicians a Form of Free Speech or a Threat to It?

The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments this fall on whether the censure of an elected official in Houston ran afoul of the First Amendment. → Read More

Justice Breyer on Retirement and the Role of Politics at the Supreme Court

In an interview prompted by his new book, the 83-year-old leader of the court’s liberal wing said he is working on a decision about when to step down. → Read More

Supreme Court Ends Biden’s Eviction Moratorium

The ruling followed political and legal maneuvering by the administration to retain protections for tenants. It puts hundreds of thousands at risk of being put out of their homes. → Read More

Supreme Court Allows Revival of Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Policy

The court’s unsigned order refused to stay a ruling from a federal judge in Texas forbidding the Biden administration from ending the policy. → Read More

Supreme Court Blocks Part of New York’s Eviction Moratorium

The order applies only to a part of the law that bars the eviction of tenants who file a form saying they have suffered economic setbacks as result of the pandemic. → Read More

The Supreme Court won’t block Indiana University’s vaccine mandate.

Eight students argued that the requirement, which included exemptions for religious and medical reasons, violated their constitutional rights. → Read More

Mississippi asks the Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade.

The case, to be argued in the fall, will give the court’s newly expanded conservative majority its first chance to consider the future of abortion rights. → Read More

Two Justices Say Supreme Court Should Reconsider Landmark Libel Decision

Justice Neil M. Gorsuch added his voice to that of Justice Clarence Thomas in questioning the longstanding standard for public officials set in New York Times v. Sullivan. → Read More

Supreme Court Backs Donor Privacy for California Charities

Conservative groups challenged the state’s disclosure requirements, saying they could lead to harassment. → Read More

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voting Restrictions

The decision, a test of what remains of the Voting Rights Act, suggested that challenges to many new measures making it harder to vote may not be successful. → Read More

Supreme Court Rules for Cheerleader Punished for Vulgar Snapchat Message

A Pennsylvania school district violated the First Amendment by disciplining a student for off-campus speech, the court ruled. → Read More