John Fritze, USA TODAY

John Fritze

USA TODAY

Washington, United States

Contact John

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • USA TODAY
Past:
  • The Patriot Ledger
  • The Journal News
  • Commercial Appeal
  • Caller.com
  • Enquirer
  • Austin American-Statesman
  • The News Leader
  • El Paso Times
  • The Town Talk
  • The Progress-Index
  • and more…

Recent articles by John:

'Spillover': Supreme Court's affirmative action cases could affect the workplace next

In taking the cases, the court added a highly polarizing issue to its docket, and another chance to unwind precedent, after it overturned Roe v. Wade. → Read More

Contraception and the Supreme Court: Why CVS, Walgreens allow pharmacists to deny birth control

The Supreme Court hasn't weighed in for years on how far employers must go to accommodate workers' religion. Experts say that is likely to change. → Read More

How an upcoming Supreme Court case could upend 2024 election laws, lawsuits

The Supreme Court will consider a bombshell case this fall that legal experts say could fundamentally change how federal elections are run. → Read More

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson makes history as Supreme Court's first Black woman justice

A former public defender and federal trial court judge, Ketanji Brown Jackson will bring a unique background to the Supreme Court, supporters say. → Read More

Supreme Court: Biden may end Trump-era 'remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

The Supreme Court case involved one of the last major immigration policies held over from the Trump era: A mandate that asylum seekers wait in Mexico. → Read More

Supreme Court rules against EPA effort to regulate power plant emissions in major climate suit

The case arrived at the Supreme Court as scientists and the United Nations have warned about dire and imminent consequences from climate change. → Read More

Supreme Court sides with football coach who prayed after games. Here's a breakdown of the decision.

The case centered on former coach Joe Kennedy's prayers on the 50-yard line after high school football games and questions about religious freedom. → Read More

Supreme Court backs praying coach Joseph Kennedy who knelt on the 50-yard line after games

Coach Joseph Kennedy was placed on leave in 2015 from Bremerton High, a public school, when he led midfield prayers after games played by his team. → Read More

Ruling overturning Roe v. Wade sparks debate about Supreme Court's legitimacy amid partisan passions

The decision to overturn Roe v. Wade landed as approval of the Supreme Court wanes and critics on the left claim the justices are engaged in politics. → Read More

Clarence Thomas calls for Supreme Court to 'reconsider' gay marriage, contraception after Roe v. Wade falls

Justice Thomas' concurring opinion – which no other member of the court joined – tracks with an argument abortion rights groups had made for months. → Read More

What does overturning Roe mean? A breakdown of the Supreme Court's abortion ruling.

Here's what it means now that the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and a breakdown of who voted to upend the right to abortion. → Read More

Where the abortion fight goes from here: Roe overruled, but the battle will continue

Abortion has divided the Supreme Court and the nation for decades. It will continue to do so now that the court ruled on Mississippi's 15-week ban. → Read More

The Supreme Court just made a monumental ruling on gun rights. Here's what it means

It's been more than a decade since the Supreme Court weighed in on the Second Amendment. The ruling extends the constitutional right beyond the home. → Read More

Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law, making it easier for Americans to carry handguns

The decision had the potential to shift the landscape on Second Amendment rights as Americans are divided over access to guns. → Read More

Supreme Court: Schools offering religious instruction may be entitled to state tuition aid

The Supreme Court case dealt with whether a public tuition program in Maine can be used to send students to schools that teach a religious curriculum. → Read More

Supreme Court's Second Amendment decision could trigger fight over banning guns at bars, stadiums

The Supreme Court indicated in 2008 that states may make schools and government buildings gun-free zones. What about hospitals, subways and stadiums? → Read More

Armed man arrested near Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's home; made threats against the justice

The suspect allegedly made threats against the justice as the high court mulls the fate of Roe v. Wade in a major abortion case. → Read More

Supreme Court to decide whether businesses may refuse LGBTQ couples for same-sex wedding services

The high court has taken the case of a website designer who wants to decline to build sites for same-sex weddings. → Read More

Poll: Supreme Court approval nosedives after leak of draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade

"Roe was egregiously wrong from the start," Justice Alito wrote in the leaked draft opinion that has soured views of Democrats and independents. → Read More

Abortion brawl draws Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy on Roe v. Wade into the spotlight

A leaked draft opinion that rocked the nation in early May rejected Ginsburg's view that abortion restrictions raised questions about gender equality. → Read More