Top

Tag: Supreme Court


Education, Industry

Supreme Court likely to ban affirmative action in college admissions, legal experts say

November 1, 2022

Via: Fox News

After lengthy and heated oral arguments Monday, Supreme Court experts say the justices are likely to bar the use of affirmative action in college admissions. “This proved to be a full-contact oral argument for both the advocates and the justices,” […]


Federal, Policy

Senate Dems set to stick with their leaders as House Dems brace for change

August 29, 2022

Via: POLITICO

As House Democrats brace for a potential leadership shakeup if they lose power this fall, Chuck Schumer and his team are settling in across the Capitol regardless of who is in charge. All four top Senate Democratic leaders, including the […]


Federal, Policy

House committee may obtain Trump tax returns from IRS, federal appeals court rules

August 9, 2022

Via: Fox News

A federal appeals court on Tuesday paved the way for the House Ways and Means Committee to obtain Donald Trump’s tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service – a move the former president has long pushed back on. The decision […]


Policy, State & Local

Kansas first state to vote on abortion since Roe’s demise

August 2, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Kansas on Tuesday was holding the nation’s first test of voter feelings about the recent Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, with people throughout the state deciding whether to allow their conservative Legislature to further restrict or ban abortion. […]


Federal, Policy

Supreme Court rejects Biden immigration guidance, keeping Trump-era policy in place for now

July 21, 2022

Via: Fox News

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to freeze a lower court ruling that prevented the Biden administration from prioritizing for deportation only illegal immigrants who pose the greatest risk to public safety. The vote was 5-4, with conservative Justice Amy […]


Policy, State & Local

Giuliani ordered to testify in Georgia 2020 election probe

July 20, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

A judge in New York has ordered Rudy Giuliani to appear next month before a special grand jury in Atlanta that’s investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia. […]


Education, Industry

Department of Education Anti-Arbitration Regulation Fails Supreme Court Tests

July 11, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced proposed regulations designed to expand and improve the major student loan discharge programs authorized by the Higher Education Act. Among other things, the proposed regulations would prohibit institutions that participate in the Federal […]


Policy, State & Local

NY legislators rewriting gun laws after Supreme Court ruling

July 1, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

New York lawmakers began a special legislative session Thursday with the intent of limiting the proliferation of firearms in public after the Supreme Court gutted the state’s century-old handgun licensing law. The state is overhauling its rules for carrying guns […]


Federal, Policy

Roe ruling shows complex relationship between court, public

June 27, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court ruling to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is unpopular with a majority of Americans — but did that matter? The relationship between the public and the judiciary has been studied and debated by legal and […]


Health Care, Industry

High court rules against government on drug reimbursement

June 15, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court said Wednesday that the federal government improperly lowered drug reimbursement payments to hospitals and clinics that serve low-income communities, a reduction that cost the facilities billions of dollars. The high court ruled unanimously in a case involving […]


Federal, Policy

Justices dismiss Trump-era immigration case, in a Biden win

June 15, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court said Wednesday it was wrong to wade into a dispute involving a Trump-era immigration rule that the Biden administration has abandoned, so the justices dismissed the case. The court had said it would answer the question of […]


Policy, State & Local

NY Gov. Hochul signs state bills aimed at protecting abortion rights

June 13, 2022

Via: Fox News

New York Governor Kathy Hochul on Monday signed a new law expanding legal protections for people seeking and providing abortions in New York. The bill came in response to an anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision that could potentially overturn the […]


Policy, State & Local

On remote US territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe

May 27, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Women from the remote U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will likely have to travel farther than other Americans to terminate a pregnancy if the Supreme Court overturns a precedent that established a national right to abortion […]


Policy, State & Local

Supreme Court urged to block “shocking” reinstatement of Texas social media law

May 16, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Big Tech lobby groups have asked the US Supreme Court to block a Texas state law that prohibits social media companies from moderating content based on a user’s “viewpoint.” The state’s so-called “censorship” law was previously blocked by a federal […]


Federal, Policy

What’s next in the investigation of the Supreme Court leak?

May 5, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Chief Justice John Roberts, in ordering an investigation into an “egregious breach of trust” in the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion on abortion, tasked a relatively unknown court official to carry out what could be one of the […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Supreme Court reinstates Trump-era water rule for now

April 6, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated for now a Trump-era rule that had curtailed the power of states and Native American tribes to block pipelines and other energy projects that can pollute rivers, streams and other waterways. The justices agreed […]


Industry, Workforce

Jackson, 1st Black female Supreme Court pick, faces senators

March 21, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday opened the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman nominated for the nation’s highest court. Jackson, 51, is to give her opening statement later Monday and answer questions […]


Industry, Workforce

Biden interviews trio of candidates for Supreme Court

February 23, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden has interviewed at least three candidates for the Supreme Court, according to a person familiar with the matter, and the White House is reiterating that he remains on track to make a final selection by Monday. White […]


Federal, Policy

Abortion opponents eye priorities as high court ruling looms

January 25, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

In the nearly two months since a conservative majority of justices on the Supreme Court indicated openness to dramatic new restrictions on abortion, money has poured into the political fundraising arm of the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List. The […]


Education, Industry

Justices to hear challenge to race in college admissions

January 24, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to the consideration of race in college admissions, adding another blockbuster case to a term with abortion, guns, religion and COVID-19 already on the agenda. The court said it […]