So much legal news going on than even Wednesday Writs can handle, so here are links to the stories from across the legal interwebs
Tagged: supreme court
While you were sleeping the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s restrictions on houses of worship.
Not two, not four, but six new Supreme Court Justices! How many new justices should Biden and Senate Democrats add to the Court?
The majority in the 5-4 Furman v. Georgia decision may have been a short per curiam, but all nine Supreme Court justices wrote seperately.
The Supreme Court handed religious conservatives a major victory, a 7-2 ruling solidifying religious autonomy and diminishing reproductive choice.
The Supreme Court released two of its five remaining decisions today; both were 7-2 and both were a victory for the religious.
Let’s discuss religious freedom in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, via another new decision fresh off the SCOTUS presses.
The Robert’s Court has ruled 5-4 to strike down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics and the doctors that oversea them.
When SCOTUS took up the cases, many feared the worst from a Court that is conservative-heavy. The 6-3, Gorsuch-authored opinion was a surprise.
Somewhere along the way, Qualified Immunity was twisted to shield officers from consequences of actions no one can argue were ambiguous in wrongness.
People would be better off realizing how often a Supreme Court decision rests on a legal technicality or procedural element, as opposed to the merits of a particular position.
The ghoulish ritual of wielding the health & mortality of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg around as a political cudgel can be suspended, at least for now.
It became readily apparent that the [Kavanaugh] fight was not about his judicial philosophy or whether the allegations of sexual misconduct were true. It rapidly became a war between our two political tribes in which the only thing that mattered was victory and in which each side was living in its own reality.