Supreme Court Fixes Transcript After Justices Come Under Fire For Covid Misinformation

Topline The Supreme Court revised the transcript of Friday’s oral arguments on the federal government’s Covid-19 vaccine mandates, after originally erroneously reporting Justice Neil Gorsuch claimed the flu kills “hundreds of thousands” annually, as both Gorsuch and Justice Sonia Sotomayor have been criticized for making false statements during the hearing. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch…

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Supreme Court to consider Biden vaccine and mask requirements in unusual Friday session

The Supreme Court will meet in a highly unusual session Friday to hear arguments on two Biden administration measures intended to help stop the spread of Covid in the nation’s workplaces.The justices were not scheduled to return to the courtroom until Jan. 10, but they agreed late last month to take up emergency appeals involving…

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Biden asks Supreme Court to reinstate health worker vaccine mandate: Latest COVID-19

President Joe Biden filed an emergency application in the Supreme Court on Thursday in an attempt to reinstate a vaccine mandate for health care workers at hospitals that receive federal money. The revived mandate would “save hundreds or even thousands of lives each month,” the application reads, adding: “The vaccine requirement falls squarely within the plain text of the…

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Supreme Court Justices Signal They May Strike Down New York Restrictions On Concealed Carry Of Guns

Topline Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared to be leaning Wednesday toward striking down a New York law restricting concealed carry even as they acknowledged there are some places guns should be prohibited, in a case that could have sweeping implications for how states regulate the carrying of firearms in public. Supporters of gun control…

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U.S. Supreme Court declines to weigh public access to surveillance court rulings

Workers use a pressure washer to clean the plaza in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., U.S. June 28, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File PhotoWASHINGTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether the public has a right to see significant decisions issued by a secretive court…

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Supreme Court sides with police in pair of ‘qualified immunity’ cases

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with law enforcement in a pair of cases that implicated “qualified immunity,” the controversial legal doctrine that gives police broad protection from lawsuits.In a pair of unsigned summary rulings issued without noted dissent, the justices reversed two federal appeals courts that had permitted excessive force lawsuits to proceed against…

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Supreme Court’s Approval Rate Plunges Amid Abortion Debate, Poll Finds

Topline The U.S. Supreme Court’s approval rating plummeted by more than 10 percentage points since July after the court came out with controversial rulings on abortion, immigration and the eviction moratorium, a new Marquette University Law School poll finds, as a growing share of Americans believe the conservative-leaning court rules based on politics. The U.S.…

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Nearly 900 state legislators urge Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade in major abortion case

Nearly 900 state legislators from 45 states asked the Supreme Court on Monday to uphold Roe v. Wade and reject Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban, a direct attack on the landmark decision that legalized abortion nationwide.The brief was filed Monday morning by the State Innovation Exchange, a progressive legislation advocacy group, in the case of Dobbs…

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Democrats Introduce Bill Creating 18-Year Supreme Court Term Limits, Nominations Every Two Years

Topline A handful of House Democrats on Tuesday introduced long-shot legislation to fundamentally reshape the Supreme Court, which comes amid pressure from progressives to take action over a recent Court decision that left in place a controversial Texas abortion law. WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 22: A morning commuter walks passed the U.S. Supreme Court on…

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Supreme Court declines to block Texas’ restrictive abortion law, dealing a blow to Roe v. Wade

A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday declined to block a restrictive Texas law banning abortions after a fetal cardiac activity can be detected, or as early as six weeks into pregnancy, and allowing anyone in the U.S. to sue abortion providers or others who help women get the procedure after that time frame.The vote was…

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Supreme Court blocks Biden administration’s eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court late Thursday blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from enforcing the federal moratorium on evicting renters during the coronavirus pandemic, a defeat for the Biden administration’s effort to continue the moratorium even though the court had signaled that the action lacked the proper legal basis.The current moratorium, which…

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Supreme Court Orders The ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Reinstated For Asylum-Seekers

Migrants waiting to cross into the United States wait for news at the border crossing in February 2021, in Tijuana, Mexico. The Supreme Court has upheld a judge’s order reinstating a Trump administration policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico. Elliot Spagat/AP hide caption toggle caption Elliot Spagat/AP Migrants waiting to cross into the…

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Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied students’ request to block Indiana University’s vaccine mandate

The Supreme Court allowed Indiana University to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. A group of students asked the court to block the requirement, a request that lower courts denied. The case is the first legal battle over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate to reach the Supreme Court. LoadingSomething is loading. The Supreme Court on…

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Gay couple wins case against florist after Supreme Court rejects appeal

LGBTQ advocates hailed the Court’s affirmation of anti-discrimination law. July 2, 2021, 3:50 PM• 5 min readOver the objections of three conservative justices, the US Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a Washington State flower shop that violated state anti-discrimination law by refusing to serve a same-sex couple on religious grounds.The decision means…

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Supreme Court leaves CDC eviction moratorium in place

The Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justicesByThe Associated PressJune 29, 2021, 11:38 PM• 2 min readWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justices.The court on Tuesday…

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