10 Advocates On Why Brett Kavanaugh Should Be Blocked From Supreme Court
“To each and every senator, we say: This is the civil rights vote of your career. We will be watching closely. Make no mistake—we are in the fight of our lives, and we hope you are prepared for battle.”
An Education: Today Marks 150th Anniversary of 14th Amendment
As President Donald Trump prepares to announce his Supreme Court nominee, here’s why the amendment’s promise of “equal protection of the laws” still matters.
READ: Why Overturning Roe v. Wade Is An Assault On More Than Abortion Rights
Though women of color stand to be hardest hit, reproductive rights activist Nancy Northrup argues that overturning the law would negatively impact everyone living in America.
Alicia Garza On How SCOTUS' Labor Decision Hurts Women of Color
The National Domestic Workers Alliance organizer breaks down the Supreme Court’s ruling to eliminate fair share labor union dues via Janus v. AFSCME and how it will impact communities of color.
Supreme Court Strikes a Blow Against Public Labor Unions With 'Janus v. AFSCME' Decision
The case addressed whether public-sector workers who refuse to join the union should have to pay “fair share” dues to support the union’s collective bargaining on behalf of all employees.
Justice Anthony Kennedy Retires From Supreme Court
The departure of the swing voting justice could impact the make-up of the Supreme Court for decades.
Supreme Court Upholds 'Muslim Ban'
Advocates pledge to continue fighting the discriminatory ban, which denies nationals from several majority Muslim countries from entering the United States.
SCOTUS Dismisses Lower Court Decision That Allowed Immigrant Teen to Obtain Abortion
A broader challenge to the administration’s health care policy for detained, pregnant teens of undocumented status is still winding its way through the courts.
Indigenous Tribes Fight for Share of Sports Betting Profits
Tribes that run casinos stand to benefit from a Supreme Court ruling that lets states set their own commercial sports betting policies.
LISTEN: Trump Administration Makes Case to SCOTUS in Defense of 'Muslim Ban'
The Supreme Court heard arguments in the executive orders that sought to block people from several majority Muslim countries from entering the United States.
Supreme Court Restricts Deportation of Immigrants
Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch sides with liberal justices as SCOTUS strikes down federal provision that facilitated deportation of convicted immigrants.
Supreme Court Says Officer Was Justified in Excessive Force Case
Justice Sotomayor, in her dissenting opinion: “It tells officers that they can shoot first and think later, and it tells the public that palpably unreason able conduct will go unpunished.”
What The Latest Reproductive Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Means For Women
NIFLA v. Becarra has the potential to radically alter what anti-abortion medical centers can tell women.
75 Prosecutors, Judges and Law Enforcement Officers Petition Supreme Court to Dismiss 241-Year Sentence for Teenage Boy
Judge Evelyn Baker, who sentenced Black teenager Bobby Bostic back in 1997: “I deeply regret what I did.”
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea, Allows DACA to Continue
The refusal to review a federal judge’s order leaves protections in place for young immigrants.
SCOTUS Lets Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Go Into Effect
“This is how hate gets normalized.”
What You Need to Know About the LGBTQ Discrimination Case Currently Before the Supreme Court
Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission addresses the question of whether a creative business can refuse to serve LGBTQ customers on religious grounds.
SCOTUS Expands Definition of 'Bona Fide' Family Relationships Under Travel Ban
The court just ruled that the federal government must extend travel privileges to a larger set of foreign nationals.
SCOTUS Approves Trump's 'Muslim Ban'
The highest court in the land makes an exception for people with “a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”
SCOTUS Rules That Government Can't Censor Offensive Trademarks
Even if they disparage an ethnicity or race.