Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Will Retire This Year

Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer announced his intention to retire at the end of the current Supreme Court term. He has served over two decades on the bench after being nominated by former President Bill Clinton in 1994. His retirement gives President Joe Biden his first opportunity to fill a Supreme Court position. Biden pledged to

Supreme Court Blocks Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

Just three days after the OSHA’s emergency mandate took effect, the Supreme Court halted it in its tracks. The mandate required that workers at businesses with 100 or more employees must get vaccinated or submit a negative COVID test weekly to enter the workplace. It also required unvaccinated workers to wear masks indoors at work.

Did Biden’s Chief of Staff Doom His Vaccine Mandate?

As the date of President Joe Biden’s workplace vaccine mandate approaches, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments as part of an emergency motion meant to stop it from taking effect. One key argument against it is the result of Biden’s own Chief of Staff, Ron Klain. Not long after Biden announced the mandate, Klain retweeted

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Block Release of His White House Documents

Former President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block the release of some of his White House documents to Congress. According to The Washington Free Beacon: WASHINGTON (Reuters)—Former President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the release of White House records sought by the House of Representatives committee investigating the

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Expand the Supreme Court

Senator Elizabeth Warren has announced a plan to expand the Supreme Court beyond its current total of 9. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The endorsement makes Warren the new frontman for court-packing, which has attracted support in Congress from a handful of low-profile lawmakers. Her support is a needed jolt to the expansion campaign,

Supreme Court Refuses to Block NY Healthcare Worker Mandate

The Supreme Court has now struck down a new challenge to a New York vaccine mandate by health care workers seeking an exception based on religious grounds. As CNBC reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied an emergency bid to block enforcement of New York’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for health care workers. The legal challenge

Chief Justice Roberts Denies Bid to Block Mask Mandates on Planes

On Thursday, Chief Justice John Roberts rejected a bid to block the federal mask mandates for airplanes. The Hill reports: The emergency request was filed by a Florida man on behalf of himself and his 4-year-old autistic son, who both claim to be medically incapable of wearing masks for extended periods, according to court papers.

This Trump-Appointed Justice Could Cast Deciding Vote on Roe

Trump-appointed justice Brett Kavanaugh is likely to be the deciding vote on Roe. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Justice Brett Kavanaugh is expected to be the swing vote when the Supreme Court takes up a challenge to Roe v. Wade later this year. A review of the justice’s opinions suggests that he is open to overturning the landmark

Roe v. Wade Gets New Poll Boost

A new poll by Post-ABC shows that by a near 2-1 margin Americans want to see Roe upheld. A similar margin shows that the country opposed the Texas law banning abortions after six weeks. Americans have widely opposed access to abortion after the first trimester. However, with challenges to long-standing precedent coming before the Supreme