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Still haggling over Delaware’s unclaimed property windfall, Pa. Treasury faces class-action suit

BY: - February 16, 2024

Pennsylvania and 29 other states are negotiating a settlement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Delaware wrongly kept unclaimed property.

Former GOP officials warn of ‘terrifying possibilities’ if Trump immunity claim accepted

BY: and - February 13, 2024

The 26 former U.S. Department of Justice attorneys, lawmakers and others who authored the brief were elected Republicans or served in Republican administrations. They include former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, former U.S. Sen. John Danforth of Missouri and former U.S. Rep. Mickey Edwards of Oklahoma.

Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to pause federal trial over presidential immunity question

BY: and - February 12, 2024

Trump and his attorneys asked the justices to pause pretrial activities in federal district court for the case brought by Special Counsel Jack Smith accusing Trump of lying to and encouraging supporters who turned violent on Jan. 6, 2021 and attacked the U.S. Capitol.

Trump disqualification case from Colorado faces headwinds of Supreme Court doubt

BY: - February 8, 2024

An “unmanageable situation.” A “pretty daunting consequence.” A “troubling potential disuniformity.” Although the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court differed in the words they chose to describe it, they were largely united in using their questions during oral arguments Thursday to fret over the potential repercussions of upholding the Colorado Supreme Court’s historic decision to […]

The U.S. Supreme Court released a new ethics code on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023 but Sen. Dick Durbin, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the new rules “fall short of what we could and should expect when a Supreme Court issues a code of conduct.” (Al Drago/Getty Images)

Dozens of ‘friend of the court’ briefs backing abortion pill access arrive at Supreme Court

BY: - February 2, 2024

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has been inundated with dozens of organizations seeking to weigh in on the future of the abortion pill by filing “friend of the court” briefs. The groups include governors, attorneys general, state lawmakers and members of Congress as well as medical organizations, civil rights groups and pharmaceutical companies — […]

Shapiro among governors urging SCOTUS to rule in favor of medication abortion access

BY: - January 30, 2024

“I believe in women’s freedom to choose – and as long as I’m Governor, I will always defend freedom in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,” Shapiro said

U.S. Supreme Court schedules March 26 oral arguments in abortion pill access case 

BY: - January 29, 2024

The case centers on when and how patients can access mifepristone, a pharmaceutical the U.S. Food and Drug Administration originally approved in 2000.

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Colorado case banning Trump from ballot under insurrection clause

BY: - January 5, 2024

The court granted a so-called writ of certiorari — a formal order for a case to be heard before the Supreme Court — in the case of Donald J. Trump v. Norma Anderson et al., scheduling oral arguments in the case for Feb. 8.

Fear and confusion over abortion access persists as SCOTUS takes its first post-Dobbs case

BY: and - December 14, 2023

Abortion via a two-step medication process of mifepristone and misoprostol has become the predominant way Americans terminate pregnancies post-Dobbs

US Supreme Court to decide fate of medication abortion access nationwide 

BY: - December 13, 2023

The case comes more than 23 years after the FDA originally approved mifepristone to end a pregnancy.

US Supreme Court asked to quickly rule on Trump claims of presidential immunity

BY: and - December 11, 2023

The case, one of four criminal proceedings the former president faces as he campaigns for another term in the White House, involves claims he sought to illegally overturn his reelection loss in 2020.

Sandra Day O’Connor, who made history as the first woman on the Supreme Court, dies at 93

BY: - December 1, 2023

President Ronald Reagan nominated O’Connor in 1981, and she was confirmed by the full Senate, 99-0, in September of that year.