The Supreme Court could make landmark rulings on three major issues this month, weighing affirmative action in higher education, the Voting Rights Act section 5 and California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which both involve same-sex marriage.
The ritual of a justice reading decisions from the bench begins at 10 a.m. Thursday. SCOTUSblog’s live blog, below, starts at 9 a.m. The Court still has 14 cases for which to announce decisions before it recesses at the end of June.
For NewsHour coverage featuring National Law Journal correspondent Marcia Coyle, including analysis of a national voter registration ruling earlier this week, visit our Supreme Court page.