This year, the court will hear high-profile cases about abortions, protections for young immigrants and LGBT rights.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Supreme Court begins its new term Monday with a docket full of blockbuster cases ranging from abortion and DACA to insanity defenses and LGBTQ discrimination. Amy Howe, co-founder and contributing reporter for SCOTUSblog, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington,…
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reports employers added a net 136,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent--a new 50-year low. But factories shed 2,000 jobs amid fears the manufacturing sector is now…
By Associated Press
The Supreme court will consider Louisiana's law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
By Kate Brumback, Associated Press
The law signed in May by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before many women realize they're expecting. It allows for limited exceptions.
By PBS NewsHour
A panel of appellate judges on Monday considered whether a Trump administration rule on federal funding for clinics that make abortion referrals may remain in place while legal challenges work their way through the courts. More than 900 clinics, many…
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
So far, Biden has faced little criticism over his shift on abortion funding relative to other aspects of his record…
By Kevin McGill, Associated Press
Texas attorneys asked a federal appeals court Thursday to revive the state's requirement that fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages at health care facilities be buried or cremated.
In our news wrap Tuesday, a federal court in Kansas City blocked a Missouri law that bans most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. The new statute had been scheduled to go into effect Tuesday, but the judge issued a…
By Gretchen Frazee
President Donald Trump’s judicial nominations may be shifting one of the nation’s most liberal courts further to the right, blunting what many consider his opponents’ most effective tool against administration policies.
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