At the Supreme Court, a Red Line for Religious Freedom

A majority of justices set limits on state lockdown power last week, in what would seem a watershed for the new court. In a helter-skelter year for Americans’ conception of themselves, their freedoms and the very integrity of the democratic process itself, the Supreme Court set limits last week on the state’s power to curtail…Continue Reading

Supreme Court won’t get involved in Louisiana pastor’s case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is for now staying out of a dispute involving the state of Louisiana and a Baton Rouge-area pastor charged with violating state coronavirus restrictions by repeatedly holding large church services.Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Friday evening turned away a request from Life Tabernacle Church pastor Tony Spell to…Continue Reading

The Supreme Court Has to Choose Between Trump and the Nation’s Founders

When is an immigrant not a person? According to President Donald Trump, it’s whenever the executive branch says so. The president has spent the past four years promulgating this idea for the purposes of excluding undocumented immigrants from the numbers used to calculate each state’s representation in Congress. Even though he is on his way…Continue Reading

Supreme Court Rules NY Can’t Impose Covid-19 Restrictions On Houses Of Worship

Topline In a late Wednesday ruling, the Supreme Court’s new conservative majority voted in favor of a challenge from religious groups to New York’s coronavirus restrictions, temporarily barring the state from enforcing certain attendance limits on houses of worship in virus hotspots, with recently seated Justice Amy Coney Barrett casting a decisive vote.  Worshipers of…Continue Reading

The Supreme Court Is in Charge Now

After Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death in September, liberals spent seven weeks before the presidential election discussing the merits of Supreme Court reform. Should Democrats respond to Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation—and the GOP’s four-year campaign to reshape the federal courts—by adding more seats to the nation’s highest court? Should they adopt extraordinary measures like jurisdiction stripping…Continue Reading

A Supreme Court Justice Went on A Rant About COVID, Abortion, and LGTBQ Rights

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is seen after a swearing in ceremony in July, 2019. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)In a move that seemed to toss any semblance of impartiality out the window, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito took aim this week at some of the most charged issues in American life—coronavirus restrictions, LGBTQ rights,…Continue Reading

Much at stake as Supreme Court weighs future of ‘Obamacare’

When the Supreme Court weighs the fate of “Obamacare” on Tuesday, arguments will revolve around arcane points of law like severability — whether the justices can surgically snip out part of the law and leave the rest.But what’s at stake has real-world consequences for just about every American, as well as the health care industry,…Continue Reading

Upcoming Supreme Court Ruling Could Jeopardize Health Insurance for People with COVID

Editor’s Note (11/9/20): On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case California v. Texas, which will decide whether to uphold a lower court’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional because of the individual mandate to purchase health insurance. The decision, which likely will not come for several months, could…Continue Reading

Supreme Court Asks Vi And Airtel To Share Details Of All Tariffs With TRAI

        | Updated: Sunday, November 8, 2020, 22:43 [IST] The Supreme Court (SC) of India has asked Airtel and Vi (Vodafone-Idea) to share all details of special plans and offers with the regulator. This development comes two years after Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) allowed telcos not to share details…Continue Reading