SCOTUS

#WHYWEDONTREPORT: Our Voices Matter

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#WHYWEDONTREPORT: I didn’t come forward after a gang of drunken high school boys changed the course of my life forever nearly 20 years ago.

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Powerful Men Do Terrible Things: Why Lawyers Like Kavanaugh Perpetrate Sexual Assault

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now has two accusers.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh now has two accusers. Lawyers and judges are just as capable of being aggressors of sexual violence.

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#RavsRadar: Senate Changes Rules, Confirms Neil Gorsuch to SCOTUS For Life

This is the next SCOTUS, for as long as he shall live - Neil Gorsuch. (Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

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#RavsRadar: Mitch McConnell Is About To Go 'Weird Pro' To Confirm Neil Gorsuch

The nuclear option is definitely on the table for SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch. (Image Credit: The White House via Wikimedia Commons)

Buckle up folks, the Senate Democrats just announced they have enough members opposing confirmation of

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Supreme Court Upholds Abortion Rights, Basic Good Sense

SCOTUS was ok today.

Today the Supreme Court handed down a ruling on the case Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. What was at issue was the regulations the state of Texas wanted to impose on abortion providers as outlined in the controversial HB2 law. You remember it: it was the one that State Senator Wendy David filibustered while we all cheered.

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Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For SCOTUS, Gives Zero F*cks

Today, President Obama nominated DC Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.

BOOM, GOP. Try talking smack about the guy who got the death penalty for homegrown terrorist, Timothy McVeigh. Dare ya!

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Here's What Went Down In Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt

Texas, like the rest of the US, has a near-zero complication rate for abortions. But apparently it's still... dangerous somehow?

Yes. That’s right. Texas passed laws to allegedly make abortion safer when abortion is already nearly perfectly safe. Our good friend Justice Breyer honed in on this yesterday, when he asked the lawyer defending the law how often Texas patients are transferred from abortion provider to hospital.

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Clarence Thomas Spoke For The First Time In 10 Years, And It Wasn't Pretty

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Hi. Happy Super Tuesday. Did you get out and vote if your state is holding a primary today? Good, good.

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In Wake Of Justice Scalia's Death, Senate Forgets How To Constitution

Scalia’s death leaves a vacancy in the Supreme Court, and apparently also a vacancy in the GOP’s understanding of presidential powers.

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Blacks Belong At "Slower Schools": Supreme Court Justice Scalia Really Just Said That

ICYMI amongst the chorus of outrage over Donald Trump's latest round of racist comments, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments this week in Fisher v. the University of Texas, a landmark case challenging the use of race in college admissions –– and Justice Scalia just lost his goddamn mind.

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