Law (US)

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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in to supreme court after ruling deals blow to climate crisis – as it happened
Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman in US history to sit on the nation’s highest court

Lauren Gambino

30, Jun, 2022 @8:09 PM

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The US supreme court just made yet another devastating decision for humanity | Peter Kalmus
The EPA ruling means it may now be mathematically impossible through available avenues for the US to achieve its greenhouse gas emissions goal

Peter Kalmus

30, Jun, 2022 @7:25 PM

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US supreme court case could give state politicians huge power over elections
Nation’s highest court to hear North Carolina case seeking to remove state courts’ oversight of elections for federal office

Sam Levine

30, Jun, 2022 @7:05 PM

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Biden can end Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ program, supreme court rules
Ruling by 5-4 allows administration to terminate policy that forced asylum seekers to return to Mexico while claims are considered

Lauren Gambino and Chris Stein in Washington

30, Jun, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Supreme court expands states’ power to prosecute crimes on tribal lands
Cherokee nation says ruling represents attack on tribe’s sovereignty but Oklahoma governor hails ‘pivotal moment’

Victoria Bekiempis

30, Jun, 2022 @3:22 PM

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US supreme court rules against EPA and hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions
Court sides with Republican states as ruling represents landmark moment in rightwing effort to dismantle ‘regulatory state’

Oliver Milman in New York

30, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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The Roe ruling is not about states’ rights. It’s about power and control | Derecka Purnell
It’s tempting to blame rightwing evangelicals for what happened last week – but big business also benefits from our loss of autonomy

Derecka Purnell

30, Jun, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Giuliani associate Lev Parnas handed 20 months in prison for campaign finance fraud – as it happened
Lawyers had sought leniency as Parnas had helped congressional inquiry –follow all the latest politics news

Adam Gabbatt in New York

29, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Does Justice Clarence Thomas want to overturn a landmark freedom of the press ruling? | Larry Tribe and Dennis Aftergut
On Monday, the supreme court justice issued a worrying signal about his commitment to maintaining press freedoms

Laurence H Tribe and Dennis Aftergut

29, Jun, 2022 @10:12 AM

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‘She ruined lives’: Ghislaine Maxwell’s victims tell of the impact of her abuse
The British socialite maintained her innocence as women came forward to accuse her of sexual abuse and trafficking

Victoria Bekiempis

28, Jun, 2022 @8:27 PM

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Texas judge temporarily blocks state ban on abortions up to six weeks
Judge sets hearing for 12 July, meaning abortions up to six weeks of pregnancy can resume for at least two weeks

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Jun, 2022 @5:47 PM

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The US supreme court is letting prayer back in public schools. This is unsettling | Moira Donegan
The court’s rightwing majority was extremely receptive to a case this week that would weaken the separation of church and state

Moira Donegan

28, Jun, 2022 @10:19 AM

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