Tag: Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court cited the case of a man who claimed Long Island Skydive fired him for being gay in the top court's ruling that extend federal anti-discrimination protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Op-Ed: Whom should we believe? What did happen on that summer night in 1982? Even with an FBI investigation there may still be doubts.
New York's Sen. Schumer blasted Judge Gorsuch as someone who "instinctively favors the powerful over the weak" and "corporations over working Americans."
Judge Merrick Garland has won bipartisan praise in the past but that might not even merit him a Senate confirmation hearing this presidential election year. The 63-year-old Chicagoan—as both he and President Barack Obama pointed out—is currently the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which Obama said is often regarded as “The Second-Highest Court In The Land.” Legal observers have called Garland a "centrist" and a "moderate" jurist.
Everyone considers Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that established a woman’s right to an abortion, to be the most important ruling ever on the issue by the Supreme Court. But this year, a lesser-known progeny of Roe occupies center stage in potentially the most momentous abortion case confronting the justices in a generation.
"To have the Supreme Court of the United States reaffirm that marriage equality is a constitutional right, you can’t get any bigger than this.”