The high court hasn’t yet ruled on buffer zones or Hobby Lobby, but it did say a legal challenge to an Ohio elections law can proceed.
The report from the Alliance for Justice notes that while there is still much to do to remedy the judicial vacancy crisis in the federal courts, reforms in the Senate have brought signs of change.
Conservatives have found a new way to take over state and federal government, and it looks like Democrats are uniting in opposition to the nomination of Michael Boggs to the federal bench.
Tennessee lawmakers proposed a dangerous new law that allows for prosecuting pregnant people, as a South Carolina woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly killing her infant while breastfeeding.
The latest wave of clinic closures in Texas illustrates how absurd judging abortion restrictions under the “undue burden” test has become.
Despite a change to Senate rules designed to speed along judicial nominations, Republicans appear ready to pick up 2014 where they left off 2013: obstructing nominees.
The vote is the first since Senate Democrats reformed filibuster rules and marks the beginning of a pushback against Republican obstructionism.
Republicans have now blocked three well-qualified women from serving on the nation’s second highest court.
Even with a packed docket, the Roberts Court could find room to take up important cases on pregnant workers’ rights as well as a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade.
Unlike many of President Obama’s other federal court nominees, Todd Hughes’ nomination has proceeded smoothly.