Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy may be the last thing standing between religious conservatives and constitutionally protected abortion rights.
Nearly 30 years ago, an all-white jury sentenced an 18-year-old Black kid named Timothy Tyrone Foster to death for the murder of an elderly white woman. Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case regarding whether Foster lives or dies.
The conservative court of appeals handed the Obama administration an important victory in its defense of the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.
In an order issued late on April 15, the justice stayed a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Zubik v. Burwell.
That’s the question before the Roberts Court in a case that pits the religious rights of employees against the duty of an employer to accommodate them.
For Justice Samuel Alito, the Defense of Marriage Act and workplace discrimination cases represent the coming together of two very real threats to him: advancing equality in society and advancing equality in the workplace.