Supreme Court move allows Jackson to take part in case that could lead to end of use of race in college admissions
The Supreme Court has taken a step that will allow new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman on the court, to take part in a case that could lead to the end of the use of race in college admissions.
Supreme Court Justice Breyer has options as a retiree
Until last week when he swore in Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, his successor on the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer had a rigorous, intellectually challenging job with the highest of stakes. As a retired justice, Breyer can maintain an office at the Supreme Court if he wants to and also gets a clerk to help him. One example: Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the court's first female justice, in retirement founded a group that teaches students civics through computer games.news.yahoo.com
Former jobs of every Supreme Court justice
Stacker compiled an account of the educational and professional history of each current Supreme Court justice, including Ketanji Brown Jackson, the newest member. Danforth would play an important role in endorsing Thomas as a Supreme Court justice. Neil Gorsuch: Before the Supreme CourtBefore his confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice, Gorsuch spent 11 years on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He reportedly said during his law school confirmation hearing testimony, “I got into Yale Law School. Less than a year later, Biden announced that Jackson was his nominee for associate justice of the Supreme Court.mlive.com
Supreme Court justices' past abortion views, in their own words and votes
More than a month ago, a stunning leak of a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito indicated that the Supreme Court was prepared to take the momentous step of overruling the Roe v. Wade decision from 1973 and stripping away women's constitutional protections for abortion.cbsnews.com
Terrified law clerks at the Supreme Court are lawyering up as the investigation into the leaked draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade fuels hostility: report
A source told NPR clerks act as diplomats for justices, but the fear that their professional lives are under threat is straining the Supreme Court.news.yahoo.com
Justices limit discrimination claims for emotional distress
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit filed by a deaf, legally blind woman against a physical therapy business that wouldn't provide an American Sign Language interpreter for her appointments. In a 6-3 ruling with conservatives in the majority, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that businesses that receive federal health care money can't be sued for discrimination under the Affordable Care Act when the harm alleged is emotional, not financial. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote in dissent that people who suffer discrimination often feel humiliation or embarrassment.news.yahoo.com
Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed as first Black female Supreme Court justice
By MARY CLARE JALONICK and MARK SHERMAN, Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his effort to diversify the court. Jackson will take her seat when Justice Stephen Breyer retires this summer, solidifying the liberal wing of the 6-3 conservative-dominated court. Jackson will be just the third Black justice, after Thurgood Marshall and Clarence Thomas, and the sixth woman. While Jackson won’t change the balance, she will secure a legacy on the court for Biden and fulfill his 2020 campaign pledge to nominate the first Black female justice. In an impassioned moment during the hearings last month, Booker, who is Black, told Jackson that he felt emotional watching her testify.mlive.com
Jackson confirmed as first Black female high court justice
The Senate has confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice and giving President Joe Biden a bipartisan endorsement for his effort to diversify the court.
Murkowski, Romney back Jackson, all but assure confirmation
Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney say they will vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic nomination to the Supreme Court, giving President Joe Biden’s nominee a new burst of bipartisan support to become the first Black woman on the high court.
Justices cast doubt on Texas immunity claim in vet's lawsuit
The Supreme Court on Tuesday cast doubt on Texas' claim that it can't be sued by a former state trooper who says he was forced out of his job when he returned from Army service in Iraq. The justices heard arguments in a dispute over a federal law that was enacted in 1991 in the wake of the Persian Gulf war to strengthen job protections for returning service members. Over 90 minutes, the justices discussed the Vietnam War, Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Alexander Hamilton and even Hamilton, the musical, as they tried to sort through whether states are shielded from lawsuits filed by veterans who complain that their jobs were not protected, in violation of the federal law.news.yahoo.com