In July, Trump announced his nominee for the Supreme Court following Justice Kennedy’s retirement. We all knew the nominee would be bad, but the nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, is worse than we thought. Here are the top three reasons he would take us backwards for the next 40 years and why we can’t let him get […]
The Whole Woman’s Health Victory a Year Later
The Burden Is Undue! This week marks the one-year anniversary of the groundbreaking Supreme Court decision, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The decision found that the burdens a woman faces when trying to access an abortion—like targeted restrictions against abortion providers (known as TRAP laws)—are unconstitutional. It was an amazing victory for women, and has […]
SCOTUS to Decide on Trump’s Travel Ban
This month, the Supreme Court will issue rulings on a number of cases before its summer recess begins. One decision involves whether the court will lift lower courts’ injunctions on Trump’s travel ban until it hears the full case either later this month or in the fall. The Department of Justice asked SCOTUS to intervene […]
Does John Adams Still Think Gorsuch Is “An Incredible Pick”?
This morning, NPR revealed that as a law professor, Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch told students companies “should ask women seeking jobs about their plans for having children and implied that women manipulate companies starting in the interview stage to extract maternity benefits.” Federal law prohibits companies from discriminating in hiring based on pregnancy […]