Supreme court

A crowd of people are shown in the dark of night outside of the brightly lit facade of the US Supreme Court and holding signs and flags.

Ginsburg’s impact on women spanned age groups, backgrounds


The pop culture status that Ruth Bader Ginsburg found — or rather, that found her — in recent years was just a side show, albeit one that amused her, to the unique and profound impact she had on women’s lives around the world.

US Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh is shown looking down at a microphone.

What a Justice Kavanaugh could mean for climate change

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‘I lost trust in the system,’ says US citizen now unable to reunite with his Yemeni family

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Why the Trump administration is asking the courts to remove safeguards for detaining migrant children

Protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, U.S., April 25, 2018, while the court justices consider case regarding presidential powers as it weighs the legality of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban.

Five takeaways from the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on Trump’s travel ban

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President Obama created DACA. Why won’t courts let President Trump end it?

A federal court ruling gives the government 90 days to explain why it changed the immigration policy — or to begin accepting new DACA applicants.

Everything is Awesome About These Female Lego Figures

Arts, Culture & Media

Artist Maia Weinstock creates series of Lego minifigures based on trailblazing women like Justice Ruth Ginsberg and Temple Grandin. 

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Why a recent Supreme Court decision on bonds is a ‘red flag’ for immigrants in detention


A battle is on over the constitutionality of indefinite immigrant detention.

International travelers (reflected in a closed door) arrive on the day that US President Donald Trump's limited travel ban, approved by the US Supreme Court, goes into effect, at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, June 29, 2017

Supreme Court lets Trump’s latest travel ban go into full effect


The US Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to lift two injunctions imposed by lower courts that had partially blocked the ban.

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What’s the best way to test for partisan gerrymandering?


The topic was hot in the Supreme Court last month as justices heard oral arguments in the Wisconsin gerrymandering case.