» Case preview: In newest chapter in long-running water dispute, court will hear first-ever challenge to ruling by interstate river master
29/09/20 11:11 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Texas v. New Mexico is a new dispute in an old Supreme Court proceeding, first filed in 1974 but, until recently, dormant since the early 1990s. The litigation involves the Pecos River, the waters of which are apportioned between New Mex...

» “What would Ruth do?”: A feminist pioneer on what Justice Ginsburg meant to her
28/09/20 17:48 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
This tribute is the last in a series on the life and work of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, political activist and feminist organizer. Because Ruth Bader Ginsburg and I are pretty much age pee...

» Pennsylvania GOP leaders ask justices to block order on counting absentee ballots after Election Day (updated)
28/09/20 16:47 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Telling the Supreme Court that there is a “very real possibility that the final presidential election results” could rest on the outcome of voting in Pennsylvania, Republicans in the state asked the justices on Monday to block a ruling b...

» October Term 2020 and the specter of (a lot of) mootness
28/09/20 16:15 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Recent discussions of the Supreme Court’s upcoming term have understandably focused on the implications of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — and the seemingly inevitable confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed her. At...

» Who is Amy Coney Barrett?
28/09/20 13:10 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Who is Judge Amy Coney Barrett and what’s next for her confirmation battle? Amy Howe answers these questions and more on this week’s episode of SCOTUStalk. Amy sits down with SCOTUSblog media editor Katie Barlow to discuss the significan...

» A “view” from the Rose Garden: The nine
26/09/20 21:34 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
President Donald Trump announced his first two Supreme Court nominees in the East Room of the White House, and both in prime time on a weeknight. Many people commented on the vaguely game-show suspense the former host of “The Apprentice”...

» Trump nominates Barrett to Supreme Court
26/09/20 19:06 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Shortly after he appointed then-Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Donald Trump reportedly told his advisors that he was “saving” Judge Amy Coney...

» “We’ll just have to keep doing the work”: Ginsburg’s clerks remember her example in a tumultuous term
26/09/20 12:12 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The members of the 2016-17 clerk class for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg started their clerkship amid great uncertainty and a grieving court. In the second in a two-part series of interviews with former Ginsburg clerks, SCOTUStalk host Amy...

» Empirical SCOTUS: Justice Ginsburg leaves a lasting legacy on the court
25/09/20 16:42 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
In the week since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the legal community has simultaneously honored her legacy with heartfelt eulogies and prepared for the upcoming battle over her vacant seat. If President Trump is able to appoin...

» House Democrats to introduce new bill for Supreme Court term limits
25/09/20 16:00 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
With the debate over Supreme Court reform taking center stage in the 2020 election after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, three members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday will introduce a bill to establish term limits ...

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