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U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions
US & Canada · Washington

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions

57% Center coverage: 193 sources
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that will undermine President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change. The court's 6-3 ruling restricted the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal- and gas-fired power plants under the landmark Clean Air Act anti-pollution law. Biden's administration is currently working on new regulations.See the Story
Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy
US & Canada · Washington

Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' policy

56% Center coverage: 131 sources
Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings. The Trump administration sent an estimated 70,000 people back to Mexico. Since early December 2021, under what immigration advocates call MPP 2.0, the Biden administration has sent back far fewer.See the Story
Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court's first Black woman
Ketanji Brown Jackson · Washington

Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as Supreme Court's first Black woman

52% Center coverage: 64 sources
Ketanji Brown Jackson, 51, is the court's 116th justice. Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement took effect at noon. Jackson, a federal judge since 2013, will be the first Black woman to serve as a justice. She will be joining three women, Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Amy Coney Barrett.See the Story

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US & Canada · Frankfort

Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban

77% Center coverage: 45 sources
Abortion-rights groups fought for the ruling that pauses the 2019 Kentucky law for now. Under the so-called trigger provisions, abortions ended abruptly June 24. The Kentucky case reflects the battles now being waged in courthouses around the country over whether pregnancies may be lawfully ended.See the Story
US & Canada · North Carolina

Supreme Court to review state legislatures’ power in federal elections

58% Center coverage: 48 sources
Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal from North Carolina Republicans. Case could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting. Supreme Court has never invoked what is known as the independent state legislature doctrine. Four of the court’s conservative justices have expressed interest in taking on the subject.See the Story
Rape · Ottawa

Supreme Court rules rape shield law is constitutional

Coverage: 10 sources
The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld expansions to Canada's rape shield laws made by the Liberals four years ago. In a 6-3 ruling today, the court says the expanded rules to further prevent a sexual assault complainant's past from being used against them in a trial are entirely constitutional. The court ruling today will determine whether some extensions to those laws made in 2018 violate the rights of an accused.See the Story

West Virginia leaders react to Supreme Court EPA ruling

Coverage: 4 sources
U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's ruling on West Virginia v. EPA. Senator Cramer penned an essay for the HarvardJournal of Law & Public Policy on restoring states rights and adhering to cooperative federalism in environmental policy.See the Story
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Supreme Court says several gun cases deserve a new look

72% Center coverage: 7 sources
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says gun cases involving restrictions in Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maryland deserve a new look following its major decision in a gun case last week. The Supreme Court said Thursday lower courts should take another look at several cases that had been awaiting action by the high court.See the Story

Biden calls on Congress to ease Senate rules to codify Roe v. Wade

Coverage: 5 sources
Biden said he would support suspending the Senate filibuster rule to codify abortion rights established in Roe v. Wade.See the Story
US & Canada

U.S. Supreme Court nixes religious challenge to New York vaccine mandate

60% Left coverage: 5 sources
By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear a challenge to New York's mandate that healthcare sector workers be vaccinated against COVID-19 brought by a group of doctors, nurses and others who objected on religious grounds. Turning away an appeal by 16 healthcare workers, the justices left in place a lower court ruling that rejected their claim thatSee the Story
EPA · Washington

Ocasio-Cortez calls Supreme Court EPA decision ‘catastrophic’

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday called a Supreme Court setting limits on how the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) can deal with power plants “catastrophic.”See the Story

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