The Supreme Court doesn't have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate's. The court is receiving "a higher than usual number of public calls," Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said. Roberts is presiding over the Senate impeachment trial.
Thousands of protesters from around the country were expected to converge in the nation's capital for the event, which began in 1973 after the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, established a woman's constitutional right to get an abortion. With the 2020 presidential campaign season heating up, abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in the United States. Opponents cite religious beliefs to declare it immoral, while abortion-rights activists say the procedure is protected by a constitutional guarantee that gives women control over their bodies and futures.
WASHINGTON -- It was early Wednesday morning, and Chief Justice John Roberts had had enough. He had been listening to increasingly acid exchanges at the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, and he was ready to chastise the House managers and the president's lawyers.And he did it in the characteristically
An Oslo appeals court approved Norway's plans for more oil exploration in the Arctic on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit by environmentalists who had said it violated people's right to a healthy environment. The verdict upheld a ruling made by a lower court, rejecting arguments by Greenpeace and the Nature and Youth group that a 2015-2016 oil licensing round that gave awards to Equinor and others had breached Norway's constitution. "The verdict is unanimous," the Borgarting Appeals Court said in its written decision.
Novelist Marlon James on the Lawrence v. Texas case and what it revealed to him about America and his own search for self.