Supreme Court has failed to find leaker of abortion opinion
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Supreme Court probe fails to find who leaked abortion ruling
Abortion rights demonstrators protest outside the United States Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022. An investigation into who leaked a bombshell Supreme Court ruling overturning the federal constitutional right to abortion weeks before it was officially released failed to identify the culprit, the court said Thursday. Politico in May reported that a leaked draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito showed that the Supreme Court was poised to overturn its five-decade-old ruling in the case known as Roe v. Wade, which found there was a constitutional right to abortion. The following month, the Supreme Court did just that, with a majority opinion penned by Alito, a member of the conservative supermajority on the court.cnbc.com
Samuel Alito 'Joked' About Black Kids Wearing KKK Robes During Oral Arguments
On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that’s framed as being about free speech but is actually a Trojan horse for upending civil rights protections. So, naturally, the Supreme Court’s chief troll, Justice Samuel Alito, decided to joke around about the Ku Klux Klan.news.yahoo.com
High court rules against Arizona GOP leader in records fight
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to get phone records belonging to the leader of the Arizona Republican Party. The high court on Monday rejected GOP state chair Kelli Ward's request to halt the turnover of records while a lawsuit proceeds. The court lifted a temporary order that had been put in place by Justice Elena Kagan that had paused anything from happening while Ward's appeal was at the Supreme Court.news.yahoo.com
Supreme Court justices spar over court legitimacy comments
Supreme Court justices tend to wipe the slate clean at the start of a new term, the bruised feelings occasioned by tough cases eased by a summer break. The latest comments came Tuesday night from conservative Justice Samuel Alito, the author of the June decision that took away women’s constitutional protections for abortion. On Tuesday, Alito was answering a question at a forum at the conservative Heritage Foundation in Washington when he said that “someone also crosses an important line" when saying "that the court is acting in a way that is illegitimate.”news.yahoo.com
Chief Justice John Roberts privately tried to sway other justices not to overturn Roe v. Wade, only to be thwarted by the unprecedented draft leak: report
The chief justice, a conservative, tried to persuade Justice Brett Kavanaugh and to a lesser extent, Justice Amy Coney Barrett, according to CNN.news.yahoo.com
The U.S. Supreme Court gave Texas abortion clinics a victory in 2016. Then Trump was elected.
In 2016, the Supreme Court blocked onerous regulations that had shuttered half of Texas’ abortion providers. On Friday, the court’s new conservative majority cited that case in overturning the constitutional protection for abortion.
Alito said women seeking abortions should have to listen to distressing details about fetal development as 'part of the responsibility of moral choice'
The memo also laid out the conservative justice's strategy for eventually overturning abortion rights in the US, The New York Times reported.news.yahoo.com