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Texas Supreme Court Temporarily Enforces Pre-Roe Abortion Law from 1925

Texas Supreme Court Temporarily Enforces Pre-Roe Abortion Law from 1925

The state of Texas is in a state of confusion as to what the actual law is over abortion — made only more dubious by a decision its high court just handed down. On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court overturned a lower court’s ruling from earlier this week giving clinics/docs there the green light to …

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The Supreme Court Is Jeopardizing Federal Climate Action

The Supreme Court Is Jeopardizing Federal Climate Action

Today, in a ruling on a nonexistent plan with nonexistent harms to the people who brought the suit, the Supreme Court took an opportunity to curb the ability of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate power sector carbon emissions. In a summer of big decisions from the US Supreme Court, West Virginia v. Environmental Protection …

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The Supreme Court Is Building Its Own Surveillance State

The Supreme Court Is Building Its Own Surveillance State

Following the leak of a draft opinion striking down abortion rights, the Supreme Court’s police force (the Marshal’s Office) launched an unprecedented probe to uncover who leaked the decision. Already, authorities have demanded phone records, signed affidavits, and law clerks’ devices. The scrutiny is so intense that many onlookers have suggested that clerks retain attorneys …

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