#supremecourtcases

  1. "Freedom doesn't come like a bird on a wing; you've got to work for it, fight for it, day and night for it - and every generation has to win it all again" ("The Inheritance")

    Laurence Tribe@tribelaw: " Plessy is just 128 years old today. Sadly, it’s not yet well and truly dead and buried." AFRICAN & BLACK HISTORY@AfricanArchives: " On this day in 1896, the U.S Supreme Court delivered its decision in Plessy v. Ferguson, establishing the “separate but equa
  2. On this day in 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896), was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that racial segregation laws did not violate the U.S. Constitution as long as the facilities for each race were equal in quality, a doc
  3. Americans divided as Supreme Court weighs abortion pill access, Reuters/Ipsos poll finds

    By: Gabriella Borter and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are divided on whether women should have to see a doctor in person before receiving abortion pills, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found, as the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to reimpose that restriction on medica
  4. It’s been 70 years since Brown v. Board of Education. The US is still trying to achieve the promise of integration.

    By Chandelis Duster, Nicquel Terry Ellis and Alex Leeds Matthews, CNN Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas – the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared “separate but equal” education unconstitutional in the United States – remains one of the most consequential cou
  5. He Committed a Double Murder at 16. Does He Deserve to Die in Prison?

    By Matt Ford Twelve years ago, the Supreme Court abolished mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders. Seven years ago, the justices applied that ruling retroactively. Somehow, Arizona didn’t get the memo. A prisoner who was sentenced to die in prison for a crim