A migrant from Haiti waits with others at a clinic for migrants in Tijuana, Mexico.
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In the last decision of the term, the Supreme Court cleared a barrier for the Biden administration to end a Trump-era policy returning asylum seekers arriving in the US to camps in Mexico.
Anti-abortion protestors celebrate the overturning of Roe v. Wade outside the US Supreme Court on June 24.
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A Supreme Court scholar untangles the ideas that undergird the historic ruling overturning the Constitutional right to an abortion.
Temporary security fencing surrounds the U.S. Supreme Court building, ahead of its decision on abortion.
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State supreme courts have a relatively low profile in the US. That’s going to change now that they will be under political pressure to decide whether abortion is protected in state constitutions.
A half-century of reproduction rights upended by the Supreme Court.
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By a 6 to 3 majority, the Supreme Court decided to overrule the landmark Roe decision and end almost 50 years of access to abortion being a constitution right.
US Supreme Court justices arrive at the US Capitol in February 2022
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The Supreme Court held off at least another day before announcing a ruling on abortion rights. High profile cases take more time to finalize, but there are also political and public relations factors.
The current Supreme Court has a 6-3 conservative majority.
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In a 6-3 conservative majority, the more important divisions may be among the six Republican-appointed justices.
Abortion rights activists demonstrate outside Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home in Maryland on May 18, 2022.
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Americans have long said they generally support abortion rights, but understanding specific breakdowns of opinion across demographics, and the history of abortion beliefs, is also important.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to reporters ahead of a vote on abortion rights.
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Lawmakers in the US Senate are set to vote on a bill that would enshrine abortion into law. But is there a route to legislation?
President Joe Biden has called on Congress to codify Roe.
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President Joe Biden has urged lawmakers to act over abortion rights following the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. But is there a route to legislation?
Abortion rights battles look set to go from the Supreme Court to statehouses.
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If the Supreme Court guts landmark rulings that established a constitutional right to abortion, the legal struggle will shift to statehouses and state courtrooms.
A women cries while kneeling in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on May 2, 2022.
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A draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito suggests that a majority of the court may overturn the landmark 1973 ruling that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion in the US.
Which branch has the power to rewrite congressional maps?
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Justices declined GOP requests to block court-approved congressional maps in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. But justices punted a bigger question over the role of courts until after the midterm elections.
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser presenting via telephone during oral argument before the Supreme Court on May 13, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.
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The Supreme Court’s pandemic-related move to oral argument over the telephone has improved those arguments and allowed the public to engage with these discussions of the meaning of our Constitution.