Tag: SCOTUS

Supreme Court to begin new term as it ended last one: by teleconference

Supreme Court to begin new term as it ended last one: by teleconference

| Carol Zimmermann | September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Oct. 5, will be hearing oral arguments by teleconference, just as it did at the end of the last term, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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DACA beneficiaries say court’s ruling keeps dreams alive for their future

DACA beneficiaries say court’s ruling keeps dreams alive for their future

| Kurt Jensen | June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Miriam Uribe, who graduated from the University of San Francisco in 2017, planned to go to law school this fall.

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Supreme Court to reexamine contraceptive mandate for religious employers

Supreme Court to reexamine contraceptive mandate for religious employers

| Carol Zimmermann | January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Little Sisters of the Poor are once again going to the Supreme Court.

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Court won’t take case on law requiring ultrasound before abortion

Court won’t take case on law requiring ultrasound before abortion

| December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 9 declined to take up a challenge to a Kentucky ultrasound law that requires a physician or qualified technician to perform an ultrasound on a woman seeking an abortion and show the screen images to her.

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As Supreme Court hears DACA case, bishops voice support for beneficiaries

As Supreme Court hears DACA case, bishops voice support for beneficiaries

| Rhina Guidos | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s a population that almost every bishop in the United States comes into contact with: 700,000 young adults brought into the country as children without documents.

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Divided Supreme Court seems unsure about DACA’s fate

Divided Supreme Court seems unsure about DACA’s fate

| Carol Zimmermann | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

In a high-stakes issue before the Supreme Court Nov. 12, it was not clear how the justices will ultimately resolve the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.

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Supreme Court agrees to take up Louisiana abortion case this term

Supreme Court agrees to take up Louisiana abortion case this term

| Carol Zimmermann | October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court announced Oct. 4, just three days before it begins its new term, that it will add an abortion case to its docket.

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Religious liberty, discrimination and DACA highlight court’s new term

Religious liberty, discrimination and DACA highlight court’s new term

| Carol Zimmermann | September 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The upcoming Supreme Court term — which starts Oct. 7 — will offer plenty of cases that Catholics will be paying close attention to including: the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a number of religious liberty cases including a school-choice program in Montana and workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender.

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Supreme Court to take up DACA case, not abortion law, next term

Supreme Court to take up DACA case, not abortion law, next term

| Carol Zimmermann | June 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

In its next term, the Supreme Court will examine if the Trump administration illegally tried to end a program that protects young adults brought to the U.S. as minors without documentation.

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‘No healing will come’ from Alabama execution, Catholic group says

‘No healing will come’ from Alabama execution, Catholic group says

| Carol Zimmermann | June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

In response to the Supreme Court’s May 30 decision to allow the execution of an Alabama death-row inmate, a Catholic group seeking to end the death penalty said in a tweet: “Our work to build a more restorative criminal justice system continues.”

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Justices lean toward including citizenship question in next census

Justices lean toward including citizenship question in next census

| Carol Zimmermann | April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

During April 23 oral arguments before the Supreme Court, the majority of justices seemed in favor of an added question about U.S. citizenship on the 2020 census questionnaire.

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Supreme Court’s recent actions reveal its death penalty divide

Supreme Court’s recent actions reveal its death penalty divide

| Carol Zimmermann | April 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

In two recent actions, the U.S. Supreme Court revealed its death penalty decisions are hardly cut and dried.

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