Tag: Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on 2020 citizenship census question

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on 2020 citizenship census question

| Carol Zimmermann | February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in April about the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census and its decision will come just in the nick of time, since the Census Bureau needs to begin printing forms for the every-10 years-questionnaire this summer.

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Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion providers

Supreme Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion providers

| Carol Zimmermann | February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals Feb. 7.

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Supreme Court asked to put Louisiana abortion law on hold

Supreme Court asked to put Louisiana abortion law on hold

| Carol Zimmermann | February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily put on hold a state law restricting Louisiana abortion providers.

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Big decisions, bench changes for U.S. Supreme Court this year

Big decisions, bench changes for U.S. Supreme Court this year

| Carol Zimmermann | December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court’s past year will probably be remembered more for the shakeup at the bench than for specific rulings.

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Despite hearing’s drama, some say Kavanaugh won’t make major changes

Despite hearing’s drama, some say Kavanaugh won’t make major changes

| Carol Zimmermann | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The four days of Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh were as heated as the unusually high temperatures in Washington during this first week of September.

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Social justice Catholic group’s letter objects to Kavanaugh nomination

Social justice Catholic group’s letter objects to Kavanaugh nomination

| Rhina Guidos | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Sept. 4 letter signed by more than 1,500 Catholic nuns, priests and other Church leaders from around the country addressed to U.S. senators voiced concerns about Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a fellow Catholic, as he faced confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill in early September that may result in a seat for him on the Supreme Court of the United States.

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From readers — August 9, 2018

From readers — August 9, 2018

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Death penalty teaching
Do Catholic justices matter?
Will the abusers pay?

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Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

| Carol Zimmermann | July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington and a Catholic who once clerked for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Trump has chance to reshape high court in choosing successor to Kennedy

Trump has chance to reshape high court in choosing successor to Kennedy

| Steve Larkin | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six judges’ names that have appeared on many of the reported shortlists include two Catholics: Brett Kavanaugh, of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and Amy Coney Barrett, of the 7th Circuit.

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Another busy year ends for Supreme Court with all eyes on next term

Another busy year ends for Supreme Court with all eyes on next term

| Carol Zimmermann | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Big cases this year involved the president’s travel ban, a same-sex wedding cake, gerrymandering, sports betting, cellphone tracking, union dues and pro-life pregnancy centers.

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Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court

Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced June 27, the last day of the Supreme Court’s current term, that he is retiring July 31.

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High court rules against unions in dues case; USCCB had backed labor

High court rules against unions in dues case; USCCB had backed labor

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

By a 5-4 majority, the Supreme Court declared June 27 that one of its rulings from 1977 was “wrongly decided” and overruled it, in a case on whether public-sector unions could continue to make nonmembers pay fair-share fees not related to the unions’ lobbying and political efforts.

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