Recommended Reading / June 5th, 2023 / By Dan Schnur
When the dust settles after next year’s election, it’s entirely possible that Samuel Alito will have helped secure a second term in office for Joe Biden.
Bias / May 9th, 2023 / By Clare Ashcraft
In April 2023, reports emerged that Thomas had received gifts from GOP donor Harlan Crow and did not disclose some of them. These revelations have led to controversy regarding whether Thomas has committed ethical violations and what the ramifications should be.
Recommended Reading / October 24th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
The nation’s highest court will soon be immersed in the work of fundamentally reshaping the future of higher education in this country.
Recommended Reading / October 10th, 2022 / By David Meyers
The Supreme Court is back in session this week, and the docket for the new term includes two cases that could fundamentally shift the state of democracy in the United States.
Recommended Reading / July 5th, 2022 / By Clare Ashcraft
The Supreme Court used to be one of the areas of government that was the least impacted by the nation's extreme polarization, frequently finding common ground, but recent SCOTUS rulings have magnified our divisions.
Facts & Data / July 5th, 2022 / By Andrew Weinzierl
And how Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation affects the court's judicial ideology.
Recommended Reading / July 4th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
The most impactful possible solution — passing abortion rights legislation through Congress — has been almost completely ignored.
Story of the Week / June 30th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
After the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, what's next for abortions in the U.S.?
Recommended Reading / May 9th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
A majority vote for a pro-choice bill supported by the Democrats would mark a major step forward and an even more powerful message than a slightly stronger bill that was defeated.
Recommended Reading / March 28th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
The day is not far off when party-line votes for Supreme Court justices become just as commonplace as they now are for congressional leadership posts.
Story of the Week / March 24th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
As war continues in Ukraine, Senate confirmation hearings were held for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson this week.
Recommended Reading / January 30th, 2022 / By Dan Schnur
When he announces his Supreme Court nominee, we’ll know which Joe Biden is now in charge.
News / January 25th, 2022 / By Joseph Ratliff
The Supreme Court stirred controversy last week by denying an NPR (Online News rated Center) report saying Chief Justice John Roberts had “in some form” asked his fellow justices to wear masks. A reporter from Fox News (Right) cited a source who also denied the report about Roberts.
Story of the Week / July 1st, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
The Supreme Court issued the last decisions of its term Thursday morning, capping off a session that featured several key rulings. Among them: it voted 6-3 to uphold Arizona voting laws in a win for the GOP; it sided 8-1 with a high school student in a free speech case against her school...
Recommended Reading / June 15th, 2021 / By Respect + Rebellion
The friendship between Supreme Court icons Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seemed quite impossible. Among other things, the two bonded over their love of opera — but theirs was a relationship built on so much more — they laughed together, traveled together, and shared real mutual respect.
Recommended Reading / May 21st, 2021 / By Dan Schnur
From the Center: This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. No less of a pro-choice advocate than the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg was consistently critical of the Supreme Court’s seminal Roe vs Wade decision which protected a pregnant woman’s ability to have a legal abortion. Ginsburg...
Story of the Week / February 25th, 2021 / By AllSides Staff
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Supreme Court met at the end of last week on several matters, and made two key decisions. It voted to allow the Manhattan, N.Y. district attorney to pursue former President Donald Trump's tax returns, and it...
Recommended Reading / November 30th, 2020 / By Bella Jasper
This September, Americans of all political leanings grappled with the news that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had passed away at the age of 87. Ginsburg, only the second female justice, spent 27 years on the nation’s high court amid numerous battles with cancer. Justice...
Story of the Week / October 29th, 2020 / By AllSides Staff
Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas Monday night at the White House. The Senate voted 52-48 to confirm Barrett, making her the first Supreme Court...
Recommended Reading / October 26th, 2020 / By Bella Jasper
America’s attention on the Supreme Court will soon shift from the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the cases being decided this term. Only a week after the election, the justices will hear a case on a topic – healthcare – that appears to divide many Americans. Yet data suggests that...