Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.

Samuel Alito’s Opinions Are Just As Upside-Down as His Flag Samuel Alito’s Opinions Are Just As Upside-Down as His Flag

In a majority opinion rubber-stamping South Carolina’s racist congressional map, Alito made it effectively impossible to contest racial gerrymanders.

May 24, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Group Photograph Of U.S. Supreme Court Justices

Samuel Alito Brings the Culture War to His Own Front Yard Samuel Alito Brings the Culture War to His Own Front Yard

The Supreme Court justice had an upside-down flag flying at his home, in an apparent reference to the “Stop the Steal” campaign.

May 20, 2024 / Chris Lehmann

Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas

Impeach Samuel Alito! Impeach Clarence Thomas! Impeach Samuel Alito! Impeach Clarence Thomas!

Corrupt insurrectionists have no place on the Supreme Court.

May 20, 2024 / Jeet Heer

The US Supreme Court Building at night.

What Was That Bizarro Louisiana Voting Rights Decision All About? What Was That Bizarro Louisiana Voting Rights Decision All About?

In a topsy-turvy ruling, the conservatives on the Supreme Court ordered Louisiana to use a VRA-compliant congressional map while the liberals dissented.

May 17, 2024 / Elie Mystal

A woman sits in her car, which police had seized for a crime she did not commit.

The Supreme Court Rules That Cops Can Steal Your Stuff—as They Always Have The Supreme Court Rules That Cops Can Steal Your Stuff—as They Always Have

By a 6-3 vote, the conservative justices decided that there is no need for the state to provide a preliminary hearing in civil forfeiture cases.

May 10, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Justices of the US Supreme Court pose for their official photo at the Supreme Court Bulding in Washington, D.C., on October 7, 2022.

The Media’s Coverage of Trump’s Immunity Case Has Been Appalling The Media’s Coverage of Trump’s Immunity Case Has Been Appalling

By covering the Supreme Court’s hearing of Trump’s immunity claim as if the court were impartial and nonpartisan, the media has done the American people a serious disservice.

Apr 30, 2024 / Elie Mystal

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The Reactionary Justices Won’t Stop Until Abortions Are Illegal Everywhere The Reactionary Justices Won’t Stop Until Abortions Are Illegal Everywhere

Oral arguments in Idaho case make clear that further, even more radical attacks on reproductive freedom are coming.

Apr 26, 2024 / Jeet Heer

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is GettyImages-2149547437.jpg Protesters demonstrate outside the US Supreme Court Building as the justices prepares to hear arguments on the immunity of former US president Donald Trump.

The Supreme Court’s 5 Male Justices Are Fully in the Tank for Trump The Supreme Court’s 5 Male Justices Are Fully in the Tank for Trump

During the former president’s immunity hearing, Roberts & Co. made clear that they’re going to do everything they can to delay Trump’s criminal reckoning.

Apr 25, 2024 / Elie Mystal

Trump leaving court

Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be. Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be.

His true addiction explains the president’s doziness.

Apr 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

This Supreme Court Case Could Worsen Maternal Health Nationwide

This Supreme Court Case Could Worsen Maternal Health Nationwide This Supreme Court Case Could Worsen Maternal Health Nationwide

The state of Idaho wants the court to ban abortions permitted under the Civil Rights–era Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act.

Apr 22, 2024 / Karen Thompson

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