Latest from Robert Barnes
The nominee refused to say at confirmation hearing whether the landmark same-sex marriage case was properly decided. But a pending case could make views more transparent.
  • Oct 24, 2020
Lower courts had said that local jurisdictions that want to offer accommodation to the elderly and disabled should be able to do so.
  • Oct 21, 2020
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that the Senate would vote to confirm President Trump’s nominee on Monday, potentially giving her a week to participate in election-related cases before the final tally.
  • Oct 20, 2020
The court’s action carried outsize importance because of Pennsylvania’s pivotal role in the presidential election.
  • Oct 19, 2020
The Trump administration asked the court to intervene in both cases because lower courts have ruled against its policies.
  • Oct 19, 2020
A lower court blocked the plan, which would have the effect of shifting both political power and federal funds away from urban states with large immigrant populations.
  • Oct 16, 2020
The Senate Judiciary Committee reconvenes Thursday to hear from supporters and opponents of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
  • Oct 14, 2020
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Why we still don’t have a second pandemic relief bill. What the funding holdup means for schools. And how rushing this year’s census could shape our democracy for years to come.
  • Oct 14, 2020
“The harms caused by rushing this year’s census count are irreparable,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in her dissent.
  • Oct 13, 2020
Without comment, justices let stand a lower-court ruling that said individual members did not have legal standing to bring the lawsuit.
  • Oct 13, 2020