Trump's legal team argued that the lower court lacked the authority to grant an appeal, which allowed the Justice Department to continue its investigation without supervision from a special master.
The satirical site submitted a 23-page brief to the Supreme Court in support of a First Amendment case. Mike Gillis, The Onion writer who authored the brief, tells NPR why parody is worth defending.
The humor site filed a brief to the court supporting a man arrested for making fun of police in social media posts, including a jobs announcement "strongly encouraging minorities to not apply."
Ahead of the Supreme Court's term beginning next week, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson participated in a short, formal investiture ceremony on Friday.
The opinion left in place a New York state court ruling requiring the university to recognize the YU Pride Alliance while it continues to argue its case.
Some object to paying for health insurance plans that cover preventive services that they say violate their religious beliefs, which could cause millions to lose access to care if the courts agree.
The legal and logistical obstacles young people face in accessing reproductive health care became more complicated with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, experts say.
Physicians must treat in line with patients' wishes and standards of care. Some medical ethicists say that abortion bans will force doctors to disregard these obligations in order to follow the law.
Bridgers has joined a growing list of celebrities and social media users publicly sharing their abortion stories following the leak of the Supreme Court's draft opinion.
Col. Gail Curley, the second woman to hold the position, runs the high court's facilities and is its chief security officer, managing some 260 employees. Now she's also leading a high-profile probe.
If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the landmark decision, it will have a major impact in states across the country that have already signaled their intention to further restrict or ban abortion.
Leaks of any kind are rare at the Supreme Court, but in 1973, the original Roe decision was leaked to the press before the court formally announced it. The chief justice was furious.
The court says it's routine for justices to circulate draft opinions internally. It's part of a larger procedure that involves deliberating, voting and assigning writers.
Biden says the reasoning in the leaked Supreme Court draft would mean "every other decision related to the notion of privacy is thrown into question," including contraception and gay marriage.
Though Democrats don't have the votes to pass such a bill, the Senate majority leader insisted voting on it wouldn't be "an abstract exercise," putting every senator's stance on the record.