PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court

PBS NewsHour - Supreme Court

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In our news wrap Saturday, Ukrainians say Russia is withdrawing from Kharkiv as a Senate Republican delegation led by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell visited Ukraine, authorities say at least 10 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Buffalo, N.Y... Details
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11 days ago
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Republicans in the U.S. Senate blocked efforts on Wednesday to enshrine abortion rights into federal law. Democrats fell well short of the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster on codifying abortion access, with Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin joining al... Details
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The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion shows justices appear poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, which would result in the biggest change to abortion rights since the 1992 case Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed the right to an abortion with r... Details
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In the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion striking down Roe v. Wade, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the nation has had an "unbroken tradition" of criminalizing abortion. But as John Yang reports, the history is much more complicated. PBS NewsHour i... Details
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The draft opinion that was leaked from the U.S. Supreme Court could have enormous implications, especially for abortion providers in 26 states where new restrictions or outright bans would go into effect. Dr. Sarah Traxler in St. Paul, Minnesota, who... Details
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19 days ago
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An early draft of a coming Supreme Court decision, leaked to the public late Monday, suggests that by this summer a majority of the justices will overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision of 50 years ago that established a constitutional right to a... Details
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A day after a Supreme Court document on abortion became public we look at the legal and political implications. Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for the National Law Journal, and Mary Ziegler, a Florida State University law professor and ... Details
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19 days ago
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As Democrats and Republicans react to the leaked Supreme Court draft on reproductive rights, we take a look at how a potential end of Roe is being navigated on Capitol Hill. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. ... Details
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With the Supreme Court considering a decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade, lawmakers who support abortion rights are searching for ways to codify reproductive rights. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, the highest-ranking female Democrat in the Sen... Details
06:36
4/07/2022
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In a historic first, the Senate Thursday narrowly confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. Three Republican senators joined all 50 Democrats in voting for Jackson. LaDoris Cordell, who became the first Bla... Details
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4/03/2022
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The Jan. 6 committee's probe into the Capitol attack is turning up new findings about the involvement of former President Trump's allies, as Senate Democrats prepare to advance the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Margaret Rus... Details
08:41
3/21/2022
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U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson opened her Senate confirmation hearings with a pledge to act without fear or favor. The federal appeals judge would be the first Black woman on the high court. Democrats praised her and Republicans pro... Details
10:21
3/20/2022
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Between the war in Ukraine and the upcoming confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kentaji Brown Jackson, political divisions are emerging. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the pol... Details
04:43
2/25/2022
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President Biden on Friday delivered on his promise to nominate the first Black woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court. After a month-long search to fill the seat of retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, Biden selected a former Breyer clerk and ... Details
08:29
2/15/2022
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As President Biden examines the records of potential Supreme Court nominees, we continue our series of profiles of the women on his short list. California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger has never faced questions from the Senate Judiciary Commit... Details
07:58
2/14/2022
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President Biden plans to personally interview potential nominees to the Supreme Court this week, and likely among them will be federal judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Jackson isn't new to the Supreme Court short list, she was considered a long-shot pick... Details
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2/11/2022
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As President Biden considers who he will choose to replace Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court, we take a deep dive into some of the potential nominees reportedly on the short list. A bipartisan stamp of approval makes a South Carolina federa... Details
07:46
1/27/2022
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Justice Stephen Breyer's retirement announcement paves the way for President Joe Biden's promised nomination of a Black woman to the Supreme Court. White House correspondent Geoff Bennett begins the report, and congressional correspondent Lisa Desjar... Details
08:28
12/01/2021
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The future of abortion rights took center stage at the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday as justices heard arguments over a Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Recognizing one of the most consequential cases about the issue in... Details
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11/30/2021
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In one of the most aggressive challenges to Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in America, justices will decide the constitutionality of Mississippi's 2018 law banning most abortions after 15 weeks. If the court ... Details
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