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U.S. Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson, ‘America at its best,’ to Supreme Court

BY: - April 7, 2022

The 53-47 vote comes just six weeks after President Joe Biden announced his  nomination of Jackson from the White House, fulfilling a promise he first made on the campaign trail. 

SCOTUS denies emergency injunction, kicks Pa. congressional map challenge back to lower court

BY: - March 7, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an emergency request from a group of Pennsylvania Republicans seeking to block the commonwealth’s new congressional map. The one-page order issued Monday evening, instead keeps the case, whose plaintiffs include two GOP congressional hopefuls, in front of a panel of three U.S. district judges. The order did not note […]

GOP appeals to SCOTUS to overturn new Pa. congressional map

BY: - February 28, 2022

A group of Pennsylvania voters, including two Republican congressional candidates, are asking for the U.S. Supreme Court to override the state Supreme Court’s choice for the commonwealth’s new congressional map.  Ending months of uncertainty, justices picked a map last week submitted by a national group aligned with the Democratic Party, and represented by Democratic attorney […]

Pa. reproductive rights advocates rally as U.S. Supreme Court reviews Mississippi abortion law

BY: - December 1, 2021

With a 6-3 conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court, a ruling could overturn Roe v. Wade and set a new precedent for abortion access in the United States.

Alito orders Wolf to respond to business shutdown lawsuit

BY: - May 1, 2020

According to media reports, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has ordered Wolf respond to the petition, brought by a trio  of businesses across the commonwealth that included a  real estate agent, a golf course and a laundromat — as well as a suburban Pittsburgh GOP state House hopeful.