Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Texas suit that tried to overturn election results

BY: - December 11, 2020

“Texas has not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the manner in which another State conducts its elections,” according to the unsigned court order. “All other pending motions are dismissed as moot.”

With Philly case looming: The U.S. Supreme Court v. LGBT Americans | Analysis

BY: - October 8, 2020

The controversial case involved consensual sex between Michael Hardwick and a companion in the privacy of his own home. An Atlanta police officer, Keith Torick, was serving an invalid warrant for a ticket when he entered Hardwick’s apartment, burst into his bedroom, and found him engaged in oral sex. Torick arrested Hardwick and the companion, charging them with sodomy. At the time, the charge carried a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.

Roberts joins Supreme Court’s four liberal judges in striking down Louisiana abortion law

BY: - June 29, 2020

Enacted in 2014 by the Louisiana state Legislature, the law would have required physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.

Pa.’s Toomey, eight GOP U.S. House lawmakers urge Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

BY: - January 5, 2020

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., along with eight of Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. House members, joined with 38 senators and 168 House members, in an amicus brief calling on the high court to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. 

‘Obnoxious’ Texas case could cost thousands in Pa. their health insurance, Pa. Sen. Casey warns

BY: - July 9, 2019

"They never had a back-up plan. They don't seem to give a damn if this coverage is ripped away," the Pennsylvania Democrat said during a conference call with home state reporters Tuesday.