Posts Tagged: Supreme Court

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Michelle Obama Talks About Ketanji Brown Jackson

Michelle Obama is reflecting on the historic confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. In an Instagram post last night, the former First Lady said Jackson will give Black women and girls “a future we can all be hopeful for.” She went on to “say, “Like so many of you, I can’t… Read more »

Supreme Court Overturns Wisconsin Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has overturned Governor Tony Evers’ stay-at-home order extension. In a 4-3 decision on Wednesday, the court ruled that Evers’ health secretary overstepped the boundaries of her authority when she extended coronavirus restrictions to May 26th. The decision means businesses can now reopen and residents are free to leave their homes. Condemning… Read more »

President Trump Threatens Veto Restoration of Voting Rights Act

Long story short … In 2013, the US Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA). The provision dealt with pre-clearance, which banned certain states and other jurisdictions from making changes to voting laws with getting pre-approval from the U.S. Attorney General or U.S. District Court for D.C.    The approval… Read more »