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SCOTUS prepares to hear case on transgender bathroom use for the first time

The court’s ruling could affect transgender students across the country who just want to use a bathroom they feel safe in.

Kylie Cheung | November 1, 2016 - 8:52 am

Texas could owe pro-choice lawyers nearly $5 million over Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

As you probably know, high-stakes litigation isn’t cheap.

Kylie Cheung | October 12, 2016 - 9:23 am

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is getting her own museum exhibit and no one is more deserving

I mean, she’s literally the savior of all of our uteruses, people.

Kylie Cheung | October 7, 2016 - 8:43 am

Kim Kardashian’s robbery came up in Supreme Court case since even justices keep up with the Kardashians

Glad to know SCOTUS keeps up with the Kardashians as well as the hot legal gossip.

Lauren Holter | October 5, 2016 - 12:21 pm

The Mormon ‘Sister Wives’ family begs the Supreme Court to legalize polygamy

Kody Brown is legally only married to one of his four “wives,” but says he’s “spiritually” married to the other three.

Kylie Cheung | September 14, 2016 - 8:39 am

Belize’s Supreme Court Struck Down The Country’s Anti-Gay Law From Colonial Days

LGBTQ rights group Unibam, which first challenged the ancient law, made the initial announcement on Twitter, writing, “We won on all counts. Speechless. Omg. Speechless.”

Lauren Holter | August 10, 2016 - 4:21 pm

Abigail Fisher And Her Lawyers Continue To Fight Affirmative Action By Arguing Its Negative Impact On Asian-Americans

There’s a myriad of reasons it’s so problematic for white opponents of affirmative action to use Asian-Americans, and stereotypes about them, for their own ends.

Kylie Cheung | July 20, 2016 - 8:46 am

Texas’ Anti-Choice Laws Were Actually Counterproductive For Conservatives, Forcing Women To Have Abortions Later

Anti-abortion regulations don’t even achieve conservatives’ goals, so basically, they’re shitty for everyone.

Kylie Cheung | July 9, 2016 - 12:21 pm

SCOTUS Says Pharmacies Must Stock Emergency Contraception In Yet Another Reproductive Rights Victory

Hallelujah — no one in Washington will be turned down when they show up at the pharmacy asking for a pill to keep one night of unprotected sex from becoming

Lauren Holter | June 28, 2016 - 8:51 pm

The Supreme Court’s Gun Ruling Could Have A Big Impact On Gun Control

This ruling could have huge implications for the future of gun control in America.

Kelly Kanayama | June 27, 2016 - 2:03 pm

Here’s What The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Means For Reproductive Rights

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt is such a big deal because Texas is far from the only state to institute anti-abortion laws disguised as public health initiatives.

Lauren Holter | June 27, 2016 - 10:08 am

What The Supreme Court Decision On Affirmative Action Really Means

While opponents of such policies consider it reverse racism (which, let’s be real, doesn’t exist), the Court declared that the college’s admission process complied with previous rulings.

Lauren Holter | June 23, 2016 - 4:22 pm
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