Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire Thursday

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks during an event at the Library of Congress for the 2022 Supreme Court Fellows Program hosted by the Law Library of Congress, in Washington, February 17, 2022. Evan Vucci | Pool | Reuters Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer told President Joe Biden that he will officially retire at … Read more

DOJ says allies have frozen $30 billion of Russian oligarch assets

The 106m-long and 18m-high super luxury motor yacht Amadea, one of the largest yachts in the world is seen after anchored at pier in Pasatarlasi for bunkering with 9 fuel trucks, on February 18, 2020 in Bodrum district of Mugla province in Turkey . Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Department of Justice said Wednesday … Read more

HHS Secretary Becerra promises abortion access in cases of rape, risk to woman’s life

US Health and Human Services Secretary Xaviar Becerra holds a news conference to unveil the Biden administration’s action plan following the overturning of Roe v Wade, at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, US, June 28, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on Tuesday directed federal … Read more

Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison

Ghislaine Maxwell on September 20, 2013 in New York City. Laura Cavanaugh | Getty Images Convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for recruiting and grooming teenage girls to be sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell, 60, a British socialite, was slapped with a sentence that was less with … Read more

Pelosi unveils abortion rights proposals after Supreme Court decision

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) finishes a news conference after the US Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade, which guaranteed a woman’s right to an abortion, at the Capitol Visitors Center on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on … Read more

Here’s why Supreme Court justices are allowed to trade stocks

The US Supreme Court is in the spotlight following its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and to allow the concealed carrying of a firearm in New York. Those rulings are happening at a time when more experts are calling for reforms to the nation’s highest court. “The Supreme Court is in drastic need of … Read more

Louisiana trigger law banning abortions temporarily blocked by court

An abortion rights campaigner holds a hanger during nationwide demonstrations following the leaked Supreme Court opinion suggesting the possibility of overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision, at Duncan Plaza in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 14, 2022. Kathleen Flynn | Reuters A Louisiana judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday against the state from … Read more

Anti-abortion states split on how to enforce ban, whether to prosecute or surveil doctors

Thousands take to the streets to protest in New York City. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is not only splitting the country into states where abortion is legal and illegal. It is also illustrating sharp divisions between anti-abortion states on whether to allow exceptions … Read more

President Biden signs bipartisan gun reform bill into law

US President Joe Biden speaks about US vaccination progress following a visit to a District of Columbia Department of Health (DC Health) coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination clinic, during remarks in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, US, June 21, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden signed the nation’s most significant … Read more