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14 of Rick and Morty's Most Excellent Season 4 Moments

It’s still hard to believe—after so many lengthy delays between previous seasons—that season five of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty is almost upon us. While we count down the moments until the Emmy-winning series returns on June 20, we thought we’d also look back on season four, highlighting 14 of our favorite and most…Read more...
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Court again leaves Affordable Care Act in place

This article was updated on June 17 at 5:16 p.m. In a much-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected another effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the health care reform law often regarded as the signature legislative achievement of former President Barack Obama. The justices did not reach the main issue in the case: whether the entirety of the ACA was rendered unconstitutional when Congress eliminated the penalty for failing to obtain health insurance. Instead, by a v...
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Progressives call on Justice Stephen Breyer to retire amid McConnell's threats to block future Supreme Court nominees

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Progressives are calling on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire. "For the good of the country, now is the time to step aside," an ad that ran in Politico read. The call comes after Sen. Mitch McConnell said he would block future nominees to the court. See more stories on Insider's business page. Progressives have mounted a p...
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McConnell says it's 'highly unlikely' he'd let Biden fill a Supreme Court seat in 2024

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters after a Republican caucus luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP McConnell confirmed he would hold open a hypothetical Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 or 2023. The minority leader said it would be "highly unlikely" he would allow Biden to fill a possible vacancy. McConne...
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Mitch McConnell says it's 'highly unlikely' he'd let Joe Biden fill a Supreme Court seat in 2024 if Republicans win back control of the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune, left, and Sen. John Barrasso speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill, on Tuesday. Alex Brandon/AP McConnell confirmed he would hold open a hypothetical Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 or 2023. The minority leader said it would be "highly unlikely" he would allow Biden to fill a vacancy. McConnell blocked Obama's Supreme Court nominee from getting a hearing in 2016. See more stories on Insid...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Hewitt, Scalia, Hugh Hewitt


McConnell says it's 'highly unlikely' he'd let Biden fill a Supreme Court seat in 2024 if Republicans win back control of the Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, accompanied by Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, left, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., speaks with reporters after a Republican caucus luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP McConnell confirmed he would hold open a hypothetical Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 or 2023. The minority leader said it would be "highly unlikely" he would allow Biden to fill a possible vacancy. McConne...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, South Dakota, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Hewitt


The Great Dissenter review: a superb life of John Marshall Harlan, champion of equality

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is not the only great supreme court justice to have made her name with dissent in the name of progressThe late Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissent collar is a small part of a larger history. Unlike some other high courts, the US supreme court accepts strong dissent. Ginsburg stood in the tradition of John Marshall Harlan – the only justice with the courage, foresight, humanity and constitutional vision to object to the odious 1896 Plessy v Ferguson decision that approved racial seg...
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AOC: I'm 'inclined to say yes' that Justice Stephen Breyer should retire at the end of the Supreme Court's current term

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union." CNN/State of the Union Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she agreed Justice Stephen Breyer should retire from the Supreme Court. New York Rep. Mondaire Jones previously called on Breyer to retire from the court. "I believe that we should protect our Supreme Court, and that that should absolutely be a consideration," Ocasio-Cortez told CNN. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York Rep. Al...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Bill Clinton, Biden, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jones, Trump, Antonin Scalia, Ginsburg, Republican Senate, Barrett


California to pay $2 million church legal fees over coronavirus closures

By BRIAN MELLEY | The Associated Press LOS ANGELES  — The state of California has agreed not to impose greater coronavirus restrictions on church gatherings than it does on retail establishments in a pair of settlements that provide more than $2 million in fees to lawyers who challenged the rules as a violation of religious freedom. A deal approved Tuesday by a federal judge comes after lawyers for a San Diego-area Pentecostal church took their challenge against the state to the U.S. Supreme Cou...
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California To Pay $2M Church Legal Fees Over COVID Closures

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The state of California has agreed not to impose greater coronavirus restrictions on church gatherings than it does on retail establishments in a pair of settlements that provide more than $2 million in fees to lawyers who challenged the rules as a violation of religious freedom. A deal approved Tuesday by a federal judge comes after lawyers for a San Diego-area Pentecostal church took their challenge against the state to the U.S. Supreme Court three times and won. The settlem...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, California, Church, California News, Los Angeles, Ap, San Diego, Catholic, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Costco, Gavin Newsom, U S Supreme Court, Bakersfield, South Bay, Newsom


Supreme Court’s spokesperson to step down after 38 years

The Supreme Court announced on Wednesday that Kathleen Arberg, the court’s longtime spokesperson, will retire on July 3. Arberg has spent 40 years working for the federal judiciary, with 38 of those years at the Supreme Court and 22 as the head of the court’s Public Information Office. Arberg came to the court in 1982 as an assistant public information officer and served in that role until 1999, when she became the public information officer, responsible not only for serving as the court’s spok...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts, Kathy, Roberts, Howe, Anthony Kennedy, Arberg, What's Happening Now, Kathleen Arberg, Court The post Supreme Court, COVID


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life’s Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Amanda L. Tyler

Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life’s Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Amanda L. Tyler Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s last book is a curation of her own legacy, tracing the long history of her work for gender equality and a “more perfect Union.” In the fall of 2019, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited the University of California, Berkeley School of Law to deliver the first annual Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture in honor of her friend, the late Herma Hill Ka...
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“Basically optimistic” Breyer on American government, missing RBG

Justice Stephen Breyer extolled the virtues of civics education and reaching out across ideological divides, arguing on Friday that when enough people want their elected officials to work together, they will do so. Breyer’s remarks, which the 82-year-old jurist made during a wide-ranging conversation with Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center, came on the same afternoon that Senate Republicans used a procedural filibuster to block legislation that would have created a bipartisan com...
Tags: Featured, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Senate, Joe Biden, United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kennedy, Ruth, Howe, Joanna, Stephen Breyer, Breyer, Rosen, National Gallery of Art


The 32 best gifts for teen girls on Amazon, from a tie-dye kit to a karaoke microphone

Buying gifts for teen girls doesn't have to be difficult or send you searching across many sites. Using my own sisters as inspiration, I chose 32 Amazon gifts that cover many interests and budgets. Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here. Buying gifts for teen girls can be a daunting task, which is probably why they end up with seven identical lip balms from different relatives every year. But getting a thoughtful, fun, and useful gift is easier than you ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Gift Guide, Taylor Swift, Teens, Trends, Gifts, Netflix, Nintendo, Ugg, Hulu, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anker, Alexa, Luna


Court puts relief for Oklahoma inmate on hold amid uncertainty about scope of McGirt

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by Oklahoma to allow the state to retain custody of a death-row inmate while the court considers whether to clarify the implications of last year’s decision holding that Oklahoma lacks jurisdiction over certain crimes committed on land reserved for Native Americans. The inmate, Shaun Bosse, was convicted and sentenced to death for the 2010 murders of Katrina Griffin and her two young children. He now claims that his conviction is invalid under Mc...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, United States, Oklahoma, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Griffin, State, Creek Nation, Howe, Elena Kagan, Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals, Bosse, Neil Gorsuch, Elizabeth Prelogar


TMZ Reveals The Contents Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Will

She was such a pop culture icon that even TMZ is giving her a nod.
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Democratic senators appear to resist calling on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire: 'That's up to him'

Members of the Supreme Court pose for a group photo at the Supreme Court building on April 23, 2021. Seated from left are Justice Samuel Alito, Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Stephen Breyer and Justice Sonia Sotomayor; Standing from left are Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Justice Elena Kagan, Justice Neil Gorsuch and Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool Democratic Senators have demurred on calling on Stephen Breyer to retire from th...
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An alarmist take on the Supreme Court’s agenda

A review of Ian Millhiser, The Agenda: How a Republican Supreme Court Is Reshaping America (Columbia Global Reports 2021) In The Agenda: How a Republican Supreme Court Is Reshaping America, Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser offers an engaging, accessible and well-informed statement of progressive anxieties about what the Supreme Court’s newly strengthened conservative majority may do. The book is unlikely to change many minds, however, because it betrays the very fault of which it accuses ...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Barack Obama, United States, Republican Party, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Trump, Democratic Party, John Roberts, Ian Millhiser, Lochner, Shelby County, Holder


SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Justice Thomas Remembers 'Rapid' RBG

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly in her last years on the Supreme Court.
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The potential effects of the Supreme Court's abortion case are 'really disturbing,' especially for low-income women and women of color, a lawyer on the case says

Pro-choice activists hold signs alongside anti-abortion activists participating in the "March for Life," an annual event to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the US, outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, January 18, 2019. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The US Supreme Court on Monday said it would hear a case about a Mississippi abortion law. The ruling could have a "disturbing" impact on access to abortion, lawyer Rob McD...
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"The Supreme Court on Monday set the stage for a major ruling next year on abortion – one that could upend the Supreme Court’s landmark decisions in Roe v. Wade..."

"... and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, in which the court ruled that the Constitution protects the right to have an abortion before a fetus becomes viable. The court granted review in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to the constitutionality of a Mississippi law that (with limited exceptions) bars abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy.... The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit...  reject[ed] Mississippi’s argument that the Supreme Court’s cases required the di...
Tags: Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Planned Parenthood, Court, Abortion, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Dobbs, U S Court of Appeals, Casey, 5th Circuit, Amy Howe, Ann Althouse, Jackson Women 's Health Organization


Court to weigh in on Mississippi abortion ban intended to challenge Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court on Monday set the stage for a major ruling next year on abortion – one that could upend the Supreme Court’s landmark decisions in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, in which the court ruled that the Constitution protects the right to have an abortion before a fetus becomes viable. The court granted review in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to the constitutionality of a Mississippi law that (with limited exceptions) bars abortions after the 1...
Tags: Featured, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Law, Harvard, Louisiana, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, State, John Roberts, Dobbs, Howe, Roe, U S Court of Appeals, Casey, 5th Circuit, Cases in the Pipeline


Biden revokes Trump executive order for sculpture garden of 'American Heroes'

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Biden revoked Trump's executive order for a sculpture garden of "American Heroes." Trump felt that a garden would blunt attempts to "erase our heroes, values and entire way of life." Biden has issued a slew of executive orders since taking office in January. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Friday revoked several key executive orders issued by former President Donald Trump, notably the sculpture g...
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On a new, conservative court, Kavanaugh sits at the center

This article is the first in a series on interim statistics from the 2020-21 Supreme Court term. The Supreme Court has issued opinions in roughly half of the cases it will decide this term, and so far Justice Brett Kavanaugh has emerged as the new “median justice” on a solidly conservative court. If the trend holds, Kavanaugh will supplant Chief Justice John Roberts, who occupied the court’s ideological center before the rightward shift caused by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her...
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Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer should just retire already

Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer participates in a panel on 'Lessons from the Past for the Future of Human Rights: A Conversation' at the Gewirz Student Center on the campus of the Georgetown University Law Center April 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. Organized by the law center, the New York Review of Books and the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law the forum focused on the future of human rights. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is real...
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How Kate McKinnon Uses Comedy to Cope With Her Social Anxiety

Kate McKinnon is one of six creative leaders in comedy honored for Variety‘s 2021 Power of Women. For more, click here. Kate McKinnon is exceedingly uninhibited, unselfconscious and brazen in her spot-on, wacky impressions of everyone from Robert Durst, Betsy DeVos and Justin Bieber to Dr. Anthony Fauci, Jeff Sessions and Rudy Giuliani. It makes […]
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Exclusive: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Law School Textbook To Be Sold At Auction

The highest bidder may be paying at least $10,000 to own a piece of legal history.
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The biggest leak in Supreme Court history

In a city full of anonymous sources, the Supreme Court is famously leak-proof. But a century ago, the court had a serious leak on its hands. Judge John Owens of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit joins SCOTUStalk to tell the tale of Ashton Embry, the Supreme Court clerk who was at the center of the scandal. He also shares stories from his time clerking for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, opens up about how the 9th Circuit is coping in the COVID era, and reveals his thoughts on cameras i...
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The Life And Legacy Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A deep dive into the Justice's final book.
Tags: Law, Courts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Jabot, Amanda Tyler, Featured Podcasts, The Jabot Podcast


Detailing the "nightmare" following the Supreme Court's McGirt ruling

The Washington Times has this lengthy new article discussing the fallout of the Supreme Court's notable ruling last summer in McGirt v. Oklahoma under the headlined, "'A nightmare': Supreme Court ruling upends Oklahoma prosecutions of American Indians."  Here are excerpts: A Supreme Court ruling that bars state prosecutions of American Indians in Oklahoma for crimes on tribal land has led to a wave of appeals from convicts, a rising backlog of cases in federal and tribal courts, and an accused ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Oklahoma, American Indians, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Tulsa, Walton, Washington Times, The Washington Times, Eastern District, Neil M Gorsuch, Northern District, Robert Gifford, Gorsuch