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  • The morning read for Tuesday, Oct. 26
    by James Romoser on October 26, 2021 at 1:48 pm

    Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com. Here’s the Tuesday morning read: Why Abortion Soared to Top of Supreme Court Docket... The post The morning read for Tuesday, Oct. 26 appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Supreme speed: The court puts abortion on the rocket docket
    by Mary Ziegler on October 25, 2021 at 4:39 pm

    Mary Ziegler is a law professor at Florida State University and the author of Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present. The litigation surrounding S.B. 8, the Texas law that bans abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy, has been many... The post Supreme speed: The court puts abortion on the rocket docket appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • The morning read for Monday, Oct. 25
    by James Romoser on October 25, 2021 at 1:36 pm

    Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. To suggest a piece for us to consider, email us at roundup@scotusblog.com. Here’s the Monday morning read: There is no middle ground in the Mississippi abortion... The post The morning read for Monday, Oct. 25 appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Texting in the car, surveillance of a home, and Section 1983 for Miranda
    by Andrew Hamm on October 22, 2021 at 9:29 pm

    This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether officers who observe a driver using a cellphone have reasonable suspicion to pull the driver over for texting, whether agents’ around-the-clock video surveillance of a home for 18... The post Texting in the car, surveillance of a home, and Section 1983 for <em>Miranda</em> appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

  • Court won’t block Texas abortion ban but fast-tracks cases for argument on Nov. 1
    by Amy Howe on October 22, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on Nov. 1 in a pair of cases challenging the Texas law that bans nearly all abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy. In two orders issued on Friday afternoon, the court granted requests by the Biden administration... The post Court won’t block Texas abortion ban but fast-tracks cases for argument on Nov. 1 appeared first on SCOTUSblog.