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Supreme Court ruling on the abortion pill ‘just a temporary pause in the battle’ over access, expert says
A protestor holding a sign that depicts a drawing of a box of Mifepristone pills.

Supreme Court ruling on the abortion pill ‘just a temporary pause in the battle’ over access, expert says

“One could also read today’s opinion as a roadmap for how to bring a more successful case next time around,” a legal expert says.
Supreme Court’s 2024 term is coming to a close. Here are five big decisions expected within just days
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Supreme Court’s 2024 term is coming to a close. Here are five big decisions expected within just days

A number of key issues — abortion access, presidential immunity — could be decided by the Supreme Court in the coming days.
Should Supreme Court justices be allowed to fly controversial flags above their homes?
Justice Samuel Alito sitting at the Supreme Court.

Should Supreme Court justices be allowed to fly controversial flags above their homes?

Northeastern legal experts say Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.’s flag-flying is a clear ethical violation.
What is a constitutional crisis? Is the US currently in one?
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What is a constitutional crisis? Is the US currently in one?

“This is one of those essentially contested concepts without a fixed definition,” says Dan Urman, who teaches courses on the Supreme Court.
Should Clarence Thomas recuse himself in the Colorado case?
Clarence Thomas posing for a portrait at the Supreme Court building.

Should Clarence Thomas recuse himself in the Colorado case?

“He absolutely should, but I don’t think he will,” says Jeremy R. Paul, a professor of law and former dean of the Northeastern School of Law.
The Supreme Court is taking up the abortion pill. Here’s one way the justices could rule on access
A pack of Mifepristone abortion pill tablets.

The Supreme Court is taking up the abortion pill. Here’s one way the justices could rule on access

The case would mark the first major abortion decision since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last year.
Legal experts detail what a Supreme Court ethics code might look like
U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

Legal experts detail what a Supreme Court ethics code might look like

After controversial rulings and scandals, public faith in the Supreme Court is at an all-time low. One potential remedy is an ethics code.
Benjamin Netanyhu’s future could be in jeopardy if he ‘missed warning signs’ of Hamas attack, expert says
Israeli Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyhu speaking at a cabinet meeting.

Benjamin Netanyhu’s future could be in jeopardy if he ‘missed warning signs’ of Hamas attack, expert says

Israelis will rally around Netanyhu after the Hamas attack but this support could change if the prime minister misses warning signs.
Donald Trump in court: Will his First Amendment defense hold up?
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Donald Trump in court: Will his First Amendment defense hold up?

Trump’s attorneys have put forward his defense argument: that the speech he is being indicted for is protected under the First Amendment.
The Supreme Court strikes down Biden’s student loan debt plan. Is this the end of debt forgiveness?
Supreme Court of the United States in DC

The Supreme Court strikes down Biden’s student loan debt plan. Is this the end of debt forgiveness?

At long last, the Supreme Court has reached a verdict on President Joe Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness program.