Here’s where 9 potential Senate swing votes stand on Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation

Some senators could break with their parties when it comes to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation vote.

Plaintiffs in abortion cases currently in the court system: “We can’t be afraid”

For plaintiffs in abortion cases currently in the court system, the retirement of Anthony Kennedy does not signal a need to shift legal strategy, but to continue to amplify the issues at stake.
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Mic Daily: Brett Kavanaugh’s mysterious stance on ‘Roe v. Wade’ and more

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We may never know Brett Kavanaugh’s real opinion on ‘Roe v. Wade’

If Kavanaugh were confirmed, he would have the chance to overturn 'Roe v. Wade,' imperiling the right to a legal abortion for millions of people.

A Kickstarter for a Ruth Bader Ginsburg action figure just raised over $600,000

From the courtroom to the toy store, Notorious RBG reigns supreme.

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Kavanaugh's role on Kenneth Starr's investigation of former President Bill Clinton is likely to come up during the confirmation process.

The 14th amendment turns 150 today, but its legacy in Supreme Court rulings is now uncertain

The 150-year-old amendment has been the key to securing desegregation, abortion rights, LGBTQ rights and more.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump’s Supreme Court reality show ends with final pick Monday night

Trump will give his Supreme Court nominee his final rose.

Coming up this week in politics: Supreme Court gets a nominee and Trump heads to Europe

Trump will announce a Supreme Court nominee Monday before traveling to the United Kingdom amid mass protests.
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Mic Daily: Trump will scale back affirmative action, a judge hits back at ICE and more

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Today in Trump’s America: Scott Pruitt faces yet more allegations of ethical misconduct

Multiple stories dropped Monday afternoon alleging yet more inappropriate behavior by Pruitt.

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These states have “trigger laws” banning abortion on the books in case ‘Roe v. Wade’ is overturned

'Roe v. Wade' is under threat — and some conservative states are ready to take action against abortion if the landmark case is overturned.
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Susan Collins, Senate swing vote, is opposed to activist judge who wants to overturn ‘Roe v. Wade’

Collins said she will only vote for judges that "demonstrate a respect for precedent" — including on abortion.
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Trump: Abortion “could very well end up with the states at some point”

In the wide-ranging interview, Trump suggested his Supreme Court pick could overturn 'Roe v. Wade' and praised Kim Jong Un while criticizing the European Union and Democrats.

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick July 9

Anthony Kennedy, 81, announced he would retire from the nation's high court at the end of July.
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Mic Daily: The case for “court packing,” Kirsten Gillibrand calls for abolishing ICE and more

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Mic Daily: The rise of Dyke Marches, the effects of Justice Kennedy’s impending retirement and more

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Supreme Court: Neil Gorsuch’s first full term results in a slew of 5-4 conservative opinions

The Supreme Court's latest term was full of conservative rulings that could have wide-reaching effects.

Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring, and now a woman’s right to abortion could be in jeopardy

With Trump's second Supreme Court nomination now looming, the landmark decision that enshrined a woman’s right to an abortion could be in danger.

Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court, giving Trump a second pick

Trump will begin looking for his second Supreme Court pick "immediately."
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Mic Daily: Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban, Terry Crews speaks out on assault and more

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Supreme Court rules in favor of anti-abortion “crisis pregnancy centers” in 5-4 ruling

The ruling could have broad effects on free speech that go beyond reproductive health.

Coming up this week in politics: Supreme Court issues major rulings as immigration debate continues

The immigration debate will continue alongside primary elections and the Supreme Court's final rulings of the term.
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Mic Daily: An $18 million fundraiser, the importance of the Supreme Court’s latest ruling and more

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The Supreme Court’s Fourth Amendment ruling is a major victory for digital privacy rights

Americans' right to privacy includes cell phone location data gathered by wireless carriers, the Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Supreme Court says the government needs a warrant to search your cell phone location data

The Supreme Court ruled the government needs a warrant to obtain your personal cell phone location data — a pro-criminal-defendant decision that strengthens Fourth Amendment protections.

Online shopping to get more expensive as Supreme Court rules that states can collect sales tax

The Supreme Court ruled that states can collect sales tax from all retailers, even if those retailers do not have a “physical presence” in their state.

Supreme Court avoids ruling on partisan gerrymandering in both Wisconsin and Maryland cases

The court issued two decisions in partisan gerrymandering cases without ruling on the practice of gerrymandering itself.
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Texas abortion providers challenge restrictive state laws in new lawsuit

Following a 2016 Supreme Court win, Texas abortion providers are now taking aim at dozens of the state's "medically unnecessary" laws.
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Mic Daily: ACLU calls Supreme Court decision a “setback,” Robert De Niro’s Trump outburst and more

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