Latest from Robert Barnes
The court’s action carried outsize importance because of Pennsylvania’s pivotal role in the presidential election.
  • Oct 19, 2020
The Trump administration asked the court to intervene in both cases because lower courts have ruled against its policies.
  • Oct 19, 2020
A lower court blocked the plan, which would have the effect of shifting both political power and federal funds away from urban states with large immigrant populations.
  • Oct 16, 2020
The Senate Judiciary Committee reconvenes Thursday to hear from supporters and opponents of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
  • Oct 14, 2020
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Why we still don’t have a second pandemic relief bill. What the funding holdup means for schools. And how rushing this year’s census could shape our democracy for years to come.
  • Oct 14, 2020
“The harms caused by rushing this year’s census count are irreparable,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in her dissent.
  • Oct 13, 2020
Without comment, justices let stand a lower-court ruling that said individual members did not have legal standing to bring the lawsuit.
  • Oct 13, 2020
The request to the justices is a follow-up to the decision that the president is not immune to investigation while in office.
  • Oct 13, 2020
Monday’s hearing previewed what is expected to be an acrimonious confirmation process.
  • Oct 12, 2020
Her “kind of radical” opinion that some felons have the right to guns had been called an “audition tape” for the high court.
  • Oct 10, 2020