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Ketanji Brown Jackson is sworn in, becomes first Black woman on Supreme Court

“With a full heart, I accept the solemn responsibility of supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States and administering justice without fear or favor, so help me God,” Ketanji Brown Jackson said in a statement issued by the court.

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The irony of this year’s US Supreme Court term

While individual justices may be putting themselves in a 1788 state of mind, they are acting in accordance with 2022 American tribal culture.

Biden backs changing Senate filibuster rules to pass abortion, privacy protections

President Biden said Thursday that he would support an exception to the Senate filibuster to protect abortion access, a shift that comes as Democrats coalesce around an election-year message intended to rally voters who are outraged or deflated by the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.

Supreme Court to hear GOP appeal that could limit state courts

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could drastically limit state court authority over congressional redistricting, as well as elections for Congress and the presidency.

Ketanji Brown Jackson was just sworn in as first Black woman to serve on SCOTUS. Here’s what you need to know about her

United States Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in Thursday at noon as the Supreme Court’s 116th justice, making history as the first Black woman to serve on the nation’s highest court.

Supreme Court limits EPA’s regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants

By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that contribute to global warming.

Here’s a list of people who allegedly requested presidential pardons following the Jan. 6 attack, according to testimony

Here is a list of Republican lawmakers and others who allegedly asked Donald Trump for a pardon following the insurrection at the Capitol, according to testimony revealed during the Jan. 6 hearings so far.

About half say Trump should be charged for role in Jan. 6 insurrection, new poll shows

The poll was conducted after five public hearings by the House committee, investigating Jan. 6, which has sought to paint Donald Trump’s potential criminal culpability in the events that led to deadly insurrection