The man who helped upend President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan in the lower courts says he is confident the Supreme Court will provide the last nail in the coffin for the administration’s plans.
Author: Alex Swoyer
Supreme Court asked to decide if climate change lawsuits are federal or state court territory
When local governments sue oil companies over contributing to climate change, which courts have jurisdiction — federal or state?
Biden’s plan to go after pistol stabilizing braces hit with a lawsuit from 25 states
A group of red states and advocates from the firearms industry have sued over the Biden administration’s move to ban pistol stabilizing braces, arguing it runs afoul of federal law.
Florida’s proposal for non-unanimous death sentences is major outlier, say legal experts
If Florida adopts non-unanimous jury verdicts in death penalty cases, it wouldn’t be alone — but it would be the biggest outlier of the outlying states on capital punishment, according to legal experts.
Supreme Court marshal says justices, spouses weren’t responsible for leak of abortion ruling
Supreme Court justices cooperated in the investigation of who leaked a draft opinion to the news media last year and were cleared as potential perpetrators, said Supreme Court Marshal Gail A. Curley.
Trump judges haven’t proven to be MAGA loyalists, court watchers say
Pundits often painted Trump-appointed judges and justices as MAGA loyalists, but court watchers say they have not fit that mold, often having ruled against former President Donald Trump in a number of his high-profile legal fights.
Supreme Court declines to block New York’s gun control law — for now
The Supreme Court declined Wednesday to block parts of a New York law restricting the carrying of handguns in the state.
Biden’s judicial nominees outpacing Trump’s in first two years of presidency
President Biden has appointed more district court judges than his predecessor did during the first 23 months of their presidencies.
House Republicans plan to probe Supreme Court leak in new Congress
Not a word has emerged from the Supreme Court about who leaked a draft opinion on overturning Roe v. Wade eight months ago. Now Republicans on Capitol Hill are preparing to prod the court on its investigation of the breach.
Supreme Court to hear second challenge to Biden’s student debt forgiveness
The Supreme Court announced Monday it would review a second challenge to President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan.