Tag:Sonia Sotomayor

Justices Dissent After U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Vacate Racial Bias Death Sentence Case

Three justices dissented from a majority that declined to hear the appeal of a man sentenced to death with a juror who expressed racial bias.

Justices Sotomayor and Barrett Call to Fix the U.S. Sentencing Commission and Resolve Federal Sentencing Discrepancies

Justices Sotomayor and Barrett criticized discrepancies between federal district courts’ sentencing in a statement on Monday.

Supreme Court Declines to Block Texas Heartbeat Act in Blow to Abortion Access

The Supreme Court, in a narrow, late-night vote on Wednesday, rejected a request to block Texas’ restrictive new abortion law.

Supreme Court Invokes First Amendment on California Charity Tax Filing Law

Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations gained protection against compelled disclosure of donor information when the Supreme Court ruled July 1 that a California law violated the First Amendment.