(NEW YORK) -- Justice Stephen Breyer said Tuesday the Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision allowing Texas to effectively ban abortion across the state was “very bad” but not politically motivated. “We don’t trade votes, and members of the court have different judicial philosophies,” Breyer, the court’s most senior liberal... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Amy Coney Barrett found common ground Monday over shared concern that the nation's highest court is increasingly viewed in ideological terms. Barrett, in one of her first public speeches as a justice, told an audience Sunday in Kentucky that "this court is not comprised... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has filed suit against the state of Texas to block its restrictive law against abortions, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Thursday, setting up a high-stakes legal battle after the Supreme Court allowed the law to go into effect... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is expected to file suit against the state of Texas in the coming days challenging its restrictive law against abortions, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News Wednesday. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement Monday... Read More.
(DALLAS) — Marsha Jones, a Texas native, says she has received many desperate calls from women in the state struggling to access abortions and reproductive care. They are often young, alone and afraid, she said. “We're talking about young women who live in some of the... Read More.
Over 30 years later, the inaudible bass on Metallica's 1988 album ...And Justice for All remains one of the most puzzling studio decisions in metal history. Understandably, Jason Newsted was among those most confused. Newsted joined Metallica in 1986 after the death of bassist Cliff... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied a bid by eight Indiana University students Thursday to stop their school from requiring all students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Barrett rejected the request without specifying the reasoning behind her decision. The case, the first... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Lawmakers in New York and beyond are applauding the women who came forward to share their stories after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday he was resigning from office following accusations of sexual harassment. "Make no mistake, this is the result of survivors bravely... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The National Basketball Social Justice Coalition is fighting to end racial and social inequality. The group, which is composed of players, owners and staffers, has advocated for policy changes regarding criminal justice, policing and justice reform, by reaching out to lawmakers in Congress... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After nearly three decades behind bars, Joel Caston is seeking redemption through politics. The 44-year-old felon, convicted of murder as a teenager, became the newest elected public servant in Washington, D.C., this summer, winning a groundbreaking election for neighborhood commissioner on the city's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice has sent letters to six former Trump DOJ officials telling them that they can participate in Congress' investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to sources and communications reviewed by ABC News. The move is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department said Monday it has "fundamental concerns" with Purdue Pharma’s plan to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Purdue filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2019 as it faced thousands of lawsuits across the country over its aggressive marketing of OxyContin and... Read More.