The U.S. has already launched an unstoppable shift away from dirty fossil fuels to safer, clean energy resources. The Supreme Court's disappointing stay will not reverse that course.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to temporarily halt implementation of President Obama's Clean Power Plan until the courts reach a final decision on the legal merits has raised concerns in other countries about the ability of the U.S. to meet its climate commitments.
The recent Supreme Court decision to temporarily pause implementation of the U.S. Clean Power Plan doesn't mean the end of U.S. climate action, the end of the Paris climate agreement, or the demise of national-level climate action in key countries around the world.
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The court, in a 5-4 decision split along party lines, put a stay on enforcement of the Clean Power Plan, which is designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.
Senator Rand Paul has departed from the Republican presidential race--but not before offering a much-needed challenge to conservative orthodoxy concerning the Constitution and the proper role of the courts in enforcing it.
A deeply-divided Supreme Court just handed corporate polluters and their cronies a small but symbolic victory: It has temporarily halted implementat...
In a surprise procedural decision yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court put the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan on pause while a lower court reviews it. The Court did not weigh in on the merits of the Environmental Protection Agency's plan, and didn't explain its reasoning.
Apparently for the first time ever, the U.S. Supreme Court last night, by a 5-4 vote, blocked a federal regulation from taking effect while that rule was still up for review in a federal appeals court.
One of the best shows in the town of Washington, D.C. is not on television. It is an oral argument in before the United States Supreme Court. The nine justices are appointed by the President and confirmed after they assure the U.S. Senate they will be dispassionate "umpires.
The sad truth about American history is that Black women have long been denied the resources and services to make informed decisions about their health care. And when a Black woman is unable to access the health care services she needs, those barriers stand in the way of higher education and financial stability for herself and her family.
Every day, this country, forged by immigrants and stamped as the land of opportunity, menaces its youngest citizens like Cesar and Jonathan.
The last chapter of the legal campaign to decriminalize homosexuality is unfolding in the Indian Supreme Court.
For any one of these aspects of the life of Louis Brandeis -- lawyer, scholar, justice -- we would remember him today as a figure of insight, brilliance, creativity, and moral courage. The combination renders him an extraordinary figure in the practice of law, legal scholarship, judicial craftsmanship and jurisprudence, and civic activism on both a national and international scale.
What happens in Texas may not stay in Texas -- a good reason for women across the United States to be concerned. The Supreme Court has been asked t...
As we head towards another presidential election, it would be important for us not to lose sight of major decisions made by the Supreme Court in the last few years during the second Obama administration