Pbs Newshour - Supreme Court

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The latest news and analysis about key cases and critical arguments before the Supreme Court. (Updated periodically)

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  • Supreme Court denies Texas attempt to overturn election results

    Supreme Court denies Texas attempt to overturn election results

    11/12/2020 Duração: 07min

    In a closely watched decision the U.S. Supreme Court late Friday denied an attempt by the state of Texas, supported by a large number of Republicans, to overturn the election results and President-elect Joe Biden's victory in four states. Judy Woodruff spoke with John Yang, Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • U.S. Supreme Court blocks New Yorks cap on religious services

    U.S. Supreme Court blocks New York's cap on religious services

    26/11/2020 Duração: 07min

    In a 5-to-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court overnight blocked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's effort to slow rising COVID-19 cases with a cap on the number of attendees at religious services in high-risk communities. Amna Nawaz speaks with the National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle, and Dr. Dara Kass, an associate professor of emerging medicine at Columbia University, to learn more about the decision. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Justice Stephen Breyer remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg: She was a rock

    Justice Stephen Breyer remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'She was a rock'

    24/09/2020 Duração: 08min

    Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer were friends and longtime allies in their approach to the law. In a conversation with Judy Woodruff, Breyer remembers his friend's brilliance, attention to detail and dedication to her work. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be immortalized with statue in Brooklyn, NYC

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be immortalized with statue in Brooklyn, NYC

    19/09/2020 Duração: 01min

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy began in Flatbush, Brooklyn in New York where she was born and raised. On Saturday, New York Gov. Cuomo announced that a statue honoring her contribution will be built in the NYC borough. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Ivette Feliciano joins Hari Sreenivasan from outside Ginsburg's childhood home. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Clyburn says more important to have Black woman on Supreme Court than as VP

    Clyburn says more important to have Black woman on Supreme Court than as VP

    31/07/2020 Duração: 10min

    House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., chairs the Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, which heard testimony Friday from top U.S. health officials about the status of the pandemic. Clyburn joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the hearing, plus his views on providing additional economic relief to struggling Americans and the importance of having a Black woman as Joe Biden's running mate. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart on Trumps school pressure, Bidens economic plan

    David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart on Trump's school pressure, Biden's economic plan

    10/07/2020 Duração: 13min

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including how the surging coronavirus is affecting President Trump's public support, the significance of the Supreme Court's recent rulings and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's economic policy recommendations. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Golden State Killer will serve life in prison

    News Wrap: Golden State Killer will serve life in prison

    29/06/2020 Duração: 04min

    In our news wrap Monday, the man known as the Golden State Killer pled guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo will be spared the death penalty but will serve life in prison without parole. Also, in Afghanistan, an attack at a busy market in Helmand province killed at least 23 people. The Taliban and the Afghan military blamed each other for the violence. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: Supreme Court upholds Trump administrations use of quick deportations

    News Wrap: Supreme Court upholds Trump administration's use of quick deportations

    25/06/2020 Duração: 05min

    In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Trump administration's use of quick deportations for legal asylum seekers who fail initial screenings. The 7-2 decision reversed a lower court's ruling that asylum seekers must first have access to federal courts. Also, President Trump's niece, Mary Trump, won a round in her legal fight to publish a tell-all book about the family. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • Shields and Brooks on Boltons book claims, Juneteenth amid racial unrest

    Shields and Brooks on Bolton's book claims, Juneteenth amid racial unrest

    19/06/2020 Duração: 13min

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including major Supreme Court decisions on LGBTQ employment protections and DACA, the claims from John Bolton's new book about President Trump's interactions with foreign leaders and whether Joe Biden will pick a woman of color as his running mate. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

  • News Wrap: South Korea urges caution over Kim Jong Un rumors

    News Wrap: South Korea urges caution over Kim Jong Un rumors

    27/04/2020 Duração: 03min

    In our news wrap Monday, South Korean officials renewed calls for caution amid speculation about Kim Jong Un. Rumors regarding the North Korean leader's well-being have swirled as he has disappeared from view in recent weeks. Also, the United Nations reports that civilian deaths from fighting in Afghanistan during the year's first quarter were the lowest for that period since 2012.

  • News Wrap: Severe storms across the South kill at least 7

    News Wrap: Severe storms across the South kill at least 7

    23/04/2020 Duração: 03min

    In our news wrap Thursday, severe storms killed at least seven people in parts of the South late Wednesday. Reported tornadoes struck in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma before moving east to Mississippi and Alabama. Also, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to curb the Clean Water Act as the Trump administration had wanted. A 6-3 decision found that the law can include pollution released into the ground.

  • News Wrap: Nova Scotia reels from Canadas deadliest ever mass shooting

    News Wrap: Nova Scotia reels from Canada's deadliest ever mass shooting

    20/04/2020 Duração: 02min

    In our news wrap Monday, authorities are searching for answers after a gunman killed 18 people in Nova Scotia over the weekend. It was Canada's deadliest mass shooting ever. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and main rival Benny Gantz reached a coalition deal that will end a year-long political standoff. Netanyahu will remain in his role for the next 18 months, followed by Gantz.

  • News Wrap: Schumer denies threatening Supreme Court justices

    News Wrap: Schumer denies threatening Supreme Court justices

    05/03/2020 Duração: 04min

    In our news wrap Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer insisted he had not threatened two Supreme Court justices on Wednesday, but he did voice regret. Schumer said he "shouldn't have used the words" he had chosen when talking about the Court and abortion rights. Also, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo pressed the Taliban to call off attacks on Afghan forces so a peace process could move forward.

  • Whats at stake in Supreme Courts Louisiana abortion law case

    What's at stake in Supreme Court's Louisiana abortion law case

    04/03/2020 Duração: 08min

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case about access to abortion doctors in Louisiana. The law in question is similar to a Texas one struck down by the Court in 2016 -- but decided by a different group of justices. Lisa Desjardins talks to the National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle and Mary Ziegler, professor and author of "Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present."

  • As Supreme Court takes up DACA, Dreamers hope for another temporary reprieve

    As Supreme Court takes up DACA, 'Dreamers' hope for another temporary reprieve

    12/11/2019 Duração: 10min

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on President Trump's move to end protections for migrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.The Obama-era program, known as DACA, currently blocks some 660,000 people from deportation. National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle and Bipartisan Policy Center's Theresa Cardinal Brown join Amna Nawaz to discuss the legal considerations and potential fallout.

  • Why lawsuit against Remington could have a ripple effect for gun industry

    Why lawsuit against Remington could have a ripple effect for gun industry

    12/11/2019 Duração: 05min

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court denied an attempt by Remington Arms to block a lawsuit filed by families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, who argue the maker of the AR-15-style rifle should be held liable for its marketing of the military-style weapons. Robert Spitzer, author of "Guns Across America," joins William Brangham to discuss what the decision means for firearm manufacturers.

  • After failed legislative attempts on DACA, fate of Dreamers lies with Supreme Court

    After failed legislative attempts on DACA, fate of 'Dreamers' lies with Supreme Court

    11/11/2019 Duração: 05min

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments that could decide the fate of some 700,000 "Dreamers," members of a younger generation of undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. They are currently protected from deportation by an executive order that President Barack Obama put in place in 2012, but that President Donald Trump has sought to cancel. Amna Nawaz reports.

  • News Wrap: Turkish forces deploy to Syrian border after U.S. troops leave

    News Wrap: Turkish forces deploy to Syrian border after U.S. troops leave

    08/10/2019 Duração: 04min

    In our news wrap Tuesday, Turkey moved troops into position for an offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria, after President Trump ordered U.S. troops out of the area. Also, Hong Kong's chief executive is warning that she might call in the Chinese military if violent protests continue.

  • Supreme Court weighs whether LGBTQ workers are protected from discrimination

    Supreme Court weighs whether LGBTQ workers are protected from discrimination

    08/10/2019 Duração: 08min

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in what may become a landmark case on the workplace rights of LGBTQ Americans. Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act bars employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex -- but does it also protect against discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity? William Brangham talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.

  • For DACA students, its hard to focus on a bright future when faced with deportation fears

    For DACA students, it's hard to focus on a bright future when faced with deportation fears

    08/10/2019 Duração: 07min

    Like many college students, 19-year-old Jimmy Rodriguez has a lot on his plate. But unlike most of his peers, Rodriguez, a DACA beneficiary, is pursuing a degree and a future in a country he may one day be forced to leave. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the unique challenges faced by undocumented students as part of our series, Rethinking College.

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