Supreme Court Rules in Favor of an Illegal Immigrant in 6-3 Decision

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of an Illegal Immigrant in 6-3 Decision

Six Supreme Court Justices found in favor of a Guatemalan immigrant fighting deportation. Conservative Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett joined Liberal Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Sonia Sotomayer, rendering the decision of a case argued in November 2020, on April 29, 2021. By a 6-3 vote, the justices sided with […]

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Trump’s Bid to Alter Census Results

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Trump’s Bid to Alter Census Results

The United States Supreme Court dismissed the case, Trump v. New York, on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. The suit challenged the president’s decision to exclude illegal immigrants from the census data, which is used to determine how many seats in the House of Representatives and the number of electors each state is allotted. President Trump […]

Supreme Court Denies Texas Case to Disenfranchise Millions of Voters

Supreme Court Denies Texas Case to Disenfranchise Millions of Voters

The Supreme Court has denied the state of Texas’ request to file lawsuits against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. All of the justices, including President Trump’s appointees, disallowed the case to disenfranchise as many as 10 million voters on Dec. 11, 2020. In an unsigned order, the court said Texas has no standing to pursue […]