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Codifying Roe v Wade is what the Framers would have wanted

Lindsay Giovannone, Copy Desk Chief September 14, 2022

Column Roe v. Wade was a landmark Supreme Court decision that ruled the Constitution conferred the right to an abortion under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment, which considered the medical...

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Supreme Court heard oral arguments on abortion law and gun legislation: what you need to know

Samuel Weinmann, Politics Editor November 16, 2021

On Nov. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for major cases pertaining to both abortion and gun control. The Court heard arguments on Texas' bill S.B.8, a law restricting women's abortion...

Mexico Supreme Court rules that criminalizing abortion is “unconstitutional”

Mexico Supreme Court rules that criminalizing abortion is “unconstitutional”

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor September 8, 2021

The Mexican Supreme Court declared on Tuesday that criminalizing abortion is unconstitutional, establishing a precedent that might lead to the procedure’s legalization across the conservative Catholic...

Justice Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Justice Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor October 27, 2020

On Monday, the Senate voted to confirm Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court following a frenzied month of Republican action to approve President Donald Trump’s third pick to the court...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died, democracy could follow

Barry Lewandowski, Contributing Writer September 28, 2020

It is not a question. It is not a debate. With the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the fate of American democracy hangs in the balance. Nine individuals sit on the Supreme Court,...

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Serena Piervincenzi, Contributing Writer February 7, 2019

On Friday, Feb.1, chief justice of the Conn. state supreme court, Richard A. Robinson, came to speak at Bucknall Theater to kick off Black History Month on the University of New Haven’s campus.  Robinson’s...

U.S. Supreme Court Justice visits UNH

The Charger Bulletin October 29, 2014

By Melissa Scott Contributing Writer [email protected] Sonia Sotomayor visited the University of New Haven campus for the UNH Legal Society’s event, “A Conversation with Justice Sonia Sotomayor,”...

Retired Supreme Court Justice to Speak about Veterans and PTSD

The Charger Bulletin February 20, 2013

By Karen Grava Director of Media Relations Retired Justice Barry Schaller of the Connecticut Supreme Court, author of a new book about veterans and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), will speak...

Supreme Court Rules on GPS Case

Ana Abraham February 1, 2012

Television shows may make it seem like it is no big deal to monitor a suspect electronically. It sometimes looks so easy to track a person through their cell phone or computer, just a matter a few keystrokes....

Supreme Court to Hear Cheney-Secret Service Case

Liz De La Torre December 14, 2011

Whether he sought it or not, civilian Steven Howards has found himself in the forefront of a high-profile case that is challenging constitutional policies on a national scale. Following a 2006 Secret Service...

Miranda Rights Questioned in Jail

Liana Teixeira February 2, 2011

Should jail inmates be read their Miranda rights prior to questioning on subjects unrelated to their imprisonment? The Supreme Court is responsible for determining an answer to this issue. Debate over...

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