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Here are the latest posts about Supreme Court of the United States on Writers Write:

  • Supreme Court Chips Away at Women's Right to Choose (2007-04-19): In a 5-4 decision, The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the 2003 Partial Birth Abortion Act, beginning the eventual complete gutting of Roe vs.

  • Supreme Court Rules EPA Can Regulate Auto Emissions (2007-04-02): The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Bush White House today by ruling that the EPA does have the authority to regulate auto emissions.

  • Supreme Court Stops Government From Blocking Oregon's Assisted Suicide Law (2006-01-17): The U.

  • The Alito Hearings: Day Two (2006-01-11): Day Two of the Alito confirmation hearings was a little more exciting than Day One.

  • Alito Reveals His Personal Thought On Abortion (2005-11-15): Well, that didn't take long.

  • Bush Nominates Alito For Supreme Court (2005-10-31): Today, President Bush announced his next Supreme Court nomination, just days after Harriet Miers was forced to resign by the religious right.

  • Goodbye to Harriet Miers (2005-10-27): Harriet Miers has withdrawn from her nomination to be the next Supreme Court Justice.

  • Harriet and George: The Correspondence (2005-10-13): The Smoking Gun has made available for your viewing pleasure the various notes written between Harriet Miers and George Bush when Bush was Governor of Texas.

  • James Dobson's Strange Explanation (2005-10-12): Karl Rove's kidney stones and possible impending indictment continue to take a toll on President Bush' ability to spin situations favorably.

  • The Mystery of Harriet Miers (2005-10-10): Time magazine leads with a piece on Harriet Miers about the two knocks against her and how she's going to be confirmed anyway.

  • Miers' Aide Says She's Extremely Anti-Choice (2005-10-04): Well, that didn't take long.

  • Harriet Miers Gets Her Chance (2005-10-03): President Bush got this week's news cycle started by nominating Harriet Meirs, his personal counsel, to be the next Supreme Court justice.

  • O'Connor Says She'll Delay Retirement if Asked (2005-09-21): Despite the pledge to vote no on confirming John Roberts by several prominent Democrats, including Harry Reid and John Kerry, Roberts looks poised to be the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

  • Advantage Roberts After Day Two of Questioning (2005-09-14): In his second day of questioning by the Senate Juciciary Committee members, John Roberts evaded, avoided and dodged all attempts by senators to pin him down on whether he thinks the right to privacy includes a woman's right to have an abortion.

  • Dianne Feinstein Remembers Her Roots (2005-09-13): Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is the only woman on the Judiciary Committee which is currently questioning John Roberts as to his fitness to be the youngest Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 200 years.

  • John Roberts and the Amazing Promotion (2005-09-06): Well, that certainly didn't take long.

  • NARAL, John Roberts and the Road to Confirmation (2005-08-28): After NARAL got the smackdown over its aggressive anti-Roberts ad, it looked like women's rights groups were going to run crying home to hide during the confirmation hearings.

  • Bush Nominates John Roberts for Supreme Court Justice (2005-07-20): It has not been a good week for women.

  • Rehnquist Dodges the Press (2005-07-09): All the buzz yesterday was that Rehnquist was going to announce his retirement from the Supreme Court.

  • Social Conservatives vs. Fiscal Conservatives (2005-07-05): With the surprise retirement of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the guessing game has begun.