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The Advocate

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The Advocate

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in a 2019 official photo.

Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to Supreme Court

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer April 12, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to the Supreme Court, becoming the first Black woman to serve on the court in its over two centuries of existence. She will be sworn into...

Supreme Court of the United States. Wikimedia Commons.

Biden Makes Historic Supreme Court Nomination

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer March 1, 2022

On February 25, 2022, President Joe Biden picked Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the United States Supreme Court seat soon to be vacated by Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement earlier...

These signs suggest the division in US society around vaccine mandates. SCOTUS sided with anti-vax mandate side last week.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

Uzair Hammad '24, News Editor and Web Editor January 21, 2022

As the Omicron variant sweeps through the country, President Joe Biden tried to leverage the power of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to control the spread of the virus by instituting...

Supreme Court to Decide on Mississippi Abortion Case

Supreme Court to Decide on Mississippi Abortion Case

Maya Macias '25, Writer December 9, 2021

On December 1, the Supreme Court heard the case of Mississippi’s abortion law. The law would ban all abortions after 15 weeks. This is arguably the most impactful abortion case of the decade, as it threatens...

The Roberts Court, April 23, 2021  
Seated from left to right: Justices Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor  
Standing from left to right: Justices Brett M. Kavanaugh, Elena Kagan, Neil M. Gorsuch, and Amy Coney Barrett.  
Photograph by Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

Supreme Court to Hear Consequential Cases

Anna Hastings '26, Writer October 15, 2021

On Monday October 1, the Supreme Court of the United States began their newest term. This term will continue until late June or early July and many pivotal cases involving major social issues such as abortion,...

Protesters asking for an extension of the eviction moratorium, a request denied by SCOTUS

Out on the Street!

Audrey Brunner '22, Writer September 10, 2021

On Thursday, August 26 the Supreme Court voted 6-3 to end the August 2021 Federal Eviction Moratorium, which was put in place to prevent evictions during the pandemic. The end to the moratorium takes effect...

Appointed in 1994, Stephen Breyer is now 82 years old.

Should Justice Breyer Resign?

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer May 21, 2021

Calls are growing for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire in the near future, as the death of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is still very fresh in the minds of many across the country....

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