Biden administration can drop "remain in Mexico" policy, but what will it use instead?

Jul 5, 2022
It's not clear how current White House officials will handle incoming migrants and asylum seekers after the Supreme Court's ruling.
Migrants approach the U.S. border on Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas on March 2, 2021. President Biden announced that he was ending the Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP) enacted under President Trump that sent asylum seekers back to Mexico as they awaited their trial dates.
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Supreme Court decision creates uncertainty for businesses operating in Indian Country

Jul 4, 2022
States can now prosecute crimes allegedly committed by non-Natives on tribal land. Legal experts say that threatens tribal sovereignty.
The Supreme Court ruled recently that states can prosecute crimes allegedly committed by non-Natives on tribal land.
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The Supreme Court’s EPA ruling has big implications

Beyond the Environmental Protection Agency, the ruling could limit the power of other federal agencies.
The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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Crisis pregnancy centers are key to many anti-abortion groups' strategy. But what are they?

Jun 30, 2022
The nonprofit centers' goal is to convince pregnant people not to have an abortion. Tax dollars pay for some resources they offer, and that might not change post-Roe.
With the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, eyes have turned to how anti-abortion groups could change.
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Some stores cap emergency contraception sales to cope with surging post-Roe demand

Jun 29, 2022
Although last week's Supreme Court ruling doesn't ban emergency contraception, some consumers fear further restrictions are in the works.
There has been a surge in demand for the Plan B pill, also known as the "morning after" pill.
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Roe v. Wade has been overturned. What happens now?

The generational ruling from the court brings to light many economic questions — and consequences.
Abortion-rights activists and anti-abortion activists hold protest signs outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Why you should care about a Supreme Court decision on the "administrative state"

Executive agencies implement laws passed by Congress. The conservative legal movement seeks to limit their power.
The court might rule this week on a case involving the Environmental Protection Agency that’s part on an ongoing legal debate about the powers of the executive branch.
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What does a recent Supreme Court ruling on forced arbitration mean for workers?

Jun 7, 2022
SCOTUS found an airline baggage handler couldn't be held to arbitration. Could it have implications for other transportation companies?
The Supreme Court's ruling on a Southwest Airlines baggage handler's case could have implications on the practice of forced arbitration.
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Overturning of Roe v. Wade would change landscape for medication abortion

May 5, 2022
More than half of U.S. abortions occur through medication. State bans would create risks for patients and providers.
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What the Supreme Court's possible Roe v. Wade reversal would do to the economy

We spoke to economics professor Caitlin Knowles Myers about the causal effects of abortion.
Pro-choice and anti-abortion activists rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on May 02, 2022 in Washington, DC.
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