on Oct 22, 2020 at 10:43 am
The Supreme Court on Wednesday night issued an emergency 5-3 ruling allowing officials in Alabama to reinstate a ban on curbside voting for the upcoming election. And on Thursday morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate, setting up a final vote on her nomination on Monday.
Here’s a round-up of other Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web:
- Senate panel paves way for Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation (Marianne Levine, Politico)
- School With Ties to Barrett Gets Voucher Money, as Report Cites Anti-LGBTQ Climate (Mark Walsh, Education Week)
- Supreme Court Blocks Curbside Voting In Alabama, An Option During Pandemic (Nina Totenberg, NPR)
- Supreme Court Reinstates Alabama’s Ban on Curbside Voting (Jess Bravin, The Wall Street Journal)
- What Does Amy Coney Barrett Mean for the Supreme Court? (Linda Greenhouse, The New York Times)
- Has the Supreme Court Finally Become a Major Issue in a Presidential Election? (William Ross, Jurist)
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