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TMC Topic Guide: The Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court

Created: August 1, 2020

Last Updated: October 10, 2022

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Note: This guide includes a wide range of topics on the area of the supreme court nominations, cases and  politics. As well as, it covers issues regarding voting, free speech, immigration, education, criminal justice and LGBTQ rights.

Table of Contents

Nominations

Retirement of Stephen G. Breyer/Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson

Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg/Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

Brett Kavanaugh

Neil Gorsuch

Merrick Garland

Issues and Cases

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Voting

Native American Legal Issues

Immigration and Citizenship

LGBTQ+ Rights

Reproductive Rights

Campaign Finance

Unions

Free Speech

Gerrymandering

Executive Power

Criminal Justice (including the death penalty)

Second Amendment

Elections

Federal Department and Agencies

States’ Power

Vaccine Mandate

Education

The Supreme Court and Politics

State Supreme Courts


Nominations

Retirement of Stephen G. Breyer/Nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson

Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg/Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

Brett Kavanaugh

Neil Gorsuch

Merrick Garland

Issues and Cases

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Voting

Native American Legal Issues

Immigration and Citizenship

LGBTQ+ Rights

Reproductive Rights

Campaign Finance

Unions

Free Speech

Gerrymandering

Executive Power

Criminal Justice (including the death penalty)

Second Amendment

Elections

Federal Department and Agencies

States’ Power

Vaccine Mandate

Education

The Supreme Court and Politics

State Supreme Courts