The decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt means a lower court’s decision to uphold the law has been reversed.
The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.
The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.
Most Democrats (80 percent) back Garland, while 45 percent of the overall public have a positive outlook about his nomination.
Sri Srinivasan, Merrick Garland and Paul Watford — who, if confirmed, would be the nation’s third Black justice after Clarence Thomas and Thurgood Marshall — were named by the source as the potential nominees, confirming the nation could know as early as Monday who the president chooses.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch has pulled her name from the pool of possible nominees to the Supreme Court Tuesday, asking that she “not be considered” for the seat.
In 2012, Miller v. Alabama determined juveniles officially under 18 were not eligible for life sentences or punishment without parole under the protection of the eighth amendment.
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