In a 5-4 decision delivered Tuesday morning, the Supreme Court upheld Donald Trump’s travel ban targeting Muslim-majority countries. In doing so, the majority wrote off the president’s own anti-Muslim statements—comments he’s been making since 2011, which ramped up during his presidential campaign.
On Monday, the Supreme Court made two notable decisions related to voting and voting rights that promise major ramifications for the 2018 midterms and beyond.
In a decision handed down Monday, the Supreme Court made it even more difficult for victims of police violence to bring action against police officers who use excessive force.
In a surprising 5-3 ruling Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that evidence obtained in an illegal search is admissible in court if a person is determined to have an outstanding warrant for arrest. The ruling essentially guts the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which has protected citizens against…