As it currently stands, Supreme Court justices serve life terms.
Roberts comes in with a favorable rating of 37 percent among Dems with 23 percent among Republicans, Kennedy grabbing 35 percent support from Dems and only 18 percent among GOP.
The case brought up by 10 non-union teachers from California will challenge the law that requires all public sector employees to pay for union dues, saying the rule violates a public employee’s right to free speech.
With no suspension put in place, Texas would have had a limited number of nine abortion centers left in the second largest state.
The Court ruled in a 5-4 decision to abandon the Mercury and Air Toxic Standards rule (2011) which required coal-burning plants to install equipment to control mercury pollutants.
The four partisan commissioners are selected by the four state legislative leaders, the chair of the independent panel is selected then by the other four chosen members.
The Supreme Court ruled, 5-4, that Oklahoma and other states can continue to carry out lethal injection by use of the controversial sedative midazolam as the first drug in its three-drug protocol.
The High Court will decide whether or not affirmative action in the college admissions process is constitutional.
In an unequivocal, sweeping and often poetic 5-4 decision written by Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that same-sex couples have the fundamental right to marry everywhere in the United States.
The reference to slavery comes from the idea that ruling in favor of legalizing same-sex marriages, gives these same-sex couples “dignity.”