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Supreme Court Decisions Could Decide Course Of Healthcare, The Voting Rights Act, Student Speech Rights And More




Rain clouds hang above The U.S. Supreme Court building May 24, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Rain clouds hang above The U.S. Supreme Court building May 24, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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The Supreme Court will soon release opinions on two dozen remaining cases, which include decisions on religious and gay rights, healthcare, the Voting Rights Act and more.

The court is expected to pass down at least one decision today, with more in the coming days. Today, the Supreme Court limited prosecutors’ ability to use an anti-hacking law to charge people with computer crimes. Conservative and liberal justices joined to rule 6-3 that prosecutors overreached when they used the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to charge a police sergeant who used a database he had access to for work for a non-work purpose.

Today on AirTalk, we’re looking at the roundup of cases the Supreme Court will soon pass down opinions on, and what the repercussions could be. Questions? Give us a call at 866-893-5722.

With files from the Associated Press

Guests:

Jess Bravin, Supreme Court correspondent for The Wall Street Journal; he tweets @JessBravin

Leah Litman, assistant professor of constitutional law at University of Michigan Law School; she tweets @LeahLitman