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US SUPREME COURT

Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 25, 2022
The man most responsible for ending Roe worries that it could hurt his party
As former President Donald Trump prepares for a likely 2024 presidential campaign, he has privately told friends and advisers the ruling will be 'bad for Republicans.”
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jun 25, 2022
Clarence Thomas opinion signals same-sex marriage and contraception at risk after abortion ruling
Thomas's opinion is a rallying cry for conservatives to start challenging same-sex marriages almost immediately, according to some experts.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Jun 25, 2022
Abortion pills over the counter? Experts see big hurdles in widening U.S. access.
A pill used to terminate early pregnancies is unlikely to become available in the U.S. without a prescription for years, if ever, experts say.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 25, 2022
U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade abortion-rights ruling
The court voted along ideological lines, 6-3, to uphold Mississippi's ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy, and 5-4 to go further and explicitly overturn Roe.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
May 15, 2022
U.S. abortion rights advocates fuming over Biden's response to looming threat
Galvanized by the prospect of losing abortion rights, protesters marched across the country on Saturday in the start of what organizers said would be a 'summer of rage.'
Japan Times
WORLD
May 5, 2022
One voting group holds key to U.S. midterms after abortion leak: suburban women
A large majority of key U.S. voting blocs support abortion rights, but the matter has not been a top issue for voters in the past.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 4, 2022
Don’t jump to conclusions on politics of ending Roe v. Wade
Americans favor abortion rights, but most aren't intense pro-life or pro-choice partisans. A definitive Supreme Court ruling might alter the current landscape.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal / ANALYSIS
May 4, 2022
U.S. Supreme Court in disarray after an extraordinary breach
The court's reputation was already in decline before the leak, with much of the U.S. persuaded that it is little different from the political branches of the government.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
May 3, 2022
What would the end of Roe v. Wade mean? Key questions and answers.
A leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn the Roe v. Wade legal precedent describes a United States not seen in half a century.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 3, 2022
Leaked draft abortion ruling a major blow to U.S. Supreme Court, experts say
While the substance of the draft sparked praise from anti-abortion conservatives and condemnation from abortion rights advocates, many court watchers blasted on the leak itself.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 2, 2022
Japanese judge on trial over inappropriate social media posts about victims
The suspended judge wrote publicly about the case of a murdered schoolgirl — the bereaved family and others were insulted.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 11, 2022
Biden aims for Supreme Court pick who isn’t ‘ideological choice’
Following through on a promise made in 2020, Biden has committed to nominate the first Black woman to the high court.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 2, 2021
Roe v. Wade in jeopardy if current arguments before top court are anything to go by
The court could hold that, properly interpreted, Roe allows states to restrict abortion at some point — so long as they allow women 'enough time” to end their pregnancies.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 2, 2021
U.S. Supreme Court justices suggest sweeping pullback on abortion
All six Republican-appointed justices indicated they would let states start banning abortion far earlier than the court's precedents now allow.
Japan Times
SPORTS
Sep 21, 2021
Megan Rapinoe and other female athletes back abortion rights
More than 500 athletes and groups argued that abortion rights have helped the growth of women's sports and expressed concern that future athletes would suffer without those protections.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Sep 3, 2021
U.S. Supreme Court's rightward lurch puts Roe v. Wade on the brink
Two generations of American women have grown up with access to abortions, but the landmark Roe v. Wade case that legalized the procedure is now under threat.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Aug 21, 2021
Supreme Court rebuffs move to aid Korean schools
The education ministry's definition of 'proper operations' has prevented Korean schools from qualifying for the same kinds of subsidies that other schools have access to.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jun 5, 2021
The damage done by a lengthy appeals process
The media has no problem reprimanding the government when it loses a court case, but news outlets seldom talk about how the judicial system can drag things on.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2021
Suga apologizes to asbestos victims, vowing swift settlement
Meeting plaintiffs in four suits on which the Supreme Court ruled the previous day, Suga said at the Prime Minister's Office that the government 'sincerely reflects' on its past conduct.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 17, 2021
Japan top court holds state liable for asbestos diseases in workers
The ruling said the government was negligent in its duty to protect workers from contracting lung cancer and other diseases linked to asbestos.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
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