Amy Howe

Amy is an independent reporter for SCOTUSblog. She also writes for her eponymous blog, Howe on the Court. Before turning to full-time blogging, she served as counsel in over two dozen merits cases at…

Supreme Court rules for deaf student in education-law case

(SCOTUSblog) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday revived a deaf student’s lawsuit against a Michigan school district that failed to provide him with a qualified sign-language interpreter. In a unanimous… Read More

March 22, 2023
California man arrested near Kavanaugh’s home, charged with attempted murder of justice

(SCOTUSblog) – A California man was charged with attempted murder of a Supreme Court justice after he was arrested early Wednesday morning near the Maryland home of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Read More

June 10, 2022
Roberts orders leak investigation as court confirms authenticity of draft opinion

(SCOTUSblog) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning confirmed that a draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, published by Politico on Monday night, is authentic. Read More

May 4, 2022
High school football coach who prayed at midfield gets warm reception from some justices

Paul Clement argues on behalf of former high school football coach Joseph Kennedy. (Art Lien) (SCOTUSblog) – During nearly two hours of oral argument on Monday, a majority of… Read More

April 26, 2022
In the case of the praying football coach, both sides invoke religious freedom

(SCOTUSblog) – Joseph Kennedy had never coached football when Bremerton High School, a public school near Seattle, Washington, hired him in 2008. He was too small to play in high… Read More

April 25, 2022