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As the newest Supreme Court justice he will be called on to open doors and sit on the cafeteria committee.
Republicans jammed two of President Donald Trump's top Cabinet picks through the Senate Finance Committee with no Democrats in the room Wednesday after suspending a rule that would have otherwise barred them from taking the vote.
President Obama has reshaped the federal courts for decades to come with a record number of women and minorities appointed to lifetime judgeships, despite losing his high-profile battle over the U.S. Supreme Court this year.
Sykes wrote an opinion that ruled for employers in the fight over Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate.
Pryor is well known for the issue over a Ten Commandments monument in Alabama.
The Justice Department has tasked 200 fewer monitors to watch more jurisdictions on Election Day this year than in 2012, despite increased concern over voter intimidation and vigilante poll watchers.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday restored a Republican-supported Arizona law that makes it a crime for get-out-the-vote operatives to collect and deliver completed absentee ballots.
The Supreme Court appears sympathetic to a 12-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who wants to sue school officials for refusing to let her bring a service dog to class.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on a transgender rights case in which a Virginia public school district is fighting to prevent a transgender student from using the boys' bathroom.
During Wednesday night’s presidential debate, Hillary Clinton defended her disagreement with the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on gun rights by saying it was about keeping toddlers from gaining access to firearms.
Florida’s top court struck down part of the state’s capital-punishment law by ruling that only a unanimous jury may recommend a death sentence, bringing the state in line with most of the country.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg backtracks on Kaepernick: 'My comments were inappropriately dismissive and harsh'
Ginsburg said her comments on Colin Kaepernick were "inappropriately dismissive and harsh" and said she should've declined to respond.
Courts in the U.S. have not ruled on the controversial practice of police forcefully extracting DNA evidence from suspects.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal brought by the Washington Redskins to challenge a lower court ruling that cancelled the team’s trademarks on the grounds their name is offensive to Native Americans.
Federal prosecutors dropped their corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife on Thursday, more than two months after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned his conviction.
Citizens United won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court that allowed super PACs, or nonprofits to take unlimited contributions and spend independently to sway...
Alabama's Court of the Judiciary said it could decide soon whether to remove the state's suspended chief justice from office after hearing Monday from both
Donald Trump called on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign, taking the clash between the presumptive GOP presidential nominee and a member of the Supreme Court further into uncharted territory.
WASHINGTON—Abortion providers in Louisiana filed suit Friday to invalidate state laws regulating the procedure, an early example of litigation likely to target antiabortion laws following a Supreme Court ruling earlier this week.
Long wait times for abortions and lengthy drives to clinics are likely to continue in Texas for months and maybe years despite the U.S. Supreme Court striking down restrictions that since 2013 have drastically reduced the number of providers statewide.
Comedian Trevor Noah’s “The Daily Show” faced fierce backlash on Monday for tweeting “Celebrate the #SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas!” after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt ruling.
‘The decision erodes states' lawmaking authority to safeguard the health and safety of women,’ Texas governor said; others hail ruling as evidence that ‘politicians cannot use deceptive means to shut down abortion clinics’
The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
The Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of decisions last week. It's expected t
The battle for the rights of transgender people has been neglected by the mainstream gay-rights movement, some say. But a better day is coming, an optimist says.
The Numbers: A recent Supreme Court decision allowing states to draw election districts based on total population doesn’t eliminate the possibility of using only eligible voters, as the litigants wished, but, as columnist Jo Craven McGinty finds, existing data aren’t well-suited to the task.
The Supreme Court could decide as soon as Monday whether to take up a challenge to a Connecticut ban on semiautomatic rifles that resemble military weapons and high-capacity magazines.