Stories tagged: supreme court
Mon., Jan. 27, 2020
A divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing …
Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
Republicans have asked that the nation’s highest court uphold a Louisiana law that requires abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. The Supreme Court threw out a similar …
Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women.
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
The Supreme Court on Monday left in place the conviction of a Massachusetts woman who sent her boyfriend text messages urging him to kill himself.
Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has declared that she is “cancer-free,” beating the disease for the fourth time after undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer in the summer.
Sun., Dec. 29, 2019
Evangelicals who minimize the importance of President Donald Trump’s judicial appointments betray a naivete about the perils to religious liberty in the United States, perils that have been growing over …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
A Mississippi man whose murder conviction was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court for racial bias was released from custody Monday for the first time in 22 years.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump’s pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress that …
Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Chief Justice John Roberts appeared Monday to be the key vote in whether the Supreme Court considers expanding gun rights or sidesteps its first case on the issue in nearly …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
After more than a decade of court battles, the Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear residents’ case against the property’s current owner. Theirs is more than just a David vs. …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
The Supreme Court’s role in a bitterly divided Washington and nation may be more important than ever, yet basic details about how the court operates remain obscured.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Spokane woman who provided alibi in murder case profiled in ‘Serial’ podcast dismayed by Supreme Court ruling
On Monday, the Supreme Court rejected a new trial for Adnan Syed, the Maryland man convicted in the strangling death of a classmate – a case that drew national attention …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Maryland man’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the hit podcast “Serial.”
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
President Donald Trump does not have to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate on California’s primary ballot next spring, a unanimous state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records to give the Supreme Court time to figure out …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.
Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority seems prepared to allow the Trump administration to end a program that allows some immigrants to work legally in the United States and protects them …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Tuesday against President Donald Trump’s attempt to end a program that protects immigrants who were brought here as children and allows them to …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama’s near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month, saying the law, part wave of new abortion restrictions by conservative states, is clearly unconstitutional.
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Three judges on a federal appeals panel appeared inclined Wednesday to reject arguments that President Donald Trump’s tax returns can’t be given to a New York grand jury because he …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
The failure to focus on the issue of the Supreme Court is an atrocious oversight on the part of the networks that have aired and moderated the Democratic presidential candidate …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019
One evening in February 2002, a 21-year-old single mother named Keenya Cook was making dinner and taking care of her 6-month-old daughter when the doorbell rang at her Tacoma, Washington, …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is in a corner as the court decides whether to bless employment discrimination against LGBTQ Americans. Will he interpret the text of the law the …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment.
Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
Over the next several months, the Supreme Court will decide divisive cases involving gay and lesbian rights, immigration and gun control. I suspect we will deeply feel the absence of …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
The Supreme Court began its election-year term Monday by wrestling over whether states must allow criminal defendants to plead insanity.
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019
The justices are returning to the Supreme Court bench for the start of an election-year term that includes high-profile cases on about abortions, protections for young immigrants and LGBT rights.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
The Supreme Court is adding an abortion case to its busy election-year docket, agreeing to take up a Louisiana law that could leave the state with just one clinic.