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June 20, 2017

Supreme court set to hear case on partisan gerrymandering

The Supreme Court will weigh in on whether redrawing electoral maps is unconstiutional.

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June 19, 2017

'Matal v. Tam': Supreme Court decision lifts ban on registering disparaging trademarks

Here's what that means for the Washington Redskins and a self-described "Chinatown Dance Rock" band called the Slants.
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June 14, 2017

It will be a busy two weeks before the current Supreme Court session ends. Here's what's coming.

The court will decide soon on cases concerning immigration, free speech and more.
June 3, 2017

Jurors often want to convict police of violent crimes. These Supreme Court rulings stand in the way.

Two Supreme Court rulings from the 1980s have made lethal uses of force by police incredibly hard to punish in court.
May 15, 2017

The North Carolina voter ID law that targeted blacks is dead, thanks to the Supreme Court

The court's nine justices have declined to review a lower court finding.
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May 15, 2017

The Supreme Court just killed North Carolina's racist voter ID law

The Supreme Court just killed a racist voter ID law from North Carolina.

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April 13, 2017

Bruce Ward: Why Arkansas man's "conveyer belt" execution may break constitutional law

The 60-year-old convicted murderer has displayed signs of mental illness for at least 30 years
April 11, 2017

No, Ruth Bader Ginsburg did not just call Lindsey Graham a woman

She did, however, make a compelling case for the use of the serial comma.
April 7, 2017

Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court

Thus ends a 14-month battle that fundamentally altered how Supreme Court justices will be confirmed in the future.
April 6, 2017

GOP-controlled Senate bares divisions after triggering nuclear option on Neil Gorsuch

A Republican win, but not without regrets.
April 6, 2017

Senate Republicans invoke the "nuclear option," moving Gorsuch closer to the Supreme Court

"Let us go no further on this path," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor.

April 5, 2017

Neil Gorsuch: Latest on Supreme Court confirmation, the Senate filibuster and more

The U.S. Senate is just a few days away from confirming Neil Goresuch to the Supreme Court — whether Democrats like it or not.
April 5, 2017

This senator pulled an all-nighter to oppose Neil Gorsuch

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) spoke for more than 15 hours in opposition to Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination.
April 5, 2017

Some passages of Gorsuch's 2006 book appear to be copied nearly verbatim from sources

Academics told one outlet the similarities ranged from "clear impropriety to mere sloppiness."
April 3, 2017

Mitch McConnell is having trouble justifying Republicans' Supreme Court hypocrisy

In an interview with MSNBC on Sunday, McConnell struggled to justify how the GOP handled Merrick Garland's nomination.
March 29, 2017

Here's why your Amazon bill is about to go up

Amazon Prime and regular Amazon customers will soon need to start paying sales tax in four new states.

March 23, 2017

What is a filibuster? Here's the meaning of the political strategy used to block votes in Congress.

From swashbucklers to senators, here's how the filibuster came to be.
March 22, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing: 3 biggest takeaways

Neil Gorsuch had an uneventful hearing that makes his confirmation look extremely likely.
March 22, 2017
March 21, 2017

Gorsuch says he would've "walked out the door" had Trump said to overturn 'Roe v. Wade'

Neil Gorsuch did not divulge his personal beliefs on abortion, however.
March 21, 2017

It's day two for Neil Gorsuch. Here's why early signs suggest he will be confirmed.

Here's what you should watch for in day two.

March 20, 2017

In Gorsuch confirmation hearing, SCOTUS pick boasts of open mind on social justice issues

Civil rights advocacy groups aren't convinced.
March 20, 2017

Would Neil Gorsuch move the Supreme Court on abortion?

Despite conservatives' wishes, Neil Gorsuch isn't likely to overturn 'Roe v. Wade.'
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March 14, 2017

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's "right to die" opposition explained

Neil Gorsuch wrote the book on assisted suicide — literally.
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March 1, 2017

3 times Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissed Donald Trump

This isn't the first time the Notorious R.B.G. has burned Trump.
Feb. 23, 2017

Ted Cruz predicted a Supreme Court vacancy — and the internet responded with "Zodiac Killer" jokes 

Ted Cruz was a CPAC hit, but he can't escape those Zodiac cracks.

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Feb. 21, 2017

SCOTUS to hear case of slain Mexican teen — and it could mean big things for noncitizens

The case could help to define which lawsuits brought by non-U.S. citizens are heard in American courts.
Feb. 9, 2017

Neil Gorsuch calls Donald Trump's attacks on judge "disheartening," "demoralizing"

Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court apparently has a few issues with the president's tweets.
Feb. 7, 2017

"Fascism forever"? Here's where Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch actually stands.

His thoughts on abortion, LGBTQ issues and more.
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Feb. 6, 2017

Trump Ban Appeal: Latest updates on the fight between Trump and a federal court over the travel ban

From Netflix to former CIA directors — they're all asking to ban the immigration ban.