Ketanji Brown Jackson officially became the U.S. Supreme Court’s 116th justice following the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer.
By a 6-3 vote, the Supreme Court said the Environmental Protection Agency does not have broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that contribute to global warming.
Congress first allowed returning service members to sue states to keep their jobs in 1974, recognizing discrimination because of opposition to the Vietnam War.
His announcement came after the Supreme Court made it known that it will issue its final opinions of the term Thursday morning.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Friday to end constitutional protection for abortion opened the gates for a wave of litigation from all sides.
The Supreme Court said Monday that it has sided with the former Bremerton, Washington football coach who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games, a decision that could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other public school settings.
The Supreme Court has historically enjoyed positive views among the public. But a recent poll shows approval of the court declined last year, and it got worse since the leaked Roe v. Wade draft opinion.
A Gallup poll shows Americans’ confidence in the country’s highest court dropped 11 percentage points from a year ago.
Francis didn’t refer to the ruling or explicitly mention abortion in his homily.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide, letting the states have the final say.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Here is an overview of abortion legislation and the expected impact of the court's decision in every state.
Governors, lawmakers, and attorneys general in states with strict gun-permitting laws are figuring out how to shore up their restrictions after Thursday’s Supreme Court decision expanded gun rights in a New York case.
Travis County DA José Garza says despite the recent Supreme Court ruling, his office will continue to work to reduce gun violence in the area.
President Biden is "deeply disappointed" with a Supreme Court gun decision that struck down a New York law restricting access to concealed carry permits Thursday.
The Supreme Court gave Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina a win Thursday in an ongoing fight over the state's latest photo identification voting law.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Maine can't exclude religious schools from a program that offers tuition aid for private education, a decision that could ease religious organizations’ access to taxpayer money.
The Supreme Court issued opinions on Monday, and once again, the Court did not include a ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the highly-anticipated abortion case that could overrule Roe v. Wade.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer calls the abortion rights vote "one of the most important" saying in part "it deals with one of the most difficult decisions a woman has to make in her life.”
A tall security fence was erected around the Supreme Court Building Wednesday evening into Thursday morning following concerns about protesters and demonstrations.
More than half of abortions in America are now done with pills, rather than surgery. The battle over access to medication abortions will only grow if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.