The Supreme Court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from resuming federal executions in an attempt to out to death four convicted murderers that were slated to begin next week.
A former Hillary Clinton aide's organization has promoted Pamela Karlan -- the Stanford professor who referenced the president's son during an impeachment hearing this week -- as a possible Democratic choice for the Supreme Court nominee, raising more questions about Karlan's impartiality while testifying during the on-going impeachment inquiry.
The stay came three days after a lower court had ordered Deutsche Bank and Capital One to turn over President Trump’s financial records to Congress.
The Trump administration had asked the justices to overturn a trial judge’s ruling that blocked the first four federal executions scheduled in nearly two decades.
The justices will soon say whether they will hear the case, about a House subpoena, along with one concerning a subpoena from Manhattan prosecutors.
Another surge of stringent abortion limits is expected in state legislatures next year, highlighting a rift among conservatives about political strategy.
A decade-old legal fight shapes a mayoral race and offers the Supreme Court a chance to weigh in.
In her impressively reported new account, Ruth Marcus unpacks the political maneuvering behind the justice’s ascent to the Supreme Court.
The New York gun law now before the Supreme Court has already been rendered moot.
Arguments in the court’s first case on the scope of the amendment in nearly a decade focused on whether the repeal of a New York law made the case moot.
Arguments in the court’s first case on the scope of the Second Amendment in nearly a decade focused on whether the repeal of a New York law made the case moot.
Following a change in personnel, the court could expand the scope of Second Amendment rights and chastise lower courts that have upheld gun control laws.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health scare raised the question of how the Senate would handle a high court vacancy in a presidential election year.
A dive into Brett Kavanaugh’s ascent to the Supreme Court, Jeff VanderMeer’s new eco-horror novel, Ralph Ellison’s letters and more.
Lawyers on the right are advancing arguments they once rejected on principle.
The court set a brisk briefing schedule in the case, which concerns a subpoena from a House committee.
The court also turned away an appeal from Adnan Syed, whose case was the subject of the first season of the podcast “Serial.”
The Democratic presidential candidates don’t want to simply defend abortion rights. They want to go on offense.
The justices left in place a ruling by Maryland’s highest court denying Adnan Syed a new trial in the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee.
The president has vowed to ask the justices to intercede, but the Constitution and precedents are against him.