Supreme Court Strikes Down Voter Clothing LawMost states have laws restricting what voters can wear when they cast ballots, but Minnesota's law was one of the broadest. It barred voters from casting a ballot while wearing clothing with the name of a candidate or political party.
Supreme Court To Decide Case On Purging Voter Registration RollsDo you have to vote even if you don't want to? Not doing so could put you on the path to losing your vote in some states.
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Baker In Same-Sex Wedding Cake CaseThe Supreme Court is set aside a Colorado court ruling against the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop who cited religious freedom and wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. But the highest court in the land is not deciding the big issue in the case – whether a business can refuse to serve gay and lesbian people.
ACLU Disappointed Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel BanThe American Civil Liberties of Illinois spokesman predicts the court will overturn the ban after hearing arguments this fall.
Trump Picks Conservative Judge Neil Gorsuch For Supreme CourtThe President said he hopes Gorsuch will be supported by Senators on both sides of the aisle.
Durbin On Trump's Supreme Court Nominee: 'Firebrands Need Not Apply'The Illinois Senator said he wants to judge the nominee on their merits.
Chicago Area Roots A Strong Influence On Career Of Supreme Court Nominee GarlandGarland grew up in north suburban Lincolnwood. He graduated from Lincoln Hall Middle School and Niles West High School.
Sen. Kirk Announces Support For President Obama Getting Chance To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) says he believes President Barack Obama should put forward a nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the death of Antonin Scalia.