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.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At Age 79Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a ranch in West Texas. He was 79.
Blagojevich Asks Supreme Court To Hear Corruption CaseImprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear an appeal of his corruption convictions that included his attempt to sell an appointment to President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseA pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
Legal Challenge To Red-Light Cameras Runs Out Of Gas At Illinois High CourtFive justices who heard the case couldn't garner the four votes required to render a ruling. That means the case is dismissed and a ruling by Illinois' 1st District Appellate Court deeming the law constitutional stands.