Court Rejects Challenge To Regulation Of Gun SilencersThe justices did not comment in turning away appeals from two Kansas men who were convicted of violating federal law regulating silencers. The men argued that the constitutional right "to keep and bear arms" includes silencers.
Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Abortion Law On Fetal RemainsThe Indiana measure that would have prevented a woman from having an abortion for reasons related to race, gender or disability gets closer to the core abortion rights.
Missouri House Expected To Approve Ban On Abortions At 8 WeeksThe Republican-led Missouri House is expected to pass legislation to ban abortion at eight weeks of pregnancy, when most women don’t even know yet if they’re pregnant.
Supreme Court To Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination CasesThe Obama administration had supported treating LGBT discrimination claims as sex discrimination, but the Trump administration has changed course.
Gun-Maker To Ask Supreme Court To Hear Sandy Hook AppealThe gunman used a Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle to kill 20 first-graders and six educators in Newtown in 2012. A survivor and relatives of nine victims sued the Madison, North Carolina, gun-maker.
Supreme Court: Google Class-Action Case Should Be RevisitedThe Google users who sued argued that the search engine sends website operators potentially identifying information when someone clicks on a link produced by a search.
Supreme Court: Judges Can't Rule From Beyond The GraveThe court said that because Reinhardt was no longer a judge when the decision in the case was filed, "the Ninth Circuit erred in counting him as a member of the majority."
Court: Constitutional Ban On High Fines Applies To StatesJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote the court's opinion in favor of Tyson Timbs, of Marion, Indiana. Police seized Timbs' $40,000 Land Rover when they arrested him for selling about $400 worth of heroin.Timbs pleaded guilty, but faced no prison time. The biggest loss was the Land Rover he bought with some of the life insurance money he received after his father died.
Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Clinic LawChief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberals in putting a hold on the law, pending a full review of the case.
Ginsburg Makes First Public Appearance Since Cancer SurgeryShe missed arguments at the court in January, her first illness-related absence in more than 25 years as a justice, and has been recuperating at her home in Washington.
No-Cost Birth Control Faces Court ChallengesThe Trump administration's regulations broadened the religious exemption to any employer with an objection based on religious beliefs and created a new exemption for certain employers with moral objections.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Fracturing Ribs In Fall
Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Gather In Chicago, Across The CountryDemonstrators held signs calling Kavanaugh a bad nominee because of sexual assault allegations against him and saying the selection process seemed to be biased against women.
Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed To The Supreme CourtThe final vote was 50-48 and interrupted several times by protesters as senators sat silent at their desks for the formal roll call vote.
Judiciary Committee Sends Kavanaugh Nomination To Senate; Flake Calls For One-Week DelayThe Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to advance Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, but U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) said he won't vote to confirm Kavanaugh on the Senate floor until the FBI conducts an investigation into allegations of sexual assault.