U.S. Supreme Court Hears Case On Whether Drivers Can Get Cars Back From Chicago Auto Pound After Filing For BankruptcyThe U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether drivers can get their cars back from the city auto pound after they file for bankruptcy.
Barrett's Confirmation Could Lead To The Supreme Court Taking Rare Action On Gun RightsShould the Senate confirm Barrett, who once clerked for Justice Antonin Scalia, she could provide the extra vote Justice Clarence Thomas has been advocating for to take up Second Amendment cases.
Scalia 'Heir' Barrett May Be Open To Reversing Roe V. WadePresident Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court has expressed unease with some landmark rulings, including ones that established a right to abortion, and has suggested in her academic writing that she may be willing to reconsider those decisions.
President Trump Names Chicago Federal Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett As Supreme Court NomineeThe pick caps a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Appeals Court Judge In Chicago, Expected To Be President Trump's Supreme Court NomineeWhile it's possible President Trump might change his mind, sources said at this point Barrett is expected to be announced as his nominee on Saturday at 4 p.m. Chicago time.
Sen. Durbin Urges Republicans To Oppose Filling Supreme Court Seat Before Election; 'A New President Should Fill This Vacancy'President Donald Trump has said he plans to nominate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor this weekend, after her memorial services are held.
Chicago Judge Amy Coney Barrett, A Front-Runner For Supreme Court Vacancy, Hailed By Right, Feared By LeftPresident Donald Trump has said he’ll nominate a woman and Barrett is thought to be at the top of his list of favorites.
Lightfoot Slams 'Hypocrisy' Of GOP Push To Fill Ginsburg's Supreme Court Seat Before Election; Chicago Judge Among Top Contenders"The hypocrisy of Mitch McConnell, the hypocrisy of Lindsey Graham, they’ll have to have a reckoning with that," Lightfoot said of Senate Republicans' vow to vote on President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court before the election, contrary to their move to block President Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland in 2016.
US Executes Second Man In A Week After Supreme Court Clears Way; Lawyers Said Wesley Ira Purkey Had DementiaWesley Ira Purkey’s lawyers had argued his dementia had deteriorated so severely that he didn’t understand why he was being executed.
Supreme Court Denies Request From Illinois GOP Seeking To Block Rule Capping Number Of People At Political RalliesIllinois Republicans wanted relief from Gov. JB Pritzker’s coronavirus rule, which capped the number of people allowed at political rallies at 50.
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Cases From Chicago, HarrisburgThe Supreme Court on Thursday turned away pleas from anti-abortion activists to make it easier for them to protest outside clinics, declining to wade back into the abortion debate just days after striking down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics.
Who They Are: Six DACA Recipients Rejoice Over Court Ruling“I would say that the biggest benefit DACA gave me was a sense of empowerment and control over my future."
'Overjoyed' Lightfoot Hails Supreme Court Ruling Rejecting Trump's Bid To End DACA Protections For 'Dreamers'; 'They Deserve And Have The Right To Be Here'“This is an important, important ruling. I think it will go down as one of the most historic rulings in the history of the Supreme Court, and I am overjoyed that this decision has been rendered,” Lightfoot said.
Rep. Dan Lipinski Takes Heat For Signing Onto Amicus Brief Asking Supreme Court To Consider Overturning Roe v. WadeU.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Illinois) was under fire Thursday night for teaming up with Republicans who are trying to get <em>Roe v. Wade</em> overturned.
Planned Parenthood Opens Massive Illinois Clinic Near Missouri, Which Passed Ban On Most Abortions After 8 WeeksAs Missouri teeters on the brink of becoming the first state with no abortion clinics, a new Planned Parenthood center just across the Illinois border could help take patients who can't get abortions back home.