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.
Christine Blasey Ford Tells Durbin She's '100 Percent' Sure Brett Kavanaugh Sexually Assaulted HerFord has claimed Kavanaugh tried to force himself on her at a high school party in the 1980s, when she was a 15-year-old sophomore.
Dr. Ford Agrees To Testify Thursday On Allegations Against KavanaughShe's agreed to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on the condition that Kavanaugh not be there.
Senator Booker Releases Confidential Kavanaugh Documents During Confirmation HearingDefying rules of the Senate and in protest of the confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, New Jersey Democrat, Sen. Cory Booker on Thursday released documents pertaining to Kavanaugh's record deemed "confidential" by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Democrats Disrupt Start Of Kavanaugh Hearing With Protest Over Withheld DocumentsSens. Cory Booker, Richard Blumenthal, Kamala Harris and others interrupted Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley's attempt to launch the hearing, repeatedly decrying what they say are missing documents and emails from Kavanaugh's time as a White House lawyer from stacks released this summer.
Sen. Susan Collins Says Trump SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Told Her Roe v. Wade Is Settled LawCollins, the much-watched senator from Maine, is considered a key vote in Kavanaugh's nomination.
In Leaked Recording, Rep. Devin Nunes Suggests GOP Must Keep House To Protect Trump From MuellerThe remarks appear to be a blunt assessment from Nunes that Republicans must keep their House majority in the midterm elections to shield Trump from the special counsel investigation.