Trump Considering Pardon For Muhammad Ali, Who Doesn't Need OnePresident Donald Trump said Friday he is considering posthumously pardoning boxer Muhammad Ali, who was convicted in 1967 after refusing military service in Vietnam -- even though Ali's attorney called it "unnecessary."
Supreme Court Sides With Baker In Same-Sex Wedding Cake CaseThe U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
Supreme Court Sides With Colorado Baker In Gay Wedding Cake CaseIt was a case that pitted gay rights against religious interests, brought by a Christian baker in Lakewood who refused to make a wedding cake for two gay men.
LGBT Wedding Cake Supreme Court Decision Looms, More Cases LikelyThe result was hard to predict based on arguments in December. But however the justices rule, it won't be their last word on the topic.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Law Banning Sports Gambling In Most StatesThe Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states today. The decision gives states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.
Supreme Court Hears Trump's 3rd Version Of Travel-BanThe Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday morning over President Trump’s travel ban. The Trump Administration says the policy is needed for security, but challengers say the ban really targets Muslims.
With Appeals Exhausted, Blagojevich Pins Hopes On Clemency From TrumpFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich has a new plan for shortening his prison sentence.
Supreme Court Denies Blagojevich Conviction AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's final appeal.
Blagojevich's Supreme Court PushThe high court receives up to 8,000 appeal requests every year. It only hears around 80.
Supreme Court To Hear Labor Case That Could Cripple UnionsThe high court will consider a free-speech challenge from workers who object to paying money to unions they don't support.
Illinois Lawmakers Join Effort To Have U.S. Supreme Court Ban Partisan GerrymanderingThe attempt to have the nation’s highest court ban political gerrymandering is the largest effort to date to end the process.
Trump's Revised Travel Ban BeginsThe new restrictions require a “close” family or business tie to the U.S. before applicants from six mainly Muslim nations can obtain a visa
Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland Speaks At Niles West GraduationSupreme Court nominee Merrick Garland returned to his alma mater in Skokie on Sunday, to deliver some words of wisdom to the Class of 2016 at Niles West High School.
Supreme Court Rejects Blagojevich Appeal AgainThe U.S. Supreme Court has again denied to hear former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions.
Obama Visits University Of Chicago To Tout Supreme Court NomineePresident Barack Obama was returning to the University of Chicago on Thursday to push for support of his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland.