(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- The Florida state Supreme Court heard arguments Friday morning in a legal challenge seeking to throw out the state's 15-week abortion ban, claiming it violates the state's constitution.The hearing was part of an ongoing lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge seemed disinclined on Tuesday to allow former President Donald Trump to move his criminal prosecution in New York into federal court."The act for which the president has been indicted does not relate to anything under the color of his... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Supreme Court debate Wednesday over parody and popular commercial brands was dominated by talk of whiskey bottles, dog toys, pornography and poop.For nearly two hours, in an argument punctuated by laughter, the justices wrestled with the intersection of freedom of speech and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In an extraordinary and tense debate stretching three hours on Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court entertained an unprecedented call to give state legislatures nearly unchecked power to dictate when, where and how Americans vote for president and Congress.While a majority of justices... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear arguments in a case that experts say could dramatically alter how elections are run in the U.S.Moore v. Harper focuses on a dispute in North Carolina over redistricting after a voting map created by the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Monday appeared sympathetic with a wedding website designer challenging Colorado's anti-discrimination law and its requirement that she provide services for same-sex couples or face a fine. At the same time, the justices seemed wary about... Read More.
(DENVER) -- Four years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled narrowly in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, the justices are preparing to take up a potentially more sweeping and consequential question: whether public... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Monday heard landmark arguments over the use of race in college admissions for nearly five hours, with its six-justice conservative majority leaving the bench apparently poised to rollback a 40-year legacy of affirmative action.Attorneys for Students for Fair... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Monday will revisit the question of affirmative action in higher education.Justices are hearing oral arguments in two major cases challenging race-conscious admissions programs at Harvard University and University of North Carolina. It's the first test for affirmative action... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- Jurors heard closing arguments Tuesday in the capital murder trial of Yaser Said, who is accused of fatally shooting his two teenage daughters, 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said, in a taxi in the Dallas area in 2008.Said was placed on... Read More.
(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) -- The Indiana Senate heard public testimony on a proposed abortion bill Monday, with passionate pleas from both anti-abortion rights and abortion-rights advocates.Monday's testimony comes prior to the legislature's vote on Senate Bill I, which is slated for Tuesday at 1 p.m.The... Read More.