Sen. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) responded Wednesday to stories about his criticism of a federal judicial nominee’s past tweets, saying they are “no laughing matter” and show the nominee would dispense unequal justice.
A home health aide’s bid to sever ties between workers and Service Employees International Union came to an end Monday when the Supreme Court declined to hear her case.
A panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a brief order Monday that allows President Donald Trump’s third travel ban to partially take effect.
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra, which challenges California’s law requiring pro-life crisis pregnancy centers to post notices that advise patients or visitors about taxpayer-funded abortion programs.
Eight federal appellate judges confirmed, and a ninth on the way, mark the success of President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to make putting conservatives on the court a top priority of his administration.
The Supreme Court has created a new online system where the public can view legal filings for free.
A unanimous decision issued Monday by the Supreme Court carried with it several concurring opinions from the court’s liberal justices, suggesting an ongoing interest from that wing in revisiting the constitutionality of the death penalty.
Senate Democrats are still fuming over the failed nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, and one outspoken member has blamed his caucus for failing to adequately motivate the Democratic base on the issue.