The Supreme Court will not rehear a veteran teacher’s challenge to forced unionization after the justices deadlocked on the case in March.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the reach of a federal gun ban on individuals convicted of domestic violence.
The Supreme Court vacated corruption charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Monday.
“If you keep on blocking judges from getting on the bench, then courts cannot issue decisions,” President Obama said Thursday, in response to deadlock in the Supreme Court over his use of executive authority to liberalize immigration laws. The president blamed the defeat on the refusal of Republican senators to consider his nominee to replace the late justice Antonin Scalia. “That may have been the strategy from the start,” he went on, “but it is not a sustainable strategy. It is a strategy that will be broken by this election. Unless their basic theory is we’ll never confirm justices again.”
The Supreme Court halted implementation of President Obama’s executive action on immigration on Thursday when it deadlocked 4-4 in the case United States v. Texas.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an affirmative action program at the University of Texas that takes an applicant’s race into account when considering college admission.