Several top Democrats opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 2018 said women do not concoct sexual assault allegations and accuser Christine Blasey Ford had "nothing to gain" from her accusation.
The Supreme Court sidestepped its first significant Second Amendment case in a decade, dismissing on technical grounds a challenge to New York City’s now-defunct ban on residents transporting their licensed guns outside the city.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the constitutional rule requiring unanimous jury verdicts in criminal trials also applies to the states, overturning a decades-old decision that allowed a few states to convict defendants by supermajority vote.
A coalition of left-leaning states and interest groups asked the Supreme Court to pause a Trump administration rule that denies green cards to immigrants who use government benefit programs, citing the coronavirus pandemic.
Medication abortions can continue in Texas for the time being despite a state order barring non-essential medical procedures, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled late Monday, avoiding an immediate battle in the Supreme Court.