- SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas' dissents rise in nixed cases Updated: Jun-30-16 1:17 pm
WASHINGTON - One measure of Supreme Court justices' rising frustration is the number of times they can't recruit three colleagues to hear a case, then feel compelled to tell the world about it.
- Supreme Court leans left in term unsettled by Scalia's death Updated: Jun-28-16 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Justice Antonin Scalia's sudden death transformed the Supreme Court's term, shifted power to its liberal wing and started a transition that will be greatly affected by who wins the presidency.
- Senate confirms judicial nominee for Nebraska Updated: Jun-27-16 6:32 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Monday confirmed one of President Barack Obama's nominees to be a federal judge in Nebraska.
- Court upholds reach of US gun ban for domestic violence Updated: Jun-27-16 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law that bars people with misdemeanor domestic violence convictions from owning guns.
- Supreme Court set to close out current term with 3 big cases Updated: Jun-27-16 8:56 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of decisions last week.
- Immigration deadlock reprises Obama's battle with the court Updated: Jun-24-16 3:24 am
WASHINGTON - By deadlocking on President Barack Obama's immigration program, the Supreme Court not only scuttled a policy the White House hoped would be a cornerstone of the president's legacy - it added another chapter to Obama's turbulent history with the court and delivered a reminder that there's more to come.
- Scalia's death, Senate inaction leave Supreme Court in bind Updated: Jun-24-16 3:19 am
WASHINGTON - Justice Antonin Scalia's unexpected death in February and the Senate's refusal to confirm a successor has left the Supreme Court in a bind on several closely divided cases.
- The Latest: Trump commends Supreme Court immigration ruling Updated: Jun-23-16 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Supreme Court blocking President Barack Obama's plan to shield millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation (all times local):
- Obama immigration plan blocked by 4-4 tie at Supreme Court Updated: Jun-23-16 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation, effectively killing the plan for the rest of his presidency.
- Supreme Court leaves state assault weapons bans in place Updated: Jun-20-16 9:42 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York, in the aftermath of the shooting attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 50 people dead.
- Trail Translator: Gun debate revolves around 27 words Updated: Jun-15-16 2:14 pm
WASHINGTON - If there's one thing Republicans and Democrats can agree on when it comes to guns, it's their proclaimed respect for the Second Amendment.
- Garland speaks at school where he tutors kids Updated: Jun-15-16 11:43 am
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland hasn't made much progress winning over Senate Republicans, but a room full of graduating fifth graders was more receptive.
- Recent Missouri Editorials Updated: Jun-14-16 8:06 am
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 13
- High court rules against Puerto Rico in debt case Updated: Jun-13-16 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Puerto Rico can't restructure more than $20 billion in public debt as it tries to overcome a decade-long economic crisis.
- Justices find judicial bias in Pennsylvania death row case Updated: Jun-09-16 11:14 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a state judge was wrong to participate in the case of a death row inmate whose prosecution he personally approved nearly 30 years earlier.
- Democratic nominee Judge faces tough race against Grassley Updated: Jun-08-16 1:12 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - After winning a four-way Democratic primary for Senate, former Iowa Lt. Gov. Patty Judge now faces a far greater challenge in November - longtime Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley.
- Judge wins Democratic primary, will face Iowa Sen. Grassley Updated: Jun-08-16 12:48 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa Democrats nominated Patty Judge on Tuesday to challenge Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, opting for a former lieutenant governor with a fitting name to make the case that the longtime Republican senator overreached by refusing hearings for President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee.