- 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 rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal Updated: Jun-28-16 3:00 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Washington state pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives.
- 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.
- Justices reject challenge to Delaware campaign finance law Updated: Jun-28-16 9:47 am
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is rejecting a conservative group's challenge to a Delaware campaign finance law.
- 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.
- What to know about Supreme Court tossing Texas abortion law Updated: Jun-27-16 12:22 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-3 on Monday that Texas' sweeping anti-abortion law is unconstitutional. Here are details about the ruling and the law, known as HB2:
- 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):
- High court limits drunk driving test laws Updated: Jun-23-16 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday placed new limits on state laws that make it a crime for motorists suspected of drunken driving to refuse alcohol tests.
- Breyer book royalties top $100K in 2015 Updated: Jun-22-16 1:18 pm
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer received around $120,000 last year from the publisher of his latest book about the high court and the world.
- Supreme Court rules for police in search case Updated: Jun-20-16 5:05 pm
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court bolstered police powers on Monday, ruling that evidence of a crime in some cases may be used against a defendant even if the police did something wrong or illegal in obtaining it.
- New leadership for Politico's influential Playbook Updated: Jun-20-16 2:42 pm
NEW YORK - The website Politico appointed two reporters on Monday to replace Mike Allen at Playbook, which rapidly grew from a morning email to his bosses into a must-read newsletter for Washington power players and those who want to eavesdrop on their conversations.
- High court nixes European suit against R.J. Reynolds Updated: Jun-20-16 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the European Union can't pursue a federal racketeering lawsuit accusing tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds of taking part in a global money-laundering scheme that sponsored cigarette-smuggling in Europe.
- Justices rap Labor Dept. over change in overtime pay rules Updated: Jun-20-16 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Labor Department must do a better job of explaining why it is changing a longstanding policy on whether certain workers deserve overtime pay.
- 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.
- 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.
- Supreme Court says judges can recall discharged juries Updated: Jun-09-16 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Thursday that judges may - in rare circumstances - call a jury back to the courtroom after it has delivered a verdict and been dismissed.
- 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.