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Stories with person: Elena Kagan
  • Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 3:32 am

    WASHINGTON - The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.

  • Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 9:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.

  • High court upholds government's energy conservation program story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 4:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - In a win for the Obama administration and environmental groups, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 5-year-old federal program that pays large electric customers to save energy during times of peak demand.

  • Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 11:24 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom, a decision that could affect more than 1,000 inmates.

  • High court split over police officer's First Amendment case 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 2:51 pm

    WASHINGTON - A New Jersey police officer's claim that he was a victim of political retribution drew plenty of sympathy at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, but it wasn't clear whether the justices would find that Jeffrey Heffernan has a case under the First Amendment.