SMU Law Professor Expects Judge Gorsuch To 'Sail Through' NominationPresident Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to the U.S. Supreme Court was his first, but it might not be the last.
Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch For Supreme CourtPresident Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge with a writer's flair, to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a selection expected to spark a fierce fight with Democrats over a jurist who could shape America's legal landscape for decades to come.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
Cruz Suggests Leaving Vacancy On Supreme CourtSen. Ted Cruz is raising the possibility that Republicans would decline to fill the Supreme Court's vacancy if Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is elected president next month.
President Obama To Announce Supreme Court PickPresident Barack Obama will name his pick to fill the Supreme Court vacancy in an announcement set for 10:00am Wednesday.
Judge: Justice Antonin Scalia Died Of Natural Causes In TexasAfter saying an autopsy should have been performed, a judge now says U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes in Texas and no autopsy was necessary.
Convicted Texas Triple-Murderer Loses Supreme Court AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a condemned triple killer in Austin who contends his previous attorney abandoned him and missed a critical deadline for filing an appeal.
Texas Abortion Law Teed Up For Supreme Court ReviewAbortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. SCOTUS is considering an emergency appeal from abortion providers in Texas.
Three Separate Texas Death Row Cases Lose AppealsTwo Supreme Court appeals and one Federal appeal from Texas death row inmates were all recently denied - moving the condemned one step closer to execution.
Supreme Court Won't Stop Texas Execution Over Drug FightThe U.S. Supreme Court won't stop the execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys want the state to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.
SCOTUS Bypasses Farmers Branch Immigration Rental CaseThe Supreme Court will not hear arguments regarding the ban that would prevent illegal immigrants from renting housing in Farmers Branch.
Supreme Court Takes Cases On Cellphone SearchesThe Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.