Sotomayor Says Supreme Court Job Is Blessing & CurseServing on the U.S. Supreme Court has been both a blessing and a curse, and reaching decisions is harder than she ever expected, Justice Sonia Sotomayor told a packed university campus theater on Thursday.
Vice President Biden, Supreme Court Nominee On Hill To Pressure GOPSupreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is returning to Capitol Hill as part of a Democratic effort to push for a vote on his nomination.
Congress Returns From Vacation With Long To-Do List, But Little Chance Of ActionLawmakers will have a little more than four weeks beginning Tuesday before they are scheduled to leave town again before the election.
NFL Concussion Case Moves To Supreme CourtA last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case sends the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court, and delays payouts for at least several months. The settlement covers more than 21,000 league retirees.
Texas Abortions Fell Sharply Under Law Supreme Court VoidedAbortions in Texas plummeted about 15 percent during the first year after approval of tough restrictions that the U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down -- a decline that activists say shows how hard it had become to get an abortion in America's second-largest state.
Justices To Hear Dispute Over Deaf Driver Education In TexasThe Supreme Court is taking up a dispute involving deaf people in Texas who say driver instruction schools in the state won't let them take classes needed to get a driver's license.
Supreme Court To Hear Texas Deaf Driver Education CaseThe Supreme Court is taking up a dispute involving deaf people in Texas who say that driver instruction schools in the state won't let them take the classes needed to get a driver's license.
Texas May Not Restore Lost Abortion Clinics Despite SCOTUS RulingTexas lost more than half of its 41 abortion clinics in the three years since former Republican Gov. Rick Perry signed a sweeping anti-abortion law that justices largely dismantled in a 5-3 ruling Monday.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RegulationsIn the biggest abortion case in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion regulations which had been widely replicated. The eight justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics.
Supreme Court Set To Close Out Current Term With Three CasesThe Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of decisions last week.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Supreme Court Blocks Obama Immigration Plan In 4-4 TieA tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.