Justices Turn Away GM Appeal Over Ignition SwitchesThe Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from General Motors seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims.
Gorsuch Gets Grunt Jobs At Supreme CourtHow do you keep a new Supreme Court justice's head from getting too big? Start by making him take notes and answer the door at private meetings. Then, remind him that he speaks last at those discussions.
Alabama Governor Faces Impeachment Hearings After RulingAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley will face impeachment hearings beginning Monday after the state Supreme Court gave lawmakers the greenlight to move ahead with an effort to oust the governor, who is fighting to stay in office amid fallout from an affair with a top aide.
Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch To Supreme CourtThe Senate confirms conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, win for President Trump, Republicans.
Senate GOP Goes "Nuclear," Clearing Way For GorsuchRepublicans invoked the "nuclear option" in the Senate on Thursday, unilaterally rewriting the chamber's rules to allow President Trump's nominee, Neil Gorsuch, to ascend to the Supreme Court.
High Court May Examine Civil Rights Act After LGBT RulingA ruling by a U.S. appeals court reopens the question of whether the 1964 Civil Rights Act's protections apply to LGBT workers in the same way that they bar discrimination based on someone's race, religion or national origin.
Showdown At Hand Over Trump's Supreme Court NomineeA Senate showdown is at hand over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, and it could change the Senate and the court for years to come.
Democrat Ends All-Night Talk-A-Thon Opposing GorsuchSen. Jeff Merkley from Oregon yielded the Senate floor Wednesday morning after talking through the night to highlight his party's opposition to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.
Gay Rights Organizations Hail Court Ruling As "Game Changer"A federal appeals court has ruled for the first time that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court over the scope of the 53-year-old law.
Court: Civil Rights Law Prohibits Discrimination Of LGBT A federal appeals court ruled for the first time Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination, setting up a likely battle before the Supreme Court as gay rights advocates push to broaden the scope of the 53-year-old law.
Democrats Have The Votes To Try To Block GorsuchSenate Democrats now have enough votes to try to block Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with a filibuster, setting up a showdown with Republicans who plan to confirm him anyway.
Senate Panel To Vote On Trump's Supreme Court NomineeThe Republican-led Judiciary Committee meets Monday and is expected to back Gorsuch and send his nomination to the full Senate, most likely on a near-party line vote.