Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Condemned Texas PrisonerThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review lower court rulings that a Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for a double murder.
Texas Set To Pass New Abortion RestrictionsA sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
President Trump Travel Ban Showdown Headed For Supreme CourtDonald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."
Texas Advances New Abortion Limits Despite Court DefeatsThe Texas House voted 96-47 on legislation that bans a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, similar to laws that courts have blocked in Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas and Louisiana.
Supreme Court Order Unlikely To Deter Voting RestrictionsThe Supreme Court's refusal to breathe new life into North Carolina's sweeping voter identification law might be just a temporary victory for civil rights groups.
Oklahoma Faces Long Delay Before Executions Can ResumeOklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the country for decades, executing more people per capita than any other state since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that death sentences could resume.
Planned Parenthood Reopens Abortion Clinic In TexasPlanned Parenthood on Tuesday announced the reopening of its first abortion clinic in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down strict regulations that prompted more than half of the state's abortion facilities to close.
Planned Parenthood Reopens Texas Abortion ClinicPlanned Parenthood has reopened its first abortion clinic in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down regulations that prompted more than half of the state's abortion facilities to close.
Gorsuch Takes Supreme Court Seat After Divisive ConfirmationWith a divisive confirmation process behind him, Judge Neil Gorsuch is about to take his place as the newest Supreme Court justice.
Gorsuch Heads For Confirmation As Senate Tears Up Own RulesPresident Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, is headed for confirmation after Republicans tore up the Senate's voting rules to allow him to ascend to the high court over furious Democratic objections.
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.
Dems Claim Votes To Block Gorsuch; GOP Will Override ThemDemocrats claimed the votes they needed Monday to block President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, but the victory was only fleeting, setting up a historic showdown with Republicans who intend to rewrite Senate rules and muscle Neil Gorsuch onto the high court.