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.
Transgender Bathroom Rights Case Sent Back To Lower CourtThe Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen's case to a lower court without reaching a decision, leaving in limbo the issue of transgender rights in school settings.
Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute.
Trump To Announce Supreme Court Pick Tuesday NightPresident Donald Trump says he will announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Tuesday night. Trump tweeted Monday that he has "made my decision" and will announce it on Tuesday.
Free Speech Clash: Justices Considering Offensive TrademarksAn Asian-American rock band has spent years locked in a First Amendment battle with the government, which refuses to register a trademark for the band's name because it's considered offensive.
High Court To Examine Mental Disability, Death Penalty IssueThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment -- Texas -- is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled.
Black Texas Inmate Seems Likely To Win At Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court is strongly indicating it will side with a black Texas prison inmate who argues improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.
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.
Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewThe University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
Dallas Man Condemned For 1993 Slaying Loses SCOTUS AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 41-year-old man on death row for attacking a newlywed couple on a Mesquite jogging trail 23 years ago, killing the husband and raping the wife.
High Court Weighs Whether To Spare Texas Man From ExecutionThe U.S. Supreme Court was considering whether a Texas man who killed a city worker in 2005 should be spared from a lethal injection, as his lawyers argue that a ban on executing mentally impaired prisoners should be extended to him.