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.
What Nomination? Business As Usual At Supreme CourtIt's business as usual at the Supreme Court this week, no matter that confirmation politics is on everyone's mind in Washington. The justices are entering their second month of life without longtime Justice Antonin Scalia.
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.
Details On Justice Scalia's Health At The Time Of His DeathHours after the body of Antonin Scalia was found at a Texas ranch, the Supreme Court justice's doctor offered an assessment of his health to local authorities for their death investigation.
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.
Supreme Court Sets Election-Year Clash On ImmigrationTexas is leading 26 mainly Republican-dominated states in challenging the Democratic administration's immigration plan.