Justice Kennedy Retiring, Giving Trump Major High Court PickThe 81-year-old Kennedy, often a voice of moderation over three decades on the court, provided the key vote on such closely divided issues as affirmative action, guns, campaign finance and voting rights in addition to same-sex marriage and the right to abortion.
N. Texans Split On Supreme Court Decision On Baker Who Wouldn't Make Cake For Same-Sex WeddingThe 7-2 ruling written by Justice Anthony Kennedy found the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the courts there violated Jack Phillips' Constitutional right to a neutral consideration and expressed hostility against his religious beliefs.
Supreme Court Allows Full Enforcement Of Trump Travel BanThe justices, with two dissenting votes, said Monday that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.
Supreme Court: Texas Ruling Not Requiring Gay Spouse Benefits StandsMonday's U.S. Supreme Court decision to reject Houston's appeal of the Texas court decision came without dissent or comment.
SMU Law Professor Expects Judge Gorsuch To 'Sail Through' NominationPresident Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to the U.S. Supreme Court was his first, but it might not be the last.
Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch For Supreme CourtPresident Donald Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch, a fast-rising conservative judge with a writer's flair, to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a selection expected to spark a fierce fight with Democrats over a jurist who could shape America's legal landscape for decades to come.
Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About Race In RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is taking up a pair of cases in which African-American voters maintain that Southern states discriminated against them in drawing electoral districts.
Cruz Suggests Leaving Vacancy On Supreme CourtSen. Ted Cruz is raising the possibility that Republicans would decline to fill the Supreme Court's vacancy if Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton is elected president next month.