Retired Supreme Court Justice Urges Second Amendment Repealetired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.
Linda Brown, Student In Brown v. Board Of Education Case, DiesLinda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died.
Supreme Court Takes Up Challenge By Crisis Pregnancy CentersThe Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a free speech fight over California's attempt to regulate anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.
Supreme Court Declines To Decide Fate Of 'Dreamers' Just YetThe Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Trump administration's bid to bypass a federal appeals court and get the justices to intervene in the fate of a program that protects young immigrants from deportation.
Spared Ex-Texas Death Row Inmate Loses Supreme Court AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from spared former Texas death row inmate Thomas "Bart" Whitaker that questioned whether the state's use of a compounded version of the powerful sedative pentobarbital for executions would cause unconstitutional pain.
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Administration Appeal Over DACAThe Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration's highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.
Organized Labor Case Goes In Front Of Supreme Court The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could deal a painful financial blow to organized labor.
Appeals Court Declares Trump Travel Ban UnconstitutionalA federal appeals court has ruled that President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on travelers from six largely Muslim countries is unconstitutional because it discriminates against Muslims because of their religion.
In Blow To GOP, Supreme Court Won’t Block PA RedistrictingThe Supreme Court is allowing a court-ordered redrawing of congressional districts in Pennsylvania to proceed, denying a plea from Republicans to block it.
Commission Begins Discussing Texas School Finance OverhaulA special commission has begun discussing how to remake Texas' school finance system, 18-plus months after the state Supreme Court declared it deeply flawed but still barely constitutional.
Temporary OK For Travel Ban Puts Focus On Wednesday HearingThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing President Donald Trump's third travel ban to take effect has intensified the attention on a legal showdown before three judges in Seattle.
Not A Final Ruling, But Justices OK Travel Ban EnforcementIt's not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
Farmers Branch Council Repeals Official Language ResolutionEnglish is no longer the "official language" of the city of Farmers Branch.
Supreme Court Takes Of Case About Privacy In Digital AgeThe Supreme Court is taking up a case about privacy rights that could limit the government's ability to track Americans' movements in the digital age.
Supreme Court Won't Take Texas Case Over Student-Led PrayerThe Supreme Court is leaving in place a court ruling that a North Texas school board can open its meetings with student-led public prayers.