Texas Inmate To Die This Week Loses At Court, Parole BoardThe Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has refused a clemency petition from a 36-year-old San Antonio man set for execution this week for a robbery-slaying more than 14 years ago.
Killer Of Houston Police Sergeant Loses Federal AppealAnthony Haynes was less than three hours from execution in 2012 when the U.S. Supreme Court halted his punishment.
Supreme Court Hearing Case About Online Sales Tax CollectionThe Supreme Court is hearing arguments about whether a rule it announced decades ago in a case involving a catalog retailer should still apply in the age of the internet.
How A Supreme Court Case Could Affect Your Online PurchasesOnline shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase," but a case before the Supreme Court could change that.
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.
Kansas Girl At Center Of 1954 School Segregation Ruling DiesLinda Brown, the Kansas girl at the center of the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down racial segregation in schools, has died at age 76.
Supreme Court Takes Up 2nd Major Partisan Redistricting CaseThe Supreme Court has already heard a major case about political line-drawing that has the potential to reshape American politics. Now, before even deciding that one, the court is taking up another similar case.
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.
High Court Asked To Iron Out Polling Place Clothing DisputeIn a case that could affect other states, later this month the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a challenge to a Minnesota law barring voters from wearing political items to the polls.
High Court Rejects Texas Democrats' Gerrymandering ComplaintThe U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from the Texas Democratic Party charging that the Republican-controlled Legislature illegally gerrymandered the state's electoral maps.
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.
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.
Supreme Court To Make Legal Filings Available OnlineThe Supreme Court is making new legal filings available online starting Monday, years behind the rest of the federal court system.
Mexican Citizen Executed In Texas For Cousin's 1997 MurderA Mexican citizen on death row in Texas was executed Wednesday night for the slaying of his 16-year-old cousin who was abducted from her family's apartment and fatally beaten.