• California Sep 10, 2019

    Lawyer: John Hinckley Interested in Working in Music Industry

    The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is interested in getting a job in the music industry, possibly in California.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 1, 2019

    Justice Ginsburg Reports She's ‘Very Well' Following Cancer

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Saturday she’s “alive” and on her way to being “very well” following radiation treatment for cancer. Ginsburg, 86, made the comments at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington. The event came a little over a week after Ginsburg disclosed that she had completed three weeks of outpatient radiation therapy for...

  • Cancer Aug 24, 2019

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Tumor on Pancreas

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme Court. It is the fourth time that the 86-year-old justice has announced that she has been treated for cancer over the last two decades and follows lung cancer surgery in December that...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 23, 2019

    ‘Brilliant' Justice Stevens Honored

    Justice John Paul Stevens was honored Monday at the Great Hall at the U.S. Supreme Court. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects as did several supreme court justices.

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 23, 2019

    Stevens Praised as ‘Brilliant Man' at Supreme Court Ceremony

    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was remembered as a “brilliant man” with a “deep devotion to the rule of law” during a ceremony Monday at the court where he served for nearly 35 years. The 99-year-old Stevens died last week after suffering a stroke. Justice Elena Kagan, who replaced Stevens on the court after he retired in 2010,...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 21, 2019

    Ex-Marine, Professor, MLB Draft Pick Among High Court Clerks

    A former Marine who deployed twice to Afghanistan. A patent law professor. A woman who’s blind. Two Rhodes scholars. They’re among the lawyers starting work this summer as law clerks at the Supreme Court. The group of 16 women and 23 men hired by the justices were already on paths to become leading judges, professors and Supreme Court advocates. The...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jun 30, 2019

    Roberts' Supreme Court Defies Easy Political Labels

    Just hours after Chief Justice John Roberts handed Republicans a huge victory that protects even the most extreme partisan electoral districts from federal court challenge, critics blasted him as worthy of being impeached, a politician who should run for office and a traitor. But the attacks came from President Donald Trump’s allies and their anger was directed not at the...

  • President Jun 24, 2019

    Justices Side With Business, Government in Information Fight

    The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public’s access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can’t get the data it was seeking. Open government and reporters groups described the ruling against the Argus Leader newspaper as a setback, but it was not clear how big its impact will ultimately...

  • Maryland Jun 21, 2019

    Supreme Court Upholds Giant Cross on Public Land in Maryland

    A 40-foot-tall, World War I memorial cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life. The justices said preserving a long-standing religious monument is very different from allowing the building of a new one. And the court concluded that the nearly...

  • Department of Justice Jun 14, 2019

    Appeals Court: Trump Administration Can't Block Abortions for Undocumented Minors

    A federal appeals court in Washington ruled Friday against a Trump administration policy it described as a “blanket ban” preventing immigrant teens in government custody from getting abortions, and it kept in place an order blocking the policy. The policy, which dates to 2017, prohibited shelters from facilitating abortions for children held in government shelters after entering the country illegally....

  • DONALD TRUMP May 19, 2019

    In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

    For all of President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet they may end up delaying the investigations with their argument, and that could be a win in itself. In courts in New York...

  • Reporter Apr 21, 2019

    Quest for Food Stamp Data Lands Newspaper at Supreme Court

    In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stories and potentially help them identify fraud in the now $65 billion-a-year program. They sent a stream of what they thought were routine...

  • Los Angeles Apr 15, 2019

    In ‘FUCT' Fashion Brand Case, Justices Avoid Saying Word

    None of the Supreme Court’s justices wanted to say the four-letter word. The high court was discussing a trademark case Monday involving a Los Angeles-based fashion brand “FUCT.” But the justices did some verbal gymnastics to get through about an hour of arguments without saying the brand’s name. Chief Justice John Roberts described it as the “vulgar word at the...

  • spokesman Apr 1, 2019

    Justices Rule Against Missouri Inmate With Rare Health Issue

    Missouri can execute an inmate who argued his rare medical condition will result in severe pain if he is put to death by lethal injection, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The justices split along ideological lines in ruling 5-4 against inmate Russell Bucklew, who is on death row for a 1996 murder.

  • Attorney Mar 6, 2019

    John Hinckley Jr. Says He's Happy ‘as a Clam' But Lacks Close Friends

    The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan told mental health professionals last year that he’s “happy as a clam” living with his mother and older brother in Virginia.

  • spokesman Feb 18, 2019

    Return to Sender: High Court to Hear Undeliverable Mail Case

    Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters. But the process he helped develop and built his small Alabama technology company around has resulted in a more than decadelong fight with the U.S. Postal Service, which says his solution shouldn’t have been patentable....

  • Florida Nov 28, 2018

    Why Sales Tax Is More Likely for Online Gifts This Holiday Shopping Season

    Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they’re being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren’t before. The reason: the Supreme Court. A June ruling gave states the go-ahead to require more companies to collect sales tax on online purchases. Now, more than two dozen have moved to take advantage of the ruling, many ahead of...

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 24, 2018

    Government Seeks Quick Ruling on Transgender Troops Case

    The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon’s policy of restricting military service by transgender people. It’s the fourth time in recent months the administration has sought to bypass lower courts that have blocked some of its more controversial proposals and push the high court, with a conservative majority, to weigh in...

  • Maryland Nov 3, 2018

    Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Maryland Peace Cross Memorial Case

    The Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether a nearly 100-year-old, cross-shaped war memorial located on a Maryland highway median violates the Constitution’s required separation of church and state.

  • Florida Nov 28, 2018

    Neiman Marcus Releases 2018 Fantasy Gift Guide

    Neiman Marcus has released the 92nd edition of its Christmas Book and Fantasy Gifts. The 2018 edition features a solar yacht, a unique tennis experience and more.

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