SCOTUS

Same-sex marriage cake topper, two grooms
Hadas Kuznits
June 29, 2018 - 1:38 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As Justice Anthony Kennedy prepares to retire this summer, a Montgomery County reverend shares her take on how the couples she marries view his Supreme Court opinion on same-sex marriage. Rev. Pamela Brehm was the first officiant in her county to legally...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018, following his arrival on Marine One helicopter.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
June 29, 2018 - 9:57 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement this week. Kennedy's news that he'll leave the court next month...
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Official portrait of federal judge Thomas Hardiman
Roy Engelbrecht via U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Cherri Gregg
June 28, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump has said his pick to replace soon to-be-retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will come from a list of about 25 people. A Pennsylvania federal judge is on the short list for the second time. Based in Pittsburgh, Judge Thomas Hardiman has...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media regarding the announcement that Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy will retire at the end of July
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
June 28, 2018 - 7:19 am
By Catherine Lucey and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement is setting off a momentous confirmation battle for President Donald Trump's next Supreme Court nominee that is certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisan tensions and shape the outcome...
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In this Monday, June 25, 2018 photo, people gather at the Supreme Court awaiting a decision in an Illinois union dues case, Janus vs. AFSCME, in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 27, 2018 - 10:15 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can’t be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor. The justices are scrapping a 41-year-old...
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Visitors depart the Supreme Court early Monday, June 25, 2018. The justices are expected to hand down decisions this week as the court's term comes to a close.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 26, 2018 - 10:43 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. A dissenting justice said the...
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In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 22, 2018 - 12:50 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age. The...
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This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.
AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File
June 21, 2018 - 10:46 am
By Jessica Greskko, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted...
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In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, people line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington to hear arguments in a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
June 18, 2018 - 1:14 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled against...
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In this April 23, 2018 file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein departs the Supreme Court in Washington, with his family, after arguing his first case before the court.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
June 18, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The justices said in a 5-3 decision Monday that judges need not provide detailed explanations when modifying a prison sentence. The case...
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