Supreme Court

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J. Scott Applewhite/AP, file
May 28, 2019 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader, blocked provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an...
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Margeaux Hartline, dressed as a handmaid, protests against a ban on nearly all abortions outside of the Alabama State House in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP
May 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers' vote to outlaw almost all abortions in the state is igniting a legal and political battle over what would be the most restrictive law in the country as conservatives aim to challenge the Supreme Court's 1973 decision that...
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President Donald Trump
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
April 24, 2019 - 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he'll go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court "if the partisan Dems" ever try to impeach him. But Trump's strategy could run into a roadblock: the high court itself, which said in 1993 that the framers of the U.S. Constitution didn't intend for...
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U.S. Supreme Court
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
April 22, 2019 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether the main federal civil rights law that prohibits employment discrimination applies to LGBT people. The justices say Monday they will hear cases involving people who claim they were fired because of their sexual orientation. Another case...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
February 20, 2019 - 7:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that states can't impose excessive fines and forfeitures when someone is arrested. An Indiana man was locked up for selling a few hundred dollars of drugs, and police took his $40,000 Range Rover. The Supreme Court says that...
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Bill Cosby
Matt Slocum/AP, file
February 19, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court should consider overturning a 55-year-old landmark ruling that makes it hard for public figures to win libel suits, writing in a case involving a woman who says Bill Cosby raped her. Thomas took aim at New York Times v. Sullivan and...
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U.S. Supreme Court
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
February 19, 2019 - 3:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A long legal fight over whether a Texas death row inmate could be executed ended Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the 59-year-old man is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be put to death. The Supreme Court's ruling came after prosecutors with the Harris County...
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In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, listens to a speaker during a news conference.
Steve Helber/AP, file
February 17, 2019 - 11:50 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school. Along the way, he's became a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated and...
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Mitch Hungerpiller of Birmingham, Ala., who invented a computerized system to automate the processing of returned mail, visits the Supreme Court on Feb. 14, 2019, where his decade-long fight with the post office over patent infringement will be heard.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
February 17, 2019 - 11:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...
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U.S. Supreme Court
Dreamstime
February 07, 2019 - 10:44 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m. By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter (CNN) — The Supreme Court Thursday blocked a Louisiana abortion access law from going into effect for now, dealing a victory to opponents of the law who argued it could decimate "safe and legal" abortions in the state. The...
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