Supreme Court

In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves the stage after speaking to first-year students at Georgetown Law in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
November 08, 2018 - 9:16 am
UPDATED: 11:28 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital, the court said Thursday. The court's oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said. She called Supreme Court...
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Pennsylvania Capitol
David Madden
October 18, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia firefighter who is seeking workers' compensation after getting cancer has received a bit of help from Pennsylvania’s highest court. The case involving Scott Sladek dates back to 2012 and has made its way up the legal chain of appeal to the state Supreme...
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Retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, right, ceremonially swears-in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, as President Donald Trump looks on, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
October 08, 2018 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 7:30 p.m. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh says the Supreme Court "is not a partisan or political institution," and is promising to "always be a team player on a team of nine." The Senate vote approving Kavanaugh's...
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U.S. Supreme Court
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP
October 07, 2018 - 11:35 am
The moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court. But with it comes the shadow of a bitter confirmation fight that is likely to hang over the court as it takes on divisive issues, especially those dealing with politics and women's...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP
October 05, 2018 - 4:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they'd back him despite weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests. Announcements by Republican Susan Collins of Maine and...
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Rose Mary Knick
(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
October 03, 2018 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in the case of a Pennsylvania woman fighting her town over a cemetery ordinance, with the justices seeming at least sympathetic to the fact that people with claims like hers are effectively barred from federal court. The Supreme Court...
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Sen. Jeff Flake
AP Photo/Mary Schwalm
October 01, 2018 - 9:02 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican senator who suddenly sits at the center of the explosive Supreme Court debate promised Monday to oppose President Donald Trump's nominee should an ongoing federal investigation determine he lied under oath. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who holds extraordinary...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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September 30, 2018 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Trump administration officials insisted Sunday that the White House is not "micromanaging" a new FBI background check of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and that senators are dictating the parameters of the investigation. President Donald Trump initially opposed such...
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Cherri Gregg (left) discusses the Kavanaugh hearings with Christa Hayburn (center), Larry Ceisler (right), and Linda Dale Hoffa via the phone.
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
September 30, 2018 - 9:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the impact of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn on return from New York City, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at the White House in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 27, 2018 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Glued to high-stakes testimony on his Supreme Court nominee, President Donald Trump and his allies were shaken by Christine Blasey Ford's emotional appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday, but heartened by Judge Brett Kavanaugh's forceful pushback against the woman who accused him of...
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