U.S. Supreme Court

In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, the U. S. Supreme Court building stands quietly before dawn in Washington.
AP Photo/J. David Ake, File
December 06, 2018 - 1:27 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Thursday to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. Several justices expressed concern about upsetting the long-standing rule that provides...
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This combination photo shows actor William Shatner on the set of ABC's "Boston Legal" in Manhattan Beach, Calif., on Sept. 13, 2004, left, and actress Nichelle Nichols attending an all-star tribute concert for jazz icon Herbie Hancock in Los Angeles
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November 28, 2018 - 3:25 pm
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction's most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota...
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Apple is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps for iPhones against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File
November 26, 2018 - 10:22 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Apple is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps for iPhones against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market. The justices are hearing arguments Monday in Apple's effort to end an antitrust lawsuit...
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In this April 13, 2018, file photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington.
AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File
November 23, 2018 - 12:52 pm
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — 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...
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In this Jan. 30, 2018 photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a "fireside chat" in the Bruce M. Selya Appellate Courtroom at the Roger William University Law School in Bristol, R.I.
AP Photo/Stephan Savoia
November 13, 2018 - 11:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a brief court session while recovering from a fall and broken ribs. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the 85-year-old justice would not join her colleagues Tuesday morning when the court took the bench. Arberg...
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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 09, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is home after being released from the hospital. She had been admitted for treatment and observation after fracturing three ribs in a fall. The court said Ginsburg was released Friday. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy...
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In this Sept. 17, 2014 file photo, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor speaks during a lecture, in Concord, N.H.
AP Photo/Jim Cole, File
October 23, 2018 - 10:59 am
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, announced Tuesday that she has the beginning stages of dementia, "probably Alzheimer's disease." O'Connor made the announcement in a letter. The 88-year-old said her diagnosis was made...
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The Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
October 09, 2018 - 1:43 pm
By Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high court confirmation. The new...
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Ceremonial swearing-in for Brett Kavanaugh
CNN
October 09, 2018 - 7:14 am
By Maegan Vazquez and Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump apologized to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for "the terrible pain and suffering" he and his family were "forced to endure" during his confirmation process, at a ceremonial swearing-in event at the White House on...
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Melania Trump Baby Elephant
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October 08, 2018 - 9:55 am
By Kate Bennett, CNN (CNN) -- First lady Melania Trump on Saturday closed out her first ever solo international trip to Africa in a face-to-face with Egypt's Great Sphinx of Giza, one of the most mysterious statues in the world, which was built in homage to a mythical creature with the head of a...
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