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  • Chief Justice John Roberts (seated C) leads Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (front row, L-R), Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Clarence Thomas, Justice Stephen Breyer, Justice Elena Kagan (back row, L-R), Justice Samuel Alito, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch in taking a new family photo including Gorsuch, their most recent addition, at the Supreme Court building in Washington.

    Being a Supreme Court justice is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But it’s still a job, and a grueling one, at that. Here’s what it’s like being a Supreme Court justice. 

  • *New York, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey sue. The lawsuit by New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey came seven months after Trump signed the $1.5 trillion overhaul passed by the Republican-led Congress, which cut taxes for wealthy Americans and slashed the corporate tax rate. "The federal government is hell-bent on using New York as a piggy bank to pay...

  • *New York, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey sue. The lawsuit by New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey came seven months after Trump signed the $1.5 trillion overhaul passed by the Republican-led Congress, which cut taxes for wealthy Americans and slashed the corporate tax rate. "The federal government is hell-bent on using New York as a piggy bank to pay...

  • Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, right, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.

    Collins and Murkowski will decide whether to support Trump's choice partly based on where the judge stands on Roe v. Wade. 

  •  A man bearing an upside down American flag watches as protesters gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court as the court issued an immigration ruling June 26, 2018 in Washington, DC.

    The conservative majority has seen a nearly unbroken string of victories, USA Today reports.

  • Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

    The debate over what constitutes a reasonable expectation of privacy is shifting because today’s technology puts so much personal data in one place. 

  • *Conservative Roberts, all liberal justices join 5-4 ruling. WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by...

  • *Conservative Roberts, all liberal justices join 5-4 ruling. WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the 5-4 ruling, the court said police generally need a court-approved warrant to get access to...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, the court decided in favor of...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, the court decided in favor of...

  • *Court upholds South Dakota law, other states could follow. In a 5-4 ruling reviving a South Dakota law challenged by Wayfair Inc, Overstock.com Inc and Newegg Inc, the justices overturned a 1992 high court precedent that had barred states from requiring businesses with no "physical presence" there, like out-of-state online retailers, to collect sales taxes.

  • Journalists use umbrellas against the sun outside the U.S. Supreme Court on a day where the court handed a victory to Wisconsin Republicans who drew state electoral districts that helped entrench their party in power, but sidestepped a major ruling on whether parties have carte blanche to engage in the practice called partisan gerrymandering in Washington, June 18, 2018.

    Although SCOTUS sidestepped a potentially historic voting rights ruling on Monday, the issue could return as soon as next term, USA Today reports.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The court ruled against Oil States International Inc, a Houston- based oilfield services company that had...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The court ruled against Oil States International Inc, a Houston- based oilfield services company that had...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The court ruled against Oil States International Inc, a Houston- based oilfield services company that had...

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. Conservative Justices John Roberts and Neil Gorsuch dissented from the decision to uphold the reviews.

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over a challenge to the constitutionality of the Securities and Exchange Commission's selection of in-house judges to enforce investor protection laws in a case involving a former radio host and investment adviser backed by the Trump administration. The court heard arguments in...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday appeared divided over a challenge to the constitutionality of the Securities and Exchange Commission's selection of in-house judges to enforce investor protection laws in a case involving a former radio host and investment adviser backed by the Trump administration. The court heard arguments in...

  • *Online retailers battle South Dakota over sales taxes. *South Dakota is backed by the Trump administration. South Dakota asked the justices to overturn a 1992 Supreme Court precedent that states cannot require retailers to collect state sales taxes unless the businesses have a "physical presence" in the state.