The justices next week are set to hear arguments over whether a giant, four-story WWI memorial cross located in a busy Maryland intersection and maintained by the government can remain standing.
In a unanimous holding, the justices for the first time incorporated the 8th Amendment's protection against excessive fines to the states.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her first oral arguments since undergoing cancer surgery in December.
WASHINGTON, Feb 19- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Maryland's bid to revive a law aimed at preventing price gouging by pharmaceutical companies, dealing a setback to the power of states to rein in prescription drug costs. The justices declined to take up Maryland's appeal of a 2018 federal appeals court ruling that struck down the state's law, That...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday announced it would hear arguments in a dispute over the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
The NFL and lawyers for players Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid jointly announced Friday that they have settled a complaint of collusion by the players, who claimed football team owners blackballed them because they knelt during the national anthem.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be at the court for a private conference on Friday, marking the first time that she has attended a conference in person since she underwent cancer surgery last month.
Now the stage is set for an abortion battle at the high court during the most heated months of the 2020 presidential election next year.
Domineque Ray was scheduled to be executed at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday before the sentence was halted on Wednesday by a federal appeals court in Atlanta.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery, attending a concert in her honor given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians.
The case is shaping up to be an important test of President Donald Trump's two appointees to the high court, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.
The proposal, which would raise trillions of dollars to fund a host of social programs that are key to the Massachusetts senator's agenda, would awaken an area of constitutional law that has lain dormant for decades, experts say.
Speculation about Trump's next potential nominee has taken on newfound significance because of concerns about liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's health.
CARACAS, Jan 30- The fight for control of Venezuela intensified on Wednesday as the government pushed a probe that may lead to the arrest of opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido who called for new street protests. Venezuela's Supreme Court imposed a travel ban on Guaido and froze his bank accounts in apparent retaliation for oil...
CARACAS, Jan 29- Venezuela's government struck back at self-declared interim president Juan Guaido on Tuesday, with the Supreme Court imposing a travel ban and freeze on his bank accounts despite a warning from Washington of "serious consequences" if it did so. The measures triggered higher global oil prices, angry responses from China and Russia and the first...
Two doctors are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to grant an emergency stay of a Louisiana law they say could cripple abortion access in the state starting next week.
Jan 24- Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010.. Google urged the high court to rule its copying of Oracle's Java programming language to create the Android operating system was permissible under U.S. copyright law.
WASHINGTON, Jan 22- President Donald Trump's bid to build a U.S.- Mexico border wall and end a monthlong partial government shutdown suffered a blow on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court left in place for now a program protecting young illegal immigrants from deportation. The border wall, government funding and "Dreamer" immigrants have become intertwined in...
WASHINGTON, Jan 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to revive Swiss drug company Helsinn Healthcare S.A.' s patent on the lucrative anti-nausea drug Aloxi in a victory for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which launched a generic version of it last year. The high court's decision comes after it previously refused Helsinn's request to block the lower...
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday announced it would permit the Trump administration to enforce a ban on a broad category of transgender troops from serving in the military.