The Supreme Court will hear an NRA appeal in a dispute with a former New York state official
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the National Rifle Association over comments from a former New York state official who urged banks and insurance companies to discontinue their association with gun promoting groups after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Senate Democrats plan to subpoena Harlan Crow and Leonard Leo over Supreme Court justices' travel
Senate Democrats say they will subpoena Republican megadonor Harlan Crow and conservative activist Leonard Leo for more information about their roles in organizing and paying for luxury travel for Supreme Court justices.
The Supreme Court allows the White House to continue work to combat controversial social media posts
The Supreme Court says it will indefinitely block a lower court order curbing Biden administration efforts to combat controversial social media posts on topics including COVID-19 and election security.
Thrift store chain case was no bargain for Washington attorney general; legal fees top $4.2 million
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s long-running legal case against the thrift store chain Savers Value Village turned out to be no bargain, as the state has been ordered to pay the company nearly $4.3 million in legal fees.
Brazil's top court imposes 17-year sentence, in first case against rioters who stormed the capital
Brazil’s Supreme Court has handed a 17-year prison sentence to a supporter of former President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed top government offices on Jan. 8 in an alleged bid to forcefully restore the right-wing leader to office.
Wisconsin's Democratic governor rejects surprise GOP support for nonpartisan redistricting
Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers shot down a surprise Republican plan to enact a nonpartisan redistricting process as “bogus,” a proposal floated Tuesday in an effort to preempt the liberal-controlled state Supreme Court from tossing the current GOP-drawn maps.
Sri Lanka's president will appoint a committee to probe allegations of complicity in 2019 bombings
Sri Lanka’s president says he will appoint a committee chaired by a retired Supreme Court judge to investigate allegations made in a British television report that the South Asian country’s intelligence was complicit in the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that killed 269 people.
Justice Alito rejects Senate Democrats’ call to step aside from an upcoming Supreme Court case
Justice Samuel Alito is rejecting demands from Senate Democrats that he step aside from an upcoming Supreme Court case because of his interactions with one of the lawyers, in a fresh demonstration of tensions over ethical issues.
Florida abortion rights at stake as state Supreme Court takes up challenge to GOP-led restrictions
The Florida Supreme Court must decide whether to overrule broad abortion rights protections provided for decades under the state constitution and instead uphold a law signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that bans the procedure in most cases after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
New liberal Wisconsin Supreme Court majority moves to weaken conservative chief justice
Liberals who gained majority control of the Wisconsin Supreme Court this week voted Friday to reduce powers of the conservative chief justice and make a series of other changes to how the court operates, moves that the chief justice derided as an overreach by “rogue justices.”.
Israel's full high court to hear petitions against judiciary law in September that spurred protests
Israel’s Supreme Court says that a full panel of 15 justices would hear petitions in September against a contentious law that was passed last week by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government and which has spurred mass protests.
Israel's Netanyahu doubles down on judicial plan, rejects criticism and moves ahead toward key vote
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to press ahead with his contentious judicial overhaul, despite unprecedented mass protests at home, growing defections by military reservists and appeals from the U.S. president to put the plan on hold.
Israeli protesters block highways, train stations as Netanyahu moves ahead with judicial overhaul
Thousands of protesters have blocked highways and train stations and massed in central Tel Aviv during a day of countrywide demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned judicial overhaul.
Israelis block highways and throng airport in protest at government's plan to overhaul the judiciary
Protesters in Israel have blocked highways and thronged the country's main international airport in a day of countrywide demonstrations against the government’s divisive plan to overhaul the judiciary.
Affirmative action for white people? Legacy college admissions come under renewed scrutiny
In the wake of a Supreme Court decision that removes race from the admissions process, colleges are coming under renewed pressure to put an end to legacy preferences, the practice of favoring applicants with family ties to alumni.
Biden blames GOP for student loan ruling as 2024 political consequences loom
President Joe Biden vowed Friday to push ahead with a new plan providing student loan relief for millions of borrowers while blaming Republican “hypocrisy” for triggering the day’s Supreme Court decision that wiped out his original effort.
Supreme Court's affirmative action ruling leaves colleges looking for new ways to promote diversity
The Supreme Court has sent shockwaves through higher education with a landmark decision that struck down affirmative action and left colleges across the nation searching for new ways to promote student diversity.