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Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban

Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedu...

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban

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Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
22:34, 06/28/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
07:00, 05/16/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
01:51, 06/29/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
18:17, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s a...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
08:34, 05/18/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
03:17, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Alabama asks Supreme Court to allow execution BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The state of Alabama is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let it proceed with an execution scheduled for Thursday night. State attorneys a...
19:51, 05/30/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision....
11:51, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood ...
15:34, 06/08/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Clarence Thomas predicts Supreme Court will have to take up abortion law Justice Clarence Thomas predicted the Supreme Court eventually will have to take up abortion law, after the court on Tuesday refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s 2016 law that bans women from aborting a fetus based on its race, gender or disabil...
06:34, 05/29/2019

Supreme Court upholds Indiana abortion law on fetal remains WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader provision that would preven...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Indiana abortion cases ripe for U.S. Supreme Court action The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday could act on appeals seeking to revive two Republican-enacted abortion restrictions from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would ban the procedure almost entirely....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court Sidesteps Abortion Question in Ruling on Indiana Law The justices upheld a law on the disposal of fetal remains, but declined to hear a case on whether states can prohibit abortions sought solely based on a fetal characteristic like sex or disability....
16:51, 05/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely....
16:34, 05/20/2019

2020 Dem Bullock says abortion issue was settled by Supreme Court with Roe v. Wade Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who last week became one of the latest Democrats to enter the presidential race, weighed on Sunday on the moves by several states to limit abortions – saying that while he believes life starts when a fetus can survive outs...
19:34, 05/19/2019

Supreme Court allows Indiana abortion law governing disposal of fetal remains The Supreme Court on Monday reversed an appeals court ruling striking down an Indiana abortion law governing the disposal of fetal remains, which was signed by Vice President Mike Pence when he was governor of the state....
16:17, 05/28/2019

Supreme Court could tip its hand on Roe v. Wade by taking Indiana abortion case Two laws limiting abortions passed in Indiana in 2016 are ready for review. The justices on Thursday met in a private conference to vote on whether to hear them, and an announcement is expected Tuesday....
23:34, 05/27/2019

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Indiana law on disposing of abortion fetal remains The high court, with two liberal justices dissenting, thus found a way perhaps to signal a greater receptivity to state restrictions in the area of abortion....
22:00, 05/28/2019

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. In a vote of 5 to 3, the Justices struck down two provisions in a Texas law as unc...
01:00, 06/18/2019

| US Supreme Court rules on abortion case but sidesteps wider issue The US Supreme Court has weighed in on the explosive issue of abortion, upholding part of an Indiana law that requires the remains of aborted foetuses to be cremated or buried but sidestepping a separate case on the legality of the procedure....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Supreme court upholds Indiana abortion law but avoids broader issue Court is splitting 7-2 on fetal remains measure but staying out of debate over limits on a woman’s right to an abortionThe US supreme court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted embryos and fetuses in the ...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Supreme Court upholds Indiana law requiring burial or cremation after an abortion The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an order that will allow Indiana to enforce a law mandating the burial or cremation of fetal remains following an abortion....
02:17, 05/29/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state level, inspired by the perception that the U.S. Supreme Court has tilted in their favor....
03:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Satanic Temple slams Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said its religious beliefs are being violated by a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding an Indiana law that requires aborted fetuses be buried or cremated. The Salem, Mass., based group declared in a statement Tuesday that its mem...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Supreme Court upholds Indiana fetal burial law, spurns abortion measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Indiana's Republican-backed requirement that fetal remains be buried or cremated, dealing a setback to abortion provider Planned Parenthood, which had challenged the provision....
17:17, 05/28/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
19:17, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal r...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
22:34, 05/29/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavana...
19:51, 05/28/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Law on Fetal Remains, but Dodges Bigger Abortion Debate (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader, blocked provision that ...
18:17, 05/28/2019

Justices Ginsburg, Thomas trade barbs in Supreme Court ruling on state abortion matter Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas has two very different opinions when it came to Tuesday’s ruling on upholding an Indiana law supported by abortion opponents that regulates the disposal of fetal remains....
00:00, 05/29/2019

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02:17, 05/29/2019

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal fetal anomalies.” The bill, called the “Ro...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Democrats on the defensive as abortion foes ask if party tolerates their views “It’s not the same party anymore,” said former congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who battled for some abortion restrictions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act....
14:34, 06/08/2019

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems c...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration to end human fetal tissue research by government scientists, a victory for abortion foes....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
02:34, 05/16/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Showdown over Missouri abortion clinic postponed as governor weighs in Gov. Mike Parson said court intervention in the fight over whether to renew the license of Missouri's lone abortion provider would be "reckless."        ...
19:34, 05/30/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
13:51, 06/14/2019

Gillibrand slams NRA, conservatives in Supreme Court filing, warns court could be restructured Kirsten Gillibrand signed on to a Supreme Court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York city laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter....
21:20, 08/13/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's lowering of the retirement age for its supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosceptic government....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay o...
02:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious right...
17:17, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
16:34, 06/17/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters during a ne...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
08:00, 06/09/2019

EU court says Poland’s Supreme Court reforms unlawful WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that a Polish law that pushed Supreme Court judges into early retirement violates EU law. In its Monday ruling, the EU’s Court of Justice said the measures breach judicial ind...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
11:00, 05/01/2019

House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarthy says the law, which doesn’t allow exceptions for abortions in cases of rape and incest, R...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
03:51, 05/21/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Women can face jail sentences up to life in UK due to Victorian legislation, say campaignersAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one corner of the UK: Northern Ireland.But pro-choice campaigners in the region say Northern Iri...
16:34, 05/15/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the strictest in the United States, was passed by this...
05:34, 05/15/2019

City says company skipping Alabama due to abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham says a company has decided against moving to Alabama because of the state’s move to outlaw virtually all abortions. Mayor Randall Woodfin’s office says a technology company isn’t coming...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide....
08:34, 05/01/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
02:34, 05/20/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
18:01, 05/24/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear t...
16:51, 05/29/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
18:51, 05/17/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and 2012 GOP nominee for president told CNN'...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
04:51, 05/16/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
01:51, 05/18/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case of Roe v. Wade....
06:17, 05/20/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
19:34, 04/30/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
01:00, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
05:34, 05/17/2019

First court test arrives in Trump-U.S. House showdown over probes A federal court for the first time on Tuesday will step into the intensifying clash between the U.S. House of Representatives and President Donald Trump, who is stonewalling multiple probes led by House Democrats of himself and his businesses....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional....
23:17, 08/01/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday morning on the bill following a public hearing. The bill would make it a felony t...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion, making it a crime to perform the procedure at any...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
11:34, 05/05/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
19:17, 05/23/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28)        ...
22:17, 06/28/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The GOP-dominated Alabama Senate is...
08:17, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
05:17, 05/25/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
20:17, 05/14/2019

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortions opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory as Alabama and other states seek stringent abortion bans. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America said the Wednesday rally was to celebrate the ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
23:51, 05/22/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked about her pro-life beliefs in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in the state. It wasn’t ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
22:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
03:34, 05/20/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
03:17, 05/16/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
19:17, 05/24/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
22:51, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
13:17, 05/15/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
06:51, 05/16/2019

Bethenny Frankel Says Jason Hoppy ''Tortured'' Her During Dramatic Court Showdown Bethenny Frankel could not hold in her feelings as Jason Hoppy testified in court on Wednesday about the alleged harassing messages he sent her after their divorce. The 48-year-old Real......
07:51, 05/16/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
05:34, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoyi...
01:17, 05/18/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
22:00, 05/19/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
17:34, 05/15/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
16:34, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Nine more US states are considering anti-abortion legislation similar to ...
16:34, 05/15/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
16:17, 05/15/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary for the mother’s health. The law provides no exception for rape and ince...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the bill Tuesd...
11:34, 05/22/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade....
08:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
06:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Opponents of Alabama anti-abortion bill protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill that would severely restrict abortion in Alabama are demonstrating outside the Statehouse as legislat...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
15:17, 05/15/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
07:51, 05/21/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several readers, does this headline refer to race: “These 25 Republicans – all white men – just voted to ban...
23:17, 05/19/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
09:34, 05/19/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mo...
00:34, 05/19/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
05:51, 05/25/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed in Alabama, in the US, thi...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
10:17, 05/16/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
06:34, 06/16/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
07:34, 06/08/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat....
03:34, 05/18/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.        ...
19:34, 06/07/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s regressive abortion law, outlawing the procedure in a...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
04:51, 05/03/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting, said Kamala Harris....
15:34, 06/01/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
19:34, 06/08/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perfor...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
22:17, 05/17/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
08:34, 05/03/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
00:34, 05/25/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
06:17, 05/14/2019

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of the state, and claimed that 19,000 future fans of the Crimson Tide have been aborted. A picture of th...
14:34, 08/11/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
16:34, 05/17/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage. At issue in arguments...
07:17, 06/25/2019

| US Supreme Court to take up 'Dreamers' case The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's attempt to shut down a programme that shields hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation....
10:17, 06/29/2019

Where the Supreme Court stands on the Second Amendment As the country reels from two mass shootings, supporters of gun restrictions are turning again to the debate over the scope of the Second Amendment, demanding that gun laws be strengthened....
04:17, 08/06/2019

The Census, Citizenship and the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? Justices are set to rule on whether a citizenship question can be added to the 2020 census....
12:51, 06/27/2019

What the Supreme Court is doing behind closed doors Recent late-night orders, an abrupt dismissal of a case after oral arguments, and long-pending appeals that have fallen into a black hole at the Supreme Court have cast fresh scrutiny on the inner workings of America's top tribunal....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Justices order court records unsealed in Alabama execution MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered court filings unsealed related to a recent execution in Alabama. Justices granted a request from NPR and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on Monday to make the court filings p...
00:00, 06/25/2019

What to watch for as the Supreme Court term ends In its final couple of days of the term, the Supreme Court will consider two of the most politically charged cases of the term and issue opinions that will give the public the first full glimpse of the impact of the newly solidified conservative majo...
03:51, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end DACA Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation. (June 28)    ...
22:17, 06/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court returns with several key cases on the agenda The U.S. Supreme Court returns to work Monday with a number of significant cases to examine -- particularly a government case in which the Trump administration wants to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Supreme court allows FUCT fashion to keep 'vulgar' name Designer Erik Brunetti’s line has been given a green light after justices agree ban blocks free expressionThe US supreme court has a message for the federal trademark office: get FUCT.Justices came to that conclusion after the designer Erik Brunetti’...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court Will Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case After a long delay, the justices agreed to decide whether the Trump administration may shut down a program known as DACA that shields young immigrants from deportation....
22:34, 06/28/2019

How John Roberts controls the Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' announcement last week forbidding -- at least for now -- a citizenship question on the 2020 census echoed his surprise affirmation of the Affordable Care Act in 2012....
16:34, 07/03/2019

Supreme Court strikes down law against 'scandalous' trademarks The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a law prohibiting trademark protection for brand names that some consider obscene, allowing clothing company FUCT to move forward with legal recognition....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
21:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal sex offender law The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's authority under a 2006 law to require thousands of sex offenders to register with authorities in the states where they live, as the justices ruled against a child rapist convicted in ...
23:34, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
21:17, 06/27/2019

How often does the Supreme Court overturn precedents like Roe v. Wade? From the mid-1950s through the mid-1970s, the Supreme Court reversed its own positions in ways that dramatically reshaped the country on civil rights, freedom of speech and protections for criminal defendants. The current court under Chief Justice Jo...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Supreme court to rule on whether Trump can end Daca Court expected to hear arguments late this year, with a decision on Dreamers likely to come before 2020 electionThe supreme court will review the constitutionality of an Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the US as childre...
10:34, 06/29/2019

Supreme Court agrees to take up DACA in its next term The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in a case that could decide the fate of more than 600,000 undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children....
17:51, 06/28/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.        ...
13:51, 05/20/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
05:51, 05/02/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

"Will Approach Supreme Court": Rebel JDS Lawmaker After Disqualification Rebel Janata Dal Secular lawmaker AH Vishwanath, who was disqualified by the Karnataka Speaker on Sunday, said the decision was "against the law", adding he and other aggrieved legislators would......
19:51, 07/28/2019

President's Nod To Increase Number Of Supreme Court Judges President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India....
05:00, 08/11/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
21:51, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
22:00, 06/26/2019

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a ...
01:17, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court chips away at federal agency power The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that calls for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declining to eliminate it as four conservative justices wan...
20:34, 06/26/2019

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Four New Judges Take Oath, Supreme Court At Full Strength Centre had previously expressed concern over nomination of Justice Aniruddha Bose of Jharkhand High Court and Justice AS Bopanna of Gauhati High Court...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That ruling came down Thursday. Attorney General Andy ...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court To Continue With Day-To-Day Hearings In Ayodhya Case The Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with the day-to-day hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi- Babri Masjid land dispute case and assured a counsel for Muslim......
20:34, 08/09/2019

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas, RBG align in 5-4 rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return in late winter from cancer surgery and broken ribs, she has regularly accepted Justice Clarence Thomas’ extended hand to help her down the three steps behind the Supreme Court b...
06:51, 06/06/2019

After long delay, U.S. Supreme Court may act on 'Dreamers' immigrants The U.S. Supreme Court in the coming days will have a last chance before its three-month summer break to decide whether to take up President Donald Trump's long-stalled bid to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immig...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
06:34, 06/14/2019

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
21:34, 06/17/2019

Feds: US Supreme Court should turn down ‘Bridgegate’ appeal NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. solicitor general’s office has recommended that the U.S. Supreme Court not hear the appeal of two convicted defendants in the “Bridgegate” case. Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni want the court to hear the a...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court to review Trump’s bid to end DACA program The Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump administration had the power to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. The justices issued an order Friday saying they will hear arguments in the case in the fa...
17:51, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court declines to take up Guantanamo detainee appeal The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the contentious question of to what extent detainees held by the U.S. military at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba can seek their release, turning away an appeal by a Yemeni-born m...
16:17, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
19:51, 05/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Supreme Court Gives Virginia Dems a Win in Gerrymandering Case The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday to dismiss an appeal by the GOP-majority Virginia House, with the court siding with the state’s Democrats demanding the state’s gerrymandered congressional district maps no longer be used....
21:34, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court’s census ruling could harm other agencies The Census Bureau was recently told by the Supreme Court not to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 decennial census. The Supremes said the Trump administration didn’t put forth a compelling enough reason for posing that question. President ...
07:17, 07/09/2019

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court sides with Native American hunter The US Supreme Court sided with a Native American elk hunter on Monday — ruling in favor of tribal rights and the legal hunting of animals on “unoccupied” land. The high court cited an 1868 treaty between Crow Tribe members and the ...
04:17, 05/21/2019

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early win...
19:17, 06/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Semenya files appeal to Swiss Supreme Court Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya filed an appeal to Switzerland's highest court on Wednesday against rules requiring middle-distance female athletes with a high natural level of testosterone to reduce it via medication....
22:34, 05/29/2019

U.S. Supreme Court allows App Store antitrust suit against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court: Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued over its commercial activity. But it left a lower court to decide whether the case of an Alabama man injured by a power line can go forward. The decis...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Supreme Court to hear New Jersey 'Bridgegate' appeal The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal concerning the criminal convictions of two former associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in the so-called Bridgegate scandal that hindered his 2016 presidential candidacy....
02:00, 06/29/2019

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the jud...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever there is an opening. In an interview Sunday with Radio Bandeirantes, the president said: “The firs...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds man’s murder conviction ADAIRVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a murder conviction and 55-year sentence for a man who killed his sister-in-law. The Bowling Green Daily News reports George Walker’s sentence was upheld last week. The 24-year-old ma...
08:34, 06/17/2019

Websites Can Discriminate Against You Even If You Don't Use Them, California Supreme Court Rules Nearly four years ago, a lone bankruptcy lawyer sued Square, the payment processor run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, challenging the app’s terms of use—despite never signing up. As of yesterday, the case will proceed, thanks to an opinion issued by th...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Supreme Court rejects limits to partisan gerrymandering In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in the contentious practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries to entrench one party in power by turning away challenges to political maps i...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate...
16:51, 06/27/2019

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
00:51, 07/02/2019

Supreme Court to review insurers’ Obamacare claims for $12B WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama. The justices say Mon...
17:17, 06/24/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American elk hunter The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, citing an 1868 treaty between his tribe and the U.S. government as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest in Wyom...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions cou...
14:17, 06/23/2019

U.S. Supreme Court upholds retroactive part of sex offender law The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's authority under a 2006 law to require thousands of sex offenders to register with authorities in the states where they live, as the justices ruled against a child rapist convicted in ...
16:51, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register them....
23:51, 06/10/2019

U.S. Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people convicted of certain crimes involving firearms....
19:17, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court strikes down stiff firearms penalties Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch sided with the U.S. Supreme Court's four liberal members on Monday in striking down as unconstitutionally vague a law imposing stiff criminal sentences for people convicted of certain crimes involving firearms....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
15:17, 08/08/2019

Spain's Supreme Court suspends Franco exhumation Plans to move the remains of Franco to a public cemetery on the outskirts of Madrid have been temporarily shelved. Judges said they need time to rule on an appeal by the former dictator's descendants....
03:00, 06/05/2019

US Supreme Court allows partisan gerrymandering of electoral districts The Supreme Court's conservative majority ruled federal courts have no role to play in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims. It leaves the redrawing of congressional maps to the parties' statistical experts....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional. Tuesday’s decision was praised by...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal over transgender bathrooms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district’s policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity. The justices on Tuesday reje...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Supreme Court Overturns Garrard Co. Man’s Sex Abuse Conviction FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a Garrard County man serving a 20-year sentence for rape, sodomy and sex abuse. Matthew Hacker Sr., 51, was convicted last year. The case involved a girl who ...
15:34, 06/16/2019

Supreme Court to take up Obamacare case with $12B at stake for insurers The Supreme Court said Monday that it will take up cases involving $12 billion in federal Obamacare payments meant to encourage insurers to cover people with preexisting illnesses....
19:34, 06/24/2019

RPT-U.S. Supreme Court's business-friendly reputation takes a hit The U.S. Supreme Court in its term that concludes this week was not quite as business friendly as it has been in recent years, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh writing a pivotal one of the batch of rulings that defied corporate...
14:51, 06/27/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. The measure passed with a 74-3 vote in the state’s GOP-led House on Tuesday but not before several Dem...
21:00, 05/02/2019

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Death penalty tensions flare again on divided U.S. Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court's internal divisions over the death penalty were on full display again on Monday in fresh wrangling over how the justices handled recent attempts by two convicted murderers in Alabama and Texas to put off their executions....
20:00, 05/13/2019

What the Supreme Court Decision Means for the Citizenship Question and the Census An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? Justices declined to rule on whether a citizenship question can be added to the 2020 census, sending the case back to lower courts....
18:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. Supreme Court greenlights Apple App Store monopoly lawsuit A lawsuit accusing Apple of antitrust violations for controlling all apps on its devices - and taking 30% of the price - may proceed, said the Court.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court Leaves Census Question on Citizenship in Doubt In a setback for the Trump administration, the court said the reason for adding the question was inadequate. Government experts said adding the question could suppress participation among immigrants....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
16:51, 07/12/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly suit The US Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company’s bid to escape claims that its practices violat...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Tej Bahadur's Plea To Contest From Varanasi The Supreme Court Thursday rejected the plea of sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, challenging the Election Commission's decision to reject his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat....
10:34, 05/09/2019

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to charge people for the same crime, ruling in a gun possession case even as state officials move to prosecute people charged in Special Counsel Robert Mu...
17:17, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin drunken driving case, declining to place new evidence-gathering restrictions on law enforceme...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Supreme court allows Trump to use $2.5bn in Pentagon funds for border wall Move allows administration to redirect money despite lawmakers’ refusal to provide fundingThe US supreme court cleared the way for Donald Trump to use billions in Pentagon funds to build a border wall.The decision allows the Trump administration to r...
09:51, 07/27/2019

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devinder Sehrawat...
10:51, 06/28/2019

In major elections ruling, U.S. Supreme Court allows partisan map drawing In a major blow to election reformers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected efforts to rein in electoral map manipulation by politicians aimed at entrenching one party in power, a practice known as partisan gerrymandering that critics have sai...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court blocks citizenship question in 2020 census for now The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked, for now, the Trump administration's plan to include a question on the 2020 census that inquires about a person’s citizenship status....
18:17, 06/27/2019

Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda....
08:17, 08/20/2019

Supreme Court effectively blocks census citizenship question for now The Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a setback to the Trump administration's plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively blocking the addition of the question for now....
17:51, 06/27/2019

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies urged the Supreme Court to rule that federal civil rights laws protect workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity....
11:00, 07/03/2019

Why the Supreme Court’s Rulings Have Profound Implications for American Politics The justices handed Republicans a key victory by refusing to halt even the most extreme gerrymandered maps. But Democrats may have a win on blocking the citizenship question from the census....
04:17, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. courts....
17:17, 05/28/2019

The Supreme Court Backs White Minority Rule for Generations to Come The Supreme Court dealt a potential hammer blow to voting rights in America on Wednesday, ruling that federal courts could not judge issues of partisan gerrymandering because it would “countermand the Framers’ decision to entrust districting t...
16:34, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store antitrust case The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 against Apple in a case involving its signature electronic marketplace, the App Store, allowing iPhone users to move forward with their suit against the company....
16:34, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court allows App Store antitrust suit against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four libe...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Protection Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the seven-day protection granted to him by the top court in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
11:51, 05/20/2019

Plea In Supreme Court To Probe "Conspiracy" Against Chief Justice A lawyer Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to CBI to register a plea into alleged conspiracy to "fix" Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi in a "concocted false sexual......
21:17, 04/30/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘very much alive’ Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is reminding critics that she’s not dead yet. “There was a senator, I think it was after my pancreatic cancer, who announced, with great glee, that I was going to be dead within six months. That s...
20:17, 07/24/2019

Supreme Court Allows Apple Apps Antitrust Case to Proceed The Supreme Court ruled consumers can proceed with a suit challenging Apple’s control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of billions of dollars in sales....
17:17, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. Supreme Court allows App Store antitrust suit against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
17:34, 05/13/2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Iraqi immigrant's challenge to deportation The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by a Christian Iraqi immigrant to avoid deportation for a drug conviction after more than three decades in the United States who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store monopoly case The ruling will allow iPhone users to pursue an antitrust lawsuit against the company, which could lead to a decision that forces Apple to change its App Store purchase model and policies....
19:51, 05/13/2019

No Question Of FIR Registration In Rafale Deal: Centre To Supreme Court The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there was no question of either registration of an FIR or investigation by CBI in the Rafale fighter jets deal as the top court had already concluded that......
00:34, 05/27/2019

A mom who sued her emancipated daughter for transitioning is trying to take her case to the Supreme Court Child Protection League Action/YouTube Minnesota mom Anmarie Calgaro filed a lawsuit in 2016 after her daughter emancipated herself and started transitioning. Now the mom is petitioning the Supreme Court to hear her case. The justices will decide wh...
12:17, 07/26/2019

Trump eyes U.S. Census delay after Supreme Court setback U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he is exploring a delay in the 2020 census for an unspecified amount of time after the Supreme Court blocked, for now, his push to add a citizenship question to the decennial headcount....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court Allows Police to Draw Blood From DUI Suspects Without a Warrant (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can generally draw blood without a warrant from an unconscious person suspected of driving drunk or while on drugs.The high court issued its ruling Thursday in a case involving a Wi...
03:34, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to issue major census, electoral map decisions The U.S. Supreme Court is due to issue eagerly awaited decisions on Thursday in cases on the Trump administration's attempt to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and bids by voters to stem the partisan manipulation of electoral...
13:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 cen...
17:34, 06/27/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.        ...
22:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to issue major census, electoral map decisions The U.S. Supreme Court is due to issue eagerly awaited decisions on Thursday in cases on the Trump administration's attempt to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and bids by voters to stem the partisan manipulation of electoral...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purchases. Apple had asked courts to throw out the lawsu...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Algeria graft prosecutor refers two former PMs to supreme court: Ennahar An Algerian prosecutor investigating graft allegations has referred two former prime ministers and five former ministers to the supreme court, Ennahar TV reported on Sunday citing a statement from the prosecution....
16:51, 05/26/2019

Supreme Court To Announce Verdict In Amrapali Case Today The Supreme Court will pronounce verdict on Tuesday as to who would complete the stalled projects of embattled real estate major Amrapali Group to give respite to over 42,000 hassled home buyers....
06:00, 07/23/2019

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for something they said or wrote. The high court ruled ...
17:51, 05/28/2019

Amrapali's Lawyers Given Flats, Penthouses As Fee: Supreme Court Told In yet another startling revelation, the embattled Amrapali Group gave away flats and penthouses as fees to lawyers representing it at various judicial forums, forensic auditors informed the Supreme......
03:34, 05/03/2019

Puerto Rican Supreme Court rules new governor unconstitutional The Puerto Rican Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisis as governor earlier this week, paving the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to lead the territory....
00:17, 08/08/2019

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Demolition Of 369 Houses In Nagpur The Supreme Court on Monday directed maintenance of status quo in connection with demolition of 'encroachments', mainly houses, on 369 plots reserved for public utilities in Bezanbagh area of......
06:34, 07/02/2019

Can't Suspend Sajjan Kumar's Sentence Without Hearing, Says Supreme Court Cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots are not "ordinary" and it is "very difficult" to pass order suspending the life term sentence awarded to former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar without hearing......
19:51, 08/05/2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Ousts New Governor, and Another Is Sworn In Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office on Wednesday after the portion of the law cited to justify Pedro R. Pierluisi’s ascent last week was ruled unconstitutional....
12:51, 08/08/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes up insurers' $12 billion Obamacare dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the federal government must pay insurers $12 billion under an Obamacare program aimed at encouraging them to cover previously uninsured people after the healthcare law was enacted in 2010....
18:51, 06/24/2019

A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court Calvin Duncan, “the most brilliant legal mind” in the nation’s largest maximum-security prison, had long questioned a Louisiana law that allows 10-to-2 jury verdicts....
12:17, 08/05/2019

Supreme Court Gives Mamata Banerjee's Critic 7-Day Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Thursday granted a seven-day interim protection to Anirban Das, a social activist who is apprehending arrest in a criminal case filed in Bengal's Alipurduar for publishing a......
15:17, 05/30/2019

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
18:17, 06/18/2019

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admitted in the Supreme Court today. The government,......
22:51, 07/02/2019

No EWS Quota For Maharashtra PG Medical Courses This Year: Supreme Court In its order, the Supreme Court overruled the Maharashtra state government's argument that EWS quotas had already been filled and must not be disturbed, pointing out that admissions began in November......
10:17, 05/30/2019

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for ...
23:34, 06/10/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug trafficking....
07:17, 05/30/2019

"Want It By August 31": Supreme Court Firm On Citizens Register Deadline The Supreme Court today reiterated that Assam authorities must publish the final version of the National Register of Citizens, which aims to identify illegal immigrants, on August 31....
15:51, 08/08/2019

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s S...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Yemeni Guantanamo detainee's bid for release rejected by Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Yemeni man's bid for release after 17 years held as an enemy combatant at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, even as a liberal justice urged the court to decide whether the United States ca...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court rules 'crime of violence' law is unconstitutionally vague A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that a federal law requiring longer prison sentences for using a gun during a "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague....
01:51, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court to issue census, electoral map rulings on Thursday The U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue rulings on Thursday in major cases on the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to curb the partisan manipulation of electoral district bou...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Trump's steel tariffs The Supreme Court on Monday announced that it will not hear a challenge to President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel imports into the United States....
16:17, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

CAB Moves Supreme Court In Sexual Harassment Case Against BCCI CEO CAB Secretary Aditya Verma through his advocate Jagnath Singh informed a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Friday regarding the charges against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri....
19:00, 05/04/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
00:00, 05/17/2019

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to rem...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer Greece's Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Algeria's former transport minister appears in supreme court: state TV Algeria's former transport and public works minister Abdelghani Zaalane appeared before the supreme court on Wednesday as part of an investigation over corruption, state TV reported....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after decades of mostly leftist rule. But six months into Mr. Bolsonaro’s ...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke’s FIFA ban appeal LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing. The 58-year-old Valcke had argued that his punishment was e...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Sexual Harassment Allegation Against BCCI CEO The Supreme Court will hear in July the plea filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) regarding the sexual harassment charges against BCCI CEO...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
17:51, 06/01/2019

Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies Justice John Paul Stevens served on the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. He began his career as a non-partisan moderate, but from the 1990s and onwards, he led the court's liberal block....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Forest Fire A Serious Issue, Pray For Rain: Supreme Court The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on June 24 a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying "it is an serious issue and in the......
22:34, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling tha...
01:51, 06/18/2019

Supreme Court Rules That ‘Scandalous’ and ‘Immoral’ Names Can Be Trademarked In a 6-3 ruling decided Monday, the Supreme Court struck down the Patent and Trademark Office’s (PTO) ban on “immoral” or “scandalous” trademarks, calling it a violation of free speech. Siding with Erik Brunetti, the jus...
02:00, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans....
02:17, 06/25/2019

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
21:51, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court explains reasoning for earlier execution rulings In an unusual move Monday, Supreme Court justices issued followup opinions explaining rulings earlier this year on death row inmates seeking to have spiritual advisers in the execution chamber with them....
01:51, 05/14/2019

ACLU files new evidence with Supreme Court on citizenship question Opponents to a plan to ask U.S. residents about citizenship during the 2020 Census have filed with the Supreme Court what they say is more evidence that the plan is a political strategy to aid Republicans....
17:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. Supreme Court will allow class-action lawsuit against Apple to proceed The U.S. Supreme Court returned to the bench Monday to weigh a slate of cases, including the government's push to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 Census....
01:51, 05/14/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
02:00, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
19:51, 06/03/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor retail regulations The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requirements for liquor retailers violate the U.S. Constitution's interstate commerce provision....
16:51, 06/26/2019

Protests Outside Supreme Court After Panel Clears Chief Justice A protest broke out outside the Supreme Court today after an in-house panel of the Supreme Court cleared Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sex harassment allegations on Monday. Women lawyers and......
13:17, 05/07/2019

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to...
16:17, 06/10/2019

Supreme Court applies limits to federal agency power The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that called for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declining to eliminate it all together....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights was voided by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version o...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Supreme Court keeps rule that strengthens the power of government regulators The Supreme Court refused to overturn a precedent that strengthened the power of government regulators in a closely watched case that could have had broad ramifications for federal agencies....
17:51, 06/26/2019

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country’s far-right president will roll back social gains...
07:17, 05/24/2019

Right to bare boobs: Topless advocates take battle to Supreme Court A group of women are taking their mission to “free the nipple” all the way to the US Supreme Court, a report said. The trio of New Hampshire women are asking the nation’s highest court to strike down a ban on women appearing topless...
04:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American court...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Supreme Court Rules to Limit Freedom of Information Act Releases On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper in a case regarding the Freedom of Information Act, the law that allows disclosures of classified information held by the government, according to CNN. The ruling will make it harder for those wh...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal saga concerning his detention and possible extradition to the United States....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Supreme Court allows Trump to tap $2.5B in Pentagon funds for border wall The Supreme Court late Friday cleared the way for the Trump administration to use Defense Department counter-drug money to build a portion of the planned wall along the border with Mexico. By a 5-4 vote, the court lifted a stay imposed in late May by...
20:51, 07/27/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
20:51, 05/29/2019

Iowa Supreme Court upholds law ending rights for some unions DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a 2017 law that removed bargaining rights for many state employees. In cases filed by the Iowa State Education Association and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees,...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on GOP lame-duck session MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is preparing to rule on a legal challenge to a lame-duck session the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature called after setbacks in last year’s midterm election. GOP legislators passed ...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump administration can end DACA program The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether plans by the Trump administration to end the so-called DACA program for young undocumented immigrants can proceed....
18:17, 06/28/2019

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
13:34, 06/19/2019

Georgia Supreme Court orders review of slain baby case BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to review the case of a teenager whose failed robbery attempt ended with him fatally shooting a baby in the face. The Brunswick News reports the review was ordered Friday per D...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Here's how the Supreme Court's App Store decision could affect companies like Amazon and Google The dispute concerned whether iPhone users are entitled to bring a suit challenging Apple's alleged monopolistic behavior with its App Store, or if only app makers could do so....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Trump's two Supreme Court justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch split in first term together Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's two Supreme Court appointees, disagreed more in their first term than any such pairing since Kennedy was president....
00:34, 06/30/2019

Biden declines to discuss a plan B if the Supreme Court kills Obamacare "Look, this is a court that's ruled it's constitutional twice," Biden said. "We'll see. I'm not going to go down that route and speculate what's going to happen in a negative sense."...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
17:51, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children,...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Trump fumes as Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed President Donald Trump a stinging defeat, blocking his contentious citizenship question planned for the 2020 census because officials gave a "contrived" rationale and prompting Trump to suggest an extraordina...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump can terminate Obama-era DACA program The Supreme Court said it will hear arguments over the legality of the Trump administration's decision to terminate the immigration program known as DACA....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99 Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment — has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975, Stevens retired after 35 years on the...
02:51, 07/17/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Oregon same-sex wedding cake case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case brought by a lesbian couple who sued after an Oregon bakery refused to bake a wedding cake for them citing religious convictions....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
19:51, 06/17/2019

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens weighs in on Supreme Court While talking about his new autobiography Tuesday, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens spoke about the justices now sitting on the high court and proposals to add more....
00:17, 05/15/2019

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Supreme Court rules cops can draw blood from unconscious drivers Police do not need a search warrant to test the blood alcohol level of an unconscious driver, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The ruling was a victory for Wisconsin, upholding its law that says any person who drives on public roads automatically co...
03:51, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court declines U.S. request to speed decision on DACA case The Supreme Court declined a Trump administration request Monday to speed up its review on whether it will take up a case on the president's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store price fixing case The Supreme Court has ruled against Apple in a long-standing case over price fixing in the App Store, in a decision that allows iPhone owners to proceed with a lawsuit against the company. The court heard arguments in the case in November, and the de...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Supreme court rules war memorial in shape of Christian cross can stand Maryland Peace Cross commemorates first world war deadJustices rule 7-2 cross does not violate church-state separationA 40ft-tall, cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsemen...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court's Azar v. Allina decision is a tiny victory for the rule of law It’s easy to give up reading amid the minutiae of Monday’s Supreme Court decision, Azar v. Allina Health Services. The majority and dissenting opinions included extended parsing of often obtuse regulatory language. But something simpler and more fund...
01:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Blackbeard's ship embarks for Supreme Court in video piracy case The nine black-robed justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon navigate the treacherous legal waters around a sailing ship made famous in the 18th century by the notorious English pirate known as Blackbeard....
00:17, 06/04/2019

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at age 99 AP Photo/Susan Walsh Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at 99 years old. He retired in June 2010 at age 90. On the Supreme Court, he became known as an independent thinker and a voice for ordinary people against powerful intere...
08:51, 07/17/2019

Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh delivered the goods for conservatives President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh consistently delivered during his first term as a justice for conservatives who had hoped he would move the U.S. Supreme Court further to the right while still managing to keep a low profile followin...
02:00, 06/29/2019

John Paul Stevens on the Worst Decision of His 34 Years on the Supreme Court John Paul Stevens turned 99 years old in April, but the former Supreme Court justice isn’t stepping back from the public eye just yet. In his new memoir The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years, which comes out Tuesday and runs...
22:34, 05/13/2019

Supreme Court Rules Apple Can Be Sued for Monopolistic App Store Practices If you’re a typical iPhone user, there’s really only one place (aside from things like TestFlight) to get new apps: Apple’s App Store. For a long time, people have argued back and forth if this practice could be considered a form of monopoly, and aft...
22:17, 05/13/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to mull punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Maori and indigenous rights expert joins New Zealand's Supreme Court International indigenous rights expert Joe Williams has become the first Maori judge to join New Zealand's Supreme Court. He also studied in Canada and steps in for a colleague heading the Christchurch massacre inquiry....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights law “would undermine the nation’s busines...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Supreme Court says iPhone users can sue Apple for excessive prices on its App Store The Supreme Court opened the door for iPhone users to sue Apple over excessive prices on its exclusive App Store.        ...
16:34, 05/13/2019

| Caster free to run as Swiss Supreme Court suspends IAAF ruling The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland has ordered the IAAF to immediately suspend the implementation of the eligibility regulations against Caster Semenya....
00:17, 06/04/2019

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life. The just...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to ...
15:51, 06/23/2019

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo detainee's appeal seeking release The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into the contentious question of to what extent detainees held by the U.S. military at the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba can seek their release, turning away an appeal by a Yemeni-born m...
17:17, 06/10/2019

Brazil Supreme Court justices weigh appeal to free Lula Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday weighed an appeal by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not impartial....
00:34, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court filing: Census citizenship question a GOP election strategy Advocates who oppose adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census have filed new evidence with the U.S. Supreme Court, which they say proves the question is a strategy to get more Republicans elected....
19:17, 05/31/2019

Brazil Supreme Court justices delay decision on Lula appeal Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not im...
05:17, 06/26/2019

‘Tiger Mom’ Amy Chua’s Daughter Is Brett Kavanaugh’s Next Supreme Court Law Clerk (WASHINGTON) — The daughter of Yale Law School professor and “tiger mom” Amy Chua, who praised Justice Brett Kavanaugh as a mentor to women after his nomination to the Supreme Court, is going to work for Kavanaugh this summer. Yale ...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Plea Over Identity Of Rape Accused The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Centre on a petition seeking to frame guidelines for protecting the identity of undertrials accused in rape cases till the completion of trial or until......
09:51, 07/30/2019

Supreme Court ruling clears $2.5 billion for southern border wall TUCSON — In a 5-to-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to use $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funds for a southern border wall. President Trump celebrated the decision on Twitter, writing: “Wow! B...
05:17, 07/30/2019

| Brazil Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-leader Lula Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether the convicting judge was biased in his case....
17:00, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Rahul Gandhi, In Reply To Supreme Court, "Regrets" Chowkidar Remark Again Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, accused of being in contempt of court with his comments on the Rafale fighter jet deal, has reiterated his regret for suggesting that the Supreme Court had endorsed his......
11:00, 04/29/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
18:51, 06/03/2019

House Democrats seek Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh's records Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel's chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's service in the White House under former President George W. Bush....
02:51, 08/07/2019

Supreme Court OKs border wall construction amid legal fight The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration beginning construction on a section of the border wall while it battles in court for the right to use Department of Defense funds to do so. ...
07:51, 07/28/2019

Supreme Court Says President Trump Can Use Pentagon Funds for Border Wall WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. The court’s five conservative justices gave the administration the gr...
23:51, 07/27/2019

Supreme court gives Trump go-ahead to build Mexico border wall The US Supreme Court has given the go-ahead for Donald Trump to spend $2.5bn (£2bn) to build a section of wall on the southern border with Mexico....
15:51, 07/27/2019

US Supreme Court Says Trump Can Spend Military Funds On Wall With Mexico The US Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of President Donald Trump, allowing him to proceed with plans to divert billions of dollars in Pentagon funds towards construction of his border wall with......
09:17, 07/27/2019

Supreme Court rejects insider trading appeal brought by SAC's Martoma The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Why sports betting hasn't gone nationwide yet after Supreme Court ruling A regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their sports gambling options after the Supreme Court allowed states to legalize it.       ...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Swiss supreme court dismisses Valcke's FIFA ban appeal The Swiss supreme court says it has rejected an appeal by former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke against a 10-year ban from soccer for financial wrongdoing        ...
14:17, 05/31/2019

Supreme Court denies insider trading appeal by SAC’s Mathew Martoma The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, challenging a conviction for insider trading. The Supreme Court left in place a June 2018 ruling by the New York-based 2n...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, must immediately be released, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The right to......
11:51, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for registration of FIR against him....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court rejects early challenge to Trump steel tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns. The justices did not comment on Monday in leaving in place a deci...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi as Governor (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the swearing in of Pedro Pierluisi as the island’s governor less than a week ago, clearing the way for Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez to take up t...
08:17, 08/08/2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
05:51, 05/30/2019

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
21:51, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. Supreme Court to hear insurers' bid for $12 billion in Obamacare money The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans....
02:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP Plc to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site tha...
21:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court rejects Argentina appeal over YPF energy company The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Argentina's bid to fend off a lawsuit by energy company Petersen Energía Inversora, S.A. seeking compensation for shares it owned in the now-nationalized YPF S.A. energy company....
16:51, 06/24/2019

Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing On Plea Against Article 370 Move The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging the Presidential Order on Article 370 which revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status....
15:51, 08/08/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear case of Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay The Supreme Court turned away an appeal Monday from a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay who believes he should be released because the war in Afghanistan has ended....
20:17, 06/10/2019

Ayodhya Mediation Fails. Daily Hearing From August 6, Says Supreme Court The mediation process in the Ayodhya temple-mosque case has failed to evolve any solution, the Supreme Court said today, declaring daily hearings from August 6 in the decades-old dispute....
12:51, 08/02/2019

Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide, appeals to Supreme Court The Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself filed an appeal to the Supreme Court Monday. Michelle Carter, 22, was sentenced to 15-months in prison for her role in the death of Co...
08:51, 07/09/2019