Recent News Headlines : Supreme Court

COURTS GRANT STAYS TO REMAINING SEVEN MEN SET TO DIE IN ARKANSAS EXECUTIONS


The executions had been scheduled to start Monday night... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 25

VENEZUELA PROTESTERS MOUNT PRESSURE ON PRESIDENT MADURO


Although the court quickly reversed its decision, street protests have continued... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 30

LONDON'S TOXIC AIR POLLUTION IS KILLING THOUSANDS EVERY YEAR


Take it all the way up to the Supreme Court... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 23109

SENATE APPROVES TRUMP'S SUPREME COURT NOMINEE NEIL GORSUCH


The final confirmation vote came after Senate Republicans rewrote the chamber's rules, voting to eliminate the 60-vote filibuster threshold on Supreme Court nominees... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 0

SENATE CONFIRMS TRUMP SUPREME COURT PICK NEIL GORSUCH


The chamber voted 54-45 on Friday to seal the confirmation of Denver appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 482

GORSUCH HEADS FOR SUPREME COURT CONFIRMATION AS SENATE REWRITES VOTING RULES


The Senate change, affecting how many votes a nominee needs for confirmation, will apply to all future Supreme Court candidates... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 66

'NUCLEAR OPTION' FALLOUT MEANS MORE EXTREME U.S. JUSTICES, EXPERTS SAY


A Republican-backed Senate rule change expected on Thursday could make it more likely that presidents will pick ideologically extreme U.S. Supreme Court no... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 0

RUSSIAN COURT CONSIDERS BAN ON JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES


Russia's Supreme Court is considering a government claim that Jehovah's Witnesses is an extremist organisation... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 1184

AP FACT CHECK: REPUBLICANS THWARTED HIGH COURT PICKS, TOO


That's when opponents of Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas stopped him from being elevated to chief justice... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 5

REPUBLICANS COULD GO 'NUCLEAR' IF DEMOCRATS FILIBUSTER COURT NOMINEE GORSUCH


U.S. Senate heads for showdown on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 414

VENEZUELA REVERSES RULING THAT STRIPPED CONGRESS OF LEGISLATIVE POWERS


President Nicolas Maduro asked the supreme court in a late-night speech to review the ruling nullifying the lawmaking body... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 225

VENEZUELA MOVES TO DEFUSE SUPREME COURT POWERS DISPUTE


President Nicolas Maduro said the conflict between the Supreme Court and the legislature had been resolved... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 296

VENEZUELA LURCHES TOWARD DICTATORSHIP AS TOP COURT SEIZES POWER


Venezuela slid closer toward dictatorship after the country's Supreme Court gutted the only opposition-run institution... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 10563

DEMOCRATS TO FILIBUSTER DONALD TRUMP'S SUPREME COURT NOMINEE NEIL GORSUCH


SHARE Link Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court will face a filibuster... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 5

ANALYSIS: IS SCALIA'S 'ORIGINALISM' JUST GOOD OLD CONSERVATISM?


Not a big factor In practice, the concept of originalism has had surprisingly little effect on major decisions of the Supreme Court... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 19

RECALLING A TIME WHEN SUPREME COURT NOMINATIONS WERE MUCH EASIER


On Monday, one of White's former law clerks, Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, will appear at his own Supreme Court confirmation hearing... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 10

SARAH WEDDINGTON, ROE V WADE ATTORNEY, ON TRUMP'S THREAT TO ABORTION RIGHTS


I had to argue it twice in the supreme court - in 1971, and again in 1972... READ MORE

12th March, 2017 1066

INDIAN COURT REJECTS PLEA TO ABORT FOETUS WITH DOWN'S SYNDROME


In 2015, the Supreme Court allowed a 14-year-old rape victim to abort a foetus after the 20-week limit... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 2

TRUMP'S TRANSGENDER MOVE PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON SUPREME COURT CASE


The Trump administration's announcement only underscores the need for the Supreme Court to bring some clarity here, he added... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 486

FEDS NOT RUSHING TRAVEL-BAN APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT


The department did not say whether it would try to appeal that ruling to the Supreme Court... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 21

DOJ REQUESTS SEATTLE JUDGE POSTPONE FURTHER ACTION ON TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN


Days after Trump signed the executive order, Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States, Judge Robart granted a temporary restraining order... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 55

SUPREME COURT TIE MEANS TROUBLE FOR EXECUTIVE ORDER


Trump Travel Ban Update Supreme Court Tie Means Trouble For Executive Order... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 199

THE NEXT STEPS IN THE LEGAL FIGHT OVER TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN


SUPREME COURT APPEAL The government could file an emergency appeal to the Supreme Court and ask the justices to restore the ban... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 0

ACTUALLY TRUMP HAS A DUTY TO BAN DANGEROUS IMMIGRANTS


Then again, Obama himself tried that technique in advance of the Supreme Court ruling on the ObamaCare case... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 651

DONALD TRUMP'S 'MUSLIM TRAVEL BAN' SUSPENSION UPHELD BY US APPEALS COURT


US Appeals Court Upholds Suspension Of Donald Trump's 'Muslim Travel Ban'... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 401

ISRAELI KNESSET VOTES IN FAVOUR OF LEGALISING 4,000 SETTLER HOMES


So, arguing on the basis of international law may be not a very strong argument before the Supreme Court... READ MORE

8th February, 2017 137

SHOWDOWN SET AS PANEL OF JUDGES WEIGHS COURT-ORDERED FREEZE ON TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN


Whatever the appeals court decides, either side could ask the Supreme Court to intervene... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 0

AT LEAST 20 DEAD IN BOMB BLAST OUTSIDE AFGHAN SUPREME COURT


Afghan security personnel stand guard at the site of Tuesday's suicide blast near the Afghan Supreme Court in Kabul... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 449

KABUL BLAST OUTSIDE HIGH COURT KILLS MORE THAN 20 PEOPLE


A suicide attacker detonated a bomb-rigged vehicle as workers were leaving the Supreme Court complex... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 26

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT FILES APPEAL TO REINSTATE TRUMP TRAVEL BAN AMID TEARFUL AIRPORT REUNIONS


How and when a case might get to the Supreme Court is unclear... READ MORE

7th February, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Supreme Court

SUPREME COURT BLOCKS OBAMA CLIMATE CHANGE RULES


Nor can it dampen the overwhelming public support for action on climate change and clean energy... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 19943

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE 'SETTLED'; ROE V WADE CAN BE CHANGED


Donald Trump Same-sex marriage 'settled' Roe v Wade can be changed... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 14322

INDIA COURT BANS RELIGION, CASTE IN ELECTION CAMPAIGNS


Monday's Supreme Court ruling warned politicians who disqualify election candidates based on these two factors... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 5576

SRI SRINIVASAN: SUPREME COURT JUSTICE IN THE MAKING?


This story was first published on May 23, 2013. Srikanth Srinivasan is seen as a possible nominee by President Obama to the Supreme Court... READ MORE

14th February, 2016 2739

JUDGES SET TO RULE ON TALIBAN BOMB MAKER SUING UK GOVERNMENT


The Supreme Court is expected to put hurdles in the way of Mohammed's claim... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 2712

INDIAN COURT ORDERS CINEMAS TO PLAY NATIONAL ANTHEM


All cinemas must play the Indian national anthem before movie screenings and all exits will be shut during that time, the country's Supreme Court has ruled... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 2501

PAKISTAN DELAYS ASIA BIBI BLASPHEMY APPEAL


Top court adjourns final appeal in case of Asia Bibi, on death row since 2010, after a judge recuses from bench... READ MORE

13th October, 2016 2122

TREES MAY INCREASE AIR POLLUTION ON CITY STREETS


It is not always true that trees reduce air pollution... READ MORE

1st December, 2016 2075

AMERICA'S SUPREME COURT PICKS ARE HIGHLY POLITICIZED. THEY DON'T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY.


Parliament, other higher courts and the president can each appoint one-third of the 15 Supreme Court judges... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 1645

BREXIT CANT BEGIN WITHOUT PARLIAMENT SUPREME COURT RULES


U.K. Parliament Must Approve Start of a??Brexita?? Talks, Supreme Court Rules... READ MORE

24th January, 2017 1517

CANADA'S TOP COURT TO RULE ON METIS, NON-STATUS INDIAN RIGHTS


Hunting, fishing and forestry rights for non-status Indians could be acknowledged and respected, according to the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples... READ MORE

14th April, 2016 1449

WHAT DOES THE ARTICLE 50 VOTE MEAN FOR BREXIT AND WHAT HAPPENS NEXT WITH BRITAIN'S DEPARTURE FROM THE EU?A


On Monday, eleven Supreme Court judges began hearing a Government appeal calling for Mrs May to be able to trigger Article 50 without the approval of Parliament... READ MORE

6th December, 2016 933

2 RULINGS TODAY FROM CANADA'S TOP COURT STRIKES DOWN MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES FOR DRUGS AND BAIL CONDITIONS


The Safe Streets and Communities Act, also known as C10, made sweeping changes to Canada's criminal justice system, including mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders... READ MORE

15th April, 2016 837

NOTEBOOK SCALIAS SUPREME COURT SEAT AND THE NEXT FRONTIER IN POLITICAL HARDBALL


Only two Supreme Court justices have died in office in the last 60 years... READ MORE

16th February, 2016 704

BATTLE LINES OVER ABORTION REINFORCED AS TRUMP ERA ENERGIZES OPPONENTS


And Trump, who has vowed to appoint only anti-abortion judges to the Supreme Court, will soon nominate a justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia... READ MORE

28th January, 2017 669

DOCTOR LEGALLY ASSISTS PATIENT TO DIE IN FIRST KNOWN CANADIAN CASE


A Quebec City patient has died with the help of a doctor in the first known case since the province allowed medical aid in dying... READ MORE

15th January, 2016 646

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE RULING FACES RELIGIOUS RIGHTS BATTLE IN TEXAS


Supreme Court ruling a new battle for same-sex marriage erupted in Texas where government leaders asserted their citizens religious liberties trumped the individual right to marry... READ MORE

29th June, 2015 595

'#STAYMADABBY': AFRICAN AMERICAN GRADUATES RESPOND TO SUPREME COURT AFFIRMATIVE ACTION CASE WITH HUMOR, PRIDE


If UT Austin's race-conscious admissions policy is not upheld, the decision has the potential to end affirmative action at colleges and universities across the country... READ MORE

11th December, 2015 488

GETTING DRUNK ON YOUR OWN FRONT PORCH IS NOT ILLEGAL, RULES US COURT


Patience Paye a 29-year-old woman from the city of Waterloo had taken her case to appeal after being convicted of public intoxication ... READ MORE

13th June, 2015 451

AS AMERICANS TAKE UP POPULISM THE SUPREME COURT EMBRACES BUSINESS


The early 20th-century approach closely associated with Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis saw big business as a political problem, not just an economic one... READ MORE

12th March, 2016 407

SENATE REPUBLICANS RULE OUT ACTION ON OBAMA HIGH COURT PICK


Under the U.S. Constitution, the Senate has the power to confirm or reject a president's Supreme Court selection... READ MORE

24th February, 2016 385

NOBODY ON EARTH COULD MAKE A GOOD ENOUGH SUPREME COURT JUSTICE FOR REPUBLICANS


Sure, he'd allow prayer in schools, but really, do conservatives nowadays want a compromise candidate for Supreme Court justice?... READ MORE

15th February, 2016 365

FORMER REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE SANTORUM ENDORSES TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT


Last Wednesday, Trump unveiled a list of 11 judges he would consider, if elected, to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court... READ MORE

25th May, 2016 365

HERE'S HOW SCALIA'S DEATH AFFECTS SUPREME COURT RULINGS THIS YEAR


00 39 Following the news that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had died, Sen... READ MORE

15th February, 2016 360

JURY SAYS 3 OF 4 ACCUSED HUMAN SMUGGLERS IN MV SUN SEA CASE NOT GUILTY


Lesly Emmanuel, Nadarajah Mahendran and Thampeernayagam Rajaratnam were acquitted by the jury after their lawyers argued they had acted on humanitarian grounds or had been misidentified... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 358

WHO DONALD TRUMP SHOULD APPOINT TO THE SUPREME COURT


Judge Bill Pryor is on President-elect Trump's list of potential Supreme court nominees... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 348

TENSIONS BUILD AS SUPREME COURT READIES BLOCKBUSTER RULINGS


Many legal experts predict the court will legalize gay marriage nationwide by finding that the U.S... READ MORE

22nd June, 2015 341

SUPREME COURT TEMPORARILY BLOCKS LOUISIANA ABORTION LAW


The abortion providers contend the law was designed to shut down abortion clinics by requiring hospital admitting privileges that are difficult for their doctors to secure... READ MORE

5th March, 2016 330

SUPREME COURT BREXIT JUDGMENT: WHEN IS IT AND WILL IT DERAIL LEAVING THE EU?


ALL SECTIONS More Supreme Court Brexit judgment When is it and will it derail leaving the EU?... READ MORE

23rd January, 2017 310

OBAMA MIGRANT PLAN FAILS TO PASS SUPREME COURT


The Supreme Court has announced it is split on President Barack Obama's plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants living illegally in the US... READ MORE

23rd June, 2016 298


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