Oklahoma Lawmakers OK Bill Criminalizing Performing AbortionOklahoma lawmakers have moved to effectively ban abortion in their state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure
Obama Nominates Merrick Garland to Supreme CourtPresident Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday.
Late Supreme Court Justice Hated Washington RedskinsOne topic that might also be interesting for D.C. sports fans to watch is the next justice's opinion of the Washington Redskins.
Supreme Court Justice Scalia Found Dead at 79Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, died Saturday. He was 79.
Scalia: It's Possible Some Black Students Might Benefit At 'Less Advanced,' 'Slower-Track' SchoolsJustice Antonin Scalia suggested it's possible that some black students would benefit from being at a "less advanced" and "slower-track school," instead of Texas' flagship campus in Austin, where some are "being pushed ahead in classes that are too fast for them."
Justices Revive Maryland Redistricting ChallengeThe Supreme Court has sided with Maryland residents who say a judge prematurely threw out their challenge to the state's 2011 redistricting.
Justices Reject Challenge to Local Assault Weapons BanActing in the aftermath of the San Bernardino mass shooting, the Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from gun owners who challenged a Chicago suburb's ban on assault weapons.
Justices Agree to Hear First Abortion Case Since 2007The Supreme Court is taking on its first abortion case in eight years, a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics.
Obama Appeals to Supreme Court Over His Immigration PlanThe Obama administration will ask the Supreme Court to weigh in on the president's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation.
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Law Student's Redistricting CaseTwo things set first-year law student Stephen Shapiro apart from his classmates at American University in Washington. At 55, he's old enough to be a father to most of his classmates. And on Wednesday a lawsuit he filed will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Scalia: 'It Wouldn't Surprise Me' If Supreme Court Invalidates Death PenaltyReferencing rulings to restrict capital punishment and changing sentiment within the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia said Tuesday he wouldn't be surprised if the nation's highest court invalidates the death penalty.
Supreme Court Reinstates Former Officer's Murder ConvictionThe Supreme Court has reinstated the murder conviction of a former Baltimore police sergeant who killed his girlfriend in 1993.