What Is Court Packing? A Hot Debate Topic, Joe Biden Says 'He's Not A Fan'There has been a lot of back-and-forth about court packing. What does that term really mean?
Stimulus Check Update: How Will Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Affect Talks?Any possible stimulus package must pass through the Senate, which is now focused on installing Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Deadly DC Sniper Shootings CaseThe Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.
Muslim Advocates Urge Supreme Court To 'Protect Church-State Divide' In Bladensburg Cross CaseA Muslim advocacy group is urging the Supreme Court to protect a church-state divide in regards to the Bladensburg Cross, a 40-foot monument at an intersection in a Maryland suburb.
Senate Votes To Move Forward With Judge Brett Kavanaugh NominationThe US Senate voted narrowly to advance Brett Kavanaugh to the threshold of the Supreme Court, as President Donald Trump's pick survived a dramatic procedural vote that could have effectively killed his nomination after sexual assault allegations were made against him.
Senate Set To Begin Reviewing FBI Report On KavanaughSenators Thursday morning are reviewing the supplemental FBI background file for Brett Kavanaugh, which could determine the fate of embattled Supreme Court nominee.
Brett Kavanaugh Denies Assault Charges, Calls Process A 'National Disgrace'Brett Kavanaugh portrayed himself as a victim Thursday, saying he and his family have been "totally and permanently destroyed" by the sexual assault allegations he faces.
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.
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.