COVID emergency orders are among `greatest intrusions on civil liberties,' Justice Gorsuch says
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch says emergency measures taken during the COVID-19 crisis that killed more than 1 million Americans were perhaps “the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country.”.
Trust in Supreme Court fell to lowest point in 50 years after abortion decision, poll shows
Confidence in the Supreme Court sank to its lowest point in at least 50 years in 2022, after the Dobbs decision that overturned the right to abortion and which led to state bans and other abortion restrictions.
What to know about judge's ruling on age limit for young gun buyers
A judge’s ruling striking down a federal law that bans licensed federal firearms dealers from selling handguns to young adults under 21 is the latest example of how a landmark Supreme Court decision is transforming the legal landscape around firearms.
Supreme Court sides with ex-Cuomo aide, others convicted of corruption related to 'Buffalo Billion'
The Supreme Court has ruled for a onetime top aide to ex-New York Gov_ Andrew Cuomo and for others who were convicted of corruption related to an economic development project known as the “Buffalo Billion.”.
DeSantis stacks conservative agenda; presidential run looms
From the death penalty to gender identity to abortion, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has cemented himself as a conservative standard bearer this year as he prepares to launch a presidential campaign sometime after the legislative session ends this week.
Republican effort to undo VA abortion rule fails in Senate
The Senate has rejected a Republican effort to reverse a Department of Veterans Affairs policy that would expand some abortion services to veterans regardless of state laws, a victory for President Joe Biden and Democrats who say the services are necessary medical care.
Report: Thomas sold real estate to donor, didn't report deal
Conservative mega-donor Harlan Crow purchased three properties belonging to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his family, in a transaction worth more than $100,000 that Thomas never reported, according to the non-profit investigative journalism organization ProPublica.
Supreme Court wrestles with lawsuit shield for social media
In its first case about the federal law that is credited with helping create the modern internet, the Supreme Court seems unlikely to side with a family wanting to hold Google liable for the death of their daughter who was killed in a terrorist attack.