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Economy Nov 26Supreme Court hears Apple monopoly case on App Store pricing
Apple customers say the company has unfairly monopolized the market for iPhone apps, which leads to higher prices.
Politics Nov 23Trump administration asks Supreme Court to hear transgender military case
The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to fast-track cases on the president's decision to prevent certain transgender people from serving in the military.
Politics Nov 21Chief Justice John Roberts pushes back on President Trump’s criticism of ‘Obama judge’
The pre-Thanksgiving dustup was the first time that Roberts, the Republican-appointed leader of the federal judiciary, has offered even a hint of criticism of Trump, who has several times blasted federal judges who have ruled against him.
Nation Oct 10Chief Justice Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh ethics complaints
The complaints deal with statements Kavanaugh made during his confirmation hearings.
Politics Oct 09Kavanaugh to hear his first arguments as Supreme Court justice
A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice.
Politics Oct 08WATCH: Kavanaugh promises to be a ‘team player’ on Supreme Court
Kavanaugh was sworn in by retired Justice Anthony Kennedy at an entirely ceremonial event Monday at the White House. He officially became a member of the high court Saturday.
Politics Sep 18Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Brett Kavanaugh
The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the allegations.
Nation Sep 05WATCH LIVE: Day 3 of Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings
Pressured by Democrats with Donald Trump on their minds, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh rejected repeated efforts at Wednesday's Senate confirmation hearing to reveal his views about a president pardoning himself or being forced to testify in a criminal case.
Politics Sep 05WATCH: The first quality of a good judge is independence, Kavanaugh says
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said in his first day of questioning from senators that being a good judge also requires paying attention to the words of the Constitution and the words of laws, "not doing what I want to…
Politics Aug 06Former Clarence Thomas clerks are a big presence in Trump administration
Twenty-two Thomas clerks, roughly 20 percent of the people who have snagged coveted jobs in his Supreme Court office since 1991, either hold political appointments in the Trump administration or have been nominated to judgeships by Trump.