WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court tried to figure out Tuesday whether immigrants should get a second chance in court when bad legal advice leads to a guilty plea and certain deportation. The justices seemed divided during an argument about what…
"Texas cannot satisfactorily explain why it applies current medical standards for diagnosing intellectual disability," Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote.
Senate Republicans and Democrats appear to be on collision course over President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court and whether to changes Senate rules to get him confirmed.
By Associated Press
Senate Democrats forced a one-week delay in a committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. They will now vote April 3.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The top Democrat in the Senate said Thursday he will oppose the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court and encouraged other Democrats to reject President Donald Trump's choice, setting up a showdown with majority Republicans.
Some highlights from the third day of Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
By PBS NewsHour
In Judge Neil Gorsuch’s third day of questioning, Democratic senators pressed the Supreme Court nominee on how he interprets the Constitution as well as the effect of partisan politics on the court. Judy Woodruff analyzes today’s hearing with Marcia Coyle…
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
The court sided with parents of an autistic teen in Colorado who said their public school did not do enough to help their son make progress. They sought reimbursement for the cost of sending him to private school.
By Daniel Bush and News Desk
The hearings start at 11 a.m. EST on Monday, March 20. Watch live on this page.
In more than 11 hours of questioning Tuesday, Judge Neil Gorsuch defended his judicial record, philosophy and past work on Republican campaigns as he tried to stress his independence from outside influence, the importance of precedents and his unwillingness to…
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