For the latest NewsHour Bookshelf, Gwen Ifill sits down with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to discuss her new book, “In My Own Words" -- her first since she was appointed to the court. Ginsburg reflects on the origins…
As the late Justice Antonin Scalia's seat remains empty, the Supreme Court begins a new term with only eight members. What challenges will arise from the reduced size of the nation's highest court? Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal…
By Laura Santhanam
In 1997, Duane Edward Buck was sentenced to die after he was convicted of killing two people and wounding a third in Houston, Texas. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today to decide whether Buck received a fair trial.
By PBS NewsHour
The Supreme Court has refused to rehear a case over President Obama’s executive action aimed at protecting millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. The decision reflects the continuing difficulty of the court’s deadlock without a ninth justice. Gwen Ifill looks…
By Kassia Halcli
Supreme Court arguments begin today with the illusion that the justices’ work from the previous term is over. But in fact, the justices spend years reworking their opinions after they are initially released, purging them of grammatical, spelling, stylistic, and…
By Rick Callahan, Associated Press
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court’s order blocking Indiana Gov. Mike Pence from barring state agencies from helping Syrian refugees resettle in the state.
By Associated Press
The justices could still resolve the same issue in another case the court took up last week.
He is suspended until 2019, the end of his term on the state's highest court.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
The Supreme Court will hear a First Amendment challenge over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks in a case that could affect the Washington Redskins.
By PBS NewsHour
With the election just six weeks away, we can begin to imagine what the candidates would actually do if they reach the Oval Office. What would Hillary Clinton propose and get done in the first days of her presidency? Lisa…
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