By John Yang, Courtney Norris
After years of pressure in and out of court, the NCAA moved this week to allow athletes to make money. Beginning Thursday, college athletes in the U.S. will be able to make financial deals that capitalize on their celebrity. Kevin…
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justices.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a Pennsylvania school was wrong to suspend a girl from cheerleading over a social media post. The justices also struck down a California regulation allowing labor unions to recruit agricultural…
In our news wrap Monday, incoming Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi ruled out a possible meeting with President Biden but called again for a return to the 2015 nuclear deal, and lifting of U.S. sanctions on Iran. New Zealand weightlifter Laurel…
By John Yang, Alex D'Elia
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a blow to the NCAA as the justices sided with former college athletes in a dispute over compensation. While the unanimous ruling was limited to education-related benefits, like postgraduate scholarships and paying for…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
An unusual coalition of Supreme Court justices has joined to rule in favor of an immigrant fighting deportation. By a 6-3 vote, the court sided with Agusto Niz-Chavez.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
If the former college athletes who brought the case win, colleges could end up competing for talented student athletes by offering over-the-top education benefits worth tens of thousands of dollars.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from Kentucky’s attorney general, who wants to be allowed to defend a restriction on abortion rights that lower courts had struck down.
By Tom Casciato
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1972 that non-unanimous juries—those that convict a defendant with a split decision—are a violation of the 6th Amendment. But a loophole, until recently, allowed two states to maintain the practice. Special Correspondent Tom Casciato…
Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the opinion Thursday for a 5-3 conservative majority that ruled against a Mexican citizen who entered the U.S. illegally and has lived in the country for 25 years.
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