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Joan Biskupic

Factbox: Major U.S. Supreme Court abortion rights cases

Jun 27 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court's key rulings on abortion, dating to the landmark 1973 decision that legalized the procedure nationwide, have long provoked social, religious and political tensions.

Photos reveal U.S. Supreme Court justices in private moments

Jun 23 2016

WASHINGTON As he chatted with law clerks in his chambers, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas laughed so hard he looked as though he might tumble from his chair. | Video

Srinivasan or Garland likely Obama choice for U.S. Supreme Court - source

Mar 16 2016

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is likely to announce either Judge Sri Srinivasan or Judge Merrick Garland as his pick for U.S. Supreme Court nominee and the announcement could come as early as Wednesday, a source familiar with the selection process said.

Factbox: Potential nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court

Mar 08 2016

President Barack Obama is narrowing his search for a nominee to fill the pivotal vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the Feb. 13 death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia. The Republican-led U.S. Senate has the authority to approve, or reject, any nominee to the high court.

Supreme Court justices heap warmth, wit on Scalia

Mar 01 2016

WASHINGTON At a deeply personal, at times amusing, memorial service for Antonin Scalia on Tuesday, Justice Clarence Thomas recalled that the two ardent conservatives shared many "buck each other up" chats at the U.S. Supreme Court.

U.S. Supreme Court justices heap warmth, wit on Scalia

Mar 01 2016

WASHINGTON At a deeply personal, at times amusing, memorial service for Antonin Scalia on Tuesday, Justice Clarence Thomas recalled that the two ardent conservatives shared many "buck each other up" chats at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Factbox: Major U.S. Supreme Court rulings on abortion rights

Mar 01 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court's key rulings on abortion, dating to the landmark 1973 decision that legalized the procedure nationwide, have long provoked social, religious and political tensions.

Thomas ends decade of self-imposed silence at Supreme Court

Feb 29 2016

WASHINGTON Clarence Thomas ended a decade of silence from the bench during Supreme Court arguments on Monday when the conservative justice unexpectedly posed questions during a gun rights case from Maine. | Video

U.S. court test on abortion reflects success of strategy shift

Feb 29 2016

WASHINGTON When the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday hears a major abortion case for the first time in nearly a decade, the regulations at issue will not involve fetuses or the mother, but rather standards for doctors and facilities where the procedure is performed.

U.S. court test on abortion reflects success of strategy shift

Feb 28 2016

WASHINGTON When the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday hears a major abortion case for the first time in nearly a decade, the regulations at issue will not involve fetuses or the mother, but rather standards for doctors and facilities where the procedure is performed.

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