Supreme Court

Supreme Court coverage from Reuters.

Politics3 days ago

The Supreme Court building is seen from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of a fiercely contested plan by President Donald Trump's administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, agreeing on Friday to an expedited review of a judge's ruling blocking the plan.

U.S. Legal News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen during a group portrait session for the new full court at the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the court on Friday for the first time after weeks of recuperating from lung cancer surgery and missing oral arguments in January, a court official said on Friday.

Big Story 107 days ago

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ teens in the United States are three times more likely than heterosexual teens to live in foster care, often after being rejected by their families over their sexuality, according to research released on Monday.

Politics10 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives for the swearing in ceremony of Neil Gorsuch as an associate Supreme Court Justice in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Pivotal votes cast by U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts in abortion and death penalty cases have underscored his new standing as the Supreme Court's ideological center and the outsized role he may play in major rulings for years to come.

U.S. News10 days ago

Death row inmate Domineque Ray, 42, is shown in this booking photo in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S., provided February 7, 2019.  Alabama Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS

A Muslim man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, as originally scheduled, after the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to allow the execution, denying his request for an imam's presence in the execution chamber.

U.S. News10 days ago

FILE PHOTO - An abortion rights activist holds up a sign as marchers take part in the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday stopped a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect in its first major test on abortion since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy last summer.

Politics12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A counter-protester holds an anti-Trump sign behind an anti-abortion demonstrator as the annual March for Life concludes at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, U.S. January 27, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/File Photo

President Donald Trump urged lawmakers in his State of the Union address to put new limits on abortion, but partisan division in the U.S. Congress means the Supreme Court likely will set the agenda on the divisive issue, as it has for decades.

Politics12 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump called for curbs on certain types of abortions in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, citing recent legislation and debates in Virginia and New York on later-term abortions. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

U.S. President Donald Trump called for curbs on late-term abortion in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, citing controversies over the issue in New York and Virginia.

Sports News15 days ago

Silquia Patel, (R), 29, celebrates after making her bets at the FANDUEL sportsbook during the Super Bowl LIII in East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S., February 3, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A roar went up inside the FanDuel Sportsbook in New Jersey on Sunday, but play in the Super Bowl had not even started.

Politics17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year's retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights.

Business News25 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010.

Big Story 1025 days ago

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly one in 50 U.S. high school students considers themself transgender, and more than a third of those say they attempted suicide in the previous year, according to the first study of its kind by a government agency released on Thursday.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump announces the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) as U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross looks on during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday it will urge the Supreme Court to rule by the end of its term in June on a bid to implement a plan, blocked by a judge, to ask people in the 2020 national census whether they are U.S. citizens.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Light from the setting sun shines on the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed President Donald Trump a victory on his policy barring many transgender people from the military, lifting lower court rulings that had blocked it on constitutional grounds from going into effect.

Politicsa month ago

The setting sun is seen reflecting off 1 World Trade Center and other buildings in Manhattan in New York City, U.S., December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday took up its biggest gun rights case in nearly a decade, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the influential National Rifle Association lobby group to New York City's strict limits on handgun owners transporting their firearms outside of the home.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: A worker clears snow from the steps outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let an unidentified foreign government-owned company appeal under seal a grand jury subpoena possibly related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election, and the firm said a ruling against it would "wreak havoc" on American foreign policy.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: People participate in a protest in defense of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or DACA in New York, NY, U.S., September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court closed the door at least for now on President Donald Trump's effort to end protections for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants dubbed "Dreamers," with the justices again silent on Tuesday on three related appeals.

U.S. Legal Newsa month ago

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to revive Swiss drug company Helsinn Healthcare S.A.'s patent on the lucrative anti-nausea drug Aloxi in a victory for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which launched a generic version of it last year.

U.S. Legal Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: People wait in line to attend the opening day of the new term of the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo

It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.

U.S. Legal Newsa month ago

The U.S. Supreme Court building in seen in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled arguments that had been scheduled for next month in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration relating to its contentious move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census.

Politics3 days ago

The Supreme Court building is seen from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of a fiercely contested plan by President Donald Trump's administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, agreeing on Friday to an expedited review of a judge's ruling blocking the plan.

U.S. Legal News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen during a group portrait session for the new full court at the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the court on Friday for the first time after weeks of recuperating from lung cancer surgery and missing oral arguments in January, a court official said on Friday.

Big Story 107 days ago

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ teens in the United States are three times more likely than heterosexual teens to live in foster care, often after being rejected by their families over their sexuality, according to research released on Monday.

Politics10 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives for the swearing in ceremony of Neil Gorsuch as an associate Supreme Court Justice in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Pivotal votes cast by U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts in abortion and death penalty cases have underscored his new standing as the Supreme Court's ideological center and the outsized role he may play in major rulings for years to come.

U.S. News10 days ago

Death row inmate Domineque Ray, 42, is shown in this booking photo in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S., provided February 7, 2019.  Alabama Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS

A Muslim man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, as originally scheduled, after the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to allow the execution, denying his request for an imam's presence in the execution chamber.

U.S. News10 days ago

FILE PHOTO - An abortion rights activist holds up a sign as marchers take part in the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday stopped a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect in its first major test on abortion since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy last summer.

Politics12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A counter-protester holds an anti-Trump sign behind an anti-abortion demonstrator as the annual March for Life concludes at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, U.S. January 27, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/File Photo

President Donald Trump urged lawmakers in his State of the Union address to put new limits on abortion, but partisan division in the U.S. Congress means the Supreme Court likely will set the agenda on the divisive issue, as it has for decades.

Politics12 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump called for curbs on certain types of abortions in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, citing recent legislation and debates in Virginia and New York on later-term abortions. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

U.S. President Donald Trump called for curbs on late-term abortion in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, citing controversies over the issue in New York and Virginia.

Sports News15 days ago

Silquia Patel, (R), 29, celebrates after making her bets at the FANDUEL sportsbook during the Super Bowl LIII in East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S., February 3, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A roar went up inside the FanDuel Sportsbook in New Jersey on Sunday, but play in the Super Bowl had not even started.

Politics17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year's retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights.

Business News25 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling that resurrected a billion-dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp that dates to 2010.

Big Story 1025 days ago

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly one in 50 U.S. high school students considers themself transgender, and more than a third of those say they attempted suicide in the previous year, according to the first study of its kind by a government agency released on Thursday.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump announces the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) as U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross looks on during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday it will urge the Supreme Court to rule by the end of its term in June on a bid to implement a plan, blocked by a judge, to ask people in the 2020 national census whether they are U.S. citizens.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: Light from the setting sun shines on the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed President Donald Trump a victory on his policy barring many transgender people from the military, lifting lower court rulings that had blocked it on constitutional grounds from going into effect.

Politicsa month ago

The setting sun is seen reflecting off 1 World Trade Center and other buildings in Manhattan in New York City, U.S., December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday took up its biggest gun rights case in nearly a decade, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the influential National Rifle Association lobby group to New York City's strict limits on handgun owners transporting their firearms outside of the home.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: A worker clears snow from the steps outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let an unidentified foreign government-owned company appeal under seal a grand jury subpoena possibly related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election, and the firm said a ruling against it would "wreak havoc" on American foreign policy.

Politicsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: People participate in a protest in defense of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or DACA in New York, NY, U.S., September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court closed the door at least for now on President Donald Trump's effort to end protections for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants dubbed "Dreamers," with the justices again silent on Tuesday on three related appeals.

U.S. Legal Newsa month ago

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to revive Swiss drug company Helsinn Healthcare S.A.'s patent on the lucrative anti-nausea drug Aloxi in a victory for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which launched a generic version of it last year.

U.S. Legal Newsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: People wait in line to attend the opening day of the new term of the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein/File Photo

It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.

U.S. Legal Newsa month ago

The U.S. Supreme Court building in seen in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled arguments that had been scheduled for next month in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration relating to its contentious move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census.

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