Selling execution drugs “is an expression of political views, no different than signing a referendum petition or selling a t-shirt,” an anonymous pharmacy argues in a new court filing.
Donald Trump on Wednesday reportedly backed the now-rejected NYPD tactic that former Judge Shira Scheindlin struck down in 2013. Scheindlin tells BuzzFeed News that Trump has it wrong, calling the policy “destructive.”
Here’s everything you need to know about the Supreme Court and the 2016 election.
Gloucester County School Board in Virginia has asked the Supreme Court to reverse an appeals court ruling in favor of the transgender student.
The military’s decision — which the military will not confirm — follows a recommendation made by Manning’s psychologist more than five months ago.
Ohio Democrats were challenging a law that eliminated a week when people in the state could register to vote and cast an early vote at the same time.
A federal appeals court will rehear a case that would have forced the state to reveal the identity of its drug supplier. This time, the supplier will be allowed — anonymously — to weigh in on the matter.
A law ending the party-line voting practice was due to go into effect, but a lower court had stopped it from going into effect. Although Michigan’s Secretary of State asked the justices to put that ruling on hold so the law could be enforced in November’s elections, the Supreme Court denied her request on Friday morning.
With two months to go until Election Day, Senate Democrats and their allies begin a push for Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court nomination, which has been stalled by Republicans for months.
Robert Jennings was scheduled to be executed in October for the 1988 murder of a Houston police officer.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton — joined by 12 others states’ officials — on Wednesday urged a federal judge in North Carolina to put challenges to that state’s anti-transgender law on hold for now.
The justices were split 4-4 on whether to grant Gov. Pat McCrory’s request to put a lower court ruling against the restrictions on hold.
The president has now commuted the sentences of nearly 700 people during his presidency.
The Gloucester County School Board is asking the justices to reverse a lower court decision in favor of a transgender student.
Ronaldo Ruiz was set to be executed on Aug. 31, but — as with the prior six scheduled executions in Texas that have been stayed or delayed — a Texas court ordered a stay of execution for him on Friday.
A narrow ruling granting a preliminary injunction to those who sued after passage of North Carolina’s HB 2.
Justice Department opposes North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, who is asking the Supreme Court to put a lower court ruling on hold so the state can enforce the restrictions in this election.
The lawsuit alleges that the Affordable Care Act regulation addressing transgender coverage, as well as abortion-related coverage, “not only forces healthcare professionals to violate their medical judgment, it also forces them to violate their deeply held religious beliefs.”
As the death penalty slows across the U.S., some counties continue to impose significant numbers of new death sentences. A report out Tuesday looks at eight key counties — including one in Arizona where 28 death sentences were imposed between 2010 and 2015.
U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor issued the preliminary injunction sought by Texas and 10 other states who sued the Obama administration over its transgender rules.