The Trump Administration Has Stopped Fighting The Jan. 1 Deadline For Accepting Trans Military Recruits
The Justice Department announced Friday night that it will not be asking the Supreme Court to stop the Jan. 1 deadline for allowing transgender military recruits. The department also dropped several appeals over Trump's transgender military service policy, choosing instead to keep the challenges in district courts for now.
Supreme Court Rules The Trump Administration Doesn't Need To Turn Over DACA Documents At This Time
Challengers of the Trump administration's decision to end DACA are seeking internal government documents in an ongoing court challenge. The Supreme Court, however, ruled that they'll need to wait for now.
Supreme Court Allows Trump's Third Try At A Travel Ban To Go Into Effect
The justices allowed the latest, partial travel ban to go into effect. They added, though, that "we expect that the Court of Appeals" in both cases pending against the ban "will render [their] decision with appropriate dispatch."
Supreme Court Justices Uphold Convictions In A Decades-Old DC Murder Case
The US Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that even though prosecutors withheld evidence that was favorable to the defense in a high-profile murder case in the 1980s, the defendants failed to show it would have changed the outcome.
The Supreme Court Justices Reported Millions Of Dollars In Assets In 2016
The federal judiciary on Thursday released the latest financial reports filed by the US Supreme Court justices. Justice Neil Gorsuch received an extension to file, so his disclosure isn't available yet. Among the details: Justice Samuel Alito got a bronze hand as a gift.
Justices Consider Decades-Old DC Murder Case — With Possible Effect On Prosecutors Everywhere
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on the effect of prosecutors not turning over evidence about another potential suspect in a high-profile murder that has put several people behind bars for decades.
Democrats Will Try To Filibuster Trump's Supreme Court Nominee
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Thursday that he will force Republicans to find 60 votes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. If they can't, it will set up a showdown over whether Republicans will move to get rid of the filibuster for high court nominees.
Dems Launch Their Criticism Against Trump's Supreme Court Nominee: He's Not Obama's Nominee
Judge Neil Gorsuch, Trump's nominee for the US Supreme Court, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday for the first day of his confirmation hearing. Democrats spent a big part of the day lamenting that he wasn't Obama's blocked pick, Judge Merrick Garland.
A Federal Judge Offers A Behind-The-Bench Look At Trump's First Supreme Court Nominee
Judge Harris Hartz, who has served with Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch for the past decade, spoke with BuzzFeed News about what Gorsuch is like to work with and why be believes some of Gorsuch's critics have it wrong about his record.
Key Democrats Haven't Made Up Their Minds As They Prepare To Grill Supreme Court Nominee
With Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination hearings set to begin next week, several red state Democrats and even some liberal members say they haven't decided how they'll vote on President Trump's pick for the Supreme Court.
Neil Gorsuch Wants The Supreme Court To Rethink Agency Power — And That Could Hurt Trump
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s writings question how much deference federal agencies get in court. If the US Supreme Court reversed or weakened this pro-agency doctrine, agencies would have to meet a higher bar to fend off future legal challenges.
Here’s What Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Wrote About Excessive Force By Police
Judge Neil Gorsuch decided several cases over the years involving claims of “excessive force” by law enforcement, cases that raised questions about when police and other officials should be immune from lawsuits. His critics point to one decision siding with police as going too far. BuzzFeed News looked at his record on the issue.
Federal Prosecutors Want Broad Authority To Go After Supreme Court Protesters
Five men and women arrested this past year for disrupting US Supreme Court arguments scored a rare victory in late 2015 when a federal judge narrowed a law that criminalizes high court protests. Federal prosecutors appealed.