Courts & Law



Only six of the nine showed up for the ceremony. Justices Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer and Samuel Alito skipped it.

The issue concerns whether state or federal courts are the appropriate venue for such cases.

The court’s three liberal justices said they would keep in place a lower court order invoking the coronavirus pandemic as reason to ease restrictions.

In a different case, the popular singer showed that vindication — not money — is a worthy goal, Justice Elena Kagan says

The cases will probably become moot after Biden is sworn in Jan. 20.

Some liberals are eager for President-elect Joe Biden to nominate the first Black woman to the court.

He steered clear of any mention of President Trump’s demands that the Supreme Court act to change the outcome of the election.

The justices said in an unsigned opinion they are not deciding the merits in a case “riddled with contingencies and speculation.”

Two justices objected, but a majority said Danville Christian Academy may try again if Gov. Andy Beshear reimposes his order in January.

A lower court has said NCAA could not cap education-related compensation and benefits for student-athletes in Division I football and basketball programs.

The law was championed by Kris Kobach, who as Kansas secretary of state led President Trump’s short-lived voter fraud commission.

The president had long considered the Supreme Court his ace in the hole in any post-election litigation.

The justices ruled that the judge challenging the practice lacked legal standing.

The justices ruled unanimously that the men can seek monetary damages from government agents.

It was the first request to delay or overturn the results of the presidential election to reach the court.

Justices must decide whether Congress has provided a way for U.S. courts to hear allegations of wrongdoing in Germany and Hungary.

Lower court judges who have addressed the issue said the purpose of Medicaid was to provide the needy with health benefits, not to shed those eligible for its help.

Thursday’s order says a lower court should heed the high court’s recent decision blocking similar restrictions in New York.

The question could have consequences for thousands of convictions in Louisiana, Oregon and Puerto Rico.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court had said the “extraordinary” request to throw out millions of ballots was made too late.

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