Justices have retained the landmark ruling while allowing many state restrictions on abortion.

Justice Clarence Thomas said overruling a 40-year precedent is justified because it wrongly interpreted the Constitution.

In opinions Monday, justices detailed what usually is discussed in private.


The long-serving justice has written a memoir and says he is concerned about the Supreme Court’s direction on issues he thought were already settled.

The decision, similar to rulings in other states, comes as the Supreme Court considers whether courts even have a role to play in gerrymandering cases.

The president’s tweet on impeachment exacerbates a dilemma facing Chief Justice John Roberts, who took the unprecedented step of publicly admonishing Trump last year.

Chief justice’s 13-page opinion prompts 31 pages of dissent from the court’s liberals.

The administration insists the question is important. Critics say asking it will undermine accuracy.

The three cases share a common question: whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act is broad enough to encompass discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

The administration’s plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 form has brought intense scrutiny on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Artist Erik Brunetti is challenging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s decision not to register his FUCT clothing line.

First Amendment case challenges prohibitions on registering “scandalous” titles.

The middle-of-the-night order came too late for the state to carry out the execution of Christopher Lee Price, and Alabama will have to ask a state court to set another date.

The court’s conservatives said Russell Bucklew has not shown that Missouri’s lethal injection method would be cruel and unusual. His lawyers say he suffers from cavernous hemangioma, which causes tumors that could rupture during the execution.

The court took different stances in cases involving Muslim and Buddhist death-row inmates.

Democratic legislative leaders have said they will not move the legislation.

Justices say Texas can’t execute an inmate without his Buddhist spiritual adviser.

A precedent written by Justice Antonin Scalia is at stake — but it is fellow conservatives who want to abandon it.

Liberal justices think it is a threat, and conservatives wonder whether courts have a role in policing it.

In a separate case, the court ruled in favor of an Alaskan moose hunter.

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