U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rules Against Inmate in Death Penalty Case

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against an Alabama inmate whose lawyers argued that his trial counsel should have done more to try to show he is intellectually disabled and therefore he should be spared a death sentence. In an unsigned 6-3 opinion, the conservative majority on Friday reversed an 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit to Overturn Joe Biden’s Presidential Election Victory

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit backed by President Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court. Trump had called the lawsuit filed by Texas against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin “the big one.” The court’s order was its second…

U.S. Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day. Barrett will be the third Supreme Court justice nominated by Trump. At 48, she is likely secure a conservative court majority for years to come. With no real power to stop the…

U.S. Senate Expected to Confirm Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court Monday

The Republican-led U.S. Senate has voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections. Barrett’s confirmation on Monday is hardly in doubt, with the majority Republicans mostly united in support behind President Donald Trump’s pick. But Democrats are poised to keep the Senate in session into the night in attempts to stall, arguing that…

Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces That the U.S. Supreme Court Has Granted Alabama’s Request to Halt Ruling on Curbside Voting

The U.S Supreme Court grants curbside voting by saying in quote: “Attorney General Steve Marshall announced that the U.S. Supreme Court  granted the State of Alabama’s emergency request for a stay of a federal district court’s order  that had purported to create curbside voting in Alabama. The High Court’s decision  Wednesday is its second in three months to protect the…

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Dies at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the longest serving woman on the U.S. Supreme Court and a strong liberal voice on issues dividing the nation, has died, the Supreme Court announced tonight. She was 87. “Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died this evening surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” the Court said…