Latest Supreme Court of the United States News

Sheryl Sandberg steps into abortion fight with ACLU donation

Oct. 04, 2022 09:11 AM EDT

Sheryl Sandberg opened her next chapter as a full-time philanthropist Tuesday with a donation to the American Civil Liberties Union to fight state abortion bans across the country. Sandberg, who officially left her position as Facebook’s parent company Meta’s chief operating...

Biden marks 100 days since Dobbs ruling as Dems eye midterms

Oct. 04, 2022 05:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is highlighting his administration's efforts to protect access to abortion as he marks 100 days since the Supreme Court overturned a national right to the procedure and Democrats hope the issue will galvanize their voters ahead of the midterm...

Supreme Court takes up key voting rights case from Alabama

Oct. 04, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up an Alabama redistricting case that could have far-reaching effects on minority voting power across the United States. The justices are hearing arguments Tuesday in the latest high-court showdown over the federal Voting Rights Act,...

The Onion and the Supreme Court. Not a parody

Oct. 04, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Onion has some serious things to say in defense of parody. The satirical site that manages to persuade people to believe the absurd has filed a Supreme Court brief in support of a man who was arrested and prosecuted for making fun of police on social media. ...

Justices won't revive Oakland's lawsuit over loss of Raiders

Oct. 03, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected Oakland's last-ditch effort to revive an antitrust lawsuit against the National Football League over the Raiders' move to Las Vegas in 2020. The city had been seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in its claim that the league...

Indiana ACLU: No rush to halt judge's pause on abortion ban

Oct. 03, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

Indianapolis (AP) — Attorneys for Indiana abortion rights supporters argued Monday there is no rush to suspend a judge's decision temporarily letting abortions continue in the state. It's the latest legal step in the fight over the state's recent abortion ban. Indiana's abortion...

High court will hear social media terrorism lawsuits

Oct. 03, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear two cases seeking to hold social media companies financially responsible for terrorist attacks. The cases are seen as an important test of the federal law that generally makes internet companies exempt from liability for the material...

Supreme Court welcomes the public again, and a new justice

Oct. 03, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its new term Monday with a new justice on the bench, the public back in the courtroom and a spirited debate in a case that pits environmental protections against property rights. The new member of the court, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson,...

US Supreme Court won't hear troopers' appeal in records case

Oct. 03, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by the Connecticut State Police Union in its challenge of a police accountability law that allows public disclosure of certain state trooper personnel files and internal investigation reports. At...

High court rejects Russian company's dispute with Ukraine

Oct. 03, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a Russian oil company in a dispute with Ukraine worth millions, a win for the company as Russia continues to wage war in Ukraine. The justices said Monday they would not intervene in a dispute between PAO Tatneft, one of Russia's...