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Justices hold 1st meeting since leak of draft Roe opinion

May. 12, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s nine justices met in private Thursday for the first time since the leak of a draft opinion that would overrule Roe v. Wade and sharply curtail abortion rights in roughly half the states. The court offered no word on what was discussed in the...

What is Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion access case?

May. 03, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

A leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court decision suggests the country's highest court could be poised to overturn the constitutional right to abortion, allowing individual states to more heavily regulate or even ban the procedure. WHAT DOES ‘ROE V. WADE’ REFER TO? ...

What we know about Justice Clarence Thomas' hospitalization

Mar. 21, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas remains hospitalized in Washington after being diagnosed with an infection but does not have COVID-19, the Supreme Court said Monday. The high court announced Sunday evening that the 73-year-old justice had entered the hospital Friday after...

All smiles, Jackson tries for Senate reset on Supreme Court

Mar. 12, 2022 14:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Engaging in lawyerly small talk, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley was telling Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson this past week how he met his wife while clerking at the high court. Jackson already knew the story, he discovered. She even “filled in some of...

Biden's past Supreme Court experience helped inform choice

Mar. 03, 2022 05:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden knows better than anyone the unexpected turns a Supreme Court nomination can take after it lands on Capitol Hill. As the longtime chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Biden presided over two of the most contentious nominations in modern...

Today in History

Feb. 18, 2022 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2022. There are 316 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 2001, auto racing star Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a crash at the Daytona 500; he was 49. ...