Latest Samuel Alito News

Supreme Court leaves in place Puerto Rico cockfighting ban

Oct. 12, 2021 10:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a federal law that bars cockfighting in Puerto Rico. The high court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to the law. As is typical, the high court did not explain why it declined to take the case. ...

Justices' views on abortion in their own words and votes

Oct. 12, 2021 07:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion already is dominating the Supreme Court’s new term, months before the justices will decide whether to reverse decisions reaching back nearly 50 years. Not only is there Mississippi's call to overrule Roe v. Wade, but the court also soon will be asked again to...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Oct. 06, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

Kenosha News. October 6, 2021. Editorial: Tearing down Col. Heg statue was stunningly ignorant A statue of Col. Hans Christian Heg, a man who lived in Racine County before serving in the Civil War, was returned to its rightful place on the state...

Today in History

Oct. 05, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2021. There are 87 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 1989, a jury in Charlotte, North Carolina, convicted former P-T-L evangelist Jim...

A 'dangerous cabal'? Alito says high court is no such thing

Sep. 30, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

Justice Samuel Alito pushed back Thursday against criticism, including some from colleagues, that recent Supreme Court actions in major cases have been done hastily and in the shadows. “A dangerous cabal” improperly deciding important matters — hardly, he said. ...

Clinics ask high court to block Texas 6-week abortion ban

Aug. 30, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion providers in Texas are asking the Supreme Court to prevent enforcement of a state law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. The request to the court comes after...

Supreme Court orders 'Remain in Mexico' policy reinstated

Aug. 25, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says the Biden administration likely violated federal law in trying to end a Trump-era program that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S. With three liberal justices in dissent, the high court on Tuesday...

Supreme Court orders 'Remain in Mexico' policy reinstated

Aug. 24, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the Biden administration likely violated federal law in trying to end a Trump-era program that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S. With three liberal justices in dissent, the high court...

Supreme Court halts reinstating 'Remain in Mexico' policy

Aug. 21, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is temporarily halting a judge's order that would have forced the government to reinstate a Trump administration policy forcing thousands to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S. Justice Samuel Alito issued the temporary...