Latest Montana Supreme Court News

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 03:00 AM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale won a second term in the U.S. House on Tuesday as he fended off a pair of challengers in the race for a newly drawn district representing the eastern portion of the state. The race for the other newly-drawn U.S. House...

Republicans making partisan pitch in Supreme Court race

Nov. 04, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans are making an unprecedented partisan pitch to install a party loyalist on Montana's Supreme Court by ousting an incumbent judge in a race that's seen a deluge of cash on both sides and that could affect ongoing legal challenges to abortion and voter laws passed by...

Montana law ending Election Day voter registration on hold

Sep. 21, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court, in a split ruling on Wednesday, upheld a temporary order blocking the enforcement of two election-related laws passed by the 2021 Montana Legislature while the laws are being challenged in court. Five justices agreed with a...

Montana judge rules transgender sports rule unconstitutional

Sep. 16, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana state judge has determined three laws passed by Montana's Republican-controlled legislature to regulate activities on university campuses are unconstitutional, including one that sought to ban transgender women from participating on female collegiate sports teams. ...