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Khadidah Stone stands on the dividing line between her old Alabama congressional District 7, to her right with River City Church, and her new district, District 2, to her left, in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, on Sept. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)
Sep 26, 2023

Supreme Court allows drawing of new Alabama congressional map to proceed, rejecting state’s plea

The Supreme Court allowed the drawing of a new Alabama congressional map with greater representation for Black voters to proceed.

A view of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, on May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Sep 19, 2023

West Point sued over using race as admissions factor after landmark Supreme Court ruling

West Point was sued by the same group behind the lawsuit that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court striking down affirmative action in college admissions.

Khadidah Stone stands on the dividing line between her old Alabama congressional District 7, to her right with River City Church, and her new district, District 2, to her left, in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, on Sept. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)
Sep 19, 2023

A Supreme Court redistricting ruling gave hope to Black voters. They’re still waiting for new maps.

It's been over three months since the Supreme Court's ruling, and maps that could produce more districts represented by Black lawmakers still do not exist.

Sep 15, 2023

Supreme Court pauses order curbing Biden administration efforts to block social media posts

The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked a lower court order curbing Biden administration efforts to combat controversial social media posts.

People rally outside the Supreme Court over President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), at the Supreme Court in Washington on Nov. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Sep 14, 2023

Federal judge again declares DACA illegal, with issue likely headed to Supreme Court

A federal judge has declared illegal a revised version of a federal policy that prevents the deportation of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.

Evan Milligan, center, plaintiff in Merrill v. Milligan, an Alabama redistricting case, speaks with members of the press following oral arguments outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 4, 2022. Standing behind Milligan are Milligan's counsel Deuel Ross, from left, Letetia Jackson, Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., and Janai Nelson, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Sep 12, 2023

Alabama asks US Supreme Court again to intervene in redistricting case

Alabama has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let it keep Republican-drawn congressional lines in place.

A patient prepares to take the first of two combination pills, mifepristone, for a medication abortion during a visit to a clinic in Kansas City, Kansas, on Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Sep 11, 2023

Supreme Court is asked to reject limits on drug used in most common method of abortion

The Supreme Court is being asked to reverse an appellate ruling that would cut off mail-order access to a drug used in the most common method of abortion.

Associate Justice Samuel Alito joins other members of the Supreme Court as they pose for a new group portrait at the Supreme Court building in Washington on Oct. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Sep 8, 2023

Justice Alito rejects senators’ call to step aside from an upcoming Supreme Court case

Justice Samuel Alito rejected demands from Senate Democrats that he step aside from an upcoming Supreme Court case.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh speaks at a judicial conference on Sept. 7, 2023, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Sep 8, 2023

Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh predicts ‘concrete steps soon’ to address ethics concerns

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh told a judicial conference he hopes there will be “concrete steps soon” to address recent ethics concerns.

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Clarence Thomas speaks at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, on Sept. 16, 2021. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, File)
Aug 31, 2023

Supreme Court justice reports 3 trips on Republican donor’s plane last year

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is acknowledging that he took three trips last year aboard a private plane owned by Republican megadonor Harlan Crow.

Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett speaks during the Seventh Circuit Judicial Conference on Aug. 28, 2023, in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Aug 29, 2023

Justice Barrett says she welcomes public scrutiny of Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett said that she welcomed public scrutiny of the court.

A U.S. Supreme Court police officer walks by during a voting rights rally, at the Supreme Court on Oct. 28, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Aug 17, 2023

Md. Supreme Court will wait on SCOTUS before deciding gun case

Maryland's top court will hold off on considering the state's ban on gun possession for people convicted of certain crimes while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar case.

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