The ceremony includes a reading of the proclamation appointing Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Jackson will also repeat the oath she took when she formally joined the court in June, following the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer.
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed in April on a 53-47 vote in the Senate, with three Republican senators joining all Democrats to support her.
Retired Justice Stephen Breyer, speaking with CNN anchor Chris Wallace, said he doesn't believe the person who leaked a draft court opinion on abortion rights has been identified.
Alabama Corrections Commissioner John Hamm said the state halted the scheduled execution of Alan Miller after they determined they could not get the lethal injection underway before a midnight deadline.
Court battles over the ruling come as the Biden administration and police struggle to stop a rise in violent crime and mass shootings, including several deadly shootings involving individuals who bought their guns legally.
Four new members have joined the Supreme Court court in the last five years, bringing down the average age of the high court’s members. Three justices are in their 60s and the remaining justices are in their 50s.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide, letting the states have the final say.
Rabbi Barry Silver says the goal of his lawsuit challenging Florida law is the show the Supreme Court is dismantling the separation between church and state.
Breyer's retirement allowed Biden to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Former Bremerton high school football coach Joe Kennedy says he isn't seeking any financial recompense, but simply wants his old job back and the ability to offer the 15-second prayers that originally drew the district's ire.
The Supreme Court said Monday that it has sided with the former Bremerton, Washington football coach who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games, a decision that could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other public school settings.
A Gallup poll shows Americans’ confidence in the country’s highest court dropped 11 percentage points from a year ago.
Francis didn’t refer to the ruling or explicitly mention abortion in his homily.
Americans are reacting with anger, joy, fear and confusion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The chasm over the issue is on full display: Abortion rights supporters are condemning the decision as cruel and calling it a dark day in history. Abortion foes say it will save countless lives.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Here is an overview of abortion legislation and the expected impact of the court's decision in every state.
Governors, lawmakers, and attorneys general in states with strict gun-permitting laws are figuring out how to shore up their restrictions after Thursday’s Supreme Court decision expanded gun rights in a New York case.
New York's Democratic leaders aim to preserve as many restrictions as possible on carrying a handgun in public after a U.S. Supreme Court decision Thursday struck down key portions of the state's gun-licensing law.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that New York's concealed carry statute that requires an individual to establish "proper cause" in order to obtain a license violates the U.S. Constitution.
President Biden is "deeply disappointed" with a Supreme Court gun decision that struck down a New York law restricting access to concealed carry permits Thursday.
The Supreme Court gave Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina a win Thursday in an ongoing fight over the state's latest photo identification voting law.