WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Justice John Paul Stevens will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery during a private funeral planned for Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was remembered as a "brilliant man" with a "deep devotion to the rule of law" during a ceremony Monday at the court where he...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has ordered flags in the state to be flown at half-staff to honor former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens never really put down his pen. Without opinions and dissents to write following his retirement from the Supreme Court in 2010,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going to pay his respects to the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
Trump tweeted Monday morning, "Going with First Lady to pay our...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert is ordering that U.S. and Utah flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday in honor of former Supreme Court Justice...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says the body of former Justice John Paul Stevens will lie in repose at the court on Monday.
Stevens died on Tuesday at age 99. He served nearly 35 years...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arlington National Cemetery has long been planned as the final resting place of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. His second wife Maryan died in 2015 and was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens moved left as the Supreme Court shifted to the right during his nearly 35 years as a justice.
That's how the bow-tie wearing Republican from the Midwest...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a decade, audiences and interviewers have had one pressing question for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: When will you retire?
WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than 30 years Justice Anthony Kennedy has lived by the Supreme Court's predictable calendar: hearing new cases beginning on the first Monday in October, arguments starting at 10 a.m. and near-weekly conferences with colleagues until the court adjourns in June. Soon, he'll have no fixed schedule.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Can a president be forced to testify?
While the Supreme Court has never definitively ruled on the subject, the answer appears to be yes.
The question was tested during the Watergate scandal in 1974, when justices held unanimously that a president could be compelled to comply with a subpoena for tapes and documents. After the ruling, President Richard Nixon turned the materials over to prosecutors and then resigned.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that the Second Amendment "WILL NEVER BE REPEALED" and called on voters to elect more Republicans in this fall's congressional elections because the GOP "must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court."
Trump's statements came a day after retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote in an essay in The New York Times that repealing the amendment would make it easier for Congress to enact gun control legislation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging voters to back Republicans in the midterm elections, saying the party "must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court." But the Supreme Court, while shaped by political changes, is the unelected branch of government that can't be held by any party.
Trump was responding Wednesday to an op-ed column in The New York Times written by retired Justice John Paul Stevens, who called for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for gun control legislation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday it's unlikely that the Second Amendment could be repealed in a nation deeply divided over guns, but she hopes Congress will raise the age limit for buying firearms to 21 while banning military-style assault weapons.
Her remarks came after retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens called for repeal of the Second Amendment in an essay on The New York Times website.
Feinstein: US Should Focus on Passing Gun Laws
WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.
The 97-year-old Stevens says in an essay on The New York Times website that repeal would weaken the National Rifle Association's ability to "block constructive gun control legislation."
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Gov. John Hickenlooper's pick to fill an opening on the Colorado Supreme Court (all times local):
Gov. John Hickenlooper has picked University of Colorado law professor Melissa Hart to fill an opening on the Colorado Supreme Court.
Hart will take the place of Allison Eid (EYED) who was appointed to Denver's federal appeals court by President Donald Trump. She filled the vacancy left by Neil Gorsuch, who stepped down after being nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court.
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago is getting a new corporation counsel.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen Washington attorney Edward Siskel to replace departing city attorney Steve Patton.
Siskel experience includes stints as a deputy White House Counsel under President Barack Obama. He was a federal prosecutor in Chicago and a law clerk for former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):
Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be sworn in by conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during next Friday's inauguration.
A lot of Chicago Cubs fans have waited a long time to see them win the championship. In this case, it feels like forever.
How many people can say they went to the very first World Series game at Wrigley Field?
That was in 1929, and future Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was there. He was in the box seats behind third base a few Octobers later, too, and saw Babe Ruth call his shot.
"Very definitely," Stevens told The Associated Press this week by phone from Florida. "He pointed his bat."