Supreme Court of the United States
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday rejected a Republican request that all state redistricting lawsuits start in the high court.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man scheduled for execution in three weeks is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the state from moving forward with his lethal injection while it reviews his case.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rebuffed a central Indiana man’s appeal of his life sentence for fatally shooting a Ball State University student in 1994 during an attempted robbery.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Republican and Democratic floor leaders of the Pennsylvania House and Senate said Friday they could not agree who should be the tie-breaking fifth member of the panel that will redraw the state’s legislative district lines.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The owners of the Dakota Access pipeline said Thursday they want the U.S. Supreme Court to review lower court opinions confirming that the project deserves a thorough environmental review and is currently operating without a key federal permit.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed legislation to immediately outlaw abortion in Oklahoma if the U.S.
The first Senate hearing for President Joe Biden’s judicial nominations featured two African American nominees for appeals court openings.
Who is Neil Gorsuch? He’s the dad whose standing birthday present from his family is an agreement to watch a Western with him.
A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new claim of decades-old sexual impropriety by Justice Brett Kavanaugh is rekindling the controversy that nearly derailed his confirmation to the Supreme Court last year.
The Supreme Court is siding with a member of the Crow tribe who was fined for hunting elk in Wyoming’s Bighorn National Forest, giving him a good chance to get a more than $8,000 fine against him overturned.
The Supreme Court says it won’t step in to referee a copyright dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a well-known image of basketball great Michael Jordan.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Virginia’s plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington area in 2002.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh started off shouting.

He’d prepared a blistering defense of his character and a scathing rebuke of the “national disgrace” of his Supreme Court confirmation process.
The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last month, Justice Stephen Breyer was confronted at a Washington-area airport by a reporter for a celebrity website who asked him about his favorite books and movies.
President Donald Trump’s travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the extent of the president’s power over immigration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Neil Gorsuch wasn’t convinced that a teenager who made burping sounds in a classroom should be arrested, handcuffed and taken to juvenile detention in a police car.
NAME: Neil Gorsuch.

BIRTHDATE: August 29, 1967..

BIRTHPLACE: Denver, Colorado..

EDUCATION: B.A., Columbia University, 1988; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1991; D.Phil., University of Oxford, 2004..
The Supreme Court has rejected challenges to the estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players.
Lawyers for an Alabama death row inmate say they’re disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the case.
The Supreme Court issued its strongest defense of abortion rights in a quarter century Monday, striking down Texas’ widely replicated regulations that sharply reduced the number of abortion clinics in the nation’s second most populous state.
In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race in deciding whom to admit, an important national decision that was cemented by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
NAME — Jane Louise Kelly

AGE — 51

CURRENT POSITION — Judge on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

PROFESSIONAL — Judge on the 8th U.S.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has ruled out any Senate action this year on whoever President Barack Obama nominates to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.
Republicans in favor of putting off consideration of a Supreme Court nominee during an election year have received a boost from unexpected ally: Joe Biden, circa 1992.
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Torn as ever over race, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether it’s time to end the use of race in college admissions nationwide or at least at the University of Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Dec. 7 about the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear a case challenging the assault weapons ban in Highland Park, Illinois, The Associated Press misspelled the name of an attorney for the city.
WASHINGTON (AP) — From his cell at the U.S. Penitentiary in Florence, Colorado, Antoine Bruce has had plenty of time to file — or attempt to file — 19 lawsuits and appeals that challenge prison conditions or claim civil rights violations.