Supreme Court

Supreme Court coverage from Reuters.

World News3 hours ago

Jesus Hernandez and Guadalupe Guereca, the parents of Mexican teenager Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca who was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent who fired from the Texas side of border, stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., after oral arguments in their case, November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Andrew Chung

Supreme Court justices appeared divided on whether to let foreigners bring civil rights lawsuits in U.S. courts as they considered a bid by a slain Mexican teenager's family to revive a lawsuit against the Border Patrol agent who shot him, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh emerging as a potential pivotal vote.

U.S. News3 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) leads a symbolic march to deliver the Dream Act, addressing young immmigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children, to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Immigrants known as "Dreamers" and senior Democrats rallied behind the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to let President Donald Trump end it.

U.S. News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Mourners hold signs during a solidarity vigil in memory of victims of Las Vegas' Route 91 Harvest music festival mass killing, in Newtown, Connecticut U.S., the site of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting,  October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry, rejecting Remington Arms Co's bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults.

U.S. News3 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) lead a symbolic march to deliver the Dream Act, addressing young immmigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children, to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Supreme Court's conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump's bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants - dubbed "Dreamers" - who entered the United States illegally as children, even as liberal justices complained that the move would destroy lives.

U.S. Legal News4 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel to Georgia from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling requiring his accounting firm to turn over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, setting the stage for a possible decision before the 2020 election.

Business News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The building of the new Booking.com customers site is seen in Tourcoing, France, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider a bid by a federal agency to prevent the popular hotel reservation website Booking.com, a unit of Booking Holdings Inc, from trademarking the site's name, contending that it is too generic to deserve legal protection.

Politics4 days ago

Maricruz Abarca, who is part of a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's effort to end a program that protects "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, is pictured outside the University of Baltimore, where she is a student, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Hurley

When Maricruz Abarca learned three years ago that she had been given the legal right under a U.S. government program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to work in the United States and avoid deportation, she started to cry.

Environment6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks up the steps to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices across the political spectrum appeared to be searching for a compromise on Wednesday as they considered an important environmental case from Hawaii that could limit the scope of a landmark federal law aimed at curbing water pollution.

Politics7 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Keep America Great Rally at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S., November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RC1BCAE50250

U.S. President Donald Trump broke with a decades-long tradition of U.S. presidential candidates by not releasing his tax returns during his campaign, prompting state and Congressional investigators to seek the returns through other means.

Entertainment News7 days ago

Filmmaker Frederick Allen and his lawyer Derek Shaffer stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington after oral arguments in his bid to revive a copyright lawsuit involving images of Blackbeard’s wrecked ship November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Chung

U.S. Supreme Court justices struggled to navigate between the rights of states and individuals on Tuesday as they heard a documentary filmmaker's bid to revive his lawsuit against North Carolina officials he has accused of unlawfully pirating his footage of notorious English pirate Blackbeard's wrecked ship.

U.S. News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices considered on Monday whether to make it easier for federal authorities to deport certain immigrants who have committed crimes, a population targeted by President Donald Trump's administration.

Business News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Charter Communications Inc unit Time Warner Cable must pay $140 million in damages for infringing five Sprint Corp telecommunications patents after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Time Warner's appeal in the case.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., as seen on September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recover ill-gotten profits obtained through misconduct in a case from California that could weaken the agency's enforcement power.

World News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump  acknowledges a guest during a Medal of Honor ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

"READ THE TRANSCRIPT!" U.S. President Donald Trump exhorts regularly on Twitter, referring to a telephone call with Ukraine's president that led to an impeachment inquiry. Now he is threatening to do just that - on live television.

Politics12 days ago

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wields the gavel as she presides over the U.S. House of Representatives vote on a resolution that sets up the next steps in the impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step on Thursday in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump when lawmakers approved rules for the next, more public, stage in the Democratic-led inquiry into Trump's attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival.

Politics12 days ago

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a media briefing ahead of a House vote authorizing an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes on Thursday to pass legislation setting up next steps in the fast-moving impeachment process involving Republican President Donald Trump.

U.S. Legal News14 days ago

People listen at the Alabama State Capitol during the March for Reproductive Freedom against the state's new abortion law, the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S. May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

A federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing the strictest abortion laws in the country, saying the ban on all abortions unless a mother's health was in danger was unconstitutional.

Politics14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A house on the east side of Pichard St in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S. March 14, 2019.  REUTERS/Charles Mostoller

A North Carolina court on Monday temporarily blocked the state from using its congressional map in next year's elections and strongly suggested it would eventually rule the districts were illegally gerrymandered to favor Republicans.

U.S. Legal News15 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A banner stating "STILL HERE" hangs on the side of the Planned Parenthood Building after a judge granted a temporary restraining order on the closing of Missouri's sole remaining Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 31, 2019.  REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant/File Photo

The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic was at stake on Monday, as a state arbiter heard arguments from Planned Parenthood and state officials who have threatened to close it and make Missouri the sole U.S. state without legal abortion services.

Politics18 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Trump International Hotel is seen from the Washington Monument in Washington, U.S., September 18, 2019 ahead of the reopening of the monument to visitors Thursday, September 19 after more than three years of construction and repairs. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

The Trump Organization on Friday said it was exploring a sale of the rights to its Washington hotel, a property at the center of litigation over allegations that President Donald Trump violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution.

World News3 hours ago

Jesus Hernandez and Guadalupe Guereca, the parents of Mexican teenager Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca who was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent who fired from the Texas side of border, stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., after oral arguments in their case, November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Andrew Chung

Supreme Court justices appeared divided on whether to let foreigners bring civil rights lawsuits in U.S. courts as they considered a bid by a slain Mexican teenager's family to revive a lawsuit against the Border Patrol agent who shot him, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh emerging as a potential pivotal vote.

U.S. News3 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) leads a symbolic march to deliver the Dream Act, addressing young immmigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children, to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Immigrants known as "Dreamers" and senior Democrats rallied behind the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to let President Donald Trump end it.

U.S. News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Mourners hold signs during a solidarity vigil in memory of victims of Las Vegas' Route 91 Harvest music festival mass killing, in Newtown, Connecticut U.S., the site of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting,  October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry, rejecting Remington Arms Co's bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker liable for its marketing of the assault-style rifle used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults.

U.S. News3 hours ago

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) lead a symbolic march to deliver the Dream Act, addressing young immmigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children, to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Supreme Court's conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump's bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants - dubbed "Dreamers" - who entered the United States illegally as children, even as liberal justices complained that the move would destroy lives.

U.S. Legal News4 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel to Georgia from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling requiring his accounting firm to turn over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors, setting the stage for a possible decision before the 2020 election.

Business News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The building of the new Booking.com customers site is seen in Tourcoing, France, October 4, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider a bid by a federal agency to prevent the popular hotel reservation website Booking.com, a unit of Booking Holdings Inc, from trademarking the site's name, contending that it is too generic to deserve legal protection.

Politics4 days ago

Maricruz Abarca, who is part of a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's effort to end a program that protects "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, is pictured outside the University of Baltimore, where she is a student, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Hurley

When Maricruz Abarca learned three years ago that she had been given the legal right under a U.S. government program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to work in the United States and avoid deportation, she started to cry.

Environment6 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks up the steps to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2019.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices across the political spectrum appeared to be searching for a compromise on Wednesday as they considered an important environmental case from Hawaii that could limit the scope of a landmark federal law aimed at curbing water pollution.

Politics7 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Keep America Great Rally at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S., November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RC1BCAE50250

U.S. President Donald Trump broke with a decades-long tradition of U.S. presidential candidates by not releasing his tax returns during his campaign, prompting state and Congressional investigators to seek the returns through other means.

Entertainment News7 days ago

Filmmaker Frederick Allen and his lawyer Derek Shaffer stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington after oral arguments in his bid to revive a copyright lawsuit involving images of Blackbeard’s wrecked ship November 5, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Chung

U.S. Supreme Court justices struggled to navigate between the rights of states and individuals on Tuesday as they heard a documentary filmmaker's bid to revive his lawsuit against North Carolina officials he has accused of unlawfully pirating his footage of notorious English pirate Blackbeard's wrecked ship.

U.S. News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices considered on Monday whether to make it easier for federal authorities to deport certain immigrants who have committed crimes, a population targeted by President Donald Trump's administration.

Business News8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Charter Communications Inc unit Time Warner Cable must pay $140 million in damages for infringing five Sprint Corp telecommunications patents after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Time Warner's appeal in the case.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., as seen on September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to the ability of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recover ill-gotten profits obtained through misconduct in a case from California that could weaken the agency's enforcement power.

World News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump  acknowledges a guest during a Medal of Honor ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 30, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

"READ THE TRANSCRIPT!" U.S. President Donald Trump exhorts regularly on Twitter, referring to a telephone call with Ukraine's president that led to an impeachment inquiry. Now he is threatening to do just that - on live television.

Politics12 days ago

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wields the gavel as she presides over the U.S. House of Representatives vote on a resolution that sets up the next steps in the impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step on Thursday in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump when lawmakers approved rules for the next, more public, stage in the Democratic-led inquiry into Trump's attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival.

Politics12 days ago

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a media briefing ahead of a House vote authorizing an impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes on Thursday to pass legislation setting up next steps in the fast-moving impeachment process involving Republican President Donald Trump.

U.S. Legal News14 days ago

People listen at the Alabama State Capitol during the March for Reproductive Freedom against the state's new abortion law, the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S. May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

A federal judge blocked Alabama on Tuesday from enforcing the strictest abortion laws in the country, saying the ban on all abortions unless a mother's health was in danger was unconstitutional.

Politics14 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A house on the east side of Pichard St in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S. March 14, 2019.  REUTERS/Charles Mostoller

A North Carolina court on Monday temporarily blocked the state from using its congressional map in next year's elections and strongly suggested it would eventually rule the districts were illegally gerrymandered to favor Republicans.

U.S. Legal News15 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A banner stating "STILL HERE" hangs on the side of the Planned Parenthood Building after a judge granted a temporary restraining order on the closing of Missouri's sole remaining Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 31, 2019.  REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant/File Photo

The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic was at stake on Monday, as a state arbiter heard arguments from Planned Parenthood and state officials who have threatened to close it and make Missouri the sole U.S. state without legal abortion services.

Politics18 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Trump International Hotel is seen from the Washington Monument in Washington, U.S., September 18, 2019 ahead of the reopening of the monument to visitors Thursday, September 19 after more than three years of construction and repairs. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

The Trump Organization on Friday said it was exploring a sale of the rights to its Washington hotel, a property at the center of litigation over allegations that President Donald Trump violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution.

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