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Supreme Court rejects firearms dealers' request to block N.Y. gun laws

Attorneys for gun dealers argued that their clients are "risking everything to try to stay in business" amid new laws for safety requirements.

 | Maura Sirianni

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How The Supreme Court Is Still Entangled In Jan. 6, Two Years Later

After Jan. 6, the Supreme Court was forced to take up cases regarding the very administration that put three justices on the bench.

 | Alexandra Miller

Migrants from Venezuela prepare for relocation to a refugee shelter in Matamoros, Mexico,

Activists React To Supreme Court Blocking Immigrants Seeking Asylum

The Supreme Court is keeping pandemic-era limits on immigration in place indefinitely, dashing hopes of immigration advocates.

 | Adi Guajardo

A crowd outside of the Supreme Court in Washington on June 26, 2015

Supreme Court Asked To Bar Punishment For Acquitted Conduct

In courtrooms across America, defendants get additional prison time for crimes juries found they didn’t commit.

 | AP

Migrants from Venezuela line up in the cold weather for hot drinks and food from volunteers at a makeshift camp

Supreme Court Keeps Immigration Limits In Place Indefinitely

The restrictions, often referred to as Title 42, were put in place under then-President Donald Trump at the beginning of the pandemic.

 | AP

Migrants gather at a crossing into El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

U.S. Asks Supreme Court To End Asylum Limits, With A Short Delay

Under the restrictions, officials have expelled asylum-seekers inside the United States 2.5 million times.

 | AP and Maura Sirianni

Migrants stand near the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Lifting Of Asylum Restrictions

Officials and aid groups along the border are trying to prepare for whatever may or may not come as the restrictions could still expire Wednesday.

 | AP

People protesting for gay rights outside the Supreme Court.

Gay Rights And Religion Clash At The Supreme Court

A Colorado web designer is at the center of a controversial case for refusing to design websites for gay couples because of her Christian beliefs.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Supreme Court Hearing Cases On Same-Sex Couples, State Lawmaker Rights

Two significant cases will be heard at the Supreme Court this week that could have major implications nationally.

 | Joe St. George

Former President Donald Trump

Roberts Delays Handover Of Trump Tax Returns To House Panel

Roberts' order gives the Supreme Court time to weigh the legal issues in Trump's emergency appeal to the high court, filed Monday.

 | AP

Activists demonstrate as the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Hears Hours Of Affirmative Action Arguments

The Supreme Court's hearing went longer than scheduled, with justices hearing about five hours of arguments.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Former President Donald Trump.

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Keep Tax Returns From House Committee

Former President Trump is asking justices to block the Treasury Department from turning over his tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee.

 | AP

Supreme Court Takes Up Race-Conscious College Admissions

The Supreme Court has twice upheld race-conscious college admissions programs in the past 19 years, including just six years ago.

 | AP and Haley Bull

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks with reporters.

Sen. Graham Asks Supreme Court To Intervene In Georgia Testimony

Sen. Lindsey Graham is attempting to block an order requiring his testimony on if Donald Trump tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia.

 | AP

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High Court Rejects Trump Plea To Step Into Mar-A-Lago Case

Trump had pressed the court on an issue relating to classified documents seized in the search authorized by a federal judge of Mar-a-Lago.

 | AP

The sun rises behind the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Won't Weigh In On Fetal Personhood Case

The high court declined to take up a case out of Rhode Island over whether fetuses should have constitutional rights.

 | Kellan Howell

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Supreme Court Welcomes The Public Again, And A New Justice

A new stack of high-profile cases awaits. The court has agreed to hear cases involving race, elections, free speech and LGBTQ rights, among others.

 | AP

Members of the Supreme Court pose for a photo

Supreme Court Poised To Keep Marching To Right In New Term

The court is diving back in with an aggressive agenda that seems likely to split its six conservative justices from its three liberals.

 | AP

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, left, is escorted by Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes Supreme Court Debut In Ceremony

During the ceremony Jackson followed the custom of every other new justice since 1972.

 | AP

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Court's Voting Rights Act Ruling Could Affect Communities Of Color

Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act has been a touchstone for fighting voter discrimination since 1982, but an Alabama case might threaten protections.

 | Scripps News Staff

An American flag waves in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building

What Is The Independent State Legislature Theory?

A case in North Carolina may change election laws nationwide, as the Supreme Court is set to review the case.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

The Supreme Court building

AP-NORC Poll: 2 In 3 Americans Favor Term Limits For Justices

The poll was conducted just weeks after the high court issued high-profile rulings, including overturning Roe v. Wade.

 | AP

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill

Massive Hit In Public Approval For The Supreme Court

Earlier this year, the scientific journal PNAS found that since 2020, the Supreme Court had become “much more conservative than the public."

 | Isbella Diaz

U.S. Marshals patrol outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

High Court Marshal Seeks Enforcement Of Anti-Picketing Laws

Justices' homes have been the target of abortion rights protests since May.

 | AP

The U.S. Supreme Court building.

Supreme Court To Hear Case On State Authority Over Federal Elections

The case has both Democrats and some Republicans concerned about the future of our democracy.

 | Maura Sirianni

Ketanji Brown Jackson

Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn In As U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Jackson, 51, was sworn as the court's 116th justice Thursday, replacing Justice Stephen Breyer, whom she once worked for.

 | AP

Emissions from a coal-fired power plant.

Supreme Court Limits EPA In Curbing Power Plant Emissions

The court's ruling could complicate the Biden administration's plans to combat climate change.

 | AP and Scott Withers

U.S. Supreme Court building.

Supreme Court: Veteran Who Lost Job As Texas Trooper Can Sue State

In a 5-4 vote, the court ruled state agencies are not immune from private lawsuits.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

Justice Stephen Breyer Retiring From Supreme Court

Breyer's retirement sets the stage for Ketanji Brown Jackson to begin her service as the Supreme Court's 116th justice.

 | Elina Tarkazikis and Scripps News Staff

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Supreme Court Limits 2020 Ruling On Tribal Lands In Oklahoma

Justices ruled in a 5-4 decision that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes on tribal land when the victim is Native American.

 | AP