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Amy Coney Barrett has book deal with conservative imprint

NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has a book deal with a Penguin Random House imprint, The Associated Press has learned. Adrian Zackheim, who heads the conserv...

Democrats begin long-shot push to expand the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to add four seats to the Supreme Court, a long-shot bid designed to counter the court’s rightward tilt during the T...

California lifts COVID-19 limits on indoor worship services

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Monday lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that struck down the coronavirus public health mandates. ...

High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meeti...

Biden assigns study on delicate issue of Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday ordered a study of adding seats to the Supreme Court, creating a bipartisan commission that will spend the next six months examining the politically inc...

Breyer says big Supreme Court changes could diminish trust

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Stephen Breyer on Tuesday said liberal advocates of big changes at the Supreme Court, including expanding the number of justices, should think “long and hard” about what they...

Top court sides with Google in copyright dispute with Oracle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with Google in an $8 billion-plus copyright dispute with Oracle. The justices sided with Google 6-2 on Monday. The cas...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 19, the 78th day of 2021. There are 287 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 1...

House expected to pass two bills aimed at bolstering women

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a nod to Women’s History Month, the Democratic-led House is expected to pass two measures Wednesday, one designed to protect women from domestic violence, the other to remove th...

Traditions on hold, justices near a year of phone arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers arguing in jeans and hoodies. A justice who has been silent for years regularly talking. A sound like a toilet flushing during the discussion of a case. Arg...

Biden getting 1st shot at making mark on federal judiciary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has two seats to fill on the influential appeals court in the nation's capital that regularly feeds judges to the Supreme Court. They are among...

Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett delivers 1st opinion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has delivered her first opinion. The 7-2 decision released Thursday is in a case about the federal Freedom of Information Ac...

Michigan native, husband give ACLU $15M for LGBTQ rights

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has named a project addressing LGBTQ and HIV issues after a Michigan native and his husband, officials announced Thursday. ...

Group asks justices to ban use of race in college admissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group claiming Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants is asking the Supreme Court to ban the consideration of race in college admissions nationwide. ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 24 The Democrat & Chronicle on no charges in the death of Daniel Pru...