US Supreme Court

Donald Trump can use military funds for border wall, rules US Supreme Court

The wall, dividing the US and Mexico, was Trump's major campaign promise during the 2016 presidential election. It is fiercely opposed by Democrats.

published on : 27th July 2019

Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

Alabama passed a law banning women from having an abortion even in cases of incest or rape and the Missouri legislature made illegal abortions from eight weeks of pregnancy.

published on : 18th May 2019

US state of Georgia passes bill banning abortion after first-heartbeat

Abortion is one of the most politically divisive issues in the United States and numerous states have tried to limit access to abortions.

published on : 30th March 2019

US Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion law

The law would require doctors at Louisiana's abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at a hospital less than 50 kilometers away.

published on : 8th February 2019

US top court facing litmus test on abortion

Louisiana argues that the risks of complications arising during an abortion procedure mean that patients may need to be transferred to a nearby hospital where doctors could step in.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Tainted Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as US Supreme Court justice after rancorous confirmation

Chief Justice John Roberts administered the constitutional oath, while retired justice Anthony Kennedy -- who Kavanaugh is replacing -- administered the judicial oath in a private ceremony at the high

published on : 7th October 2018

New US Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh a conservative stalwart

Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation hearing raised doubts about his choirboy image and he will join the eight other justices with a cloud hanging over his head.

published on : 7th October 2018

Kavanaugh is confirmed: Senate okays Supreme Court nominee

The near party-line vote was 50-48, capping a fight that seized the national conversation after claims emerged that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted women three decades ago.

published on : 7th October 2018