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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.

 | By Associated Press

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.

 | By Associated Press 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.

 | By Associated Press

The U.S. Supreme Court

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.

 | By Associated Press

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.

 | By Kellan Howell

A statue outside the Supreme Court

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.

 | By Associated Press

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.

 | By Associated Press

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.

 | By Associated Press

U.S. Supreme Court building is shown.

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.

 | By Newsy 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.

 | By 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.

 | By Associated Press

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."

 | By 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.

 | By Associated Press

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.

 | By 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.

 | By Associated Press

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.

 | By Associated Press 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.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy 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.

 | By Elina Tarkazikis and Newsy Staff

Exterior view of the U.S. Supreme Court

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.

 | By Associated Press

Joe Kennedy, a former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School

Football Coach's Prayer Case Has First Amendment Implications

Court watchers say the Kennedy case reversed the lemon test, a Supreme Court standard for whether an action is violating the establishment clause.

 | By Amber Strong

Joe Kennedy, a former assistant football coach at Bremerton High School

Supreme Court Sides With Coach Who Sought To Pray After Game

The court ruled 6-3 for the coach with the court's conservative justices in the majority and its liberals in dissent.

 | By Associated Press

Members of the Supreme Court.

The Political Fallout From SCOTUS Overturning Roe V. Wade

Lawmakers, Democrats and Republicans, react to the Supreme Court striking down federal protections over abortion.

 | By Willie James Inman

People protest after Roe was overturned.

Roe Is Overturned. What's Next?

A landmark Supreme Court ruling struck down Roe v. Wade, causing ripple effects and reactions across the nation.

 | By Newsy Staff

A handgun.

Supreme Court Strikes Down New York Gun Law, Expanding Gun Rights

The 6-3 decision strike down a New York law requiring people to demonstrate a need in order to get a license to carry a gun in public.

 | By Associated Press and Haley Bull

Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.

Jan. 6 Panel Sends Letter Asking Ginni Thomas To Testify

She acknowledged she attended the Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally but left before Trump spoke and his supporters later stormed the Capitol.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

Exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Blocks Texas Law On Social Media Censorship

In a split 5-4 ruling, the court voted to put the Texas law on hold while a lawsuit plays out in lower courts.

 | By Associated Press

A collage showing Chief Justice John Roberts

What's The Role Of The Chief Justice?

Within the Court’s building, the chief justice is considered the “first among equals.”

 | By Stephanie Liebergen

Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.

Ginni Thomas' Emails Deepen Her Involvement In 2020 Election

Thomas was a staunch Trump supporter who acknowledged she attended the Jan. 6 "Stop the Steal" rally on the Ellipse but left before Trump spoke.

 | By Associated Press and Newsy Staff

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court

Court's Decision On Abortion Rights Will Impact States Differently

Some states have have trigger laws in place, while others have pre-Roe abortion bans still on the books.

 | By Jamal Andress

President Joe Biden speaks to reporters

President Biden Blasts Leaked Roe v. Wade Draft As 'Radical'

The Supreme Court's majority draft opinion — first published by Politico — in effect states there's no constitutional right to abortion services.

 | By Associated Press