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Supreme Court leak report findings: Lax security, loose lips

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight months, 126 formal interviews and a 23-page report later, the Supreme Court has failed to discover who leaked a draft of the court’s opinion overturning abortion rights. The report released by the court…

Supreme Court says it hasn't found abortion opinion leaker

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says it hasn't determined who leaked a draft of the court’s opinion overturning abortion rights, but that the investigation continues. Eight months ago, Politico published its explosive leak detailing the draft…

Justices skeptical of elections case that could alter voting

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seems skeptical of making a broad ruling that would leave state legislatures virtually unchecked when making rules for elections for Congress and the presidency. In nearly three hours of arguments Wednesday,…

Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is sounding sympathetic to a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples. But in arguments Monday, liberal justices suggested that allowing that discrimination could…

Supreme Court taking up clash of religion and gay rights

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is hearing the case of a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples. The case is the latest clash of religion and gay rights to land…

Jackson, in dissent, issues first Supreme Court opinion

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - New Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has issued her first Supreme Court opinion. It was a short dissent Monday in support of a death row inmate from Ohio. Jackson wrote that she would have thrown…

Roberts delays handover of Trump tax returns to House panel

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts has put a temporary hold on the handover of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to a congressional committee. Roberts’ order Tuesday gives the Supreme Court time to weigh the…

Supreme Court clears way for Graham testimony in Georgia

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Sen. Lindsey Graham’s testimony in a Georgia investigation of possible illegal interference in the 2020 election by then-President Donald Trump and his allies in the state.…

Supreme Court takes up race-conscious college admissions

The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The future of affirmative action in higher education is on the table as the Supreme Court wades into the admissions programs at the nation’s oldest public and private universities. The justices are hearing arguments…

Impassioned Biden signs order on abortion access

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to protect access to abortion, delivering impassioned remarks condemning the Supreme Court decision that ended that constitutional right. He said it's now up to Congress to fully restore the…

Same-sex couples updating legal status after abortion ruling

By JAY REEVES Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Supreme Court's decision eliminating the constitutional right to abortion is causing anxiety for people in same-sex marriages, particularly those with children. The decision last week overturning Roe v. Wade didn't…

Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in to the Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court. The 51-year-old Jackson is the court’s 116th justice and took the place…