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Meet the 9 sitting Supreme Court justices
Following a bitter, partisan confirmation battle, Neil Gorsuch was sworn in on April 10 and took his seat on April 17 for his first full day as a Supreme Court justice. Gorsuch was President Trump's pick to replace another conservative, Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep at age 79 in
Justice Neil Gorsuch sworn in to Supreme Court
ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks with former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Terry Moran and MaryAlice Parks about the cases the new justice will face.
Cafeteria duty and other junior justice firsts Neil Gorsuch will experience
ABC News' Terry Moran describes the early days of a Supreme Court justice's tenure.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Women 'here to stay' on the Supreme Court
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a large crowd that had gathered to see her today that “it makes a great difference” to have three women on the Supreme Court . “We are one-third of the court. And we look like we are here to stay,” she said, noting that anyone who has observed her
How the Supreme Court Ruling Will Impact Abortion Laws in the US
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down the Texas law that imposed strict new requirements on abortion clinics in the state. The 5-3 decision in the case of Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt will likely have sweeping implications for abortion regulations throughout the United States. What
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Limits
The Supreme Court today struck down a Texas law that imposed significant restrictions on abortion clinics — a major victory for abortion rights activists and a blow to the campaign to limit the procedures. In a 5-to-3 decision, the justices struck down a law that set strict regulations governing
What the Supreme Court Ruling on University of Texas Admissions Means for Affirmative Action
The Supreme Court ruled today in favor of the University of Texas’ admissions plan, leaving in place the school’s affirmative action policy. In a 4-3 vote, the justices upheld the judgment of the court of appeals, which ruled in favor of allowing the university to use race as a factor in its
Supreme Court Upholds Texas College’s Affirmative Action Plan
The Supreme Court today upheld the University of Texas’ policy that takes race into account as a component of its admissions process. In a 4-3 vote, the justices upheld the judgment of the court of appeals, which ruled in favor of the state’s considering race in its admissions process. This case is
Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Ruling on Affirmative Action
The Supreme Court today issued a major ruling on affirmative action, one centered on a program at the University of Texas that takes race into consideration as one factor of admissions.