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How the Supreme Court stepping into the Trump immunity fray could affect a Jan. 6 trial

The U.S. Supreme Court taking up Donald Trump's immunity claim raises new questions about when, or even if, the former president will stand trial.
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How the Supreme Court stepping into Trump immunity fray could affect a Jan. 6 trial
February 29, 2024 at 8:31 PM

Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump immunity argument

Donald Trump has gotten another delay after asking the Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether he is immune to prosecution in the federal election interference case.
February 29, 2024 at 8:31 PM
Supreme Court agrees to hear Trump immunity argument
February 29, 2024 at 10:50 AM

Supreme Court to hear Trump's criminal immunity claim, further delaying Jan. 6 trial

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Trump's case that he is immune from prosecution in his federal election subversion case
February 29, 2024 at 10:50 AM
Supreme Court to hear Trump's criminal immunity claim, further delaying Jan. 6 trial
February 29, 2024 at 4:35 AM

SCOTUS to hear Trump’s case pushing for immunity from prosecution

ABC News’ Linsey’s Davis spoke with legal contributor Kim Whele about the Supreme Court’s decision to hear former President Trump’s case pushing for immunity from criminal prosecution.
February 29, 2024 at 4:35 AM
SCOTUS to hear Trump’s case pushing for immunity from prosecution
February 29, 2024 at 2:01 AM

Supreme Court to hear Trump's appeal for presidential immunity

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Donald Trump's appeal of a lower court decision rejecting his claims of sweeping presidential immunity in the election interference case.
February 29, 2024 at 2:01 AM
Supreme Court to hear Trump's appeal for presidential immunity
February 29, 2024 at 1:52 AM

Supreme Court will hear Trump’s appeal for immunity

The nation's highest court will decide if Donald Trump can claim presidential immunity in the face of a federal prosecutor's case against him for his alleged election subversion in 2020 and on Jan. 6.
February 29, 2024 at 1:52 AM
Supreme Court will hear Trump’s appeal for immunity
February 29, 2024 at 12:10 AM

SCOTUS will decide if Trump can use immunity defense

The Supreme Court will now make the decision on whether or not the former president can claim immunity in his election interference case.
February 29, 2024 at 12:10 AM
SCOTUS will decide if Trump can use immunity defense
February 28, 2024 at 11:26 PM

Supreme Court hears arguments on bump stocks

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer talks about the arguments before the Supreme Court over a case banning bump stocks for weapons.
February 28, 2024 at 11:26 PM
Supreme Court hears arguments on bump stocks
February 28, 2024 at 9:07 AM

Machine gun or firearm toy? Bump stock creator speaks out ahead of Supreme Court hearing on ban

Bump stock inventor Jeremiah Cottle speaks to ABC News as debate over his controversial firearm accessory goes before the U.S. Supreme Court in Garland v. Cargill
February 28, 2024 at 9:07 AM
Machine gun or firearm toy? Bump stock creator speaks ahead of SCOTUS hearing on ban
February 26, 2024 at 10:23 PM

Supreme Court hears major cases on free speech, laws regulating social media

The nation's highest court is weighing laws in Texas and Florida that would limit internet companies' power to moderate political content.
February 26, 2024 at 10:23 PM
Supreme Court hears major cases on free speech, laws regulating social media
February 26, 2024 at 9:08 PM

Supreme Court hears major social media cases

ABC News' Devin Dwyer breaks down the two Supreme Court cases from Texas and Florida that could transform social media as we know it.
February 26, 2024 at 9:08 PM
Supreme Court hears major social media cases
February 26, 2024 at 2:52 PM

SCOTUS to hear landmark social media cases

The Supreme Court justices will hear arguments from two cases, one from Texas and one from Florida, which could transform social media as we know it.
February 26, 2024 at 2:52 PM
SCOTUS to hear landmark social media cases
February 26, 2024 at 12:55 PM

Supreme Court cases could reshape social media

The justices will hear arguments today about whether two laws aimed at regulating political content on social media are constitutional. ABC News’ Derricke Dennis reports.
February 26, 2024 at 12:55 PM
Supreme Court cases could reshape social media
February 22, 2024 at 1:39 PM

Supreme Court allows what critics call 'racial balancing' at elite public school

The Supreme Court will allow one of the nation's top public schools to move forward with a new admissions policy that critics say has "racial balancing" at its core.
February 22, 2024 at 1:39 PM
Supreme Court allows what critics call 'racial balancing' at elite public school
February 20, 2024 at 7:46 PM

Consequences to Alabama Supreme Court ruling on IVF access

The state's highest court ruled that unborn children are "children."
February 20, 2024 at 7:46 PM
Consequences to Alabama Supreme Court ruling on IVF access
February 20, 2024 at 5:37 PM

Alabama Supreme Court rules frozen embryos are ‘children’

Medical experts warn the ruling could have far reaching consequences for those seeking fertility treatments like IVF.
February 20, 2024 at 5:37 PM
Alabama Supreme Court rules frozen embryos are ‘children’
February 20, 2024 at 3:33 PM

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Trump-allied lawyers over 2020 election lawsuit in Michigan

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Sidney Powell and other lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump over $150,000 in sanctions they were ordered to pay for abusing the court system with a sham lawsuit challenging the 2020 election r...
February 20, 2024 at 3:33 PM
Supreme Court rejects appeal from Trump-allied lawyers over 2020 election lawsuit
February 20, 2024 at 3:26 PM

Supreme Court rejects appeal from 3 GOP House members over $500 mask fines

The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from three Republican U.S. House members who challenged fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor in 2021
February 20, 2024 at 3:26 PM
Supreme Court rejects appeal from 3 GOP House members over $500 mask fines
February 13, 2024 at 4:56 PM

Supreme Court sets Feb. 20 deadline for special counsel response in Trump immunity case

The Supreme Court has set a Feb. 20 deadline for the special counsel to respond to Donald Trump's request for a stay of an appeals court rejection of his immunity claim.
February 13, 2024 at 4:56 PM
Supreme Court sets deadline for special counsel response in Trump immunity case
February 13, 2024 at 1:35 AM

Trump asks Supreme Court to pause ruling that he doesn't have immunity in Jan. 6 case

Trump has filed an emergency application with the U.S. Supreme Court to stay a decision rejecting his claim to absolute immunity in Jack Smith's election subversion case
February 13, 2024 at 1:35 AM
Trump asks Supreme Court to pause ruling that he doesn't have immunity in Jan. 6 case
February 9, 2024 at 7:32 PM

Former RNC chair weighs in on Trump ballot Supreme Court case

ABC News Linsey Davis spoke to former Montana Gov. Marc Racicot, who filed a brief supporting Colorado's decision to remove Donald Trump from the GOP primary ballot.
February 9, 2024 at 7:32 PM
Former RNC chair weighs in on Trump ballot Supreme Court case
February 9, 2024 at 6:17 PM

Supreme Court hears arguments on Trump 14th Amendment case

During oral arguments, each of the nine justices expressed skepticism that a single state has the authority to deny a candidate for federal office from the ballot as an "insurrectionist."
February 9, 2024 at 6:17 PM
Supreme Court hears arguments on Trump 14th Amendment case
February 9, 2024 at 12:30 PM

US Supreme Court hears Trump 14th Amendment case: What to know

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday will consider a historic challenge to Trump's ability to seek the 2024 Republican nomination under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment
February 9, 2024 at 12:30 PM
US Supreme Court hears Trump 14th Amendment case: What to know
February 9, 2024 at 12:29 PM

Justices skeptical of 14th Amendment case banning Trump from ballot: Key takeaways

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared highly critical of a Colorado state court decision that would ban former President Donald Trump from the state's 2024 GOP primary ballot.
February 9, 2024 at 12:29 PM
Justices skeptical of 14th Amendment case banning Trump from ballot: Key takeaways
February 8, 2024 at 9:44 PM

Supreme Court takes up Trump ballot eligibility case

Justices heard oral arguments over whether Trump can be on Colorado's primary ballot for his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
February 8, 2024 at 9:44 PM
Supreme Court takes up Trump ballot eligibility case
February 8, 2024 at 8:41 PM

Attorney for Trump challengers says SCOTUS must 'settle this issue for the nation'

Justice Elena Kagan asked Jason Murray, the attorney for the Colorado voters, why a single state should be able to decide who gets to be president of the United States.
February 8, 2024 at 8:41 PM
Attorney for Trump challengers says SCOTUS must 'settle this issue for the nation'
February 8, 2024 at 7:13 PM

Officials can't disqualify Trump even if 'admitted insurrectionist,' attorney argues

Attorney Jonathan Mitchell argued in front of the Supreme Court that someone who hypothetically admitted to being an insurrectionist could still be eligible to win election to office.
February 8, 2024 at 7:13 PM
Officials can't disqualify Trump even if 'admitted insurrectionist,' attorney argues
February 8, 2024 at 7:08 PM

Justice Jackson asks Trump lawyer what constitutes an insurrection

While conceding that the events on Jan. 6 were “shameful” and “violent,” Donald Trump’s attorney Jonathan Mitchell denied it was an insurrection during a hearing at the Supreme Court.
February 8, 2024 at 7:08 PM
Justice Jackson asks Trump lawyer what constitutes an insurrection
February 8, 2024 at 6:01 PM

Supreme Court hears arguments in Trump 14th Amendment case

The legal battle centers on a previously obscure provision of the Constitution's 14th Amendment, Section 3, ratified shortly after the Civil War.
February 8, 2024 at 6:01 PM
Supreme Court hears arguments in Trump 14th Amendment case
February 8, 2024 at 5:47 PM

SCOTUS to hear arguments over Trump’s eligibility to return to White House

The Supreme Court will decide if former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election and his role during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol could keep him off the 2024 ballot.
February 8, 2024 at 5:47 PM
SCOTUS to hear arguments over Trump’s eligibility to return to White House
February 8, 2024 at 5:25 PM

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito questions impact of Colorado Supreme Court ballot decision on other states

Justice Alito pressed former President Trump's lawyer, Jonathan Mitchell, on the ruling in Colorado last December.
February 8, 2024 at 5:25 PM
Justice Samuel Alito questions impact of Colorado Supreme Court ballot
February 8, 2024 at 2:40 PM

How did the Trump 14th Amendment case reach the US Supreme Court?

A look at key inflection points over the past three years regarding the use of Section 3 of the 14th Amendment as the question wound its way to the Supreme Court.
February 8, 2024 at 2:40 PM
How did the Trump 14th Amendment case reach the US Supreme Court?
February 7, 2024 at 7:59 PM

Might the Supreme Court try to sidestep key Trump 14th Amendment questions? ANALYSIS

Many experts presume the Supreme Court will want to side-step the politically explosive, untested application of the 14th Amendment to a presidential candidate.
February 7, 2024 at 7:59 PM
Might the Supreme Court try to sidestep key Trump 14th Amendment questions?: ANALYSIS
February 7, 2024 at 2:56 PM

Should Justice Thomas recuse in Trump 14th Amendment case because of wife's Jan. 6 role?

A big test for the Supreme Court's new ethics code as Justice Clarence Thomas faces calls to recuse from a historic Trump case because of his wife Virginia's activism.
February 7, 2024 at 2:56 PM
Should Justice Thomas recuse in Trump 14th Amendment case because of wife's activism?
February 6, 2024 at 10:17 PM

What to know about the Supreme Court arguments in the Trump 14th Amendment case

The U.S. Supreme Court hears the case on Thursday.
February 6, 2024 at 10:17 PM
What to know about the Supreme Court arguments in the Trump 14th Amendment case
1 month ago

Supreme Court sides with Pres. Biden in Texas border dispute

The Supreme Court is siding with President Joe Biden in a dispute with Texas over the Southern border.
1 month ago
Supreme Court sides with Pres. Biden in Texas border dispute
1 month ago

Supreme Court rules to remove razor wire along southern border in Texas

The Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of removing razor wire in rivers along the border of U.S and Mexico.
1 month ago
Supreme Court rules to remove razor wire along southern border in Texas
1 month ago

Supreme Court takes up appeal of Oklahoma death row inmate

Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip, sentenced in 1997, will have his case taken up by the Supreme Court justices over his appeal of execution.
1 month ago
Supreme Court takes up appeal of Oklahoma death row inmate
1 month ago

Trump asks US Supreme Court to keep him on ballot in 14th Amendment case

Trump filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court before arguments on Feb. 8 about whether the 14th Amendment's "insurrection clause" disqualifies him from being president
1 month ago
Trump asks US Supreme Court to keep him on ballot in 14th Amendment case
1 month ago

With key precedent on the line, Supreme Court debates reeling in government power

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard vigorous arguments over a 40-year-old precedent that has given broad power to federal agencies in how they regulate certain areas.
1 month ago
With key precedent on the line, Supreme Court debates reeling in government power
1 month ago

Supreme Court hears arguments on case that could reel in regulation

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer has the details on a Supreme Court case brought by fishermen that could impact federal government regulations.
1 month ago
Supreme Court hears arguments on case that could reel in regulation
1 month ago

Fishermen take on government in Supreme Court

A case brought by fishing companies could limit the regulatory powers of federal agencies and have an impact on the environment.
1 month ago
Fishermen take on government in Supreme Court
1 month ago

Fishermen's Supreme Court fight against government monitors could make big splash

A Supreme Court case brought by a group of herring fishermen from New Jersey could upend government's ability to regulate health care, environment and tax collection.
1 month ago
Fishermen's Supreme Court fight against government monitors could make big splash
2 months ago

Americans divided on how SCOTUS should handle Trump ballot access: POLL

Americans are divided on how the U.S. Supreme Court should handle Donald Trump’s ballot access, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll.
2 months ago
Americans divided on how SCOTUS should handle Trump ballot access: POLL
2 months ago

Pence praises Supreme Court effectively ending affirmative action: 'Those days are over'

Mike Pence on ABC's "This Week" celebrated the Supreme Court's ruling that effectively ends affirmative action at U.S. college
2 months ago
Pence praises SCOTUS effectively ending affirmative action: 'Those days are over'
2 months ago

Supreme Court to weigh in on Trump's eligibility

The justices will take on the former president's appeal of a Colorado ballot ruling, as President Joe Biden makes is case for reelection.
2 months ago
Supreme Court to weigh in on Trump's eligibility
2 months ago

Supreme Court to rule on Donald Trump and the Colorado ballot

The case is an appeal of a Colorado Superme Court decision ruling Trump could not appear on the primary ballot because he engaged in insurrection in his efforts to oveturn the 2020 election.
2 months ago
Supreme Court to rule on Donald Trump and the Colorado ballot
2 months ago

Trump appeals Colorado 14th Amendment election disqualification to US Supreme Court

Colorado's Supreme Court had barred him from the state's GOP primary ballot.
2 months ago
Trump appeals Colorado 14th Amendment election disqualification to US Supreme Court
2 months ago

With more 14th Amendment challenges to Trump expected, will the US Supreme Court step in?

Amid conflicting rulings on keeping Trump off 2024 GOP primary ballots, his eligibility under Section 3 is still being challenged in more than a dozen states.
2 months ago
With more 14th Amendment challenges to Trump expected, will US Supreme Court step in?
2 months ago

SCOTUS rejects expedited ruling on Trump's immunity hearing

The Supreme Court is refusing to fast-track Donald Trump's federal election interference case.
2 months ago
SCOTUS rejects expedited ruling on Trump's immunity hearing