Supreme Court
Follow the latest Supreme Court news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
July 9, 2020, 4:16 AM

Contraceptive mandate overturned

ABC News’ Terry Moran discusses the Supreme Court’s ruling today that employers are able to deny coverage for contraceptives on religious grounds.
July 9, 2020, 4:16 AM
Contraceptive mandate overturned
July 9, 2020, 12:14 AM

Supreme Court upholds regulations to deny birth control

If employers object on religious or moral grounds they will not be required to provide women with contraceptive coverage and employees can’t sue for discrimination.
July 9, 2020, 12:14 AM
Supreme Court upholds regulations to deny birth control
July 8, 2020, 4:06 PM

Chief Justice John Roberts injured head in fall during walk, Court says

Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized overnight last month after suffering a head injury from a fall while walking near his home, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.
July 8, 2020, 4:06 PM
Chief Justice John Roberts injured head in fall during walk, Court says
July 8, 2020, 2:32 PM

Chief Justice John Roberts injured head in fall

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized overnight on June 21.
July 8, 2020, 2:32 PM
Chief Justice John Roberts injured head in fall
July 8, 2020, 8:53 AM

Chief Justice Roberts recently spent a night in a hospital

Chief Justice John Roberts spent a night in a hospital last month after he fell and injured his forehead
July 8, 2020, 8:53 AM
July 7, 2020, 2:13 PM

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes

The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College
July 7, 2020, 2:13 PM
Justices rule states can bind presidential electors' votes
July 7, 2020, 12:16 PM

Supreme Court says government debt collectors can't robocall cellphones

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down rules allowing government debt collectors to use cellphone robocalls while banning all other groups using the same technique.
July 7, 2020, 12:16 PM
Supreme Court says government debt collectors can't robocall cellphones
July 7, 2020, 12:15 PM

Supreme Court rules states can stop 'faithless electors' from going rogue in presidential elections

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can require their presidential electors to support the candidate chosen by a majority of voters.
July 7, 2020, 12:15 PM
SCOTUS rules states can stop electors from going rogue in presidential elections
July 7, 2020, 4:03 AM

Supreme Court blocks 'faithless electors'

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer discusses the court’s decision requiring members of the Electoral College to vote in line with state results in presidential elections.
July 7, 2020, 4:03 AM
Supreme Court blocks 'faithless electors'
July 6, 2020, 3:33 PM

Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban

The Supreme Court has upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones.
July 6, 2020, 3:33 PM
Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban
July 2, 2020, 1:58 PM

Supreme Court declines to hear Equal Pay Act case

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a decision that employers can’t use past salary history to justify a pay disparity between male and female employees
July 2, 2020, 1:58 PM
Supreme Court declines to hear Equal Pay Act case
July 1, 2020, 3:23 AM

Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

The Supreme Court has ruled that states can’t cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education
July 1, 2020, 3:23 AM
Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling
June 30, 2020, 6:14 PM

Supreme Court boosts religious schools seeking public aid

In a 5-4 decision from Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court upheld a Montana scholarship program funded by tax-credits to aid religious schools.
June 30, 2020, 6:14 PM
Supreme Court boosts religious schools seeking public aid
June 30, 2020, 4:46 PM

With pivotal votes, Chief Justice John Roberts confounds conservatives and liberals

Chief Justice John Roberts’ calls in a series of high-profile cases are attracting intense scrutiny from the political right -- and the left.
June 30, 2020, 4:46 PM
With pivotal votes, Chief Justice John Roberts confounds conservatives and liberals
June 30, 2020, 3:06 PM

Golden State Killer admits to dozens of violent crimes

James Deangelo Jr., 74, admitted in a plea deal that he is responsible for a crime spree that included 13 known murders and nearly 50 rapes between 1975 and 1986.
June 30, 2020, 3:06 PM
Golden State Killer admits to dozens of violent crimes
June 30, 2020, 3:03 PM

Supreme Court: Booking.com can trademark its name

The Supreme Court says travel website Booking
June 30, 2020, 3:03 PM
Supreme Court: Booking.com can trademark its name
June 30, 2020, 4:20 AM

Louisiana abortion law struck down

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on the Supreme Court’s decision striking down a Louisiana law that would have led to the closure of all but one abortion clinic in the state.
June 30, 2020, 4:20 AM
Louisiana abortion law struck down
June 29, 2020, 10:40 PM

Supreme Court hands down major decision reaffirming abortion rights in Louisiana case

The Supreme Court announced its ruling on the Louisiana abortion case June Medical Services v. Russo.
June 29, 2020, 10:40 PM
Supreme Court hands down major decision on abortion
June 26, 2020, 4:15 AM

SCOTUS rules for Trump on immigration

ABC’s Devin Dwyer discusses the Supreme Court’s immigration ruling and landmark decisions still to come.
June 26, 2020, 4:15 AM
SCOTUS rules for Trump on immigration
June 25, 2020, 11:24 AM

Family's abortion story sheds light on stakes of Supreme Court ruling

America is awaiting the Supreme Court's decision on an abortion case out of Louisiana that could significantly alter abortion access.
June 25, 2020, 11:24 AM
Family's abortion story sheds light on stakes of Supreme Court ruling
June 21, 2020, 9:25 PM

Supreme Court DACA decision is a 'bombshell,' Trump 'in a really tough spot': Vega

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the politics of President Donald Trump's Tulsa rally, the Supreme Court's recent rulings and more on "This Week."
June 21, 2020, 9:25 PM
Supreme Court DACA decision is a 'bombshell,' Trump 'in a really tough spot': Vega
June 19, 2020, 11:58 AM

Trump and Obama react to SCOTUS decision on DACA

President Donald Trump called this week's decisions by the court "horrible & politically charged," while Democrats such as Speaker Nancy Pelosi have praised the rulings.
June 19, 2020, 11:58 AM
Trump and Obama react to SCOTUS decision on DACA
June 19, 2020, 4:13 AM

DACA recipients get reprieve

ABC’s Devin Dwyer reports on the Supreme Court’s decision to block the Trump administration’s effort to overturn the deferred action program for young immigrants.
June 19, 2020, 4:13 AM
DACA recipients get reprieve
June 19, 2020, 4:12 AM

DACA recipients celebrate Supreme Court ruling

Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts joined four liberal justices to reject the Trump administration’s proposed reasons for ending the DACA program.
June 19, 2020, 4:12 AM
DACA recipients celebrate Supreme Court ruling
June 19, 2020, 4:12 AM

DACA plaintiff on the Supreme Court’s decision

Carolina Fung Feng, a named plaintiff in the case, shares her reaction to the court’s decision and the fight ahead.
June 19, 2020, 4:12 AM
DACA plaintiff on the Supreme Court’s decision
June 19, 2020, 4:11 AM

John Roberts swings DACA decision

ABC’s Terry Moran discusses how John Roberts has become the new swing vote and the direction he’s taking SCOTUS.
June 19, 2020, 4:11 AM
John Roberts swings DACA decision
June 18, 2020, 9:30 PM

Supreme Court overturns president’s decision to end DACA

The majority opinion, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, overturns Trump's decision to end the program on the basis given at the time.
June 18, 2020, 9:30 PM
Supreme Court overturns president’s decision to end DACA
June 18, 2020, 4:05 AM

Possible Supreme Court decision on DACA expected

Three DACA recipients discuss their anxiety ahead of a potential Supreme Court decision on Thursday.
June 18, 2020, 4:05 AM
Possible Supreme Court decision on DACA expected
June 17, 2020, 1:40 AM

Supreme Court bans LGBT employment discrimination

Supreme Court issues sweeping decision upholding discrimination protections for LGBT Americans in the workplace.
June 17, 2020, 1:40 AM
Supreme Court bans LGBT employment discrimination
June 16, 2020, 12:56 PM

Supreme Court makes historic ruling on LGBT employment discrimination

The court issued its opinion on Bostock v Clayton County.
June 16, 2020, 12:56 PM
Supreme Court makes historic ruling on LGBT employment discrimination
June 15, 2020, 2:38 PM

Supreme Court rejects several gun rights cases for next term

The Supreme Court has passed up several challenges to state and federal gun control laws, over the dissent of two conservative justices
June 15, 2020, 2:38 PM
2 months ago

Supreme Court sides with families of embassy bombing victims in Sudan lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with families of the victims of the 1998 embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, clearing the way for their lawsuit against Sudan.
2 months ago
Supreme Court sides with families of embassy bombing victims in Sudan lawsuit
2 months ago

Supreme Court justices raise concern about 'harassment' by subpoenas for Trump taxes, financial records

A divided Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with the legality of sweeping subpoenas for President Trump’s personal financial records.
2 months ago
Supreme Court justices raise concern about 'harassment' by subpoenas for Trump taxes
2 months ago

10 cases, 2 weeks, 1 Supreme Court holding phone arguments

The coronavirus has changed the way the Supreme Court is doing business
2 months ago
2 months ago

Clarence Thomas captivates with 63 questions on Supreme Court livestreams

The coronavirus pandemic introduced America to its Supreme Court in action by livestream, and millions had reason to be riveted by what they heard.
2 months ago
Clarence Thomas captivates with 63 questions on Supreme Court livestreams
2 months ago

Justices fear ‘chaos’ from rogue Electoral College delegates

Raising the potential for "chaos," the US Supreme Court on Wednesday signaled support for several states’ efforts to crack down on so-called "faithless electors."
2 months ago
Justices fear ‘chaos’ from rogue Electoral College delegates
2 months ago

Supreme Court considers threat of electoral 'chaos'

Justices debated whether Electoral College delegates can go rogue.
2 months ago
Supreme Court considers threat of electoral 'chaos'
2 months ago

Supreme Court hears arguments in 3 cases involving Trump's tax returns

The Supreme Court justices are expected to hand down its decision by the end of June.
2 months ago
Supreme Court hears arguments in 3 cases involving Trump's tax returns
2 months ago

Unanimous Supreme Court tosses 'Bridgegate' convictions of ex-Gov. Christie allies

A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court has reversed convictions of former top New Jersey officials Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni for their part in the 2013 'Bridgegate' scandal.
2 months ago
Unanimous Supreme Court tosses 'Bridgegate' convictions of ex-Gov. Christie allies
2 months ago

SCOTUS hearing on the president's tax returns

The Supreme Court will hear arguments today on whether banks and accountants must turn over Donald Trump's pre-presidential financial records. ABC News' Devin Dwyer has a preview.
2 months ago
SCOTUS hearing on the president's tax returns
2 months ago

Supreme Court appears divided in Catholic schools case

The Supreme Court appears to be divided over how broadly Catholic schools and other religious employers should be exempt from certain lawsuits by employees
2 months ago
Supreme Court tackles clash of Catholic schools, ex-teachers
2 months ago

Catholic schools, ex-teachers clash in Supreme Court case

The Supreme Court will hear a disability discrimination lawsuit next week involving a teacher at a Catholic school who developed breast cancer, asked for time off for treatment, then learned her contract wouldn't be renewed
2 months ago
2 months ago

SCOTUS tosses 'Bridgegate' convictions

Justice Kagan said evidence showed 'wrongdoing' but didn't meet fraud standard.
2 months ago
SCOTUS tosses 'Bridgegate' convictions
2 months ago

Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from hospital

Justice Ginsburg was hospitalized for "a benign gallbladder condition" that had caused an infection. She still participated in court proceedings telephonically.
2 months ago
Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from hospital
2 months ago

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized for ‘benign gallbladder condition’

The 87-year-old associate justice is expected to be released in the next couple days but took part in oral arguments Wednesday by phone from the hospital.
2 months ago
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized for ‘benign gallbladder condition’
2 months ago

Hospitalized Justice Ginsburg joins Supreme Court debate on Trump contraception rule

With Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dialing in from a hospital room, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments over Obamacare's contraceptive coverage mandate.
2 months ago
Hospitalized Justice Ginsburg joins Supreme Court debate on Trump contraception rule
2 months ago

Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from hospital

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized for gallbladder condition Tuesday and released Wednesday.
2 months ago
Ruth Bader Ginsburg discharged from hospital
2 months ago

Supreme Court set to hear 'Obamacare' case argued by phone

The Supreme Court’s third day of hearing arguments by telephone is its first chance at a high-profile case, this one involving the Affordable Care Act
2 months ago
Supreme Court set to hear Obamacare case argued by phone
2 months ago

Supreme Court livestreams are high stakes test for justices, public

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will embark on an extraordinary experiment in judicial transparency, livestreaming its first telephonic oral arguments.
2 months ago
Supreme Court livestreams are high stakes test for justices, public
2 months ago

Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized

The Supreme Court justice was admitted for a "benign gallbladder condition," which caused an infection. She is expected to hear the court's oral arguments from the hospital by telephone.
2 months ago
Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized