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  • Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79 story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-13-16 9:26 pm

    WASHINGTON - Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79.

  • In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-13-16 8:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not.

  • Awaiting redistricting decision, lawmakers plan hearings 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 7:29 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislative leaders unveiled Friday a speedy schedule to redraw congressional boundaries should the U.S. Supreme Court refuse to block a lower-court decision requiring a new map be approved by next week.

  • More waiting on congressional maps with Roberts' request 
    Updated: Feb-10-16 5:45 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina voters and legislators will be kept guessing for at least several more days on whether the state's current congressional districts can be used in the March 15 primary or have to be redrawn before votes are cast.

  • North Carolina takes map delay request to US Supreme Court 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 7:25 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The federal court that struck down two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina refused Tuesday to delay its order demanding that new boundaries be drawn in barely a week's time.

  • Roberts: Partisan confirmation fights hurt court's image story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 7:05 pm

    WASHINGTON - Chief Justice John Roberts says he is concerned that partisan political battles over Supreme Court nominations have led to a widespread misunderstanding about the role of the court.

  • Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stock story has photos
    Updated: Feb-04-16 3:23 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming system revealed that Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 in Microsoft stock in the past year.

  • Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 11:24 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom, a decision that could affect more than 1,000 inmates.

  • Immigration tops politically charged caseload for high court 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 4:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's decision to add immigration to its already robust list of politically charged cases means a raft of rulings in the late spring or early summer that could inject the court into the presidential campaign.

  • Supreme Court rules against business in class-action case 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 10:48 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a class-action lawsuit can continue, even after a business offers to pay everything sought by the person who first sued.

  • High court split over police officer's First Amendment case 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 2:51 pm

    WASHINGTON - A New Jersey police officer's claim that he was a victim of political retribution drew plenty of sympathy at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, but it wasn't clear whether the justices would find that Jeffrey Heffernan has a case under the First Amendment.

  • High court rejects new challenge to Obama health overhaul 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 10:20 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has rejected another challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.