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Stories with person: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Gay, straight couples say 'I do' to Justice Kennedy's words 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:08 pm

    WASHINGTON - Emily Smith and Jillian Levine had already chosen a venue, booked a band and written the first draft of the ceremony for their wedding when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay couples nationwide have a right to marry. Within minutes of the June 26 ruling, Levine texted her fiancée a rainbow emoji and a question about their ceremony.

  • Justice Kennedy provides hope to solitary confinement foes story has photos
    Updated: Aug-11-15 3:28 pm

    WASHINGTON - Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

  • Executions likely go on despite strong Supreme Court dissent 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 3:38 am

    WASHINGTON - Wherever their summer travels have taken them, Supreme Court justices probably will weigh in on Texas' plans to execute two death row inmates in the week ahead.