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John Paul Stevens evolved into Supreme Court's liberal lion

Stevens, who died Tuesday at age 99 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, served longer than all but two justices and was the second-oldest after Oliver Wendell Holmes in the court's nearly 230 years.

How Gujarat fishermen won US top court ruling against global funding agency

The case, which now goes back to a US district court, relates to alleged pollution caused by a Gujarat-based power plant partly funded by IFC.


US Supreme Court to decide legality of census citizenship query

Time is of the essence in the case, as the official census forms are due to be printed in the coming months.

Justice Ginsburg has surgery to remove cancerous growths

Doctors found "no evidence of any remaining disease" and scans taken before the surgery showed no cancerous growths elsewhere in her body, the court said in a statement . No additional treatment is currently planned, it said.

Trump administration seeks prompt immigration ruling

The Trump administration ended DACA in September 2017 and wants the 9th Circuit to overturn a district court judge's ruling in January that required the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to continue the program for existing enrollees.

Supreme Court with Brett Kavanaugh clears way for Tennessee execution

Edmund Zagorski had been set to be executed on Thursday but a few hours before the SC's decision Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam granted a 10-day reprieve to allow the case to wind itself through the courts and to consider the inmate's request to be put to death by electrocution.


How Kavanaugh showed his rage and won his fight for Court seat

President Donald Trump called Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the majority leader, and they agreed she was impressive. “We’re only at halftime,” McConnell said, trying to be reassuring.

Who is Brett Kavanaugh?

The 53-year-old is an American attorney and United States circuit judge of the US Court of Appeals for the district of Columbia circuit.

Unequal battle

Kavanaugh testimony points to the need to address structural skew in the way men and women explain sexual trauma.

Kavanaugh accuser testifies before Senate, chokes back tears recounting assault

Kavanaugh and Ford were the only witnesses invited to testify before the panel of 11 Republicans _ all men _ and 10 Democrats.