Pence calls on US Supreme Court to take up 'selective' abortion
US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to take up a case about abortions based on sex, race or potential disability of the fetus, after the high court sidestepped the issue. While serving as governor of Indiana, Pence had signed into law a ban on so-called "selective" abortions. A lower court…
US Supreme Court takes narrow view on tribal immunity
The US Supreme Court took a narrow view Tuesday on the immunity from lawsuits enjoyed by Native American tribes, which are treated in some respects like sovereign states that cannot be sued in American courts.
Neil Gorsuch: fierce defender of the US Constitution
Little known until recently, the Colorado native with an Ivy League education survived an unusually rugged obstacle course between his nomination by President Donald Trump and his confirmation by the Senate 66 days later.
Confirmation hearing for Trump's Supreme Court pick begins
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, faced senators Monday for his confirmation hearing, with Democrats immediately casting him as a threat to civil liberties and social progress.