With Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination still up for debate, activists are planning for potential battles in state legislatures if the court eventually weakens national abortion rights.
The president says he won't ask about specific legal cases, including Roe v. Wade. But he doesn't have to, because everyone on his short list is a pre-vetted conservative.
Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate agree that the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy sets the stage for a battle over abortion rights unlike any in a generation.
The 25 individuals are thought to be reliable conservatives, most now serving on federal appeals courts or state supreme courts. The list includes one lawmaker: Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
At a campaign rally in North Dakota, President Trump underscored to voters how critical keeping a GOP Senate majority in November's midterm elections is in order to secure Supreme Court picks.
For 30 years the justice has been known for breaking ties between the Supreme Court's liberal and conservative blocs — which means Kennedy has played a key role in many major cases. Here's a look.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-3 decision that trial courts may look into jury deliberations if there is clear evidence of racial bias. Deliberations are normally off-limits after a verdict.
The court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, setting off celebrations nationwide. Opponents — and justices' incensed dissents — suggest the fight isn't over.
A federal appeals court had struck down bans on same-sex marriage in the two states. Officials in Idaho appealed to the Supreme Court following the decision.