Supreme Court hears arguments about Biden's student loan forgiveness plan
The Biden administration says 26 million people have applied and 16 million have been approved to have up to $20,000 in federal student loans forgiven.
Student loan forgiveness plan to go before Supreme Court: The arguments explained
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over Biden’s student debt relief plan, which impacts millions of borrowers who could see their loans wiped away or reduced.
Supreme Court seems to favor social media companies in terror case
During arguments, several justices underscored that there was no evidence linking Twitter, Facebook and Google directly to the 2017 attack on the Reina nightclub in Istanbul.
What is Section 230, the rule that made the modern internet?
A case before the U.S. Supreme Court, Gonzalez v. Google, challenges Section 230 — namely whether tech companies are liable for the material posted on their platforms.
Turmoil in courts on gun laws in wake of justices’ ruling
The decision opened the door to a wave of legal challenges from gun-rights activists who saw an opportunity to undo laws on everything from age limits to AR-15-style semi-automatic weapons.
Minnesota Supreme Court decision on felon voting rights
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the legislature is responsible for deciding felon voting rights. The bill is expected to get a floor vote in the next few weeks.
Supreme Court says it's been unable to find abortion opinion leaker
The Supreme Court said Thursday it has not determined who leaked a draft of the court's opinion overturning abortion rights, but that the investigation continues.
Deaf student's interpreter lawsuit at center of Supreme Court case
The Supreme Court is set to hear a case that could make it more difficult for students with disabilities to resolve problems quickly when they’re not getting needed assistance in public schools.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear case of woman whose home was seized by Hennepin Co.
Hennepin County seized and sold 94-year-old Geraldine Tyler's home in Minneapolis for $15,000 in unpaid taxes. The county made $40,000 from the sale and kept the profits. Now, Tyler's case will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Supreme Court justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights
The Supreme Court on Monday heard the case of a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples.
US Supreme Court weighs 'most important case' on democracy
The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case that could dramatically alter voting in 2024 and beyond.
Appeals court rules Anoka County policy to report foreign-born detainees to ICE violates law
An unwritten policy followed by law enforcement agencies in Minnesota, requiring employees to report every foreign-born individual who gets detained to ICE, has been ruled illegal by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Minneapolis teen will be tried as adult for deadly carjacking
A boy who was just 15 years old when police say he was involved in a deadly carjacking shooting in 2019 will be tried as an adult, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
Cameras in Minnesota courtrooms debate takes focus after high profile trials
After several high-profile trials, Minnesota’s Supreme Court is weighing what to do about cameras in Minnesota courtrooms.
Chief Justice Roberts delays handover of Trump tax returns to House panel
The House Ways and Means panel first requested Donald Trump’s tax returns in 2019 as part of a probe into the Internal Revenue Service’s audit program and tax law compliance by the former president.
Affirmative action in jeopardy after Supreme Court justices raise doubts
The survival of affirmative action in higher education appeared to be in serious trouble Monday at a conservative-dominated Supreme Court after hours of debate over vexing questions of race.
US Supreme Court rejects appeal to give American Samoans citizenship
American Samoa is the only unincorporated territory of the United States where the inhabitants are not American citizens at birth.
Supreme Court to hear case that could raise price of bacon, other pork products
The case involves California's Prop 12, which says that pork sold in the state needs to come from pigs whose mothers were raised with at least 24 square feet of space.
Supreme Court rejects bump stock ban cases
The Supreme Court says it won't take up two cases that involved challenges to a ban enacted during the Trump administration on bump stocks, the gun attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
Supreme Court welcomes the public again, and new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson
Monday is the first time new Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the court’s first Black female justice, will participate in arguments. It's also the first time the public will be able to attend since March 2020.