Court battles over the ruling come as the Biden administration and police struggle to stop a rise in violent crime and mass shootings, including several deadly shootings involving individuals who bought their guns legally.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has backed out of teaching a seminar at George Washington University's law school in the nation's capital, following student protests and the university's statement of support for the conservative justice's role on campus.
Four new members have joined the Supreme Court court in the last five years, bringing down the average age of the high court’s members. Three justices are in their 60s and the remaining justices are in their 50s.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide, letting the states have the final say.
Breyer's retirement allowed Biden to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Abortion rights advocates spent this Fourth of July protesting across the nation. In Houston, protesters marched from Discovery Green to City Hall Monday.
Another major decision by the nation's highest court - this one with a potentially powerful impact on both the battle against climate change and Houston’s biggest industry.
Ketanji Brown Jackson officially became the U.S. Supreme Court’s 116th justice following the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer.