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US presidential election: Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Barrett's confirmation shifts the Supreme Court further to the right, which could pave the way to conservative rulings curbing abortion rights, expanding gun rights and limiting voting rights, among other things.

Oct 27, 2020, 07:04 AM IST

US Supreme Court conservatives revive criticism of gay marriage ruling

The court turned away an appeal by Kim Davis, who had served as Rowan County clerk, of a lower court ruling that let the lawsuits accusing her of violating the constitutional rights of the couples proceed.

Oct 06, 2020, 09:45 AM IST

US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett as Supreme Court judge

The nomination was made to fill up the vacancy following the death of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Sep 27, 2020, 06:45 AM IST

US President Donald Trump to nominate Amy Coney Barrett as the new Supreme Court judge: sources

Amy Coney Barrett, 48, was appointed by Trump to the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2017 and is known for her conservative religious views. Supreme Court justices are given lifetime appointments.

Sep 26, 2020, 07:01 AM IST

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be honoured at US Supreme Court, Capitol

Crowds have gathered outside the court building, leaving flowers and other items in tribute, ever since her death on Friday from complications of pancreatic cancer.

Sep 21, 2020, 22:01 PM IST

US politicians react to death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; see here

Former US President George W Bush said, "She dedicated many of her 87 remarkable years to the pursuit of justice and equality, and she inspired more than one generation of women and girls."

Sep 19, 2020, 21:01 PM IST

US Supreme Court blocks restrictive Louisiana abortion law

The four liberal justices were joined by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts in the majority, suggesting that Roberts, as Kennedy used to be, is now the key vote on the issue.

Feb 08, 2019, 11:32 AM IST

Overcoming unprecedented opposition, Brett Kavanaugh confirmed as US Supreme Court judge

Overcoming unprecedented opposition mounted by Democrats and a series of allegations of sexual assault, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 53, was confirmed by the Senate on the nine-member bench of the Supreme Court.

Oct 07, 2018, 06:54 AM IST

US Supreme Court nomination Brett Kavanaugh denies sex assault allegation

Christine Blasey Ford appeared in public for the first time to detail her allegation against Kavanaugh, a conservative federal appeals court judge chosen by President Trump for a lifetime job on the top US court.

Sep 28, 2018, 05:59 AM IST

US Supreme Court nominee steers clear of Donald Trump criticism

In the second day of testimony, Kavanaugh declined to comment on Trump`s criticism of the judiciary or offer praise of the president`s character.

Sep 07, 2018, 06:21 AM IST

Apple, Samsung settle epic patent infringement battle

The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

Jun 28, 2018, 11:46 AM IST

US Supreme Court upholds Donald Trump's travel ban, rejects discrimination claim

The US travel ban prohibits entry into America people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. 

Jun 26, 2018, 21:04 PM IST

US Supreme Court to take up appeal by Indian villagers against Gujarat power plant

In 2015, the applicants - Indian farmers, fishermen, a trade union of fishworkers, and a local government entity - sued the IFC in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

May 22, 2018, 06:18 AM IST

US Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban to take effect pending appeal

 The US Supreme Court said Monday that the government could fully enforce a revised ban on travelers from six mainly Muslim countries pending appeal, backing President Donald Trump in the year-long battle over the controversial measure.

Dec 05, 2017, 06:35 AM IST

Bakery refuses to make cake for gay wedding, case to be heard in US court

When Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig entered the "Masterpiece Cakeshop" bakery in a Denver suburb on July 19, 2012, they were giddy about choosing their wedding cake.

Nov 23, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

White House asks US Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

The White House asked the US Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump`s latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

US Supreme Court throws out travel ban ruling

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump`s previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that has now expired.

Oct 11, 2017, 06:41 AM IST

US Supreme Court to examine lengthy immigrant detentions

The Supreme Court is set to examine Tuesday whether thousands of migrants subjected to lengthy detentions in immigration centers should have a right to a bond hearing.

Oct 03, 2017, 11:18 AM IST

US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

The US Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Jul 20, 2017, 00:26 AM IST

Indian students worry about physical safety in US: Survey

Overall, international undergraduate yield has dipped slightly from 26 to 24 per cent from fall 2016 to fall 2017.

Jul 15, 2017, 16:37 PM IST