Antonin Scalia

In this June 30, 2014 file photo, demonstrators react to hearing the Supreme Court's decision on the Hobby Lobby birth control case outside the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

8-justice Supreme Court dodges decision on birth control

WASHINGTON — A short-handed Supreme Court dodged but kept alive a legal…

 

Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., right, meets with Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, becoming the only Republican senator to meet the embattled nominee, Tuesday, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Tied 4-4 after Scalia’s death, high court gives unions a win

WASHINGTON — In the clearest sign yet of the impact of Justice…

 

In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Justice Thomas asks questions in court, 1st time in 10 years

WASHINGTON — Justice Clarence Thomas broke 10 years of courtroom silence Monday…

 

President Barack Obama is reflected in the conference table as he pauses before a meeting of his National Security Council (NSC) at the State Department in Washington, Thursday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

In court fight, Democrats pressure Republicans at home

WASHINGTON — Searching for a way to put a new justice on…

President Barack Obama is reflected in the conference table as he pauses before a meeting of his National Security Council (NSC) at the State Department in Washington, Thursday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives for a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. Senate Republicans, most vocally Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, are facing a high-stakes political showdown with President Barack Obama sparked by the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

McConnell shuts door on Senate action on Obama court pick

WASHINGTON — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell emphatically ruled out any Senate action…

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives for a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. Senate Republicans, most vocally Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, are facing a high-stakes political showdown with President Barack Obama sparked by the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death left many of his rulings up in the air. One case gives unions an unexpected reprieve, but the attacks on unions won't stop. (Jim Mone/2015 AP)

Scalia’s death helped unions — until we join him

The overdue death of Antonin Scalia increased the chances that progressives Sandy…

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death left many of his rulings up in the air. One case gives unions an unexpected reprieve, but the attacks on unions won't stop. (Jim Mone/2015 AP)
The flag flies at half-staff outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over the weekend.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Judiciary chairman open to hearing for Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is leaving open…

The flag flies at half-staff outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over the weekend.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference following the conclusion of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations leaders summit at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama: Will name indisputably qualified nominee for court

RANCHO MIRAGE — President Barack Obama said Tuesday he would nominate a…

President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference following the conclusion of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations leaders summit at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The hearse which transported Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's body to the airport from Sunset Funeral Home departs the Atlantic Aviation hangar at El Paso International Airport in El Paso, Texas, on Sunday,. (VIctor Calzada/The El Paso Times via AP)

Texas judge disclosed details about Scalia’s health

WASHINGTON — The Texas county judge who decided no autopsy was needed…

The hearse which transported Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's body to the airport from Sunset Funeral Home departs the Atlantic Aviation hangar at El Paso International Airport in El Paso, Texas, on Sunday,. (VIctor Calzada/The El Paso Times via AP)
In this Oct., 15, 2006 file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at the ACLU Membership Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Chris Greenberg, File)

Scalia’s body at Texas funeral home after 3-hour procession

WASHINGTON — Antonin Scalia's body lay in a Texas funeral home Sunday…

In this Oct., 15, 2006 file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at the ACLU Membership Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Chris Greenberg, File)
On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Chad Rachman)

Scalia’s death means loss of key vote in divided cases

WASHINGTON — Justice Antonin Scalia's death deprives conservatives of a key vote…

On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Chad Rachman)
President Barack Obama speaks to reporters about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirageon Saturday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Supreme Court vacancy is tangible test for 2016 candidates

WASHINGTON — The presidential election just got real. The unexpected death of…

President Barack Obama speaks to reporters about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirageon Saturday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks to California Attorney General Bill Lockyer during a reenactment of the 100-year-old case of 1905 Lochner v. New York in 2005. (Sang H. Park/2005 AP)

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme…

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks to California Attorney General Bill Lockyer during a reenactment of the 100-year-old case of 1905 Lochner v. New York in 2005. (Sang H. Park/2005 AP)
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., on Thursday blasted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, above, for uttering what he called "racist ideas" from the bench of the nation's highest court. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Scalia draws rebukes for comments about black students

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, famous for his blustery rhetoric…

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., on Thursday blasted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, above, for uttering what he called "racist ideas" from the bench of the nation's highest court. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President…

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP Photo/Matt VolzU.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia gives a speech sponsored by the Federalist Society in Bozeman

Scalia: Court shouldn't 'invent new minorities'

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The U.S. Supreme Court is making decisions that should…

AP Photo/Matt VolzU.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia gives a speech sponsored by the Federalist Society in Bozeman