Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene in a request by Ohio Democrats to restore an extra week of early voting.

The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.

The decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt means a lower court's decision to uphold the law has been reversed.

Abigail Fisher, the White woman who made a big fuss about the affirmative action program at the University of Texas, lost big at the Supreme Court on Thursday.

The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.

The Supreme Court examined a case out of Utah that questioned whether it was constitutional for evidence collected unlawfully by a police officer could be used as evidence in court.

Four decades after the ban on first-trimester abortions was declared unconstitutional in Roe v. Wade, women's reproductive rights activists find themselves before the Supreme Court for another battle in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case.

Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.

The Supreme Court sided with a Black man on death row who said the prosecutor sought an all-White jury. Justice Clarence Thomas was the sole dissenter.

During Monday's edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and his panel of guests discussed Mr. Obama's interesting comments and whether his remarks explain why he did not select a Black woman to sit on the highest court in the land.

Turns out "professional political activists" and their well-printed signs are all the confirmation Hatch needed to go forth in good faith obstructing Garland’s nomination to the highest court in the land.

Martin, who has been adamant about President Obama nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court, asked Jarrett why a Black woman was not nominated and reminded Jarrett of the support Mr. Obama has received from African-American women over the course of his tenure as president.