Justice

Kyl to help shepherd Supreme Court nomination through Senate

The White House has tapped former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl as "sherpa" to help guide the Supreme Court nomination of U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh through the Senate, where he is expected to face a contentious confirmation process.

Advocates on range of issues anxious over Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Even before President Donald Trump nominated U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court nominee Monday night, advocates for a range of issues were bracing for what might come next, how the next justice might affect the court and whether his nomination could be blocked.

Abortion, travel ban advocates make voices heard outside Supreme Court

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court handed down major rulings on pregnancy centers and on President Donald Trump's travel ban, but protesters outside the court were determined to have the last word, with noisy but well-behaved crowds swelling as the surprise decisions came down.

Court: Inmate can sue state for being forced to work religious holiday

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled that a "devout Christian" Arizona inmate can sue prison officials who make him work on a religious holiday, forcing him "to choose between my God's laws and (prison) rules," in violation of his First Amendment rights.

May 18, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

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May 10, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

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