WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court justice's Catholicism was hailed at the liturgy, celebrated by his son, a priest, who also joked about his father's reputation as a controversial jurist.
He will lie in repose Friday at the U.S. Supreme Court before the funeral at the nation's largest Roman Catholic Church.
WASHINGTON -- A 4-4 split on the court would impact rulings on abortion, immigration, voting rights, the Obamacare contraception mandate and more.
WASHINGTON - With eight justices, the court risks deadlock on important issues such as abortion and immigration, not to mention affirmative action, voting rights and public employee unions.
WASHINGTON — The justices will decide whether tough new restrictions placed on abortion clinics and doctors in Texas constitute an "undue burden" on women seeking legal abortions and should be struck down.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is about to climb back into Americans' bedrooms.
Mothers should not have the right to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, Carson said, just as slave owners did not have the right to do whatever they wanted to their slaves.
WASHINGTON – The ruling, made without comment or any apparent dissents, is an early indication that while some push-back against gay marriage on religious grounds may be upheld, the justices won't tolerate it from public officials.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely divided ruling that will stand as a milestone in its 226-year history.
WASHINGTON -- The status of Jerusalem has been at the top of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ever since Israel was recognized in 1948. The official U.S. policy is spelled out in a State Department manual: "For a person born in Jerusalem, write JERUSALEM as the place of birth in the passport. Do not write Israel, Jordan or West Bank."
WASHINGTON – The decision was a defeat for preppy clothier Abercrombie & Fitch, which refused to hire a Muslim girl in 2008 because she was wearing a black hijab, or head scarf.
As the Supreme Court wrestles with the legalization of gay marriage, the Massachusetts couples who successfully challenged their state's ban on gay marriage in 2003 are juggling work and retirement, raising kids who turn down Ivy League colleges and holding joyful family reunions.
WASHINGTON — Some studies show that children raised in same-sex households fare no worse than those raised by mothers and fathers. Others say the differences are stark.
WASHINGTON — From judicial precedent to whether heterosexuals make better parents for children, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider five major arguments when they consider gay marriage next week.
CINCINNATI — "It isn't about the money," Obergefell said. "John's final record as an Ohioan -- as an American -- deserves to be accurate. And our marriage -- our legal marriage -- deserves respect."