The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States. Established pursuant to Article III of the U.S. Constitution in 1789, it has original jurisdiction over a narrow range of cases, including suits between two or more states and those involving ambassadors. It also has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal court and state court cases that involve a point of federal constitutional or statutory law. The Court has the power of judicial review, the ability to invalidate a statute for violating a provision of the Constitution or an executive act for being unlawful. However, it may act only within the context of a case in an area of law over which it has jurisdiction. The court may decide cases having political overtones, but it has ruled that it does not have power to decide nonjusticiable political questions.
The EC said that after two rounds of in-depth discussions spreading over two days, it did not find it possible or feasible to accede to the demand, especially in view of the recent judgment of the.. DNA - Published
According to Reuters, hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures..
According to Reuters, on Monday The U.S. Supreme Court took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure..
According to Reuters, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Native American elk hunter, as it revived his legal challenge to a conviction for hunting out of season in Bighorn National Forest..
The U.S. Supreme Court declined an opportunity to give businesses broader rights to contribute money to political candidates and causes. The justices refused to question a Massachusetts law that bars..
Missouri’s Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy. The bill, part of a wave of restrictions aimed..
Politico.com recently wrote, "A slew of new state laws effectively outlawing abortion has put the issue front and center in the 2020 elections, with abortion-rights groups hoping the threat galvanizes..
The Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade makes state bans on abortion unenforceable and unconstitutional. But conservative activists and lawmakers hope to use the bans as a strategy to overturn the 1973..
On Wednesday, U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed to challenge an the new Alabama abortion bill. Reuters reports the bill bans abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape..
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the..
Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after a shouting match on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated..
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that intelligence agents had detained his deputy, the first arrest of a lawmaker since Guaido tried to spark a military uprising last week to..
Joe Biden is running for President. One of the biggest controversies dogging him is his leading of the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas. The hearing saw law professor Anita..
In a setback to former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, the Supreme Court Tuesday refused to accord urgent listing of his plea for extension of the 7-day protection from arrest granted to him.. IndiaTimes - Published
Ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results on May 23, leaders of various opposition parties will meet the EC and raise the issue of tallying VVPATs with EVM figures as per Supreme Court directions. The.. IndiaTimes - Published
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to avoid deportation by a Christian Iraqi immigrant who argued he would be tortured if sent back to his home country for a drug conviction after more.. Reuters - Published