The state House has preliminarily approved a bill letting clergy members refuse to perform same-sex marriages, further shielding Texas from a possible U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing gay couples to wed.
Outside, in the court of public opinion, demonstrators hope the justices are listening.
Oklahoma has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to issue stays of executions for three death-row inmates scheduled for lethal injection this week because the justices are set to hear a challenge to one of the drugs the state uses.
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to definitively answer whether the Constitution allows states to ban same-sex marriage, plunging the court directly into one of the nation's biggest legal and cultural issues.
A provision of the Texas abortion law that closed all but eight abortion facilities in the state almost two weeks ago was temporarily put on hold Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states looking to prohibit gay marriage, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in those states and likely others.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay at least 35 feet from the entrances to clinics that provide abortions, a decision that cast a legal cloud over similar provisions in other states.
The US Supreme Court today limited a president's power to make recess appointments when the White House and the Senate are controlled by opposite parties, scaling back a presidential authority as old as the republic.
In a sweeping decision in favor of digital privacy, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police almost always need a warrant to search a person’s cellphone, even in the case of someone placed under arrest.
Supreme Court upholds law banning "straw" gun sales used to quickly transfer firearms to other buyers.
Monday, we told you about a supreme court ruling that protects a city's right to hold prayer before a meeting.
The Supreme Court says prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity.
The Supreme Court hunted for a middle ground Tuesday on how much authority police should have to rummage through the cellphones of people they arrest.
U.S. Supreme Court gives EPA victory in campaign to reduce power plant air pollution that drifts across state lines.
The Supreme Court hears a case today that could impact how you watch television.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
Further loosening the reins on the role of money in politics, the U.S. Supreme Court today struck down restrictions on the grand total that any person can contribute to all federal candidates for office.
Supreme Court hears arguments from companies opposed to providing insurance coverage that includes contraception.
Supreme Court to decide if "buffer zones" around abortion clinics are a violation of free speech.
Supreme Court hears arguments on Affordable Care Act requirements forcing religious-affiliated organizations to provide their employees with insurance that includes birth control.