Author: ARIANE DE VOGUE, CNN SUPREME COURT REPORTER

Supreme Court asked to decide Electoral College question

Three presidential electors in Washington state who voted for Colin Powell in 2016 rather than Hillary Clinton and were fined under state law, are asking the US Supreme Court to take up their appeal and decide whether a state can bind an elector to vote for the state's popular vote winner.

Supreme Court may be focus of gun control arguments

As the country reels from mass shootings over the summer and the political branches bicker over the scope of an individual's right to keep and bear arms, the Supreme Court will meet behind closed doors this week to consider whether or not to proceed with a case that could impact Second Amendment rights.

John Roberts says Supreme Court doesn't work in a 'political manner'

Chief Justice John Roberts responded to attacks on the Supreme Court and the judiciary from both sides of aisle on Tuesday evening, saying that such criticism "does not affect how we do our work" and he said that the justices will "continue to decide cases" according to the Constitution and laws "without fear or favor."

DOJ tells Supreme Court decision to end DACA was lawful

The Justice Department told the Supreme Court late Monday night that the Trump administration acted lawfully when it decided in 2017 to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from deportation.

Trump sues California over tax return law

President Donald Trump sued California Tuesday challenging a state law that requires candidates for president to disclose income tax returns before they can appear on the state's primary ballot.

Federal judge blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions

A federal judge in Arkansas blocked abortion restrictions that were set to take effect on Wednesday, dealing a victory to opponents of the laws who argued they violated Supreme Court precedent, were not medically necessary and imposed an "enormous burden" on a woman's ability to access abortion.

Justice John Paul Stevens lies in repose at Supreme Court

As Justice John Paul Stevens returns to the Supreme Court for the final time to lie in repose, he will be accompanied by about 80 of his former clerks, 12 of whom will serve as honorary pallbearers as others line the steps of the marble building as his casket arrives.

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Justice John Paul Stevens, who was nominated to the Supreme Court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 in the wake of Watergate and stepped down almost 35 years later as a leader for the liberal side of the bench, has died. He was 99.

What to watch for as Supreme Court term ends

In its final couple of days of the term, the Supreme Court will consider two of the most politically charged cases of the term and issue opinions that will give the public the first full glimpse of the impact of the newly solidified conservative majority.

Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo Bay detention challenge

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the indefinite detention of detainees suspected of terror activities who have yet to be charged after being held for nearly two decades at the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

Supreme Court to meet behind closed doors Thursday to discuss DACA

The Supreme Court signaled on Monday that it would meet behind closed doors Thursday to discuss whether to take up a case for next term concerning the phase out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children from deportation.

Supreme Court rejects challenges to silencer laws

The Supreme Court on Monday left intact a federal law that requires the registration of some firearms, including silencers, and turned away a request to consider whether such firearm accessories are protected by the Second Amendment.