School board asks Supreme Court to review transgender bathroom case

August 29, 2016 in News

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to weigh in on whether a transgender male must be allowed to use the boys […]

Supreme Court denies Mississippi, Wisconsin abortion appeals

June 29, 2016 in News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Mississippi and Wisconsin seeking to put in place restrictions on abortion clinics that were struck down by lower courts. The […]

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear case of school suspension over student’s rap song

March 1, 2016 in News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court is staying out of an interesting free speech debate about the power of school officials to discipline students for things they write or […]

Mississippi death-row inmate takes appeal to US high court

January 30, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi death row inmate who argues he was the victim of mistaken eyewitness identification is asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a new trial. Caleb […]

U.S. Supreme Court surprise ruling effectively makes gay marriage legal in 30 states

October 7, 2014 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit […]

U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

May 6, 2014 in News, Religion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declaring them in line with long national traditions though […]

U.S. Supreme Court won’t consider appeal of Brian Young’s conviction in Pascagoula murder at Budget Inn

May 1, 2014 in The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A post-conviction petition filed by a Mississippi man convicted of murder in 2002 won’t be considered by the U.S. Supreme Court. The nation’s high court without […]

Mississippi, Alabama among a dozen states with anti-sodomy laws

April 24, 2014 in News, Religion

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional. One such state is […]