Bump stocks were banned in 2019 after a gunman with bump stock-equipped rifles killed 60 people and wounded hundreds in Las Vegas in 2017.
The Trump administration banned bump stocks after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but the ban was put on hold. This comes down to whether the justices believe the accessory makes a weapon a machine gun. Those supporting bump stocks say there is still a manual action taken by the shooter.
The Supreme Court social media cases center on Texas and Florida laws that aim to prevent platforms like Facebook, TikTok and others from censoring users based on their viewpoints.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday about whether Donald Trump can remain on the 2024 ballot for president in Colorado, and it sounds like the justices were skeptical of the state's effort to keep him off the ballot.
The U.S. Supreme Court is deliberating on former President Donald Trump's eligibility for another presidential run, spurred by allegations of his role in the Capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a lawsuit challenging Washington’s capital gains tax.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday passed up a chance to intervene in the debate over bathrooms for transgender students, rejecting an appeal from an Indiana public school district.
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was an Arizona native who served as an unwavering voice of moderate conservatism on the high court for over two decades. She was was nominated in 1981 by President Ronald Reagan and came to wield considerable influence on the nine-member court.
The first woman to serve on the nation’s highest court lay in repose at the Supreme Court on Monday.
Mifepristone is one of two drugs used in medication abortions, which account for more than half of all abortions in the United States.
The obstruction charge has been brought against more than 300 defendants in the massive federal prosecution following the deadly insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
The Supreme Court has taken up a case that could reshape US tax law – and ban a wealth tax.
The Supreme Court is wrestling with a nationwide settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma that would shield members of the Sackler family who own the company from civil lawsuits over the toll of opioids.
Liberal and conservative justices sounded persuaded by arguments from the Biden administration's top Supreme Court lawyer that the prohibition is in line with the longstanding practice of disarming dangerous people.
The Supreme Court has signaled that it would rule against a man who wants to trademark the suggestive phrase “Trump too small.”
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett says it would be a good idea for the nation’s highest court to adopt a formal code of conduct.
With Republicans holding a thin margin in the U.S. House, any change to competitive districts has a chance to alter the balance of power after the 2024 elections.
Major cases await, as they always do, including several challenges to regulatory agencies and efforts to regulate social media platforms.
The justices will review laws enacted by Republican-dominated legislatures and signed by Republican governors in Florida and Texas.
In particular, the justices will be examining a so-called safety valve provision that is meant to spare low-level, nonviolent drug dealers who agree to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors from having to face often longer mandatory sentences.