Splitting 5-4, Justices Put Texas Redistricting on Hold

By ADAM LIPTAK September 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked rulings from a federal court in Texas that had called for revisions to congressional and state legislative districts in the state after the court found that the...

Edith Windsor, Whose Same-Sex Marriage Fight Led to Landmark Ruling, Dies at 88

By ROBERT D. McFADDEN September 12, 2017 Edith Windsor, the gay-rights activist whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 and granted same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time and rights to...

Prominent Republicans Urge Supreme Court to End Gerrymandering

The politicians filed briefs asking the justices to protect democracy by declaring unconstitutional the practice involving the drawing of voting districts.

Sidebar: Trump’s Legal U-Turns May Test Supreme Court’s Patience

The Trump administration has switched sides from its predecessor in two important cases, a practice that in the past has prompted testy exchanges with the justices.