High Court Moves Away from Leniency for Minors who Murder

WASHINGTON — After more than a decade in which the Supreme Court moved gradually toward more leniency for minors convicted of murder, the justices on Thursday moved the other way. The high court ruled 6-3 along liberal-conservative lines against a Mississip...

US to Get 9th Justice With Dems Powerless to Block Barrett

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, giving the country a ninth justice Monday as Republicans overpower Democratic opposition to secure President Donald Trump’s nominee the week before Election Day. Democra...

Senate Judiciary Sets Oct. 22 Vote on Barrett’s Nomination

WASHINGTON — With a vote date set, the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday debated the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court, Democrats objecting to Republicans' rush to confirm President Donald Trump's pick before the Nov. 3 election. ...