Articles about US Supreme Court
20 Jan 2021
Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President
More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.
09 May 2019
#SupremeInjustice: Kavanaugh and Gogoi's episodes show women are rarely heard
The temple of justice, India's Supreme Court, turned out to be a big disappointment in the last couple of days.
20 Feb 2019
'The Social Network' actor Armie Hammer is the next Batman?
The Batman is the upcoming standalone movie from DCEU and while fans cannot wait to see what the film has in store, the project has hit a couple of snafus along the way.
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: The highs and lows of the Trump presidency
US President Donald Trump has ridden on waves of approval and disapproval since he came into power in 2016.
15 Nov 2018
Trump nominates Neomi Rao to replace Kavanaugh on DC circuit
US President Donald Trump has sent to the Senate the nomination of prominent Indian-American, Neomi Rao, to replace Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the powerful DC Circuit Court of Appeals.
09 Nov 2018
Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford is still being harassed, lawyers claim
Christine Blasey Ford, who accused US Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual harassment, is still receiving threats, her lawyers told NPR.
09 Oct 2018
Trump apologizes to Brett Kavanaugh's family for their 'terrible suffering'
US President Donald Trump has apologized to new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his family for the "terrible suffering" they were "forced" to endure.
06 Oct 2018
Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat
Despite sexual assault allegations, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court is all but certain, with key senators having backed the embattled judge's nomination.
04 Oct 2018
Research confirms women worry about sexual-harassment, (unsurprisingly) men don't
It's no surprise that most women across the world, at some point in their lives, have been victims of sexual harassment.
26 Sep 2018
Raped at 16, kept silent: Indian-American model Padma Lakshmi
Padma Lakshmi, a prominent Indian-American model-cum-host, has alleged she was raped by her boyfriend at the age of 16.
23 Sep 2018
After #MeToo, #WhyIDidntReport proves sexual abuse victims are rarely believed
First, #MeToo happened, which united victims of sexual abuse around the globe, and snowballed into, probably, the biggest movement for survivors recently.
17 Sep 2018
Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence
A woman who had earlier alleged that US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had sexually assaulted her, has identified herself.
08 Aug 2018
Trump nominates Indian-American professor Aditya Bamzai to Civil Liberties board
US President Donald Trump has nominated a prominent Indian-American law professor and legal expert to an agency on privacy and civil liberties.
07 Jul 2018
Indian-American Amul Thapar not in Trump's top-3 for SC-judge nominee
Indian-American judge Amul Thapar has not made it to the shortlist of three candidates from among which US President Donald Trump is likely to nominate his pick for the US Supreme Court justice.
03 Jul 2018
US: Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC judge nominee
US President Donald Trump has interviewed prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar and three other legal luminaries shortlisted by him as the potential nominees to replace the Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.
27 Jun 2018
Trump wants people to come to US through merit-based immigration-system
US President Donald Trump today said he wants foreign workers to come to the US through a merit-based immigration system so as to meet the demands of companies that are moving into America in greater numbers.
27 Jun 2018
'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban
After months of legal battles, as the US Supreme Court (SC) upheld Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday, the President hailed the verdict on Twitter with a simple 'wow.'
25 May 2018
Final verdict: Samsung to pay Apple $539 million in damages
According to a federal court verdict in San Jose, California, Samsung has to pay Apple $539 million as damages in a long-running patent infringement case.
22 May 2018
US Supreme Court to hear dispute over Gujarat power plant
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition filed by Indian villagers seeking to hold a US-based international financial institution responsible for widespread environmental damage they blame on a power plant it financed in Gujarat.
17 May 2018
Apple seeking $1bn from Samsung in 7-year-old patent infringement dispute
Apple is seeking $1 billion from Samsung in a long-running patent infringement case.
08 Feb 2018
California bakeries can refuse to sell cake to gay customers
In a controversial judgment, a California court has ruled that bakeries in the US state can refuse services to same-sex couples if they find it in disagreement with their religious beliefs.
05 Dec 2017
Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect
In a major win for Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court has upheld the president's third travel ban which denies the citizens of six predominantly-Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea, from entering the US.
25 Sep 2017
North Korea, Venezuela and Chad brought under Trump's travel ban
In a bid to make America safe again, the US has brought Venezuela, North Korea, and Chad under Trump's controversial travel ban.
08 Sep 2017
Trump's attempt at restricting refugees rejected by appeals court
The Trump administration's efforts to temporarily ban most refugees from entering America has been rejected by a US appeals court.
02 Sep 2017
Trump travel ban: People denied entry can reapply for visas
A legal settlement, reached at a US federal court, allows people who were denied entry into America because of President Donald Trump's first travel ban to reapply for visas.
25 Aug 2017
Can Google lose trademark over its name? Perhaps, yes.
The US Supreme Court is currently mulling on whether Google should be allowed to retain the trademark on its name.
30 Jun 2017
Trump's travel ban partially comes into effect
From midnight on June 29, US President Donald Trump's travel ban has partially come into force. People from six countries and refugees will now face tougher immigration processes.
29 Jun 2017
Trump Travel Ban: Visa applicants must prove "close" family/business ties
The White House has unveiled a new set of criteria for visa applicants from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban.
28 Jun 2017
SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?
US President Trump welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to allow parts of his travel ban to go into effect.
26 Jun 2017
Trump's travel ban: US Supreme Court allows part of it
In what appears to be a victory for Donald Trump, the Supreme Court has let the present administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers coming from the six Muslim-dominated countries.
13 Jun 2017
Another federal court upholds block on Trump's travel ban
Yet another court has upheld a block on US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.
03 May 2017
US Supreme Court upholds ban on "gay conversion" therapy
The US Supreme Court (SC) turned down a challenge to California's ban on "gay conversion therapy", which prohibits state-licensed practitioners from offering "therapy" to change youths' sexual orientation.
29 Apr 2017
100 Days of Trump: A look at his presidency
US President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office on April 29 by holding a rally in Pennsylvania.
25 Apr 2017
US Court declines General Motor's plea to avoid ignition-switch lawsuits
The apex court of USA has declined General Motors' plea to avoid lawsuits that stemmed from the firm's infamous ignition switch defects and subsequent recalls.
25 Apr 2017
US: Arkansas conducts first double-execution in 17 years
The US state of Arkansas executed two prisoners, Jack Jones and Marcel Williams who were on death row in the first double execution in the US for 17 years.
21 Apr 2017
Arkansas carries out first prisoner execution in 12 years
The US State of Arkansas has conducted its first execution in 12 years.
04 Apr 2017
Democrats mull options to block nomination of Trump's justice nominee
Democrats said they will use a tactic called filibuster to thwart the confirmation of US President Donald Trump's nominee for justice, Neil Gorsuch, bringing in the necessary 41 votes.
22 Mar 2017
Neil Gorsuch vows independence from President Trump
US President Donald Trump's nominee for justice, Neil Gorsuch, vowed independence and assured he wouldn't hesitate to rule against Trump, at the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing.
21 Mar 2017
High-stakes hearing for confirmation of Trump's justice nominee begins
A US Senate Committee began a hearing on on March 20 on confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for justice.
16 Mar 2017
Travel ban: US judge blocks Trump's new executive order
On March 16, a federal judge blocked Trump's renewed travel ban, hours before it was scheduled to begin.