The U.S. Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, overturns a death-penalty sentence after an expert witness testified the defendant was more likely to commit future crimes because he is black.
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court gave a Texas death row inmate a chance to avoid execution on Wednesday, with Chief Justice John Roberts denouncing the "noxious strain of racial prejudice" that infected the case when a defense witness testified the man was more likely to commit future crimes because he is black. Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts calls the case "a perfect storm" of circumstances that culminated in a lower court "making a decision on life or death on the basis of race."
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a black death row inmate, Duane Buck, whose own attorney called an “expert” to the stand who told the jury Buck’s race made him a danger to society. Chief Justice John Roberts pennedShow More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court gave a Texas death row inmate a chance to avoid execution on Wednesday, with Chief Justice John Roberts denouncing the “noxious strain of racial prejudice” that infected the case when a defense witness testified the man was more likely to commit future crimes...
Chief Justice John Roberts had the best lines at the Supreme Court Wednesday, but all eyes were on the visitors’ row, where Ivanka Trump came to watch the third branch in action.
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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is scheduled to speak to the University of Kentucky College of Law one day after President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his … Click to Continue »
On Monday, Donald Trump began his formal assault on women’s rights by reinstating and massively expanding the “global gag rule,” an anti-abortion policy created by President Ronald Reagan and implemented by every Republican president since. Show More Summary
For Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Friday's inauguration of President Donald Trump couldn't have gone any better. It has nothing to do with politics — and everything to do with the judge's flawless recitation of the oath of...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court on Monday took a pass on hearing challenges to a lower court ruling that struck down Texas's voter ID law, providing a temporary victory to voting rights advocates. Richard Wolf writes: Chief Justice John Roberts warned...Show More Summary
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. issued an unusual statement explaining that the court remains free to consider the case after further proceedings in the lower courts.
One of the things that happens normally in inauguration week is that the president-elect visits the Supreme Court at the invitation of the Chief Justice, meeting with those justices who are available. But popular vote loser Donald Trump,...Show More Summary
“America will start winning again, like never before,” President Donald Trump crowed, in his first speech after being sworn in to office by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. Kissing family member, and shaking hand with former...Show More Summary
The oath of office was administered by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts
It's official: at exactly noon on January 20, Donald Trump has been sworn in as the 45th president of the US. Supreme Court Chief Justice United States John Roberts administered the oath of office to Trump, as he vowed to "faithfully...Show More Summary
ANALYSIS: On a drizzly Friday afternoon in Washington — Today. This very afternoon. — Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States. The Trump era officially begins. In Silicon Valley, Election Night shock has worn off. After meeting Trump’s victory with mouth-agape disbelief, the tech industry, at […]
It's Day One of the Trump Era, folks. The Donald's swearing-in ceremony kicks off around 11:30 a.m., with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. administer the oath of office around noon, followed by Trump's inaugural address. You can watch live on any of the major TV networks or lots of outlets online, including CNN. Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States at noon when he is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts. While the oath will take only a minute to administer, a full day's worth of events are planned...Show More Summary
Donald Trump and John Roberts are not likely to rehash Trump's criticism of the chief justice when they meet outside the Capitol at noon. Instead, they will take part in … Click to Continue »