Obama To Nominate Merrick GarlandPresident Barack Obama will nominate federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, congressional sources said Wednesday. The pick sets up a confrontation with Republicans who say they will refuse to consider his nomination in an election year.
4 Things To Know: SCOTUS Nominee, Ticket Over Facebook Video & MoreFrom the Supreme Court nominee expected to a ticket issued over what a man did in a Facebook video, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, March 16.
Supreme Court Hears Appeal Of Convicted Cop KillerThe Minnesota Supreme court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the appeal for convicted cop killer Brian Fitch. Fitch was convicted in the shooting death of Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick in West St. Paul.
Klobuchar, Sen. Democrats Stress Constitutional Duty To Fill SCOTUS VacancySenate democrats are stressing their constitutional responsibility to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court.
4 Things To Know: Latest On Supreme Court, Sea Levels Rising Rapidly & MoreFrom the latest in the Supreme Court replacement drama to rising sea levels attributed to climate change, here are the four stories to know for Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Good Question: Supreme Court Justices, Footprints, TippingAccording to CBS News, when the justices are at the Supreme Court, it's the Supreme Court police. But, when they're out on official business, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) gives the security detail.
Vice President Biden Talks 1-On-1 With Frank VascellaroThe vice president came to the Twin Cities Thursday to highlight how a train station became a neighborhood's economic engine.
Hey Snowbirds, You’ll Want To Know About This New Residency RulingA Minnesota Supreme Court ruling may be costly for some snowbirds. State residents who live part-time in another state could still get slapped with a hefty income tax bill.
Klobuchar: I’m Not Interested In Scalia's SeatPresident Barack Obama says he will nominate someone to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia, who died unexpectedly on Saturday. The president is asking senators to "do their job" and keep an open mind.
Fmr. Supreme Court Candidate's Test-Refusal Conviction AffirmedThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the test-refusal conviction of a former Supreme Court candidate who was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
Good Question: Why Do Supreme Court Justices Serve Life Terms?Antonin Scalia was the longest serving justice on the current Supreme Court when he passed away on Saturday. President Ronald Reagan appointed him and the U.S. Senate confirmed him in 1986, giving Scalia 30 influential years on the bench.
Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal To Require Fire Sprinklers In New MN HomesFire officials hoping to make Minnesotans safer by requiring sprinklers in new homes were delivered a blow this week. The Minnesota Supreme Court decided not to review a decision made by a lower court regarding those sprinklers being part of the Minnesota State Building Code.