Supreme Court

The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.

Four decades after the ban on first-trimester abortions was declared unconstitutional in Roe v. Wade, women's reproductive rights activists find themselves before the Supreme Court for another battle in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case.

Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.

According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]

The Supreme Court sided with a Black man on death row who said the prosecutor sought an all-White jury. Justice Clarence Thomas was the sole dissenter.

To be sure, the makeup of the list comes as no surprise. Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again," appears to harken back to the days when Whites were a flourishing majority, writing some of the most reprehensible chapters in American history - notably slavery and Jim Crow laws, which gave birth to a corrupt criminal justice system.

As drug abuse allegations continue to swirl around Prince’s death, those close to the legendary singer are speaking out. According to bodyguard Chris “Romeo” Gaither, the artist never had an issue with drugs. “I was Prince’s bodyguard up until the day he died,” said Gaither outside of an invite-only memorial service for the singer in Minnesota. […]

According to Merriam Webster’s dictionary, political correctness is defined as: “Agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people.” The notion of being P.C. has entered into our nation’s discourse regarding a plethora of topics, causing numerous battles in Washington, […]

Roland Martin recently sat down with Washington to record a primetime special in which she discussed her controversial role and the impact the historic confirmation hearings had on her life.