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President Obama and Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland will stop by the University of Chicago Law School on Thursday to address the significance of filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

The U.S. Supreme Court announced a deadlock in an important union dues case. This is the first high profile case with an eight-member high court, underscoring the political struggle to fill the vacancy following Justice Antonin Scalia's death.

Turns out "professional political activists" and their well-printed signs are all the confirmation Hatch needed to go forth in good faith obstructing Garland’s nomination to the highest court in the land.

Arguing that Barack Obama should have selected a person of color to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, NewsOne legal analyst Damario Solomon-Simmons expressed disappointment with the president's Supreme Court pick.

"I've made my decision: Today, I will announce the person I believe is eminently qualified to sit on the Supreme Court," Obama wrote.

Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.

40-year-old country singer Joey Feek has passed away after a long battler with cervical cancer. The singer was diagnosed shortly after giving birth to her daughter in 2014. She was one half of the group Joey + Rory with her husband. We pray for her family during this devastating time. [Gossip Cop] United States Supreme Court […]

President Obama will speak with Evan Smith, CEO & Editor in Chief of The Texas Tribune, to discuss the state of civic engagement in this day and age. They will focus on how technology can help overcome global issues. At a separate SXSW event, FLOTUS will talk about her Let Girls Learn initiative.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will address one of the biggest abortion cases in 20 years.

https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/698833098390298624 U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead Saturday morning in Texas. According to reports, Scalia arrived at a luxury resort Friday and attended a private party there. When he didn’t show up to a breakfast Saturday morning before a hunting trip, a resort employee found Scalia’s body in his room. He died in his […]

If found guilty, 28-year-old police officer Peter Liang could face up to 15 years behind bars.

In 2012, Miller v. Alabama determined juveniles officially under 18 were not eligible for life sentences or punishment without parole under the protection of the eighth amendment.