Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as the newest member of the US Supreme Court by a deeply divided Senate on Monday, as Republicans overpowered Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee only days before the election.
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Senate Republicans have voted overwhelmingly to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett towards final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.
The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate as Republicans powered past Democrats’ boycott of the session.
US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has said Americans “deserve an independent Supreme Court that interprets our Constitution and laws as they are written”.
The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that could see President Donald Trump’s pick confirmed onto the Supreme Court before polling day in the US election is under way.
US Supreme Court justices discussed restaurant menus, computer keyboards, songs and even the periodic table on Wednesday in trying to resolve a copyright dispute between tech giants Google and Oracle.
The US Supreme Court opens a new term with Republicans on the cusp of realising a dream 50 years in the making, a solid conservative majority that might roll back abortion rights, expand gun rights and shrink the power of government.
US President Donald Trump offered to name Judge Amy Coney Barrett his Supreme Court nominee last week – days before his formal announcement on his selection.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been buried in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state at the US Capitol, the first woman in American history to do so, in commemoration of her extraordinary life.
Commemorations are to begin on Friday to honour the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the US Capitol.
President Donald Trump has been booed as he paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
US President Donald Trump has paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Chief Justice John Roberts has said the words that best describe the late judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg are “tough, brave, a fighter, a winner” but also “thoughtful, careful, compassionate, honest”.
Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects at the Supreme Court to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week at the age of 87.
Republican senator Mitt Romney has said he supports voting to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court, all but ensuring Donald Trump has the backing needed to push the nomination over Democratic objections that it is too close to the November election.
President Donald Trump met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the White House on Monday as the conservative jurist emerged as a favourite to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.
The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court this week, with arrangements to allow for public viewing despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Biden on Sunday attacked President Donald Trump and leading Senate Republicans for trying to push through a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Donald Trump has promised to put forth a female nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Donald Trump has urged the Republican-run Senate to consider “without delay” his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The Duchess of Sussex has joined a number of famous figures in paying tribute to US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, following her death aged 87.
Stevie Nicks has hailed US Supreme Court judge and trailblazing feminist Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a “political rock star” following her death aged 87.
US supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, has died aged 87 at her home in Washington.
US supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became known as the Notorious RBG, has died aged 87.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday at her home in Washington aged 87, setting off a likely intense debate over the appointment of her replacement.
Celebrities have paid tribute to US Supreme Court judge and trailblazing feminist Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has died aged 87.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
US President Donald Trump has given a list of potential Supreme Court justices, a move seen as a strategy to shore up support ahead of November’s election.
On The Basis Of Sex star Felicity Jones has said she wants “transparency” when it comes to equal pay in Hollywood.