Supreme Court

Supreme Court sets arguments in big abortion case

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will hear arguments on December 1 in Mississippi's bid to have the landmark Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing a woman's right to an abortion overturned. The justices will be…

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) - Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court. The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee, with Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition a week before Election Day. Barrett will be…

Hyde-Smith and Espy disagree on Supreme Court

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger Mike Espy are divided on the question of whether to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court before the November election. With the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, an…

LGBT community reacts to court’s decision

While the LGBT community continues to fight against a Mississippi law they view as a violation of gay rights, the Supreme Court is choosing to look away. Mississippi justices refuse to hear cases challenging House Bill 1523. Those in our…

Appeal Regarding Education Funding

The Mississippi Supreme Court is hearing arguments over the under funding of Mississippi's Education Funding Formula. Former Governor Ronnie Musgrove is making his case to justices demanding the state pay $236 million dollars for shorting 21 school districts between 2010…

Supreme Court Denies Mississippi Abortion Appeal

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by Mississippi seeking to put in place restrictions on abortion clinics that were struck down by lower courts. This morning, the justices refused to hear the appeal involving a law that would have…

Supreme Court Orders Case Re-Examination

The U.S. Supreme Court orders lower courts in Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana to re-examine three death penalty convictions for evidence of racial prejudice in jury selection. the decisions follow the high court's may decision to overturn the conviction and death…

How Will Scalia’s Successor be Chosen?

Local conservatives are also on the edge of their seats to see who will replace Justice Scalia and more importantly how that successor will be chosen. Republic representatives tell News 25 Scalia was widely known as a Constitutionalist and that…

Supreme Court Denies BP's Appeal on Claims

Nearly five years after the massive spill, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied hearing BP's appeal on private and business claims, meaning the British oil giant must continue to make the payments on the $7.8 billion agreed on for those claims after the spill.