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Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as newest justice for the U.S....

WASHINGTON -- A divided Senate, in a 52-48 vote, confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as a justice for the Supreme Court the evening of Oct....

Judge Amy Coney Barrett fends off ‘caricatures,’ says she has ‘no...

WASHINGTON -- On Oct. 13, the second day of confirmation hearings on her Supreme Court nomination, Judge Amy Coney Barrett made a clear distinction...

Amy Coney Barrett Senate confirmation session under way, judge says ‘I...

WASHINGTON -- The Oct. 12 start of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett had two distinct...

A busy term awaits U.S. Supreme Court, which opens with just...

WASHINGTON — Although the Supreme Court began its new term Oct. 5, it is hardly business as usual since the court only has eight...

Notre Dame Law School colleagues, teachers, praise Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination

WASHINGTON -- If Judge Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court, she will be the first Notre Dame Law School graduate to...

Judge Amy Coney Barrett ‘humbled by the prospect of serving in...

WASHINGTON -- Eight days after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump announced Sept. 26 that Judge Amy Coney...

Supreme Court denies appeals of federal death-row inmates; William LeCroy and...

WASHINGTON  -- The Supreme Court denied the appeals of two federal death-row inmates in late September. On Sept. 22, it denied an appeal to postpone...

U.S. bishops say ‘enough’ on federal executions, call for ‘rehabilitation and...

WASHINGTON -- Just hours before the sixth federal execution took place this year, and two days before the next one was scheduled, two U.S. bishops' committee chairmen...

Pope Francis brought message of encouragement to United States in 2015

WASHINGTON — Although the thought of standing with throngs of people for hours at a time seems foreign now in the midst of the...

‘Jurist of historic stature’ — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18 at age 87, has been described in countless tributes as a cultural...

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