A coalition of civil right organizations urged the Republican-controlled Senate to wait until after the midterm elections to confirm the next Supreme Court justice.
The U.S. Supreme Court sided with a Louisiana death row inmate who wanted to argue his innocence during his trial but whose lawyer told the jury that he was guilty.
Clarence Thomas was one of three justices to write a dissent about the Supreme Court's blocking the execution of Keith Tharpe, a Black Georgia death row inmate.
The Supreme Court is poised to change the course of American politics in a ruling about whether Wisconsin Republicans gave themselves an unfair advantage when remapping voting districts.
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