The decision makes it likely the 2018 elections will be held using districts favorable to Republicans, but it is not particularly telling as the court weighs partisan gerrymandering.
Justices weighed the case of Robert McCoy, who told his lawyer he was innocent of a triple murder. His lawyer told the jury he was guilty in a bid to avoid the death penalty.
The government complied with a judge’s order to resume accepting renewal requests from immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children.
A federal judge said that the government’s missteps in withholding evidence against the three Bundy family members were so grave that the indictment against them would be dismissed.
He presided over two of the most ambitious development proposals in New York City history: a superhighway in Manhattan and revival of Times Square.
The ruling was a procedural step but an important one, paving the way for the Supreme Court to review the case.