AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration urged the courts again Monday night to step in and suspend a new Texas law that has banned most abortions since early September, as clinics hundreds of miles away remain busy with Texas patients making long journeys to get care.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortions quickly resumed in at least six Texas clinics on Thursday after a federal judge halted the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., but other physicians remained hesitant, afraid the court order would not stand for long and thrust them back into legal jeopardy.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Dec. 1 in a Mississippi abortion law barring the procedure after 15 weeks.
Their testimony came in response to the wave of anti-abortion legislation being advanced in several states, including Missouri.
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest school district can immediately impose a vaccine mandate on its teachers and other workers, after all, a federal appeals panel decided Monday, leading lawyers for teachers to say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene.
"Yet another reason for student athletes to choose Illinois for college," Pritzker said. "This isn't just a win for student athletes, it's a win for the future of our entire state."
With the first year of the 102nd General Assembly mostly wrapped up, lawmakers as of Friday had officially passed 664 bills through both houses for eventual consideration by the governor.
Two Chicago Public Schools employees are challenging the validity of their signed contracts to pay union dues as unconstitutional under a 2018 decision that ruled mandatory union dues are a violation of free speech.
Minnesota has sentencing guidelines that were created to establish consistent sentences that don't consider factors such as race or gender. Fo…
After a ruling in their favor from Nebraska's highest court, Kelly Hoagland and Maria Salas Valdez were finally able to adopt the child they had been raising since birth.
Trustees voted to remove the name of the longest-serving U.S. Supreme Court chief justice from the University of Illinois-Chicago law school because of his history as a slave owner and trader.
The embers had barely cooled before Black Tulsans began rebuilding Greenwood Avenue.
A state prosecutor told the Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday that a man who was 19 when he participated in a double murder in 1993 shouldn't be able to claim his life sentence was unfair because he was armed and aware of the plot to kidnap and punish rival gang members.
The Supreme Court sided with Google in an $8 billion copyright dispute with Oracle over the internet company's creation of the Android operating system.
Jenny and Narumi wept happy tears when a Japanese court ruled that barring same-sex marriages was unconstitutional – a decision that moves the…
Some Democratic lawmakers want to repeal an abortion law that requires girls under the age of 18 who are seeking an abortion to notify their parents at least 48 hours before the procedure, with some exceptions.
QUINCY, Ill. — This was not Jane Haas’s first rodeo.
An estimated 404,300 people in Illinois don’t have health insurance but are eligible for plans on the Obamacare exchange, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The flurry of activity caps off a tumultuous post-election saga in Wisconsin that has now concluded.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined onto a legal brief, along with a coalition of 22 other Democratic attorneys general, that is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit brought by the Texas Attorney General seeking to overturn the presidential election results in four states won by President-elect Joe Biden.
We’re not doing well.
Nevada voters overwhelmingly agreed Tuesday to make the state the first in the nation to protect same-sex marriage in its constitution.
TRUMP: "In Pennsylvania partisan Democrats have allowed ballots in the state to be received three days after the election and we think much mo…
Illinois residents who buy health insurance through the Obamacare exchange will see lower prices and more choices when they shop for new plans in coming weeks — news that comes as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear a case that could upend the health care law.