A front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a federal appellate judge who has established herself as a reliable conservative on hot-button legal issues from abortion to gun control.
President Donald Trump said he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Friday or Saturday, after funeral services for Ruth Bader Ginsburg and just days before the first presidential debate.
The Oregon Supreme Court is hearing a series of cases Tuesday that deal with nonunanimous juries. The state is trying to determine the scope of the cases affected following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared nonunanimous juries unconstitutional.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of an Asian-American band from Portland, The Slants, in a trademark dispute with the federal Patent and Trademark Office. The ruling ends an eight-year legal battle.