A 4-4 split looms over a legal challenge launched by Christian groups.
Utah's Orrin Hatch and Arizona's Jeff Flake are members of the Judiciary Committee that would hold any confirmation hearings.
Stiff-arming Garland is yet another in the long series of actions that unleashed the Trump-ism that Republicans so fear.
"I've selected a nominee who is widely recognized not only as one of America's sharpest legal minds but as someone who brings to his work a spirit of decency, modesty, integrity, evenhandedness and excellence," Obama said.
The Court's first major abortion case in nearly a decade challenges a Texas law imposing strict regulations on clinics and doctors.
The Supreme Court is meant to adhere to the letter of the law, not to draw on life experiences.
How much do the top six names heading for Scalia's vacancy on the Supreme Court currently earn?
The Constitution allows the president to fill a vacancy on the Court temporarily, bypassing the Senate.
Ducking Obamacare and abortion, SCOTUS to weigh executive action on immigration.
The case before the Justices is far more complex than simply reserving places for minorities.
The Supreme Court justice has all but said that black lives don't matter.
Income inequality, gun control, Black Lives Matter—important issues the candidates should address.
Obergefell wanted his name listed as the spouse on husband John Arthur's death certificate.
Justices are preparing to issue major rulings by the end of the month.
Maia Weinstock's Supreme Court Lego figures of the women justices were an Internet hit. What else is she up to?
A Pennsylvania man who made online threats inspired by rap lyrics against his now ex-wife claims they were just a joke.