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Justice John Paul Stevens lies in repose at Supreme Court

As Justice John Paul Stevens returns to the Supreme Court for the final time to lie in repose, he will be accompanied by about 80 of his former clerks, 12 of whom will serve as honorary pallbearers as others line the steps of the marble building as his casket arrives.

Olympian Aly Raisman helps others in their fight for justice

Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Aly Raisman became a symbol of strength for survivors as she spoke out against her abuser Larry Nassar last year. Now she's standing with women who accuse former USC gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct.

Texas bars spiritual advisers from death chambers

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will bar chaplains, ministers and spiritual advisers from execution chambers in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling last week that halted the execution of an inmate who sought to have his Buddhist spiritual adviser in the death chamber.

Justice Ginsburg shows 'no evidence of remaining disease'

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's recovery from surgery is "on track" but she will miss oral arguments next week, the Supreme Court announced Friday. Ginsburg is still recuperating from surgery to remove two cancerous nodules from her lungs.

2018's words of the year

With several dictionaries having selected their "words of the year" for 2018, check out which words rose to the top this year.

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein announces new funding for tribal justice resources

In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein met with Acting Director of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Katherine Sullivan and other senior Justice officials today to discuss the Violence Against Women Act's (VAWA) essential focus on criminal justice responses to domestic violence.