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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.

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.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday to participate in the regular closed-door conference meeting among the nine justices, the court announced.

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.