If you’ve ever thought the compressed format of oral arguments makes it hard to get your point across, think of what Nina Totenberg goes through. “I think you probably have to pay attention if you’re listening to one of my stories,” she said with a laugh. “No one could make it so simple that you […]
Protesters who demonstrated inside the U.S. Supreme Court are facing the threat of a year in jail and stiff fines, a sign that prosecutors and the justices themselves are losing patience over the courtroom interruptions after the third protest in just over a year.
The U.S. Supreme Court will have the opportunity to decide just how far the protections of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act go when they hear the case in November of two Missouri women who allege they were required by their bank to guarantee business loans taken out by their husbands. (Updated)
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that lower courts should take another look at an appeal from a Missouri man on death row for killing a woman and her two children 16 years ago.
The fate of President Barack Obama’s health-care law is again in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.
It’s been a weird month at the U.S. Supreme Court. The oldest justice pulls an all-nighter. Another accidentally stops gay weddings in Nevada. And the court makes its mark on same-sex marriage, abortion and the November election without offering any explanation.
The Supreme Court's mishandling of big news this week about same-sex marriage was a reminder: Even the justices put their robes on one arm at a time.
Gay-marriage opponents once held sway with constitutional provisions or laws in 31 U.S. states that banned same-sex unions. After the Supreme Court reduced that number by a third Monday, they say their resolve is only deepened.
The court made it very clear in June 2013 that it was in no rush to announce a constitutional right to gay marriage.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected calls for a nationwide ruling on same-sex marriage, a rebuff that lets gays marry in as many as 11 new states and leaves legal uncertainty elsewhere.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide an issue dear to the heart of every lawyer who represents bankrupt companies: Can attorneys be paid for successfully defending their own fee requests?
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether candidates for judgeships have a constitutional right to solicit campaign contributions, agreeing to hear a case that tests the balance between free speech and judicial integrity.
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