In 2012, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. told a university audience that the challenge for the Supreme Court for the next 50 years would be "how we [adapt] old, established rules to new technology." That comment is usually quoted in connection with technological changes that have required the...
The Trump appointee has already gotten on the nerves of John Roberts and Elena Kagan....
Supreme Court refuses to halt the execution amid a lawsuit over the lethal injection protocol.
Jose Andres, Elizabeth Falkner, and Carla Hall believe no other chef has the right to deny service to a same-sex couple.
We're not there yet. by Kathryn Russell Selk From L to R: Kathryn Russell Selk and Summer Stinson Courtesy of the authors Seattle is one of the many school districts across the state that are facing budget deficits that shouldn’t exist. Last June, with a government shutdown looming, our state’s legislature enacted a new education funding system. Show More Summary
Local governments are winners after the Michigan Supreme Court turned down an appeal in a major dispute over how to value big-box stores for tax purposes. The Supreme Court heard … Click to Continue »
An attorney suspended from practicing law for three years because of misconduct has had his license reinstated. The Rhode Island Supreme Court on Friday granted a petition for reinstatement from … Click to Continue »
The Alabama Supreme Court is throwing out a decision that gave $124 million to lawyers who handled a complicated lawsuit. A decision released Friday says a Jefferson County judge wrongly … Click to Continue »
His stinging editorials doomed the nomination of federal judge G. Harrold Carswell to the high court in 1970.
The Trump appointee has already gotten on the nerves of John Roberts, Elena Kagan and more. Long after his presidency is over and Trump has finally shuffled off this mortal coil, Neil Gorsuch will still be sitting on the Supreme Court, much to the delight of American conservatives. Show More Summary
Important Matt Ford in The Atlantic: Menendez has denied any wrongdoing, and his lawyers argue the favors don’t rise to the newly heightened standard of official acts. Federal prosecutors, for their part, argue that the stream of benefits that flowed … Continue reading ?
Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding. The food makers say … Click to Continue »
The U.S. Supreme Court allowed Alabama's planned execution of a man convicted of murdering a police officer to proceed on Thursday, lifting a halt imposed by a lower court over concerns about one of the drugs used in the state's lethal injection mix. Show More Summary
[T]he decision in McDonnell v. United States... fundamentally changed the standard for bribery.... The case narrowed what could be defined as an "official act" under federal corruption statutes -- the quo of a quid pro quo, so to speak. Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has disbarred Philadelphia's former top prosecutor days before he faces federal court sentencing in a corruption case. The court's order Thursday regarding Seth Williams was retroactive … Click to Continue »
Thanks to her fiery dissents from the bench and that she is without question her own woman, Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a cultural icon, “the notorious RBG”, who has become an inspiration to young and old,...
The Oregon Supreme Court has denied a request by The Oregonian Publishing Co. for Oregon Health and Science University to release the names of patients who intend to sue. The … Click to Continue »
The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man found guilty of murder in the slaying of a homeless man in Minot three years ago. A jury … Click to Continue »
On Thursday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Janus vs. AFSCME, the case that will likely turn the entire public sector labor movement into a “right-to-work” zone. Like a lazy Hollywood remake, the case has all the big money behind it that last year’s Friedrichs v. CTA did, with none of the creativity. In Friedrichs, the plaintiffs argued that […]
It's true that dogs don't lie, but they do make mistakes. So why did the U.S. Supreme Court say the reliability of police dogs -- and the risk that they falsely identify drugs in searches -- should be based on their certification? Nobody certifies dogs for "false positives." The......