Thomas: I Don't Understand Why Court Did Not Hear Appeals From States That Wanted To Preserve Gay Marriage BanJustice Clarence Thomas suggested Thursday that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the justices rejected last month.
Scalia: Court Upholding Traffic Stop Based On Anonymous Tip 'A Freedom-Destroying Cocktail' The Supreme Court says an anonymous tip can be sufficient to justify a decision by police to pull a car over on suspicion of reckless or drunken driving.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Limits In Law On Overall Campaign ContributionsThe Supreme Court has struck down limits in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Provision in Voting Rights ActThe Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.
Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back To Appeals CourtThe Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look.
Obama Administration Defending 'Bailout Provision' In Voting Rights ActThe Obama administration and civil rights groups are defending a key section of the landmark voting rights law at the Supreme Court by pointing reformed state, county and local governments to an escape hatch from the law's strictest provision.
Justice Thomas Speaks On Bench For First Time In 7 YearsAfter not saying a word on the bench for nearly seven years, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas finally spoke during a case.