U.S. Supreme Court
Should tour guides in Washington have to prove they know James Madison from James Monroe? Should those in New Orleans take tests on the difference between Creole and Cajun?
Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn’t say no.
The 11 cases the Justices will hear in the new term will touch on everything from political spending to redistricting to racial and religious discrimination.
The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.
A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.
Lawyers for Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 attack say the FBI has questioned more people who work as support staff on their legal teams than previously disclosed, a development that may prompt a new detour in an already snarled case as the war crimes tribunal reconvened Monday at this U.S. base.
Railing against the Koch Brothers, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., declared his support for a constitutional amendment that would reverse a recent Supreme Court ruling and limit campaign contributions.
he Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online.
Argentina filed a long-shot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday asking the justices in Washington to avert an “economic catastrophe” by overturning lower court rulings that could force the South American government to default on billions of dollars in debts.
The Supreme Court lent a sympathetic ear Wednesday to a victim of child pornography who wants the court to make it easier for victims to collect money from people convicted of downloading and viewing the pornographic images.