Roberts Suggests Contraception Requirement Forces Religious Business Owners To Violate Their ConscienceSeemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.
Supreme Court Rules Defense of Marriage Act UnconstitutionalThe Supreme Court has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.
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.
Court: Police Can Take DNA Swabs From ArresteesA divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
Supreme Court Rules Police Can Take DNA From Those Arrested Without WarrantA divided Supreme Court says police can legally take DNA without a warrant from those arrested in hopes of using it to solve old cases.
Roberts: 'Political Leaders Falling All Over Themselves To Endorse' Gay MarriageIn a landmark debate over gay marriage, Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative but often a decisive vote, is expressing concern that a federal law that prevents married gay couples from receiving benefits afforded straight married Americans might conflict with state laws.
Justice Kennedy Suggests Court Could Dismiss Prop 8 Case With No RulingThe Supreme Court waded into the fight over same-sex marriage Tuesday, at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don't allow it.
Justice Kennedy: 'Serious Problem' Supreme Court Deciding Too Many Issues That Can Be Decided By CongressU.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said Wednesday that congressional lawmakers need to maintain the nation's balance of power by being able to compromise, expressing concerns that the high court is increasingly the venue for deciding politically charged issues such as gay marriage, health care and immigration.