The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that law enforcement officers can’t be sued when they violate the rights of criminal suspects by failing to provide the familiar Miranda warning before questioning them.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday limited the reach of a federal statute that requires stiff penalties for crimes involving a gun.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against immigrants who are seeking their release from long periods of detention while they fight deportation orders.
A divided Supreme Court has blocked a Texas law, championed by conservatives, that aimed to keep social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter from censoring users based on their viewpoints.
Public approval of the Supreme Court has fallen following the leak of a draft opinion that would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing abortion rights nationwide, according to a poll.
When Gail Curley began her job as Marshal of the U.S. Supreme Court less than a year ago, she would have expected to work mostly behind the scenes: overseeing the court’s police force and the operations of the marble-columned building where the justices work.
U.S. Supreme Courts justices face a reckoning over the audacious leak of an early draft opinion that strikes down the constitutional right to abortion, an episode that has deepened suspicions that the high court, for all its decorum, is populated by politicians in robes.
In the face of what has been described as an “unprecedented” breach of confidentiality at the nation’s highest court, the University of Notre Dame on Tuesday convened a panel of U.S. Supreme Court scholars to talk through the potential ramifications of the leak of a draft opinion that could fundamentally alter the country’s abortion landscape.
When the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a major abortion case from Mississippi in December, it was clear to observers that there was substantial support among the court’s conservative majority for overruling two landmark decisions that established and reaffirmed a woman’s right to an abortion. Even before arguments in the current case, however, the justices themselves have had a lot to say about abortion over the years — in opinions, votes, Senate confirmation testimony and elsewhere.
The U.S. Supreme Court keeps secrets. That is, apparently, until Monday evening.
In a victory for people falsely accused by police of crimes, the U.S. Supreme Court removed a barrier Monday to lawsuits against law enforcement for malicious prosecution.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in which it was asked to overturn a nationwide right to abortion that has existed for nearly 50 years on Wednesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court is declining to wade into a case involving transgender rights and leaving in place a lower court decision against a Catholic hospital that wouldn’t allow a transgender man to have a hysterectomy there.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito pushed back against critics during a stop in South Bend on Sept. 30, defending the high court’s recent handlings of cases on its emergency docket and accusing the media and certain politicians of making the court appear “sinister.”
More than one-third of Americans aren’t satisfied with the U.S. Supreme Court and would even consider abolishing it, according to a study that shows the country’s distaste of its justice system has sharply increased in recent years.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito pushed back against critics during a stop in South Bend Thursday, defending the high court’s recent handlings of cases on its emergency docket and accusing the media and certain politicians of making the court appear “sinister.”
Abortion providers in Texas are asking the Supreme Court to prevent enforcement of a state law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy.
The U.S. Supreme Court sided Friday with members of an Amish group in Minnesota who are fighting efforts by authorities to compel them to install septic systems, sending their appeal back to a state court for reconsideration in light of the high court’s recent ruling in a religious freedom case.
The Supreme Court on Monday revived claims of excessive force against St. Louis police officers in a case in which a homeless man died after being restrained in handcuffs and leg shackles.