Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch was expected to be conservatives’ barbarian at the gates of big government, leading a charge to tear down the 1984 case they pinpoint as a legal justification for expansion of the regulatory state.
In any other era, the Supreme Court’s upcoming case on who holds the final say on election rules would be largely confined to the pages of law review journals and back rooms of state legislatures.
The Supreme Court on Monday waded deeply into thorny issues of race, with the court’s GOP-appointed justices expressing skepticism over schools’ use of racial box-checking to promote enrollment of Black or Hispanic students.
President Biden’s mouth has landed his lawyers in a predicament after he declared the pandemic “over” — even as his administration is still defending a web of coronavirus restrictions.
When Georgia lawmakers announced legislation to prevent voters waiting in line from being provided food or drinks, the outrage was swift and severe.
The conservative majority on the Supreme Court flexed its muscle this term, delivering a blockbuster series of rulings that bend decades of jurisprudence to the right on everything from God and guns to abortion and climate change.
The Constitution became a little simpler with last week’s decisions on guns and abortion, as the Supreme Court’s conservative wing pared back decades of legal rulemaking and declared the founding document means pretty much what it says — and only that.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Maine’s tuition program allowing state funds to go only to nonreligious schools runs afoul of the First Amendment.
When the country’s top-ranked public high school changed its admissions policy two years ago, it insisted the goal wasn’t to hurt Asian Americans.
Democrats lashed out at Republicans Wednesday over their probing questions of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, saying the GOP was trying to tarnish the Supreme Court nominee and Black Harvard-trained woman with “conspiracy theories and culture war th…