Researchers have studied the part of the brain associated with disgust to reveal people's true attitudes.
Donald Trump gave a major speech on immigration this week. This roundup looks at some of his ideas for reform and explains what the experts have to say about this complex issue.
A 20-year conservative trend in the Supreme Court is on the line. A constitutional scholar examines why this issue alone will drive herds of voters to the polls in November.
TRAP laws – targeted regulation of abortion providers – have been a way for states to limit abortions. The Supreme Court Monday struck down a Texas TRAP law, saying it did not protect women.
A brief decision from the highest court will impact millions of lives in the U.S. GSU legal expert explains what will change, and what won’t.
Three scholars reflect on the Supreme Court decision in the Fisher case and why institutions need to consider race.
In 2008, Hillary Clinton withdrew from the presidential race to support Barack Obama. Now, facing a rampaging Donald Trump, she's hoping Bernie Sanders will do the same.
Experience in the US serves to highlight the potential long-term economic consequences if Australia fails to legalise same-sex marriage.
If a computer search would qualify for a warrant if its whereabouts were known, why should simply hiding its location make it legally unsearchable?
A "judicial activist", it seems, decides cases in favour of a preferred (non-“mainstream”) litigant or interest, to reach a result that is inconsistent with a conservative worldview.
The late Antonin Scalia and his conservative colleagues in recent years have rolled back protections for workers and unions while giving more rights to businesses and the wealthy.
We examine the highlights in 334 legal opinions written by Obama's pick to replace Antonin Scalia.
In an act of defiance, Obama has nominated his choice for the Supreme Court. Perhaps he can learn from Reagan's spectacular 1987 failure.
You're not imagining it: the Supreme Court has gotten more polarized politically than in years past, thanks to fewer moderates in the Senate.
What public opinion surveys reveal about changing attitudes toward the Supreme Court.
Our data-driven model was able to create a reasonably accurate assessment of justices' views on issues, predict their alignments on cases and identify who might be a swing vote.
The electorate and those involved in public governance should focus more on how judges are appointed. This is because they need to make sure that individuals of the highest quality get the job.
In its first environmental case post-Scalia, the Supreme Court rebuffs farm and ranching interests that opposed the EPA's multistate plan to restore Chesapeake Bay using the Clean Water Act.
Do women in the Oval Office or the courtroom make a genuine difference? Research from English juries suggest they do.
The court order to Apple is consistent with the existing law and previous Supreme Court decisions.