Partisan differences at the Supreme Court seemed to be set aside as conservative and liberal justices alike asserted concerns about giving states too much power over national elections.
A retired federal judge examines the oral arguments the Supreme Court heard on a case in which Colorado has blocked former President Donald Trump from the ballot.
What makes the NFL’s embrace of gambling so striking is that for most of its history, the league had pushed the government for stricter regulations – not more lenient ones.
With their upcoming decision concerning whether Donald Trump can appear on the Colorado ballot, Supreme Court justices face the possibility that the ruling could be ignored or defied by the public.
Whatever its decision, the court risks once again being seen as politically partisan.
Lawyers submitting briefs to the Supreme Court in the Trump Colorado ballot case must file a ‘certificate of word count.’ Why? As one judge put it, lawyers’ briefs are ‘too long, too long, too long.’
Democrats now have an issue to mobilise voters. For Republicans, however, it’s more complicated.
Affirmative action policies in politics, education and the labour force are often met with protest and resistance.
In their Supreme Court brief, Colorado residents seeking to bar Trump from their state’s ballot say that ‘Trump intentionally organized and incited a violent mob to attack the US Capitol.’
Women in Texas and in other states with abortion bans are suing, asking for clarification on when medical exceptions could actually be granted.
In a year when the Supreme Court deals with many high-profile cases, a professor who teaches law to undergraduates describes how to read the court’s opinions.
A court long known for its landmark decisions expanding civil rights is now known for highly conservative rulings reining in government power.
The first shoe has dropped in the Supreme Court’s process of considering whether Donald Trump is eligible to be president.
An important but controversial legal doctrine, known as Chevron deference, is at issue in two fishing cases. The outcome could affect many sectors across the nation.
The former president has raised several legal arguments that do not yet have clear answers. A constitutional scholar says they’re questions worth asking.
The US Supreme Court faces a case with huge repercussions for the 2024 presidential election – and American democracy. An election law scholar explains why.
As the nation approaches the 70-year anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, an education professor lays out the state of school segregation in America.
A law scholar examines a pair of Supreme Court cases that pit the public’s free speech rights against politicians’ rights.
The Constitution makes clear that a president who was impeached and convicted can still be prosecuted − but what about one who is acquitted in two impeachment trials?
Many countries wrestle with whether to include any kind of education about religion in public school lessons, and each one takes its own approach.