There are just four steps to appointing a Supreme Court justice -- but that's not to say it's going to be an easy process for Obama.
Even before the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court’s stay placed the fate of the EPA Clean Power Plan into the hands of the next president.
By halting Obama's cornerstone climate policy before considering its legality, the Supreme Court could further tarnish its partisan reputation.
An obscure Supreme Court ruling paves the way for people and businesses to earn money with distributed energy technologies.
A case before the Supreme Court could deal a major blow to unions, highlighting the need for leaders of business and labor to negotiate a new New Deal.
The Supreme Court will soon decide if it will hear a case involving the off-campus speech rights of students.
Scholars argue that the affirmative action case could have consequences for the educational success of students of color.
As the affirmative action case comes up before the US Supreme Court again, the question being asked is how much diversity is enough?
Rosa Parks was a hero in the fight against segregation ... but she was just one of many.
I taught at Mizzou from 1996 to 2008. Here's why the events don't surprise me.
Despite the many people with mental illness who go to prison, successful defences of mental impairment are rare. But this is not a 'get out of jail free' card and should be more accessible.
Courts have left teachers and administrators without adequate guidance on schoolchildren's free speech rights. Should schools exercise censorship?
By challenging the courts, King Dalindyebo is testing the degree of impunity with which traditional leaders can get away.
The Supreme Court hears a case that will decide whether homes and businesses can earn money from distributed energy technologies, including demand response and home battery systems.
About 220,000 kids under the age of 18 are being raised in same-sex families in the US. The Supreme Court's recent ruling failed to provide them with equal protection under the law.
The expected barrage of legal attacks on the EPA Clean Power Plan hinge on two arguments, which may ultimately go to the US Supreme Court.
A New York State Supreme Court has declined to recognise the personhood of two chimpanzees being used by Stony Brook University for research. But the case is far from over.
The gerrymandered district has been part of the US political landscape for two centuries. Impartial math suggests several methods for drawing fair, competitive congressional districts.
A Family Court "order" for parents of a child to not smoke around him and to limit their alcohol consumption while caring for him have invited the same old accusations about the "nanny state".
Why the recent Supreme Court case on gay marriage could make a huge difference for racial justice.