For more than half a century, service members who got hurt while on active duty but not in combat – like being hit by a jeep while on base – could never sue for damages. That's now changed – a bit.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.
In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
The self-references and superlatives used by President Trump made his State of the Union much more excessive linguistically than this speech’s tone typically is.
Calling witnesses and reviewing documents fit the Founders' goals for impeachment to curb the president's unilateral power.
The backlash has given way to a simmering male anxiety that an innocuous comment could lead to a sexual harassment accusation.
President Trump's likely to be acquitted by the Senate in his impeachment trial. But the impeachment's effects won't end until lawsuits are resolved.
Certain words are being used over and over during the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. One of them is 'precedent.' What does it really mean?
If upheld, a federal court ruling would solidify birthright citizenship as the law of the land, and overturn more than a century of federal refusal to grant American Samoans citizenship status.
The question facing justices isn't whether the president had the authority to rescind DACA. Rather, it is: Was he honest in his reasons why?
A large majority gives the prime minister freedom to dramatically alter the machinary of the nation.
The impeachment vote is the latest, and most extreme, example of a power struggle between the executive branch and Congress that has existed since George Washington was president.
Democrats blasted Senate leader Mitch McConnell for saying the GOP would run an impeachment trial as President Trump wished. But senators are not held to a juror's neutrality standard during a trial.
President Trump refuses to provide information to lawmakers in the impeachment inquiry. But courts have been reluctant to take such cases for fear of upsetting the government's balance of power.
The Supreme Court's refusal to block the Sandy Hook lawsuit may lead to a flood of litigation, which ultimately may compel the gun industry to change the way it designs, markets and sells firearms.
On Nov. 12, the Supreme Court heard arguments on the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
Does a foundation's award of a US$1 million prize to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg raise ethical questions? It's hard to tell, because the court has no published ethics guidelines.
Teachers' unions often say they go on strike to improve conditions for students. A closer look at recent walkouts suggests they are also fighting for something else: membership.
The Supreme Court has taken up several cases of sex discrimination against LGBT workers who were fired from their jobs. But the majority of other cases of sex discrimination rarely make it to court.