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.
The US is violating its own law governing treatment of refugees.
The upcoming Supreme Court session will address notable cases about the rights of different groups. The cases go to the heart of how U.S. laws protect both individual and group rights.
As the recent Brexit litigation has shown, the UK's Supreme Court has had to consider political as well as legal issues in its first ten years.
The Founders saw impeachment as a regular part of ensuring presidential accountability. A constitutional scholar offers a possible process for a rapid and smooth impeachment inquiry.
There's been a reversal of power between religious and secular sides of American culture. The Supreme Court is now at the center of that shift.
His prorogation was ruled unlawful, but that won't stop the prime minister playing the populist card.
Was a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the Supreme Court by five Democratic senators a legal argument – or a political threat?
The Supreme Court will decide in the next year whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal employment discrimination law.
On the whole, results from psychology research studies don't support a direct connection between playing violent video games and aggressive behavior.
Three-quarters of people with an intellectual disability receive prescribed drugs.
When the Supreme Court exempted suburbs in the North from the kind of desegregation orders imposed in the South, it enabled the 'de facto' segregation that continues in America's schools to this day.
Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens passed away on July 16. One of his former law clerks recalls her most memorable assignment.
President Trump hinted that he would defy a Supreme Court ruling recently, though he later yielded to its authority. Andrew Jackson – Trump's hero – likewise challenged the rule of law in the 1830s.
Conflict made its way to the Supreme Court this past session with two cases – one about the census, the other about gerrymandering. A court scholar says the two cases are intimately connected.