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.
You're not imagining it: the Supreme Court has gotten more polarized politically than in years past, thanks to fewer moderates in the Senate.
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.
The last time a president nominated a Supreme Court justice during his last year in office was in the tumultuous year of 1968. It didn't go well.
Scalia's legacy as an activist against judicial activism will be long-lived.
A constitutional legal scholar argues that Justice Scalia's death set off a partisan fight precisely because Supreme Court justices are very much political actors, driven by values as much by law.
How do rational people get sucked into believing conspiracies? According to research, we're more susceptible than you'd think.
A look at Scalia's decidedly negative legacy on environment reveals how important the next Supreme Court will be on environmental questions, including the EPA Clean Power Plan.
President Obama's opponents are saying he should leave the choice of a Supreme Court justice to his successor. But that could leave the nation's highest court in limbo.
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.
The long-serving justice changed how judges talk about statutes, but not, argues one law professor, how they ultimately interpret them.
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.