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.
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.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court has issued what's likely to be its final word on partisan gerrymandering, saying it's a political issue, not a legal one. That means reform lies in the hands of voters.
The high court struck down a ban on trademarking 'immoral' or 'scandalous' words and symbols. A trademark scholar explains why that's a good thing.
The 6-3 ruling challenges some common political assumptions about conservatives and liberals.
Abortion has been a huge political issue in the US for the last 50 years. But the abortion debate is not new. It began at least a century before landmark abortions rights decision Roe v. Wade.
The US public is more aware than ever of partisan gerrymandering, and they're pushing local governments to make reforms.
The lawmakers have proposed capping interest rates on consumer loans at 15%, but doing so may hurt some of the people it's aiming to protect.
Ambiguities in the Americans with Disabilities Act have allowed employers to sidestep a major component of the law: the requirement to provide workers with 'reasonable accommodations.'
President Trump has invoked executive privilege to stymie congressional investigators. Another president, Richard Nixon, did the same thing. It helped Nixon hold onto power – but only for a while.
The US indicted WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for conspiring to hack into a government computer. But the prosecution of Assange may also pose a risk to the rights of journalists in the US.