A Supreme Court appeal is now Obama's only option to shield undocumented immigrants from deportation.
The justices will hear appeals by Christian groups demanding exemption from the requirement to provide contraception insurance.
States have been disguising their improper motivations with high-sounding statements.
It was the first execution in Florida since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a controversial drug constitutional.
The Supreme Court is set to rule on a variety of hot-button social issues.
A quarter of juveniles sentenced to life without parole were convicted of “felony murder."
Voting rights, racial preferences in college admissions among cases on the docket.
Voting rights, public employee unions, racial preferences in college admissions and sentencing in death penalty cases are on the docket.
No one wants to appoint a mushy conservative.
Davis' lawyers asked an appellate court to force Governor Steve Beshear to allow her to refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses based on her religious convictions.
A refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples could not be defensibly argued in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling, the judge said.
If, as the Supreme Court decided, Obamacare is a tax, it should have been introduced in the House.
A Massachusetts verdict confirms what an Ohio court ruled last year: The First Amendment always applies.
A county clerk says her religious beliefs prevent her from carrying out same-sex marriages.
The Supreme Court must decide whether districts should have roughly the same number of voters.
In the 18th century, the mentally impaired were spared the death penalty. Why not now?
Gay marriage is coming to the big screen—but it will take "at least two years."
"My second wife Christine... she's put up with my crap for a lot of years. She deserves legitimacy."
In saving Obamacare, the Supreme Court exposed raw divisions between top legal conservatives.
It’s a big deal, but it may not be the answer to partisanship.
By 5-4, the court ruled that the initiative did not violate the U.S. Constitution's requirement that state legislatures set congressional district boundaries.
The case arose from the EPA's efforts to regulate pollution.
The justices ruled that midazolam is constitutional when administering the death penalty.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker called the court's decision a "grave mistake."
Friday's decision sparked a party at the bar where the gay rights movement began.