The Supreme Course sends a closely watched case involving bathroom access at a Virginia high school back to a lower court.
The companies' brief says they are "concerned about the stigmatizing and degrading effects" of the policy adopted by the school board.
Justice Elena Kagan mentioned Donald Trump's Twitter feed, which he used as a candidate and now as U.S. president, as an example of how social media has become vital in the political sphere.
A Denver-based think tank had sought to keep secret the identities of donors to a political advertisement, in violation of McCain-Feingold.
The dispute arose in 2009 when Ehlena's elementary school in Napoleon, Michigan refused to allow her to attend school with her dog, Wonder.
The Supreme Court potentially could delay action on the case to see if Trump's nominee to fill a vacancy on the court, conservative appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, is confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
The Supreme Court struck down some Texas abortion restrictions in 2016.
U.S. presidents are usually hesitant to weigh in on judicial matters out of respect for a U.S. Constitution clause ensuring a separation of powers between the executive branch, Congress and the judiciary.
The president urged McConnell to change long-standing Senate rules to eliminate the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees, a move dubbed the "nuclear option," if Democrats block Gorsuch.
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is a flagship conservative and likely to be confirmed.
Trump has announced he will reveal his choice to replace conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last February, at the White House at 8 p.m.
Chuck Schumer: "If they don’t appoint someone who is really good, we are going to oppose them tooth and nail."
Trump previously unveiled a list of 21 conservative jurists he would consider for the job.
If Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, it's uncertain whether Republicans would allow a vote on Merrick Garland this year—or if she would nominate a new jurist.
State law will remain in effect that blocks third parties from collecting early ballots and delivering them to election offices.
A 15-year-old girl was forced to travel to Manchester, England, to terminate her pregnancy.
Virginia case concerns a school district that's fighting to prevent a female-born transgender student from using the boys' bathroom.
The European Court of Human Rights, in Strasbourg, has a much better proportion of female judges.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court had halted a special prosecutor's investigation into whether conservative groups colluded with Walker's campaign to evade finance laws.
At issue is whether the government must prove that the source of tips received a tangible benefit in order to prevail on insider trading cases.
The court is allowing a Virginia school board to block a student who was born a girl from using the boys' bathroom while a legal fight over transgender rights proceeds on appeal.