| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Obama's State of the Union speech brought comfort and peacefulness to at least one audience member....
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:32 PM
From a portion of the 2008 Heller decision regarding handgun bans in Washington D.C. by Justice Antonin Scalia: At the time of the founding, as now, to “bear” meant to “carry.”... When used with “arms,” however, the...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Monday's Supreme Court decision ruling against the 1.5 million women suing Wal-Mart for alleged systematic sex discrimination may ultimately raise the bar on what constitutes a "class" in a class-action lawsuit. For those catching up on the case: The...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As 12-year-old Jonny Cohen walked home from Elm Place Middle School, a yellow school bus zoomed past. That bus needs better gas mileage, he thought. …...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 2:33 PM
After years of legal battle, a York County father's case is heard in the Supreme Court. The feud between Albert Snyder and Westboro Baptist Church played out this morning at 10 AM. Attorneys on each side had a half hour to present their cases and answer...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Given that coaches forever preach about the importance of perseverance and resiliency when things go kaflooey, Hampton University's Donovan Rose has quite the teaching tool in his back pocket.
The lesson is this: Sometimes, the adults get it wrong,...
| May 9, 2011
| 12:47 PM
The Texas Tribune
For the second time in three decades, a Texas court is preparing to decide whether Delma Banks Jr. should be executed for the 1980 shooting death of 16- year-old Richard Whitehead.
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Banks’...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Washington (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed last week by an intruder armed with a machete while Breyer was vacationing on the Caribbean island of Nevis, court officials said Monday.
Breyer, his wife and two other guests were in...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 5:01 AM
(Reuters) - Conventional political wisdom holds that the Supreme Court, scheduled to hear a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law beginning on Monday, is likely to strike it down on partisan lines. The court's Republican appointees enjoy...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 2:49 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul faces its biggest court test next week, capping a legal battle that could reshape the powers of the U.S. government, redefine medical care for most Americans and transform the 2012...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Parts of Arizona's sweeping immigration law received a surprising amount of support from a short-handed Supreme Court Wednesday.
States throughout the country considering their own tough immigration laws are closely following the proceedings over what...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- Solicitor Gen. Donald Verrilli Jr., representing the government, makes his opening statement, arguing that insurance has become the predominant way that Americans pay for healthcare. But Verrilli argues the system is broken because people...