The Supreme Court Has Limited How Much Private Property States Can Seize
The Eighth Amendment bars the federal government from imposing excessive fines. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court held that the limit also applies to states and cities.
This Nonbinary NASA Intern Is Speaking Out Against The Trans Military Ban
"It has nothing to do with our gender or identity — we are the best for the job."
Trump’s DC Circuit Nominee — And Reported Supreme Court Contender — Wrote Inflammatory Op-Eds In College
Neomi Rao is nominated for Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s former seat on the DC Circuit.
The Supreme Court Will, Again, Consider If Redistricting Decisions Can Be So Partisan That They’re Illegal
Even if “partisan gerrymandering” can be addressed by courts, the Supreme Court would also need to decide how courts determine how much partisanship is too much — something the justices have been unwilling to address in the past.
A Court Just Ruled Trump's Transgender Military Ban Should Take Effect, But It Won’t Change Anything Yet
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit contends it's not a ban because transgender people can serve as their birth sex — that is, they can pretend they're not transgender.
Challengers To Trump's Transgender Military Ban Push Back At The Supreme Court
Trump's efforts to ban transgender military service have been blocked by lower courts. Challengers asked the Supreme Court on Friday to keep it that way.
Trump’s New Judges Are Everything Conservatives Hoped For And Liberals Feared
Judges confirmed to federal appeals courts in the past two years are already staking out strong positions on guns, abortion, political speech, and agency power.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Been Treated For Lung Cancer
"Post-surgery, there was no evidence of any remaining disease," according to a statement from the court.
All 83 Of The Ethics Complaints Against Justice Brett Kavanaugh Were Dismissed Because He's On The Supreme Court Now
A panel of judges concluded that Kavanaugh is no longer covered by the judiciary's disciplinary system now that he's a Supreme Court justice.
Several Senior Republicans Just Told The Supreme Court That Trump's Asylum Ban Is Illegal
"[T]he government is simply wrong."
The Trump Administration Just Asked The Supreme Court To Let It Enforce Its New Asylum Ban
The Justice Department heads back to the justices.
Kavanaugh Sided With The Liberal Wing Of The Supreme Court In Declining To Hear Planned Parenthood Cases
Two cases that threatened to block federal funding to Planned Parenthood will not go before the Supreme Court after a majority of justices declined to take them up.
"I Lost My Soulmate": The Family Of A Man Slain By His "White Witch" Ex-Wife Has Spoken Out
"I know the pain we feel at losing Brett is the price of deep love. He always said ‘I love you, mum’ when he called and I can still hear him say it now."
Opinion: The Supreme Court Can’t Turn Back Time On Abortion Rights, But It Can Do Something Worse
We are not headed backward into the land before Roe v. Wade — we are headed forward into uncharted territory.
Craig McLachlan Is Seeking $6.5 Million Over "Rocky Horror Show" Allegations, Court Hears
Fairfax Media and the ABC are trying to add four new witnesses to the actor's defamation case against them, a court has heard.
The Trump Administration Just Asked The Supreme Court To Let It Enforce Its Transgender Military Ban
Courts have been skeptical of the administration’s attempts to bar transgender people from serving in the military.
Chief Justice John Roberts Rebuked Trump For His Latest Attack On The Judiciary
"We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges," Roberts said. Trump, in response, took to Twitter to fight back.
Lawyers Challenge Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment As Acting Attorney General At The Supreme Court
“Because Whitaker’s appointment does not satisfy the Appointments Clause, it is unlawful, and he cannot serve as Acting Attorney General,” the lawyers wrote.
The Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments Over What Evidence Can Be Used In The Census Citizenship Question Case
If the Justice Department is successful in its arguments, those challenging the actions of other agencies could face limits on how they can make their case.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh Got A Rousing Standing Ovation At This Year's Federalist Society Convention
Kavanaugh wasn’t on the lineup to speak at the Federalist Society’s annual convention, but was recognized at the kick-off dinner.
Trump's New Acting Attorney General Is Already In Trouble. And He Just Started.
Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general is being questioned as possibly illegal. His qualifications aren't winning praise either.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Been Hospitalized After A Fall
Ginsburg, the oldest justice on the court and a liberal darling, fractured three ribs after falling in her office.
The Trump Administration, Again, Asks The Supreme Court To Hear A DACA Case
The last time the administration asked the court to consider DACA's legality, the court told the Justice Department it wanted to hear from the appeals court first.
Trump Tried To Conflate An Anonymous False Rape Claim Against Kavanaugh With The Other Accusers
The president pounced on the news that Sen. Chuck Grassley had referred Judy Munro-Leighton to the FBI after she admitted to making a false complaint against Kavanaugh.
The Supreme Court Raises Questions About The Kids’ Climate Case But Won't Stop It For Now
The justices, however, strongly suggested that the 9th Circuit should take another look at the case before it goes to trial.
The Supreme Court Allows A Trial Over The Census Citizenship Question To Start Monday
The order comes days before the trial is scheduled to begin.
Opinion: It's Time To Go To War With The Supreme Court. Here's How.
The time has come for the left to constrain the court and limit the power of its right-wing majority.
In An Immigration Case, Supreme Court Justices Raise Questions About The Government’s Authority
“Is there any limit on the government’s power?” Justice Neil Gorsuch asked.
Merrick Garland Has Recused Himself From The Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh
Multiple ethics complaints have been filed against Kavanaugh, including about his heated Senate testimony last week.
It's Official: Brett Kavanaugh Is Now A Justice On The US Supreme Court
Kavanaugh was confirmed Saturday in a historically tight vote, and has now been sworn in to replace retired justice Anthony Kennedy.