U.S. Supreme Court
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The Dodd-Frank financial oversight law doesn’t protect securities whistleblowers from retaliation unless they report the alleged violation to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
Feb 21, 2018 10:57 AM CST
A criminal defendant who pleads guilty doesn’t inherently waive the right to challenge the constitutionality of the statute under which he was convicted, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Feb 21, 2018 10:11 AM CST
The spotlight is once again on allegations of sexual harassment by Justice Clarence Thomas before he joined the U.S. Supreme Court.
Feb 20, 2018 2:30 PM CST
Justice Clarence Thomas asserted the Second Amendment is “a disfavored right” in the U.S. Supreme Court when he dissented Tuesday from the denial of certiorari in a gun case.
Feb 20, 2018 11:16 AM CST
The University of Minnesota and Michigan State University are crowdsourcing volunteers to help their academic research teams transcribe over 50,000 pages of handwritten notes from U.S. Supreme Court justices.
Feb 16, 2018 2:42 PM CST
A retired Missouri judge says she “deeply regrets” sentencing a youth to 241 years in prison for his role in two armed robberies committed at age 16, and she hopes her decision will be overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Feb 16, 2018 8:00 AM CST
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been described as a judicial rock star. Her face appears on T-shirts bearing the “Notorious RBG” nickname. Her exercise routine is the subject of a book. Her appearances draw large crowds.
Feb 16, 2018 7:00 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has released only four signed opinions so far this term, a slow pace that could be partly due to Justice Neil M. Gorsuch’s provocative opinions.
Feb 15, 2018 9:14 AM CST
Judicial independence is a bedrock principle of the rule of law.
For America, that principle is grounded in Article III of the Constitution, which provides for an independent judiciary, and in Marbury v. Madison
(1803), which established that the judiciary has the “province and duty … to say what the law is.”
Feb 15, 2018 8:00 AM CST
Updated: Nine more nominees for federal judgeships were announced Tuesday by the White House.
The newest wave of nominees are:
• Mark Bennett, former attorney general of Hawaii, to…
Feb 13, 2018 4:00 PM CST
In a term filled with potential blockbuster decisions, it is striking that there are five cases involving issues of freedom of speech. They touch on many different aspects of First Amendment jurisprudence and collectively have the potential for significantly changing the law in this area.
Feb 8, 2018 8:00 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday partly stayed a lower court decision in a redistricting case from North Carolina that involved allegations of racial gerrymandering.
Feb 7, 2018 9:02 AM CST
Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. has denied a request by Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania to stay an order by the state's top court that requires the redrawing of a congressional district map in a partisan gerrymandering case.
Feb 5, 2018 1:20 PM CST
How far can law enforcement authorities go when seeking electronically stored information outside the United States?
Feb 1, 2018 2:15 AM CST
Massachusetts Gov. Elbridge Gerry lent his name to the gerrymander, a legislative effort to apportion political jurisdictions.
Feb 1, 2018 12:40 AM CST
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