The retired justice's new book mirrors his work on the High Court for 35 years-- steady, courteous and humble
On Wednesday, Justices Breyer and Scalia chatted with the Senate Judiciary Committee about the role of judges
His courtroom antics prove we shouldn't be afraid of public trials for al-Qaeda defendants: the more people see of this suspect, the less scary he becomes
The American people deserve a better explanation from the courts about the legality of the Obama Administration's hit list
Can't get enough pre-season Court coverage? A legal analyst rounds up the case previews worth reading this weekend.
Understanding how Boston blew its chances at a playoff spot this year
What did the justices do on their summer breaks? They traveled, taught international law, and spoke about the Court's inherent civility.
The broadcast legend is a great writer who earned the right to say whatever he wants to say
The coming term will be one of the most challenging in decades -- and it may define the chief justice's career
Slashed funding and judicial layoffs have left too many Americans waiting for their cases to be heard
The Georgia execution reminds us of the flaws in our capital punishment system
Yes, hotel food is overpriced. But $16 muffins, $5 sodas, and $8 cups of coffee are still pretty pricey for a government agency -- or anyone.
The Buck and Davis cases are a reminder of how far we've come, and how far we have to go, toward fair and accurate capital punishment in America.
With hours to go before lethal injection, justices agreed to hear Buck's appeal to the death sentence he was given after a racially tainted trial
Without an (unlikely) intervention from the Texas governor or the Supreme Court, Duane Edward Buck will die this evening
The governor and state justice system are denying due process to a death-row inmate whose sentencing hearing was tainted by racist testimony
Now the Oklahoma senator is refusing to approve federal nominees from around his state because they are well-versed in international law
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state of Virgina has no case to sue the government over federal heath care reform
The people who attacked America on 9/11 were suicidal and soulless, but they were still human. Ten years later, we should no longer fear them or deny them their rights as criminals.
The governor has the authority to stay three pending executions so that the courts can be sure of the prisoners' guilt. But will he?