The Supreme Court is deciding who should testify during trials--those who produced analyses, or those who reviewed them
The two Republican frontrunners made it clear at Saturday's Presidential Forum that they aren't much interested in states' rights
Emma Sullivan's principal didn't force her to apologize for insulting Kansas governor Sam Brownback
Since time began, sassy teenagers have been putting authority figures in their place. The way we respond to them says a lot about the society we hope to build.
One student wins a right to say silly things about a powerful man. Couldn't we extend this liberty to all our children?
Does giving money to states also give Washington the power to dictate the size and scope of their programs? The Supreme Court will say next year.
A notoriously gruff Reagan-appointed judge puts the Supreme Court on notice
The outcome in United States v. Jones will determine whether police can use GPS to track vehicles without a warrant
The Court could duck, or decide to allow "Jerusalem, Israel" to appear as a birthplace on passports -- or blaze a new trail in foreign affairs law
PETA's Thirteenth Amendment lawsuit risks trivializing both slavery and the question of animal rights
Scalia suggests that Kelo v. New London is today's Dred Scott case
The Justice's new autobiography gives us a rare glance into the Supreme Court, but too little insight into his own compelling life
To the Supreme Court, questions of dignity and rights seem less important than defining "true anal cavity searches"
If civil rights laws don't apply to religious teachers, Justice Sotomayor asks, what about child-abuse reporting laws?
While we wait for the main course -- the Affordable Care Act case -- the Court offers some intriguing appetizers
In his recent book Fed Up!, the new Republican front-runner found treason everywhere, molding history to fit his ideas
As ballot restrictions multiply, the state is bringing a lawsuit against the right to vote
People fib. But a current court case centers around whether laws can stop them.
The system we have for presidential elections is dangerous and rickety. It should be reformed -- very carefully.
The Founders wrote "the law of nations" into the document; the far right wants to read it out