The Supreme Court has ample reason to avoid deciding a case that could erode the Establishment Clause.
Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer has the potential to shape everything from state constitutions to school-voucher policies—if it doesn’t get thrown out.
The state’s plan to put several prisoners to death before its drugs expire runs into legal trouble that could reshape death penalty cases,
The state has announced its intention to quickly put to death more than half a dozen prisoners before their lethal-injection chemicals go bad.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s newest member missed most of this term’s cases, but he’ll still play an important role shaping the current docket.
The Senate on Friday confirmed the conservative appellate judge to the Supreme Court after a rancorous debate that saw the end of the judicial filibuster.
In a historic party-line vote, the GOP changed the Senate rules to eliminate the 60-vote threshold for Supreme Court nominees and paved the way for President Trump’s pick to win final confirmation on Friday.
Reports in BuzzFeed and Politico suggest Judge Neil Gorsuch copied passages that appear in his book from another article, and may not have exercised care in attributing other material.
A new case filed by anti-Trump protesters will test the limits of free speech—and the responsibility Trump bears for his own statements.
Democratic senators have 41 votes to block President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, setting up a standoff to rewrite the Senate’s filibuster rules.
If Republicans want to confirm President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, they’ll likely have to change the rules and invoke the Senate’s “nuclear option.”
A majority on the Supreme Court lets states know it is serious about barring executions of the mentally disabled.
The confirmation process has shed little light on the philosophy of President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court or on what kind of justice he will be.
At Wednesday’s hearing, Democratic senators adopted a new strategy to press the Supreme Court nominee on abortion and campaign finance.
On the second day of Senate hearings, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee offered few clues as to how he’d rule on specific issues if confirmed.
The Colorado judge’s potential rise to the Supreme Court is compromised by the crudest sort of bare-knuckle partisan politics.
Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia possesses the same limited view of religious freedom supported by the conservatives currently on the Supreme Court.
Far from reflexively favoring big corporations over small competitors, Judge Neil Gorsuch has a nuanced view of antitrust law.
Despite judicial setbacks, federal law leaves open the possibility that the president’s new executive order might prevail––if he can keep quiet.
Is racism in deliberations any less toxic than racism in open court?