We have divergent interpretive theories that map onto ideologically sorted parties, so is it any surprise that elections are high-stakes for judges?
Trump’s first year in office has turned out much better than expected, but don’t let that blind us to some of the long-term costs of Trumpism.
Monday, the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals on whether sexual orientation discrimination is illegal under Title VII.
While there is always a risk of reading too much into Supreme Court justices’ questions during oral argument, there is often much to be gleaned.
Except for justices Kagan and Ginzburg, an uneasiness about the case was evident to a greater and lesser degree among the other 7 Supreme Court justices.
Cake artist Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop delivered the following statement during a news conference Tuesday.
If I encountered an individual morally uncomfortable with participating in an activity with me and my boyfriend, it would be uncomfortable for me to force her.
Most justices first frame the issue by using judicial discretion of one kind or another to remove from consideration the nature of the product requested for a same-sex wedding.
The case involves sports betting in New Jersey, of all things, and it could have ramifications for the regulation of everything from marijuana and guns to immigration and health care.
A recent development challenges the ACLU’s narrative that the Justice Department acted improvidently in filing a petition about a foreign minor who demanded a U.S. abortion.
Should government be able to seize your smartphone and other private digital information without a warrant and use it against you?
The silence of the Supreme Court in denying review in Kolbe v. Hogan signaled the justices’ capitulation to the tyranny of pundits, politicians, and a small but vocal populace.
The Supreme Court has been gun-shy for the past few years, but Silvester v. Becerra may finally help move the courts toward competent Second Amendment decisions.
A long-fought battle to keep the Golden State from forcing its pro-life citizens to choose between obeying conscience or the law of the land is on its way to Washington DC for a final decision.
When the Supreme Court meets today to discuss pending petitions for review, the justices’ conference calendar will include a pivotal Second Amendment case.
If the Supreme Court overturns Roe, abortion law will merely revert to the constitutionally charged lawmakers: those elected by the people to serve in the legislative branch.
Christopher Scalia opens up about his father’s contributions to American letters and discusses ‘Scalia Speaks,’ a new collection of the late Supreme Court justice’s speeches.
In his comments on a case concerning the Department of Transportation, Justice Neil Gorsuch made it clear he’s willing to take on the administrative state.
SCOTUS is hearing a case today that involves the complex and often-misinterpreted Fourth Amendment: District of Columbia v. Wesby.
The questions Melissa Cook sought to litigate before the Supreme Court involved a case that screamed of the scandal underlying the U.S. surrogacy industry.
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