• Q&A: Law School Seeks Depoliticized Conversation About Law and Religion

    By Marcia Coyle

    Religion is the new battleground following U.S. Supreme Court decisions on contraceptive health insurance and same-sex marriages, but it doesn't have to be, says the director of a new four-year project on religious freedom at Emory University School of Law. The law school recently named Mark Goldfeder, a rabbi and lawyer who leads the school's law and religion students program, the head of the new project funded by an anonymous gift of $1 million. Goldfeder talks with the SCB about the new project in this Q&A.

  • Former Prosecutors Side with Defendant in Jury Selection Bias Case

    By Tony Mauro

    An array of well-known former prosecutors has joined forces to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm its commitment to banning racial bias in jury selection.

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Briefs & Arguments

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  • Back to Basics on Supreme Court Opening Day—For Now

    By Marcia Coyle and Tony Mauro

    There were no missing pages in the 76-page "orders" list as there were a year ago. There was no rapid hunt through those pages by reporters scanning for a long-anticipated, high-profile issue of the year as there was with same-sex marriage. What a difference a year can make in the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Study: How Supreme Court Decisions Move Markets

    By Tony Mauro

    When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its first ruling on the Affordable Care Act in 2012, some news outlets reported incorrectly that the law had been struck down.

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