Waging legal battle against Uncle Sam is always difficult, but could become more so if the U.S. Supreme Court agrees with arguments the Obama administration offered on Wednesday that certain tort claims against the government are barred forever.
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A conversation with Philip Hirschkop, who argued and won a landmark ruling in Loving v. Virginia.
U.S. Supreme Court justices acknowledge and generally embrace the dominance of veteran advocates in the work of the court, according to a series of stories published by Reuters Monday.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday scratched the surface of the looming battle over state taxation of Internet retailers and seemed troubled by what it saw.
’Tis the season for online gift-buying, and a fitting time for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, a case involving the rights of Internet retailers.
Evidence that a juror lied during questioning by lawyers before trial can not be used to support a motion for a new trial, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
A federal appellate court was wrong to conclude that a trial judge's improper restriction of a criminal defense lawyer's closing arguments requires automatic reversal of a conviction, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
In the specialized genre of U.S. Supreme Court fiction, a sub-category has developed in recent years that features law clerks. Now comes David Lat, managing editor of the Above the Law blog, with his first novel Supreme Ambitions, a thriller that captures the law clerk experience masterfully, with all its intensity, competitiveness, big-bucks allure and prestige.
The long-running debate over camera access to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts will take a new turn Wednesday at a hearing scheduled before a House Judiciary subcommittee.