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Stephen Bright was making last-minute preparations on Oct. 30 for his U.S. Supreme Court argument Monday in Foster v. Chatman when a surprise letter arrived via email from Scott Harris, the clerk of the high court.
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.
Concerns about the government having unlimited power to require pretrial forfeiture or a freeze of a criminal defendant’s assets—unrelated to the crime charged—swarmed across the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in a case that involves the Sixth Amendment right to counsel.
The scope of a century-old act designed by Congress to handle some of the most politically sensitive challenges in the law appeared to leave U.S. Supreme Court justices with more questions and concerns than answers during arguments Wednesday.
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.
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.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented Monday in a case that involved a police car chase that ended tragically. Her dissent was a reminder of her continued willingness to stand alone in criminal procedure and related areas of the law.
The closely watched "one person one vote" election law case Evenwel v. Abbott is set to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 30, according to an apparently inadvertent post on the court's website.