Police violate the Fourth Amendment if they extend a lawful traffic stop to conduct a dog sniff for drugs without reasonable suspicion that drugs are present, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
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Lawyers on all sides of the contentious debate over King v. Burwell attended the arguments Wednesday. Here are some first-blush reactions to what they saw and heard.
At the U.S. Supreme Court, the arrival of March means it’s time to take up a challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
How much knowledge must a defendant have about an illegal drug to be found guilty for selling it? That was the question the U.S. Supreme Court struggled with for an hour on Tuesday, and no clear answer seemed to carry the day.
The Federal Circuit Bar Association often weighs in on patent cases, so it may seem strange that the group would care about the plight of disgruntled raisin farmers.
For the second time in less than two years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to examine Alabama’s practice of allowing trial judges in capital murder cases to override jury verdicts of life without parole and instead impose death sentences.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday put an end to litigation against Chiquita Brands International that sought damages for its role in funding a U.S.-designated terrorist group accused of killing more than 4,000 people in Colombia.
Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., who has called the U.S. Supreme Court "unique" among the world’s top courts, will connect with another singular tribunal when he visits the Supreme Court of Japan in July.
Two personnel moves of interest to those who practice before or write about the U.S. Supreme Court: Mara Silver is the court’s new emergency applications clerk, and Kate Shaw will help ABC News cover the court and legal issues.