The Supreme Court said Tuesday that Proposal 2 in Michigan did not violate the US Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause as charged by groups favoring the use of affirmative action in college admissions.
An American couple wants their son's passport to read, 'Jerusalem, Israel,' not simply 'Jerusalem.' The Supreme Court will consider whether a 2002 US law giving them that option trumps a State Department policy that doesn't, so as to avoid taking sides in the Middle East conflict.
Abdul Al Qader Ahmed Hussain has spent a third of his life in US custody. His lawyers say there's no evidence he was an enemy combatant, but the US Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up his appeal.
A federal judge did not overturn Ohio's constitutional ban on gay marriage, but he said the state has to treat same-sex couples married legally in other states the same way it treats heterosexual couples.
Those familiar with the Marathon bombing investigation say the FBI might have benefited from details it requested but never received from Russia, yet missed the significance of at least one key detail it had in hand.
Lawyers for Tommy Lynn Sells had sought to force Texas to disclose information about the lethal drugs they used in the execution. The state was allowed to proceed without revealing the source or quality of the drugs.