A federal judge orders release of a Syrian national who Al Qaeda suspected was a US spy.
Civil rights activists praise the court for not throwing out a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
One senator calls this the 'terror gap' and vows to plug it, but gun owners fear the government might use the FBI's terror list to crack down on law-abiding citizens.
The court did not strike down the law Monday, as some experts had expected, but it opened the door for jurisdictions to free themselves from one of the act's key provisions.
The top court agrees to assess a law that lets the US government indefinitely detain sex offenders even after they have served their sentences.
The onetime billionaire sports enthusiast has proclaimed his innocence since the SEC brought accusations against him in February.
The defendant's advocates decried the court's ruling against a convict's right to such evidence, but Attorney General Eric Holder suggested it would have a limited effect.
In a 5-4 decision involving a rape case in Alaska, the court leaves the issue to states.
Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers, arrested two weeks ago, made a court appearance Wednesday.
Older workers bear the burden of proof to show age was key reason they were fired or demoted.
John Yoo can be held responsible for the alleged torture of detainee Jose Padilla, a judge ruled Friday.
The high court announced Monday it would hear a case involving a Florida beach restoration project.
The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear their appeal. Their lawyers had argued they couldn't receive a fair trial in Miami.
Did alleged attacker Abdulhakid Mujahid Mohammed act on his own, or was he a trained jihadist?
The US moves toward sending the Chinese Muslims to Palau, a remote Pacific island. But some experts say that would be a mistake.
The Chinese Muslims, deemed no threat to the US, were released for resettlement and arrived Thursday.
The legal issues raised in the case against the deal are likely to arise again with General Motors.
The 5-to-4 decision, involving a justice on the West Virginia Supreme Court, establishes a broad, new constitutional standard.
But growing up in a 'minority-majority' neighborhood does shape one's view of the world, residents say.
A crop of legal cases across the US raise concerns over the use of electric stun guns in routine police stops.