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.
Legal challenges ensue in federal court, and plans are afoot for a 2010 ballot measure to undo Proposition 8.
Obama's high-court pick is no 'stealth candidate.' She has made some 450 judicial decisions. What's more, she has not been shy about expressing her opinions publicly.
The court says the measure only takes away the term 'marriage' – not a gay couple's legal rights. The ruling also preserves 18,000 marriages that took place before the ban.
Voters approved Proposition 8 last year, which made gay marriages illegal. The court decides Tuesday if the measure was unconstitutional.
In nominating Sonia Sotomayor, the president cited both her judicial experience and her compelling personal story.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a suit holding FBI Director Robert Mueller and former Attorney General John Ashcroft responsible for wrongful detention of Muslims after 9/11.
AT&T's decision to exclude pregnancy leave taken before the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act from pensions today is not illegal discrimination, the court said.