Conservative majority opinion limits prisoners’ chances to prove innocence.
The 5-to-4 decision, involving a justice on the West Virginia Supreme Court, establishes a broad, new constitutional standard.
She asked probing questions of each side in the reverse-discrimination suit. But the circuit court's 135-word summary order rubbed some the wrong way.
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.
Jeffrey Toobin examines the nine personalities that sit on the nation's highest court.
Justices heard arguments Wednesday about whether a provision of the Voting Rights Act unfairly discriminates against jurisdictions in 16 states.
In a 5-to-4 ruling, the top court upheld the regulator's 2004 decision to hold broadcasters liable for the occasional expletive.
Justice Kennedy appears to be the tiebreaking vote on whether New Haven, Conn., discriminated against white firefighters.
Supreme Court limits warrantless police searches to instances when an officer or evidence is in danger.