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.
The Constitution bars Congress from reducing a judge’s pay. But Congress has excluded judges from receiving promised inflation adjustments in six of the past 16 years.
The unanimous ruling held that the state's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional.
Critics say the ruling on 'crossover' districts could reduce the political clout of minorities.
An Eritrean who worked at a prison where torture occurred gets another chance to live in America.
The move places the last remaining "enemy combatant" in the US before a civilian court instead of a military tribunal.
The decision will make it easier for local residents to recover damages from national firms, consumer groups say.