The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a board overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission operated under rules that violated the Constitution's separation of powers clause.
The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Second Amendment's right to bear arms applies to every jurisdiction in the nation. It places in doubt the constitutionality of Chicago's handgun ban.
The case centered on a Washington State referendum on a domestic partnership law. Fear of harassment, the Supreme Court ruled, is not enough to keep petition signers anonymous.
The US Supreme Court narrowed the definition of 'honest services' fraud, throwing out a portion of Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s conviction. It’s a blow to the Justice Department.
Offshore drilling: Judge Martin Feldman, who overturned the government's moratorium on offshore drilling for oil, has reported owning stock in Transocean Ltd, the company that owned the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig which exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico over two months ago.
On Monday, the Supreme Court upheld a statute – part of the Patriot Act – that outlaws the provision of 'material support' to terror groups. Such support includes assistance that might nudge a group toward nonviolence.
The Supreme Court ruled against a group of waterfront property owners who said the state of Florida owed them money because it pumped sand onto beaches eroded by storms, lowering property values.
A federal law mandates that judges decide restitution in criminal cases within 90 days of sentencing. But the Supreme Court ruled Monday that judges could impose the dollar figure after the deadline so long as they said beforehand that they were going to order restitution.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that, under extraordinary circumstances, courts should accept death row appeals even after a one-year statute of limitations has expired.
In a narrowly split decision, the Supreme Court's conservative majority expanded its limits on the famous Miranda rights for criminal suspects on Tuesday. Now, criminal suspects who want to remain silent must say so.