A police sergeant was using a work-issued pager to send sexually explicit texts. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the police department was entitled to read his messages.
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.
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.
A sex offender who moved from Alabama to Indiana in 2004 does not have to register with authorities because his move predates the registry law Congress enacted in 2006, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled unanimously that the NFL is not a single entity, but 32 different franchises, reversing an appeals court decision.
The Supreme Court was designed by the Founders to be elitist.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings for nominee Elena Kagan in June.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan lacks a paper trail. But her Senate confirmation hearing last year for solicitor general offers a preview of what's to come.
Juveniles who commit crimes that aren't fatal to their victims cannot receive life sentences without possibility of parole, the Supreme Court ruled 6-to-3 on Monday.
A war memorial cross in the Mojave Desert of California has been stolen from its location atop a rock outcropping.