Topic: John Paul Stevens
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.
06/02/2010 04:51 pm
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.
06/01/2010 03:25 pm
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled unanimously that the NFL is not a single entity, but 32 different franchises, reversing an appeals court decision.
05/24/2010 03:15 pm
The Supreme Court was designed by the Founders to be elitist.
05/20/2010 11:15 am
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings for nominee Elena Kagan in June.
05/19/2010 01:18 pm
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.
05/17/2010 05:44 pm
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.
05/17/2010 02:50 pm
A war memorial cross in the Mojave Desert of California has been stolen from its location atop a rock outcropping.
05/11/2010 03:32 pm
Elena Kagan is Obama's chance to have a Supreme Court justice who can build bridges between factions on the court. Chief Justice John Roberts said he wanted to do that but so far he is failing.
05/10/2010 04:14 pm
President Obama notes consensus-building as a key attribute of Elena Kagan, his Supreme Court pick. She was the first female dean of Harvard Law School and the first female US solicitor general.
05/10/2010 01:36 pm