Topic: Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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.
06/21/2010 04:48 pm
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
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
If Elena Kagan were confirmed, she would become the third woman on the Supreme Court. Is three enough?
05/10/2010 03:36 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
Solicitor General Elena Kagan will be nominated Monday to the Supreme Court.
05/10/2010 08:58 am
Nancy Drew, the titian-haired sleuth beloved by American girls for decades, turns 80 this week.
04/30/2010 11:34 am
The cross on a desert hilltop in the Mojave National Preserve in California has stood since 1934. Opponents say having the Mojave cross on public land violates the constitutional prohibition on government endorsement of religion.
04/28/2010 06:38 pm