The Cameras in the Courtroom Act of 2011 would require TV coverage of all open sessions at the Supreme Court. Any legal challenge to the mandate would ultimately arrive at the Supreme Court – prompting a constitutional showdown.
A motorist jailed for a minor offense in 2005 says two New Jersey jails violated his privacy rights by subjecting him to a strip search. The jails told the Supreme Court that security justifies the practice.
Drug companies tell the Supreme Court that by barring access to doctors' drug prescribing records, Vermont is discriminating against the firms' protected commercial speech.
How will Sonia Sotomayor vote? Is John Paul Stevens soon to retire? Will John Roberts and Samuel Alito be more unabashedly conservative? The term begins Monday.
The Supreme Court on Monday reversed a decision that she had made as part of a three-judge panel. The case centered on issues of race and discrimination.
The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear their appeal. Their lawyers had argued they couldn't receive a fair trial in Miami.
Its new term, which starts Monday, includes cases on detainees and TV language.