The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in the case of a California police officer who sued when records from his department-issued pager were submitted to internal affairs. He had used the pager for sending sexually explicit text messages, or 'sexting.'
In a case to be argued before the US Supreme Court Monday, the Christian Legal Society seeks official recognition by the University of California Hasting College of the Law in San Francisco.
Replacing retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens depends largely on who President Obama nominates. But given Obama's political standing these days, confirmation by the Senate is unlikely to be quick and easy.
Merrick Garland has been a federal judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals since 1997. Prior to his tenure on the court, Judge Garland served as a prosecutor in the criminal division of the Justice Department.
John Paul Stevens, the longest serving Supreme Court justice, plans to leave the bench in June. The Stevens retirement allows President Obama to name a second high court justice, opening the way for a likely confirmation battle.
A court ruling against the FCC on Net neutrality brings up issues about the federal role in expanding access to broadband Internet. First rule: Do no harm, as the Web ever changes.
The Supreme Court Monday declined to take a case that explored when police interrogations violate the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
US settled a claim more than 25 years ago over damage from its 67 nuclear weapons tests in the South Pacific. But Marshall Islands residents claim compensation was not 'just' under the Constitution and sued. The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear their case.
Albert Snyder says he won't pay court-ordered legal fees of the fundamentalist Westboro Baptist Church, which organizes protests at military funerals. He sued the group after it picketed at his son's funeral in 2006, and the US Supreme Court has agreed to hear his appeal.
A superintendent banned an instrumental performance of ‘Ave Maria’ at a high school graduation ceremony because it seemed too religious. On Monday, the Supreme Court turned away the case.