The high court won't intervene in free-speech case involving a church's antigay demonstrations.
The top court agrees to assess a law that lets the US government indefinitely detain sex offenders even after they have served their sentences.
After big D.C. case in '08, San Francisco and Philadelphia have seen setbacks for local gun controls. More laws are expected to come under fire.
In a 5-4 decision involving a rape case in Alaska, the court leaves the issue to states.
Older workers bear the burden of proof to show age was key reason they were fired or demoted.
The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear their appeal. Their lawyers had argued they couldn't receive a fair trial in Miami.
With a date set for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings, the one thing GOP member's won't be able to criticize is her level of experience.
Democrats push for July; GOP senators say they need more time to examine her record.
She asked probing questions of each side in the reverse-discrimination suit. But the circuit court's 135-word summary order rubbed some the wrong way.