Courts have struck down many laws aimed at preventing sales to minors. Legal analysts see Supreme Court as unlikely to step in.
At a Monitor breakfast, the Homeland Security secretary also comments on border and immigration issues. But when asked if she's on the shortlist for the impending Supreme Court vacancy, she avoided the question.
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a suit holding FBI Director Robert Mueller and former Attorney General John Ashcroft responsible for wrongful detention of Muslims after 9/11.
AT&T's decision to exclude pregnancy leave taken before the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act from pensions today is not illegal discrimination, the court said.
Expectations are high that Obama will nominate a woman. Though female jurisprudence is not much different from that of male judges, women tend to be more pro-women's rights and to tilt more toward plaintiffs in sex-discrimination cases.
Key GOP leaders came to woo the NRA's annual convention this weekend, one sign of the group's growing clout.