The justices will consider whether the Navy must heed restrictions on use of sonar off California.
The case, to be heard Monday, will determine if the smokers' suit alleging fraudulent ads about 'low tar' cigarettes can go to trial.
Its new term, which starts Monday, includes cases on detainees and TV language.
Five justices footnote their June opinion about a 'national consensus' against using the death penalty for child rapists.
A federal judge asks for statements from two guards accused of threatening a detainee.
Critics say Chicago students shouldn't miss class to point out education-funding disparities.
Big edge for Obama if the economy – statistically sour – motivates voters, say modelers.