The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who upended prior interpretations of the amendment, left a tantalizing loophole for advocates of gun regulation.
The justices act only hours before a lethal injection was to be given to Vernon Madison, who, his lawyers argue, is unable to remember killing a police officer three decades ago.
With Neil Gorsuch on the bench, the highest court is set to have a conservative majority.
The legal decision of Gill v. Whitford will either extend or destroy the legacy of Earl Warren on reapportionment.
Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report, sees the African-American sheriff from Milwaukee as an opportunist who curries favor with the most bigoted elements of Donald Trump's base.
It’s time for Truthdig’s annual—and only partially tongue-in-cheek—review of the highlights, lowlights, pratfalls and pitfalls of the Supreme Court over the past 12 months.
For those Bernie Sanders supporters who can’t imagine a center-right Clinton presidency doing anything progressive, contemplating one prospect could help salve the injury of loss.
Anita Hill’s groundbreaking testimony at the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave women new language for coping with age-old problems. But it didn’t make the problems go away.
All things considered, the Supreme Court’s just-completed term was a good one for liberals and progressives.
Despite his protestations of Second Amendment rights, things didn't go well for the Supreme Court justice Monday.