On August 12, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated then-Senator Hugo Black of Alabama to the Supreme Court.
Though he served for only one term, the scion of John and Abigail Adams left an indelible mark on American history.
In an act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing the high court’s power of judicial review.
On December 18, 1967, the Supreme Court ruled in Katz v. United States, expanding the Fourth Amendment protection against “unreasonable searches and seizures” to cover electronic wiretaps.
On Monday, the Supreme Court erased the Fifth Circuit’s ruling in Hernández v. Mesa and asked the court to reconsider in light of its own recent decision.
One legal group says that's a violation of the First Amendment.
It was on this day in 1965 that the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about contraception use by married couples that laid the groundwork for a constitutional “right to privacy” in the United States.
The removal of four public symbols of the Confederacy in New Orleans highlights the crucial difference between history and memory.
A rapidly changing nation has given new voice and urgency to critiques of strong free speech protections.
On February 24, 1969, the Supreme Court ruled that students at school retain their First Amendment right to free speech.