Without comment on Monday, the Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a New Mexico town to allow a Ten Commandments monument at its city hall, in a fight between the city and members of the Wicca faith.
The United States Supreme Court will be taking on a second major privacy case this term, but it won’t take a challenge that denied the placement of a Ten Commandments monument at a New Mexico city hall.
Sending another strong signal that the troubled military commission system at Guantanamo Bay won’t be second-guessed by the Supreme Court, the Justices on Monday turned down an attempt to head off a major trial of a high-profile terrorism case.
On October 16, 1962, Justice Byron R. White joined the Supreme Court as one of two appointments made by President John F. Kennedy. In 2012, Constitution Daily contributor Lyle Denniston wrote a retrospective about White's Supreme Court career, which he have reprinted here.
Nine years after its last major ruling on the rights of detainees at the Guantanamo military prison, the Supreme Court refused on Monday to return to that abiding constitutional controversy.
In early December, a long-awaited contest about legalized single-game sports betting in New Jersey will get its day at the Supreme Court, with some heavy hitters involved in the process.
President Donald Trump wants Congress to investigate news outlets he doesn’t like for what he’s called “fake news” reporting. So if Congress wanted to, could it pass a law that would jail journalists for reporting stories critical of the President or Congress itself?
Arguments at the Supreme Court on Wednesday featured a case about the liability and immunity of police officers who busted some partiers at a vacant District of Columbia house.
With the Supreme Court taking a new look on Tuesday at a constitutional puzzle it could not solve 13 years ago, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy gave a fairly strong hint that he may now have the answer.
The Supreme Court opened its new term on Monday by rejecting a long list of appeals filed over the summer.