In the term so far, including two major decisions on Thursday, the court’s expanded conservative majority is fractured and its liberals are often on the winning side.
In her opinions, Justice Sotomayor explains how Supreme Court cases are part of a larger unfolding story of where the country finds itself.
Violent felonies committed recklessly do not count in deciding whether 15-year terms are required under the Armed Career Criminal Act, the justices ruled.
The justices said immigrants with “temporary protected status” who entered the country without authorization may not apply for lawful permanent residency.
The court shifted direction in cases on Covid-related limits on religious services after Justice Amy Coney Barrett replaced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Congress needs to find creative ways to engage the executive branch that favor cooperation over conflict.
The 8-to-1 ruling said courts may hear suits seeking only nominal damages. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., dissenting, said the majority had turned judges into advice columnists.
The case was the court’s first on the key remaining provision of the Voting Rights Act in the context of voting restrictions.
Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh made a correction to a concurring opinion after Vermont officials pointed out that he mistakenly said the state had not changed its election rules.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett demonstrated easy familiarity with Supreme Court precedents but said almost nothing about whether they should stand.
Examine her jurisprudence, not her religious practice.
Recent decisions are about safeguarding pluralism, not taking sides in the culture wars.
The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in the “faithless electors” case is another reminder of how antiquated and undemocratic the Electoral College is.
Separate opinions in a case show nine justices pursuing agendas far removed from the dispute at hand.