The court, which has for years been cutting back on harsh punishments for juvenile offenders, changed course in a 6-to-3 decision.
The justices contemplate expanding arms rights in the wake of mass shootings.
A comprehensive look at references to the press in justices’ opinions revealed “a marked and previously undocumented uptick in negative depictions.”
President Biden’s new panel, which is set to meet on Friday, has ambitions to tackle many other proposals to overhaul the court.
Lawmakers and activists say more justices are needed to rebalance the court, but a top Democrat said any action would have to await the work of a new presidential commission.
The justices are defying their procedural rules to rewrite the Constitution.
A series of victories in the Supreme Court has fueled claims that the justices are giving preference to faith groups.
Ross Douthat and Michelle Goldberg return to the podcast to debate the future of abortion in America.
The agency said it would stop enforcing a rule requiring women to get the first of two pills in person at a medical clinic or hospital.
The court shifted direction in cases on Covid-related limits on religious services after Justice Amy Coney Barrett replaced Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The president has not explicitly endorsed calls to expand the court, but he just ordered a study exploring possible reforms.
The commission will also examine other potential changes such as term limits for justices. Progressives are pushing President Biden to add seats to balance the court’s conservative majority.
In a dissent, two conservative justices invite a case to overturn a precedent on religion in the workplace that they dislike.
Some on the right want the Supreme Court to go beyond ending Roe.
The 6-to-2 ruling ended a decade-long battle over whether Google had improperly used Java code in its Android operating system.
More broadly, one new study found, “the politicization of religious freedom has infiltrated every level of the federal judiciary.”
Donald Trump gave us a Supreme Court that could overturn Roe v. Wade. But the fight against abortion may leave the current G.O.P. behind.
The justices said the commission had adequately considered whether easing rules on cross-ownership of radio and TV stations and newspapers would hurt female and minority ownership of media outlets.
The justices will consider whether limits on payments to student-athletes violate antitrust laws.
Why the G.O.P. doesn’t need to try to pass mostly unpopular policies through the elected branches.
Both sides agreed that generic statements about firms’ integrity and honesty can sometimes be the basis for securities fraud class-action suits.
Hunter Woodhall made history in track and field, but N.C.A.A. restrictions on athletes’ earnings drove him out of college sports.
Virginia’s move to end the death penalty was a welcome step. The administration can do more.
In a sharp exchange, dissenting conservatives suggested that Chief Justice Roberts warped the law in response to public sentiment.
The outcome of a property rights case could foretell how much conservatives can expect from the justices.
The justices considered a California regulation that allowed labor representatives to meet with farm workers at their worksites for up to three hours a day for as many as 120 days a year.
The justices will review a decision from a federal appeals court that overturned the death sentence imposed on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the perpetrators of the attack.
The Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether one of the last sex-based distinctions in federal law should survive now that women can serve in combat.
A California regulation lets labor organizers enter private property to meet with farmworkers. In a case the court will hear Monday, challengers say that amounts to a government taking of property.
A motel owner in 1964 sued over being forced to accommodate Black patrons. Now agribusinesses are borrowing his argument to bar union organizers.
Congress needs to find creative ways to engage the executive branch that favor cooperation over conflict.
If he doesn’t, Democrats run the very real risk that they would be unable to replace him.
A recent solitary dissent by John Roberts points to his isolation from the court’s other conservatives.
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.
After eight years of stops and starts, a new ‘common sense’ bill will provide pregnant women with clear protections at work.
The 7-to-2 ruling rejected an environmental group’s Freedom of Information Act request.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on an Arizona case that could further undermine the ability of the Voting Rights Act to protect access to the ballot.
Taking their cue from Trump, they are going all out to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The case was the court’s first on the key remaining provision of the Voting Rights Act in the context of voting restrictions.
The court is being asked how hard it should be for states to pass what might be voter-suppression laws.
The father and son face trial on charges that they helped Mr. Ghosn, Nissan’s former chief, flee in a speaker box to Lebanon in 2019.
While state legislatures consider new voting restrictions to address claims of election fraud, the justices will hear arguments on what kind of legal scrutiny such laws should face.
After an 18-month court battle, prosecutors in Manhattan investigating possible bank and tax fraud have seized former President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.
The justices are about to consider whether the Voting Rights Act applies to policies that restrict the vote.
The court has said that the police need no warrants to enter the homes of fleeing felons. Does that exception also apply to people suspected of minor crimes?
The tribe’s Supreme Court excised language from its constitution that limited the citizenship rights of descendants of Black people who had been enslaved by the tribe before the Civil War.
The former president’s accountants will give New York prosecutors the financial records he has spent years trying to shield.
For all that they reveal, tax returns have limitations. Other records from the former president’s accountants may help give a fuller picture of his finances.
The cases, both challenges to Trump administration initiatives, may become moot if the Biden administration reverses course.
In dissent, three justices said the court should have used the case to provide guidance in future elections.