Kennedy’s new essay collection, “Say It Loud!,” challenges many common beliefs in the name of individuality.
The chief justice’s power waned, and the three Trump justices grew more influential. The term ended with an exclamation point, with the court imposing new limits on the Voting Rights Act.
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 Supreme Court’s orderly telephone arguments, prompted by the pandemic, have given the public a revealing look at its longest-serving member.
The justices contemplate expanding arms rights in the wake of mass shootings.
In a dissent, two conservative justices invite a case to overturn a precedent on religion in the workplace that they dislike.
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.
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.
Taking their cue from Trump, they are going all out to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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?
In dissent, three justices said the court should have used the case to provide guidance in future elections.
In a year that included an impeachment trial, the death of a colleague and the arrival of a new one, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.’s year-end report focused on the health crisis.
Will she join the Supreme Court’s grievance conservatives?
Will we see a cohesive conservative alliance? Or a disparate group of conservative justices?
Many of us thought gays and lesbians had won the marriage battle. Maybe not.
Do we really want out rights to be determined by the understandings of centuries ago?
A federal judge, citing the pandemic, had suspended a federal requirement that women seeking medication abortions pick up a pill in person.
The justices reiterated that no president is above the law, but voters still won’t see his taxes before November.
But the justices rejected a request that they rule the agency can never sue for disgorgement of profits obtained by fraud.
A host of reasons raise questions about the effectiveness of this reform.
The Supreme Court says you can’t be fired for being gay or transgender.
The polarization roiling the country has the Supreme Court in its grip.
The courts protected police abuses for years before George Floyd’s death. It’s time to rethink “qualified immunity.”
He isn’t yet the pop culture star that Ruth Bader Ginsburg — “Notorious R.B.G.” to many — is. But his fans think he could be.
Separate opinions in a case show nine justices pursuing agendas far removed from the dispute at hand.