The court is to decide if a federal agency can promote "demand response," in which users cut consumption at peak times in return for price breaks. [...]
Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples. [...]
According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, an unincorporated U.S. territory is defined as: “A United States insular area in which the United States Congress has determined that only selected parts of the United States Constitution apply.” [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court case that could shatter President Barack Obama's healthcare law this year was launched as a backup plan by a libertarian group and a powerful Washington lawyer frustrated by the slow progress of their original lawsuit. [...]
The US Supreme Court will rule this year on whether gay couples have a right to marry across all states.
The justices said they would hear a combined case about marriage bans in four states. [...]
The Supreme Court is slowly changing the meaning of words in free-speech law—and not for the better.
Law is not magic, though many people confuse the two. It’s easy to see why: Both involve obscure and powerful verbal formulas that can change the world. [...]
To say that Ginsburg was unhappy about the call to resign is putting it mildly according to the Los Angeles Times. It was reported that Ginsburg was under strong pressure to retire and questioning why some liberals want her to leave. [...]
SCOTUS heard testimony Tuesday in the case of a Federal Air Marshal Robert MacLean, who was fired after telling the media about controversial TSA practices. [...]
The US Supreme Court has rejected appeals against gay marriage in five states - Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin. [...]
If the justices pick any of these seven same-sex marrage cases, the impact could be huge. [...]
The Supreme Court struck a second blow against the health-care law Monday with its decision to narrow the so-called contraception mandate, an aspect of the federal program that was not central to its existence but was deeply cherished among liberals and many women’s groups. [...]
WHO counts as a state employee? One of the most important Supreme Court cases this year turned on the answer to this deceptively simple question. [...]
The US Supreme Court has ruled a Christian-owned company can claim a religious exemption to a law requiring employers to pay for their workers' contraception. [...]
The Court tosses aside Obama's appointments while upholding the president's ability to appoint other nominees when Congress isn't in session. [...]
The US Supreme Court has ruled police cannot search the digital contents of mobile phones of those arrested without a warrant.
The unanimous decision is a win for privacy advocates that argued searching mobiles was an unreasonable intrusion. [...]