Judge May Reshape High Court: President Bush's nominee for the Supreme
Court, John Roberts, is a popular lawyer who could make the court more conservative.
Supreme Court Justice Retires: In a move set to spark a major political
fight over the future of the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor announced
she was retiring. 07.01.05
Court Outlaws Medical Marijuana: Monday's Supreme Court ruling allows
the government to prosecute people who use marijuana to treat medical conditions.
Abolishes Juvenile Death Penalty: The Supreme Court has ruled that states
cannot use the death penalty on offenders who commit crimes when they are under
the age of 18. 03.02.05
Court Examines Medical Marijuana: The Supreme Court will soon decide whether
states can legally allow chronically ill medical patients to use marijuana. 12.01.04
Court Considers Juvenile Death Penalty: The U.S. Supreme Court will decide
if states can legally execute people who commit murder before they turn eighteen.
Court Opens New Term with 48 Cases: The Highest Court considers cases
ranging from scholarships for religion classes to medical marijuana. 10.14.03
I Copy This? A current Supreme Court case will determine who has control
over songs, movies and other creative works. 10.16.02
High Court and student rights The Supreme Court considers legal issues
that could change life for millions of students when they return to school this
privacy rights Two key cases: one aims to keep information about students
private for their protection and the other seeks to invade their privacy in order
to protect them. 2.19.02
to be a Supreme Court reporter Former farm girl Jan Crawford Greenburg
discusses her job reporting on the nation's highest court.
Court in 2001 At the beginning of the 211th session for the nation's highest
court, the nine justices honored the victims of the September 11 attacks. 10.03.01