A new case asks the Supreme Court to consider whether younger workers can use anti-discrimination laws to sue employers that favor older employees with retirement savings benefits. Ray Suarez discusses this case of alleged reverse discrimination with Chicago Tribune Supreme…
The Supreme Court said Monday it would hear appeals by Afghan war detainees challenging their imprisonment at a U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
The Supreme Court said Tuesday it would not involve itself in a debate over whether doctors can talk to patients about medical marijuana. Gwen Ifill gets two perspectives on the controversial decision.
The Supreme Court began its new term this week with a decision on the docket over whether the Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to rehire employees who were terminated for drug or alcohol abuse. Ray Suarez previews the new…
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether recently passed campaign finance regulations infringe on constitutional rights in a special one-day session on the mammoth legal challenges to the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA).
During an unusual late-summer session, the Supreme Court heard a challenge to campaign finance laws that were put into place in 2002. Jeffrey Brown discusses the case and arguments with Jan Crawford Greenburg, Supreme Court reporter for The Chicago Tribune.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The legalities of political campaign fundraising will be examined during a one-day September session of the Supreme Court on Monday, when the court hears arguments challenging the constitutionality of recently passed campaign finance legislation.
As the 2002-2003 Supreme Court term came to a close this week, the court issued landmark rulings on issues involving affirmative action and privacy rights. Four law professors review the major opinions from this year's high court term and reflect…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court struck down Thursday a Texas law making homosexual sex illegal, ruling that the ban unconstitutionally infringed on privacy rights.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law banning sodomy today, ruling that it violates the right to privacy. Jim Lehrer looks at the decision with Jan Crawford Greenburg, Supreme Court reporter for The Chicago Tribune.
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