The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in two highly anticipated University of Michigan affirmative action cases that may prove to be the most important civil rights debate before the high court in decades.
News associations on Wednesday protested Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's request to ban news coverage from an awards ceremony in his honor at the City Club of Cleveland.
The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to uphold California's controversial "three strikes" rule which mandates an extended prison sentence for defendants convicted of three serious or violent felonies.
The Supreme Court ruled to require sex offenders to register with the state and keep in touch with authorities and to uphold California's "three strikes" sentencing law. Ray Suarez speaks with Jan Crawford Greenburg of The Chicago Tribune about the…
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case testing whether courts can force a mentally ill defendant to take anti-psychotic drugs in order to become competent to stand trial.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that anti-abortion activists did not break federal racketeering and extortion laws in their protests outside abortion clinics, ending an injunction that barred the groups from interfering in clinic business.
The Supreme Court sided Tuesday with an African American inmate on Texas' death row who claimed that prosecutors used racial practices to stack the jury in his capital murder trial with whites.
President Bush entered the debate over affirmative action Wednesday, calling a University of Michigan Law School program to encourage minority acceptance in college "fundamentally flawed" and unconstitutional.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a 1998 law allowing copyright holders and entertainment companies to retain their rights to books, music, movies and other creative materials an additional 20 years.
Gwen Ifill discusses the debate over the Federal Medical Leave Act with the Supreme Court reporter for The Chicago Tribune.
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