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The Supreme Court said Monday the Bush administration has the authority to hold "enemy combatants" indefinitely, but the terror suspects have the basic right to a day in court. Two legal experts assess the impact the decisions will have on…

The 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case desegregated America's public schools, but most minority students still attend schools where they are the majority. Gwen Ifill talks to four experts about the ways Brown has brought about change,…

In May of 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. KTWU, the Topeka PBS station, produced a look back at the decision through the eyes of some…

Essayist Clarence Page reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision on desegregation, but he insists modern-day African-Americans have only as much integration as they can afford.

The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in two precedent-setting cases that ask whether in the war on terrorism President Bush can order American citizens held indefinitely in a military jail without charges, a hearing or access to a lawyer.

The Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases Wednesday that may set how far the executive branch can go in detaining U.S. citizens without trial in the ongoing war against terrorism. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal helps interpret…

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether Vice President Dick Cheney has the right to keep his energy task force papers secret, another key case that will test the limits of executive branch power. Gwen Ifill discusses the details…

The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether courts have the jurisdiction to hear appeals from terror suspects held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in one of the first major constitutionality tests of the Bush administration's anti-terrorism policies.

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