The U.S. Supreme Court considered arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of the death penalty for juveniles. A reporter discusses the high court's debate over executing juvenile criminals.
A reporter takes a look at what's on the docket for the Supreme Court's new term.
Margaret Warner speaks to two former Justice Department insiders about the potential impact of the presidential election on the judiciary.
The Supreme Court concluded its 2003 term with decisions supporting the legal rights of enemy combatants and free speech on the Internet. Margaret Warner reviews the judicial opinions of the recent term with Douglas Kmiec, a professor at Pepperdine University…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended enforcement of a 1998 federal law designed to shield minors from Internet pornography, saying it likely violates the constitutional right to freedom of speech.
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 Supreme Court said Thursday that the White House does not have to abide by a lower federal court's order to turn over records of energy task force meetings chaired by Vice President Dick Cheney.
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.
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