Supreme Court News
As the highest court in the United States, the Supreme Court has the responsibility of declaring what the law is. This makes every decision of the Supreme Court vitally important to legal practitioners. FindLaw's Legal Professional News is the premier source of news and analysis regarding the Supreme Court, with breaking news stories, analysis from attorneys, and a variety of multimedia resources.
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:19:21 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him, and two lawyers making their first appearance before the justices.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:14:12 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:57:36 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:43:22 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.
Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:11:01 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — The circumstances of a police shooting trial unfolding in a Cleveland courtroom share similarities to a high-speed chase and fatal shooting in Tennessee as well as the matters of law on which the Cleveland case will be decided: When does a threat to officers' lives end?
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:29:01 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — All three female justices on the Supreme Court came together Wednesday to pay tribute to the life and continuing legacy of former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the high court.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:19:45 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 04:00:59 GMT
Today is Thursday, April 9, the 99th day of 2015. There are 266 days left in the year.
Sat, 04 Apr 2015 14:44:12 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — She was an activist for minorities and women, an attorney, professor, author and eventually, the first black woman to be a priest in the Episcopal Church. She influenced some of this country's great minds, including a Supreme Court justice.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:12:56 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Spider-Man's latest adventure is taking him through the strange and mysterious world of patent law.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:03:10 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned home after undergoing an operation to implant a heart stent to clear a blocked artery and is expected to hear oral arguments on Monday.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:19:20 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:04:31 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court.