U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS stays three executions using midazolam while allowing a fourth; did inmate fake pain?

Death Penalty

Inmate is executed after SCOTUS stay denial in litigation over mental-disability proof

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: It’s shaping up to be a momentous term for SCOTUS

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS, 6th Circuit agree judge was immune from suit over affair with party in case

U.S. Supreme Court

6th Circuit botched contract law by favoring retiree benefits in ambiguous union pacts, SCOTUS says

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court agrees to decide whether sedative can be used in executions

U.S. Supreme Court

Protesters interrupt Supreme Court on anniversary of Citizens United decision

U.S. Supreme Court

Fired air marshal can seek whistleblower protection for revealing security cuts, SCOTUS rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Which justices skipped Obama’s address? And was their absence unusual in historical terms?

U.S. Supreme Court

Pretrial detainee shocked with stun gun gets SCOTUS hearing on excessive-force proof

U.S. Supreme Court

Obama administration to file amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage

U.S. Supreme Court

Inmate is entitled to new lawyers after counsel blew habeas deadline by 117 days, SCOTUS says

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Clear error’ standard of review in factual disputes applies in patent claims, SCOTUS says

U.S. Supreme Court

Prison beard ban violates Muslim inmate’s statutory religious rights, SCOTUS rules

U.S. Supreme Court

Does takings clause apply to personal property? SCOTUS to consider the issue in raisin case

U.S. Supreme Court

Scalia tops law prof’s sarcasm index

Constitutional Law

Supreme Court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawyer’s capital concession can be raised by death row inmate, SCOTUS says in procedural case

U.S. Supreme Court

Lawsuit isn’t required to rescind mortgage loan for disclosure violations, Supreme Court rules

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS consults Dickens and Austen for meaning of ‘accompany,’ affirms bank robber’s conviction