Supreme Court Report
192 ABA Journal Supreme Court Report articles.
The mortgage-lending practices of the nation’s largest banks and their effects on inner-city neighborhoods will be the backdrop in a U.S. Supreme Court case to be argued today.
Nov 1, 2016 2:40 AM CDT
Today, a Texas death row inmate challenges his trial lawyer’s expert witness, who predicted the his potential for violence based on his race.
Oct 1, 2016 3:10 AM CDT
The arrest of Edward J. Strieff Jr. outside a Utah convenience store led to two diametrically opposed responses on the U.S. Supreme Court this past spring.
Sep 1, 2016 3:00 AM CDT
Race-based peremptory juror strikes in a capital murder case are unconstitutional.
Aug 1, 2016 2:50 AM CDT
The future of Oyez, the website devoted to audio recordings of U.S. Supreme Court proceedings, was up in the air earlier this year as founder Jerry Goldman approached retirement. At…
Jul 1, 2016 2:40 AM CDT
When the government brings charges against criminal suspects, it often seizes their assets, a move that can cripple a defendant's ability to pay for a legal defense.
Jun 1, 2016 2:30 AM CDT
In the nation's capital, there's nothing quite like a U.S. Supreme Court nomination battle for intrigue, political energy and unpredictability. It's a drama that even with relatively noncontroversial nominations features…
May 1, 2016 2:30 AM CDT
Antonin Scalia was a force on the Supreme Court for nearly 30 years, both for his conservative judicial outlook and his sheer strength of personality. His unexpected death on Feb.…
Apr 1, 2016 3:10 AM CDT
In a U.S. Supreme Court term full of hot-button issues—voting rights, affirmative action, union fees and immigration, to name a few—the month of March will stand out.
Mar 1, 2016 2:50 AM CST
A crowd of several hundred people gathered in the auditorium of the National Archives building in Washington, D.C., last fall to hear a conversation with a member of the U.S.…
Feb 1, 2016 2:40 AM CST
For more than 40 years, the power of public employee unions has been built in part on money paid by those who refuse to join the union but are still…
Jan 1, 2016 2:50 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has required states and local government jurisdictions to observe the principle of "one person, one vote" in redistricting for more than half a century.
Dec 1, 2015 3:10 AM CST
Nov 1, 2015 2:40 AM CST
Oct 1, 2015 8:05 AM CDT
It's been three years since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles convicted of murder were cruel and unusual punishment. Yet states remain…
Sep 1, 2015 4:50 AM CDT
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