U.S. Supreme Court

5035 ABA Journal U.S. Supreme Court articles.

SG Files Brief in Investor Case

The U.S. solicitor general has filed an amicus brief opposing expanded liability in a case that could determine the extent of exposure for lawyers and other professionals who help companies…

Schools Fret Over Race-Based Assignments

Schools throughout the country are having to parse a June Supreme Court decision to decide if they will continue to assign students to schools based on race.

While the high…

Spy Challenge Before 9th Circuit

A federal appeals court will hear arguments tomorrow on whether to dismiss two lawsuits challenging a National Security Administration surveillance program based on the government’s assertion of a state secrets…

Breyer: Nat’l Legal Systems Are Finding Common Ground

Updated: The laws of the United States and other nations are increasingly becoming pieces of a larger fabric as they seek to address issues of common interest, said U.S. Supreme…

Linda Greenhouse in C-SPAN Spat

One of legal journalism’s most famous names is at the center of a media controversy. The issue: whether a panel discussion on covering the U.S. Supreme Court should have been…

Refco Suits Depend on Pending Case

A lawsuit accusing Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw of aiding the collapse of commodities brokerage firm Refco could turn on a pending U.S. Supreme Court case.

The Aug 10, 2007 3:16 PM CDT

Justice Kennedy Is Key

It may be the Roberts court, but it’s Kennedy-controlled.

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is the new swing vote, three U.S. Supreme Court experts said yesterday at the ABA Annual Meeting.

Kennedy Honored as ‘Advocate for All’

When Justice Anthony M. Kennedy receives the ABA’s highest award on Monday, “it’s likely to mark the continuation, not the culmination, of his work as a catalyst in getting the…

Alito Fights to Get His Questions In

The U.S. Supreme Court’s newest justice finds his colleagues a little too talkative during oral arguments.

“I’s extremely difficult to get a question in,” said Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.…

Fight Over Drug Access Continues

The founder of a group fighting for access to unapproved drugs vows to seek an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit…

Red Cross: U.S. Tortured Prisoners

American intelligence agents tortured terrorist suspects captured after Sept. 11 in secret foreign prisons for years, suspending the practice only after the U.S. Supreme Court declared it illegal in a…

En Banc Court Mulls Abortion Law

Anti-abortion groups are pursuing a strategy that focuses on the consequences for women who undergo abortion.

An example is the law passed by South Dakota, Adam Liptak writes in his…

Senator: No More Bush Justices

What would happen if the U.S. Supreme Court saw another vacancy before President Bush leaves office?

An all-out war is the likely answer, according to the Washington Post blog

Patent Rulings Favoring Defendants

Courts are citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court case to justify rulings in favor of companies defending patent infringement claims.

The Supreme Court’s ruling in KSR International Co. v. Teleflex…

Medical Privacy Elusive for Justices

Most Supreme Court justices guard their privacy, refusing to release more than the barest facts about their medical conditions.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. is no exception, Linda Greenhouse…

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