The justices asked an appeals court in Virginia to reconsider the case of Gavin Grimm, a transgender boy who was denied the right to use the boys’ restroom in his high school.
As the nation heads into a presidential election year, the Supreme Court is set to decide a half-dozen politically charged cases in 2016 on such topics as abortion, affirmative action, contraceptives and immigration.
The future of affirmative action at public universities appeared in some doubt Wednesday as the Supreme Court justices debated for a second time whether to strike down a race-based admissions policy at the University of Texas.
The Supreme Court is taking on the challenge of Texas’ new law that imposed new medical regulations that would in effect shut down three-fourths of the state’s abortion clinics.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of State may have been risky and politically unwise, but many experts in national security law predict it will not lead to criminal charges.
The 5-4 decision bolsters an increasingly popular political reform adopted by voters in California and other states to transfer authority to draw districts from state legislators to a nonpartisan citizen panel.
The Supreme Court faces a decision soon on whether to dive back into the contentious issue of abortion and consider allowing states to enforce new, stricter laws.
Gay rights lawyers went to the Supreme Court hoping to find a majority of justices ready to support a historic ruling that would declare same-sex couples have an equal right to marry nationwide.
Infamous gay-rights advocate, Mary Bonauto, will represent the plaintiffs in an upcoming Supreme Court case and hopes to expand gay marriage rights nationally with a victorious decision.
The Obama administration is facing yet another high-stakes Supreme Court battle over the president’s use of executive power.
The Supreme Court will decide whether low- and middle-income Americans may receive subsidies in two-thirds of the states to make insurance more affordable.
The Supreme Court considers whether American children born in Jerusalem should have “Israel” stamped on their passport as their birthplace.