Could SCOTUS’s Ruling In Masterpiece Cakeshop Impact Trump’s Muslim Ban?

Some legal scholars are speculating that the Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop could impact the ruling on the President’s Muslim Travel Ban. This seems unlikely.

In Narrow Ruling, Supreme Court Sides With Baker In Same-Sex Wedding Discrimination Case

In an exceedingly narrow ruling, the Supreme Court sided with a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding reception. However, the ruling did not address the broader issues raised by the case.

Supreme Court Places Limits On Automobile Exception To Fourth Amendment

Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that a police officer violated the Fourth Amendment when he conducted a search on a vehicle parked in a Defendant’s driveway without a search warrant.

Supreme Court Set To Hand Down Several Landmark Decisions By End Of June

With one month to go in its term, there’s still a lot on the Supreme Court’s plate.

Three Years After Obergefell, Two-Thirds Of Americans Support Same-Sex Marriage

As we approach the third anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, a new poll finds that two-thirds of Americans support same-sex marriage.

D.C. Circuit To Provide Live Audio Streaming Of Nearly All Argued Cases

One of the most prominent Circuit Courts of Appeal in the nation will begin live-streaming nearly all of their oral arguments.

Supreme Court Declines To Accept Yet Another Second Amendment Case

The Supreme Court has declined to accept yet another Second Amendment case for review, continuing a streak that goes back some eight years.

Supreme Court Reaffirms Defendant’s Right To Decide Whether Or Not To Plead Guilty

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court handed down a decision that reaffirmed a principle that should be axiomatic, namely the idea that a Defendant has the sole authority to decide whether or not to concede guilt.

Supreme Court Upholds Fourth Amendment Rights Of Unauthorized Rental Car Drivers

The Supreme Court ruled that the mere fact that the driver of a rental car is not listed on the rental agreement is not sufficient to justify a warrantless search of the vehicle.

Once Again, Retirement Speculation Circles Around Justice Kennedy

With the end of the Supreme Court term approaching, speculation about a Kennedy retirement is ramping up again.

Supreme Court Tosses Federal Law Barring Sports Betting

A big win for Federalism and common sense at the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Appears Skeptical Of Challenge To Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the challenge to President Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban. It didn’t appear to go well for the challengers.

Supreme Court Hears Argument In Case Challenging Texas Redistricting

The Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in a case alleging that Texas’s Congressional and state legislative districts were drawn with the intent to discriminate based on race.

Fearing Losing Control, Republicans Aim To Push Judicial Nominees Through Senate

Republicans are planning on pushing judicial nominees through the Senate in case they lose control in November. Meanwhile, the possibility of a Supreme Court vacancy raises the stakes.

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument On Internet Sales Tax Collection

The Supreme Court heard argument yesterday on the issue of whether online sellers can be required to collect sales taxes, and the status of the issue remains as confused as ever.

Justices Again Appear To Be Divided In Second Partisan Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the second partisan gerrymandering case of the term, and once again they appear to be divided.

John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment

A proposal that has no chance of passing may harm the movement he’s seeking to help.

Linda Brown, Plaintiff In Brown v. Board of Education, Dies At 75

A woman who was at the center of one of the most important Supreme Court cases in American history has died at the age of 75.

Justices Appear Skeptical Of Law Requiring ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ To Provide Information About Abortion

The Supreme Court appears ready to strike down a California law requiring Crisis Pregnancy Centers to provide information on abortion.

Mississippi Enacts Law Banning Abortion After 15 Weeks, Immediately Gets Sued

Mississippi has passed a law that seems designed to directly challenge the underpinnings of Roe v. Wade.

Opponents Of New Pennsylvania Redistricting Map Suffer Two Big Setbacks In Court

Challengers to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling on Congressional redistricting suffered two big setbacks in court yesterday that suggest that they’ve reached the end of the road legally.

Vulnerable Republican Senator Speculates That Justice Kennedy Will Retire This Year

Once again, there’s speculation in Washington that Justice Anthony Kennedy could retire this year.