The Court told appeals courts to reconsider their conclusions in light of last week's ruling against New York's restrictions on public possession of firearms.
National legislation and extraterritorial application of state laws are inconsistent with the local leeway that the Constitution protects.
He also nixes the idea that states could "retroactively impose liability or punishment for an abortion that occurred before today's decision takes effect."
“Properly interpreted, the Second Amendment allows a ‘variety’ of gun regulations,” Kavanaugh writes, invoking Antonin Scalia
The Supreme Court continues to shield federal officers who are accused of violating constitutional rights.
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The DOJ Says a Man Whose Record Was Expunged Still Must Register As a Sex Offender, Which Is Impossible
A federal lawsuit argues that the department's regulations violate due process, the separation of powers, and the First Amendment.
Xiulu Ruan, a pain specialist, was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for prescribing opioid analgesics "outside the usual course of professional medical practice."
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Gorsuch just penned an important pro-LGBT decision two years ago. Americans are largely not interested in relitigating this issue.
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The justices unanimously agree that the city was not endorsing the flags, and that therefore it couldn’t exclude religious organizations.
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The previous standard barring such lawsuits made “little sense," wrote Justice Brett Kavanaugh for the majority.
Although a Texas Supreme Court ruling ended the main challenge to the law, other cases could ultimately block its enforcement.
All of this is a transparent effort to stop lawsuits from those who have been tortured.
Several Justices Seem Dismayed at the Idea That Doctors Can Be Accidentally Guilty of Drug Trafficking
The Supreme Court is considering what standard should apply to prescribers accused of violating the Controlled Substances Act.
Contrary to some of the more breathless reactions, it doesn't suggest a conspiracy to help Republicans win elections by disenfranchising black voters.
Kavanaugh Highlights Texas Abortion Law's Threat to 'Second Amendment Rights, Free Exercise of Religion Rights, Free Speech Rights'
The justice grilled a Texas official over the implications of his state’s abortion law.
“Our only job today, is to give the law’s terms their ordinary meanings and, in that small way, ensure that the federal government does not exceed its statutory license.”
Two centuries of precedents say the president is not immune from judicial process.
Roberts, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh Reject Trump's Assertion of 'Absolute Immunity' From State Criminal Subpoenas
The Supreme Court weighs the legality of subpoenaing Trump’s financial records.
New York Times Editor Excuses Paper's Slow Tara Reade Coverage: 'Kavanaugh Was a Running, Hot Story'
Dean Baquet's argument for proceeding cautiously with Joe Biden but not with Brett Kavanaugh isn't very persuasive.
Under fire for refusing to support Tara Reade, Milano says she never thought #MeToo would "destroy innocent men."
A former staffer says he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
An important development in the legal wrangling over the separation of powers.
The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation doesn't shed much light on the Supreme Court justice or the allegations against him.
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“The Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
The high court ruled that prosecutor Doug Evans violated Flowers' constitutional rights when Evans sought to keep African-Americans off of the jury.
Gorsuch, Thomas, and Kavanaugh Clash With Roberts and Alito Over Federal Preemption of State Regulation
Understanding today’s Supreme Court decision in Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren
If Kavanaugh is a committed originalist, you would never know it based on his complacent behavior in Timbs v. Indiana.
GMU Student: 'The Hiring of Brett Kavanaugh Threatens the Mental Well-Being of All Survivors on Campus'
Some students want GMU to #CancelKavanaugh. Some professors want the school to investigate the justice.
George Mason Students Want Visiting Professor Brett Kavanaugh Fired Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations
"As a survivor, as a student who comes to this university, and expects to have a good education, to experience a happy, safe place, I am insulted."
Texas Would Rather Ban All Chaplains from Execution Chambers Than Placate One Buddhist Inmate in His Final Moments
Equal treatment under the law can mean everyone is treated equally poorly
The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 last night to grant Patrick Murphy's petition for a stay.
Unlike Thomas and Gorsuch, Kavanaugh stayed mum on originalism in a major constitutional case.
In a 5-4 decision, the Court issued a temporary stay of a Louisiana law that could put abortion doctors out of business.
"If Kavanaugh was going to deal a major blow to health care rights during his first session on the court, this would have been the case to do it."
A defense of Brett Kavanaugh's nominated replacement on the D.C. Circuit.
Judy Munri-Leighton admitted to lying, and Julie Swetnick's story collapsed.