Why isn’t affirmative action in college admissions prohibited under the Civil Rights Act?
The government argued that marijuana users have no Second Amendment rights because they are dangerous, unvirtuous, and untrustworthy.
Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh addressed questions on a range of questions at a recent Notre Dame symposium.
In 1950, there were more than 16 workers for every beneficiary. In 2035, that ratio will be only 2.3 workers per retiree.
SCOTUS Will Decide Whether Federal Law Shields a Religious Postal Employee Who Refuses To Work on Sundays
The Supreme Court considers the scope of federally required religious accommodations at work.
Should an elderly grandmother be forced to hand over millions of dollars to the government for failing to file a particular form?
The Supreme Court has been slow to issue opinions this term, but the first opinion has finally been released.
When Does an Ugly Facebook Message Qualify as an Illegal 'True Threat' of Violence? SCOTUS Will Decide.
The Supreme Court takes up “true threats” and the First Amendment in Counterman v. Colorado.
The city has not granted a single permit since the Supreme Court upheld the right to bear arms last June.
A Supreme Court case illustrates the potential costs of making it easier to sue social media platforms over user-generated content.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear 94-year-old Geraldine Tyler's case challenging home equity theft.
By banning firearms from a wide range of "sensitive places," the state effectively nullified the right to bear arms.
There's a good reason why algorithms are still protected by Section 230.
The law is hard to defend on logical, practical, or constitutional grounds.
The justices heard oral arguments in Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico v. Centro de Periodismo Investigativo.
arguing against standing, even though the program is unlawful.
Because of a misdemeanor welfare fraud conviction, Bryan Range is no longer allowed to own guns.
If SCOTUS finds in favor of a small-town Idaho couple in Sackett v. EPA, it could end the federal government's jurisdiction over millions of acres of land.
The decision defends the separation of powers and the rule of law against an attempt to prohibit firearm accessories by administrative fiat.
It is becoming a pattern for Supreme Court justices to make significant amounts of money by publishing books.
A brief report on Justice Sonia Sotomayor's remarks to the Assocation of American Law Schools conference.
Oregon was one of only two states that allowed for non-unanimous guilty verdicts until the Supreme Court outlawed them in 2020.
The Supreme Court's oral arguments have become significantly longer, but the Court has yet to issue an opinion on the merits so far this term.
The famous internet law is headed for the High Court.
While other pandemic policies have ended, the migration measure has “outlived [its] shelf life,” Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote yesterday.
As free speech becomes an increasingly important part of the culture war, people won't stop misinterpreting—and outright violating—the First Amendment.
The liberal justice seems ready to fight legal conservatives on their own ground.
Originalist scholar Larry Solum suggests KBJ could be the Left's Antonin Scalia.
A Federal Judge Suggests That Oregon's 10-Round Magazine Limit Does Not Implicate the Second Amendment
The new ban, which has been blocked by a state judge, so far has fared better in federal court.
The Supreme Court said in 1942 that local activity, not just interstate activity, was subject to congressional regulation.
A website designer asks SCOTUS to let her eschew work that contradicts her opposition to gay marriage.
The Solicitor General's brief defending how the CFPB is funded contradicts what the agency and others have said in the past.
Plus: The editors consider a listener question on the involuntary hospitalization of the mentally ill.
A million hypotheticals bloom in arguments over when and where the government may compel speech.
It’s a bold and probably unconstitutional goal that’s bound to alienate millions of Americans.
Eric Adams' Plan To Involuntarily Hospitalize Mentally Ill Homeless People Will Face Legal Challenges
Civil liberties groups say Adams' plan violates constitutional rights protecting people with mental illness from being confined against their will simply for existing.
This isn't something radical. It basically just affirms a status quo supported by the polls.
Congress should not forget that they can legislate in response to Supreme Court rulings.
Is the federal government giving up on statutory stare decisis?
While "the 26 words that created the internet" have been under fire from both sides, two groups argue that the 1996 law is essential to the future of abortion rights.
Two Federal Judges Say New York's Presumptive Prohibition of Guns on Private Property Is Unconstitutional
The state's ban applies unless the property owner posts a sign allowing firearms or otherwise gives "express consent."
The link between Bostock v. Clayton County and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina